The BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials helps packaging organizations provide safe and suitable packaging and packaging materials to the appropriate hygiene standard for food as well as for non-food applications.
By using a hazard and risk-based approach that addresses site hygiene standards, printed packaging controls, product inspection and the control of foreign bodies, certified organizations and their customers can be confident that their packaging is fit for purpose and will not be a potential contamination risk. The six core requirements cover:
- senior management commitment
- hazard and risk management
- product safety and quality management
- site standards
- product and process control
The requirements are specially focused on the unique packaging material manufacturing technologies for glass manufacture and forming, papermaking and conversion, metal forming, rigid plastics forming, flexible plastics manufacture as well as other manufacturing and print and chemical processes.