Document Name & Link
Version 2 8th Jan 2021
Version 2 (NEW)
Addition of statement of intent and small changes to the interpretation. Changes highlighted in yellow.
Where allergens are identified through HARA, an allergen risk assessment and management plan to control cross-contamination is required. (Effective from 1st July 2021)
Version 1 11th Nov 2020 (Published 1st Dec 2020?)
Version 1 (NEW)
Where packaging has a functional safety claim, the statement of compliance must provide details and evidence of this claim. (Effective from 1st July 2021)
Version 1.1. 30th Oct 2020
Version 1: 9th Oct 2020 (Not published as of 18th Oct)
Version 1.1 (NEW)
Corrections to spelling and grammar, no changes to the requirements.
Protocol details regarding how the 1 in 3 unannounced audits will be managed.
Version 1: 13th July 2020
Details on how to complete a BRCGS blended audit, which is part remote and part on site.
Version 1.1 dated and published 16th July 2020
Version 1: dated and published 15th July 2020
NEW: Version 1.1
Removed the word ‘on’ from the title of the document.
Details which Standard (Packaging or Consumer Products) is applicable to manufacturers of disposable consumer items such as paper plates, cutlery etc.
Last reviewed 11th Feb 2021