Prerequisite programmes on food safety - Part 4: Food packaging manufacturing (ISO/TS 22002-4:2013, IDT)
This Technical Specification specifies requirements for establishing, implementing and maintaining prerequisite programmes (PRPs) to assist in controlling food safety hazards in the manufacture of food packaging.
This Technical Specification is applicable to all organizations, regardless of size or complexities that manufacture food packaging and/or intermediate products. This Technical Specification is not designed or intended for use in other parts or activities of the food supply chain.
NOTE 1 The organization producing its own food packaging (e.g. self-blowing of bottles and forming/filling/sealing of aseptic cartons/pouches) can decide whether or not this Technical Specification should be applied.
Food packaging manufacturing organizations are diverse in nature, and not all of the requirements specified in this Technical Specification apply to an individual organization. Each organization is required to conduct a documented food safety hazard analysis that includes each requirement. Where exclusions are made or alternative measures are implemented, these need to be justified by the food safety hazard analysis.
This Technical Specification is not a Management system Standard, and is intended to be used by food packaging manufacturing organizations wishing to implement PRPs in such a way as to address the requirements specified in ISO 22000.
This Technical Specification is intended to be used in conjunction with ISO 22000.
NOTE 2 For the purpose of this Technical Specification, the term food includes beverages.