01 July 2015
The Global Standards published the Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials Issue 5 in July 2015 and the new Standard will be used for all audits conducted from 1 January 2016. This publication provides full details of all changes to the requirements of the Standard from Issue 4 to Issue 5. The two Standards are displayed side by side, with changes highlighted and explained, and commentary on these provided where applicable.
Sites, companies and auditors will benefit from referencing this publication as they become familiar with the new issue of the Standard and begin to implement and update their quality systems in preparation for an audit against Issue 5.