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PF 2018

Dear clients, thank you for your trust in the past year and into the new year 2018 we wish you health, happiness, many work and personal achievements.


Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on personal protective equipment - Guidance document on the implementation of Article 47

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Regulation (EU) 2016/425 on personal protective equipment - Guidance document on the implementation of Article 47 on transitional provisions. Awailable on web page HERE.


Testing of hydraulic brake hose assemblies by Standard SAE J1401

Institute for testing and certification offers a new service in a field of automotivetesting of Hydraulic Brake Hose Assemblies by Standard SAE J1401. For detailed informations please contact our expert from Physical Testing Laboratory mr. Radek Matejka rmatejka@itczlin.cz.


New method for determination of organometallic complexes

Our analytical laboratory has implemented new method for determination of organometallic complexes (i.e. alkyl mercury) by cation chromatography, coupled to ICP-MS detection. This group of substances is represented for example by Trimerosal, used as fungicide or fungistatic agent. Such a substances can be limited for example in vaccines or contact lens solutions. Contact: Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, fpuype@itczlin.cz, analyt@itczlin.cz


Determination of crack bridging properties

Laboratory of building materials has introduced new test device for test according to EN 1062-7 for “Determination of crack bridging properties”. On this device also another tests of paints, varnishes, coating materials and coating systems can be performed, list of standards is attached in this note. contact: rmikac@itczlin.cz


EN 15593 - hygiene for foodstuffs packaging

Products certification, CE » Voluntary certification

Providing health safety of products is the crucial point and obligation of each manufacturing organization in the food chain. In past, the issues of health safety were primarily addressed by food companies manufacturing the final product intended for direct consumption. As the market and consumer requirements for ensuring health safety have grown, the producers of raw and packaging materials gradually started to be involved in the process as well.  At the present time, the standard ČSN EN 15593 can be used to ensure and assess health safety of packaging materials. The standard is based on the requirements of the standards ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 22000:2005 and it lays down the requirements for hygiene management system for manufacturers and suppliers of foodstuff packaging including storage and hygiene. The standard describes both the management system and the hygienic instructions for packaging manufacturers as a part of the food chain. This standard is an opportunity for the companies producing packaging for foodstuff industry to demonstrate and give their customers adequate evidence of their capability to identify and manage risks related to their products.

 

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  Client's Handbook  
Database of certificates        
           

PRINCIPLES OF CERTIFICATION ACCORDING TO EN 15593

The issue of safety and health unobjectionability of packaging for foodstuffs has been the focus of attention of food producers and consumers for many years. The standard refers to the principles of EN ISO 9001, HACCP and ISO 22000 systems. A certificate issued by an independent certification body guarantees that the hygiene management system in the production of packaging for foodstuffs established in the company has been assessed and satisfies the requirements of the standard  EN 15593.

CERTIFICATION BENEFITS

  • A trustworthy guarantee of the management of hygiene in the production of packaging for foodstuffs certified by an independent third party
  • Contribution to the process of facilitating communication with trade chains

CERTIFICATION PROCESS

  • The certification process consists of the following basic phases:
  • Elaboration of documentation
  • Putting the management system into practice
  • Certification by the certification body
    • Assessment and registration of the client's application for certification
    • Signing an agreement for conducting a certification audit
    • Appointing a team of auditors
    • Preparing an audit plan
    • Verification of facts in the following stages:
      • a) Review of the client's documentation
      • b) Checking facts on site
    • Elaboration of a report on the certification audit result
    • Evaluation of the audit report by the certification body
    • Issuing the certificate
  • Surveillance audit
    • During the five year validity period of the certificate, a surveillance audit takes place once a year. Depending on the result of the surveillance audit, either a decision on confirmation of the certificate validity until the next surveillance, or a decision on suspension of the certificate is issued. In case of fundamental deviations from the requirements of standards, an extreme measure can be adopted, i.e. withdrawal of the certificate.

RELATED SERVICES

  • Certification of Quality Management system (ISO 9001)
  • Certification of quality management systems in manufacturers of medical devices (EN ISO 13485)
  • Certification of Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)
  • Certification of occupational health and safety management system (OHSAS 18001)
  • Certification of food safety management system (ISO 22000)
  • Certification of critical control points system in food processing industry (HACCP)
  • Assessment of conformity of products to the requirements of European directives (CE marking of products)
  • Testing of products, ATEST ITC
  • Calibration, verification of standards and measuring instruments
  • Voluntary certification – “ITC – certified quality“ mark
  • Technical standardization

CONTACTS

Person Phone fax e-mail
Jaroslav Rapant +420 577 601 299 +420 577 104 855 qscertPostaitczlin.cz


Post address:
Institute for testing and certification
management system certification department
trida Tomase Bati 299, Louky, 763 02 Zlin
Czech Republic

The person responsible for accuracy of data: Jaroslav Rapant

Updated: 3.1.2018
 
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