BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials; Issue 5; July 2015

Certification of the global standard for packaging and packaging materials

Incentive

Product safety within the value added chain of manufacturing food products is gaining more and more importance and is making an essential part of the requirements of customers to the manufacturers of food packaging. By implementation of the standard and with subsequent certification, manufacturers of food packaging are experiencing support by assurance of product safety, quality and legal compliance. The duty of care is fulfilled by an optimized hygiene management and by maintenance of «good manufacturing practice». Risks of contamination are controlled and safe packaging for food products is reliably provided.

Outcome

BRC/IoP requirements are providing manufacturing of safe, high quality level and legally compliant products and are assuring optimization of process control and minimization of risks.

Target groups

Companies and organizations of any size, manufacturing packaging and packaging materials.

Validity

1 year - the publisher of the standard is stipulating an annual re-certification.

Recognition

The SQS certificate has international recognition.

Combinations

BRC/IoP is compatible with ISO 9001 (Quality management) and all other management system standards.

Ulrich Röhr