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#1 Bhavin Raval

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 01:43 AM



I have been ask to conduct a packing material supplier audit to our vendors, but such audit i am doing for the first time. Can anyone guide me or share vendor audit check list for packing material supplier. Packaging material includes glass jar, pet bottles, labels, pouch, PP bag, paper bag, inner liners, etc






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#2 Peter Snopko

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 09:58 PM

Hello Bhavin

I have been auditing packaging vendors in Australia and New Zealand for a number of years and understand how hard it can be getting started.


Have a look at the BRC web site and lookup the Packaging Audit guide. This will cost you some money to purchase but is a really good programme.


Be careful when auditing packaging vendors in that you need to understand how their packaging conversion process works, to ensure you capture all the key aspects of each manufacturing site.


We conduct pre-audit reviews for packaging vendors too and its amazing how many gaps you find in their systems. We are working towards BRC auditor certification in the future.


Be careful of any local government requirements for waste and air pollution. Solvents venting to the air etc.


Primary packaging vendors should all have a HACCP programme.


The IFSQN have really good Quality Systems that you can purchase on this web site, see the Store button above. These show what the packaging vendor should have in place for BRC standards/Certification. Well worth the investment, as it will save you a lot of time and cost.


We can offer you a packaging specialist service if you have a budget to spend. Our web site is www.prd.net.nz









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Posted 07 August 2013 - 11:04 PM

Dear Bhavin Raval,

I am a little confused.

I understand yr objective is to implement an audit of rigor equivalent to the BRC IoP Packaging standard.
It appears you have no familiarity as yet with the standard ?
Accordingly, the intention seems slightly ambitious unless you are experienced in general auditing of packaging suppliers.

As far as an idea of typical content is concerned, I believe some vendors publish their audits on the internet. And Gaplists may exist on this forum ?.

Rgds / Charles.C

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#4 Charles Chew

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 09:08 AM



You can download self assessment audit checklist for both high / low risk versions.  

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 12:42 PM

Dear Bhavin Raval,

I understand yr objective is to implement an audit of rigor equivalent to the BRC IoP Packaging standard.
It appears you have no familiarity as yet with the standard ?
Accordingly, the intention seems slightly ambitious ..........

Rgds / Charles.C



Only slightly ........ very politely put.





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Posted 29 August 2013 - 05:30 AM

This is rally going to help me a lot.I am an auditor of Goldrich Printpak Inc in canada.We are proving the products with these stands already even though this will help a lot.

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