FSSC 22000 Issue 4.1 (Packaging)

Certification of food safety management systems - requirements for food packaging material manufacturing

Incentive

To meet the international food requirements, FSSC 22000 (GFSI approved scheme) is suitable for the implementation and observance of food safety in the manufacturing of food packaging materials.

Outcome

With the implementation of FSSC 22000 version 4.1 (PRP, HACCP, traceability, recall/withdrawal, verification/validation, Food Fraud, Food Defense, requirements for plastics, paper and cardboard, metal, glass and ceramic, wood and other materials) , manufacturers of food packaging material contribute significantly to food safety.

Target groups

Food packaging material producers requiring a world-wide accepted and GFSI-approved certificate.

Validity

3 years - in the sense of the continual further development, a yearly surveillance audit takes place and, after 3 years, a recertification audit. Within the audit cycle and according to the FSSC-requirements, one surveillance audit is carried out as unannounced audit.

Recognition

The SQS-certificate FSSC 22000 Issue 4.1 (Packaging) is internationally accepted.

Combinations

FSSC 22000 can be combined with all norms and standards.

Daniela Villiger