BRC Packaging 5 will be published July 2015, but audits against it start January 1 2016, so you will be safe for your audit coming up.
As a side note, all BRC Standards can be freely downloaded at www.brcbookshop.com. There are several translations, depending on the Standard, that are also freely downloadable. It can be a little tricky to get the translation, notes bleow on how to do it.
Go to www.brcbookshop.com
Scroll down to the lower part of the page.
Select (by clicking on) the Standard you want:
On the next page, select (by clicking on the picture) the UK English free pdf:
On the next page, scroll down to the bottom, and select (by clicking on) the translation you want:
On the next page, select (by clicking on) the free pdf (note this time it is the translated version – and
note hard copies may be purchased, but there is a fee):
On the next page, click on “add to basket”:
On the next page, (verify the pricing is correct for what you order) then click “checkout”:
On the next page, fill in the contact information – note that any changes or updates to the Standard will
be sent to the e-mail address given
On the next page, click on “continue”
On the next page, scroll down, and click “confirm”:
On the next page, click on “My Downloads”:
On the next page, click on “Download”:
If needed, either “Open…” or “Save…” (recommend “open”):