BRCGS Packaging Materials Certification

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The BRCGS Standard for Packaging Materials, now at Issue 6, applies for both food and non-food applications. This globally recognised Standard increased customer confidence with its clearly defined risk-based requirements, which are divided up in to the following sections:

  • Senior management commitment
  • Hazard and risk management
  • Product and safety quality management
  • Site standards
  • Product and process control
  • Personnel
  • Requirements for traded products

In addition to the core Standard, we also offer certification against the Plastic Pellet Loss Prevention voluntary module.

For more information or to enquire about certification, please contact us.

Your path to certification

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01. Application

Request and complete our application form, following which we can determine your audit duration and audit costs.
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02. Audit Planning

Discuss and confirm your audit date, and receive your formal audit notification and invoice.
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03. The Audit

The audit takes place on-site. If there are any findings, these will be discussed with you as they
are found.
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04. Corrective Planning

Corrective actions for any non-conformities to be submitted to us within 28 days of the audit for review and close out.
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05. Certification

If corrective actions are satisfactory, your grade will be determined and your certification and audit report
will be issued.


If you are new to the assessment process for any of the Standards provided by UK Food Certification and are looking to have certification against the Standard, you may wish to consider a pre-assessment. These visits can be beneficial as our assessors will identify aspects of the Standard that you may not be conforming to, giving you the ability and time to prepare ahead of your full certificated assessment.

Pre-assessment enquiry