BS EN 15593:2008 - Packaging. Management of hygiene in the production of packaging for foodstuffs. Requirements

BS EN 15593:2008

Packaging. Management of hygiene in the production of packaging for foodstuffs. Requirements

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : May 2008



This European Standard specifies requirements for a hygiene management system for manufacturers and suppliers of food packaging including storage and transportation. This European Standard enables an organization to: - plan, design, implement, operate, maintain and update a hazard analysis and risk assessment system that ensures the production of food packaging materials conforming with the hygiene requirements; - demonstrate conformity with agreed customers’ hygiene requirements; - demonstrate the effectiveness of the system; - help food manufacturers to provide adequate evidence to compliance with food and packaging safety regulations; - ensure that it complies with its stated hygiene policy; - demonstrate such compliance to other interested parties; - seek registration or certification of its food packaging hygiene management system by an external organization. This European Standard can be applied to all organizations wishing to implement an adequate and effective hygiene management system in the field of food packaging manufacturing including producers and suppliers of materials and services to the packaging manufacturers. It is intended that this European Standard be applied in conjunction with a quality management system such as EN ISO 9001. It may be appropriate to apply this European Standard to other articles and items coming into contact with food and to packaging of products other than food.

Standard NumberBS EN 15593:2008
TitlePackaging. Management of hygiene in the production of packaging for foodstuffs. Requirements
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 May 2008
Confirm Date03 February 2021
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 9000:2005, ISO 22000:2005, EN ISO 9000:2005, EN ISO 22000:2005
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 9001:2000, EN ISO 9001, ISO 14159:2002, EN ISO 14159
International RelationshipsEN 15593:2008
Draft Superseded By06/30156812 DC
DescriptorsBuildings, Risk assessment, Production, Transportation, Packaging materials, Hygiene, Contamination, Packages, Personnel, Food products, Packaging, Quality, Storage, Management
Title in FrenchEmballages. Management de l'hygiène dans la fabrication des emballages destinés aux denrées alimentaires. Exigences
Title in GermanVerpackung. Hygienemanagement bei der Herstellung von Lebensmittelverpackungen. Anforderungen
ISBN978 0 580 56568 7
File Size478 KB

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