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Packaging Materials

Help and Guidance

Download our 12 point Restart Guide to help site managers fine tune their product safety management systems to cope with the pressures caused by Covid-19. 

If you have queries about how to interpret the Global Standard for Packaging Materials Issue 6 or how it's audited, or you have any questions, comments or requests, the Technical team are here to help.

Please contact us and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.

Register Your Interest

We have published guidance on the most appropriate Standard to be used for the certification of manufacturing facilities producing disposable food contact packaging items. This will help sites and Certification Bodies to identify which Standard provides the greatest consumer protection for the manufacture of this range of products. Download P614 Guidance Document on Disposable food contact packaging/consumer items.

Auditor Checklist and Site Self-Assessment Tool

One of the first steps in preparing for an audit is a self-assessment or gap analysis to identify areas for additional preparation. We have developed a self-assessment tool to assist with this process which is available in several languages.

Click on the relevant link below to download the document in your preferred language.

Packaging Material Issue 6 English Check List

Packaging Material Issue 6 Chinese Check List

Packaging Material Issue 6 French Check List

Packaging Material Issue 6 German Check List

Packaging Material Issue 6 Italian Check List


Packaging Material Issue 6 Spanish Check List


P618: Position Statement for Issue 6