FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 3

Certification of manufacturers of food packaging and food packaging materials based on the FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 3 standard. FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 3 is a GFSI-recognised standard.
(The standard FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 3 looses its validity per December 31, 2017 and will be replaced by the standard FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 4.1 (ISO 22000:2005 und ISO 22002-4:2013)

Incentive

Product safety within the food production value chain is becoming increasingly important and is an integral part of the requirements which customers have in relation to food packaging manufacturers. By introducing the standard and the following certification, food packaging manufacturers gain support by ensuring product safety, quality and legal compliance. The duty of care is met thanks to an optimised hygiene management system and by adhering to good manufacturing practice. Contamination risks are kept under control and safe food product packaging is reliably made available.

Outcome

The requirements of the FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 3 standard provide a guarantee for the manufacture of safe, high-quality and legally compliant products, process control optimisation and risk minimisation.

Target groups

Manufacturer of packaging and packaging materials for food

Validity

3 years - there is an annual audit to ensure that standards are being maintained and a recertification audit after three years.

Recognition

The SQS certificate of conformity with FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 3 has international recognition.

Combinations

FSSC 22000 Packaging Version 3 can be combined with all norms and standards.

Daniela Villiger