ACTEGA Artística receives the FSSC 22000 certification
- As the first and only water-based sealant manufacturer, ACTEGA Artística recently received the Food Safety System Certification 22000.
- The certification grants, that the manufacturing processes and conditions of ARTISTICA water-based sealants for metal packaging follow the strict food safety management practices valid for the food and beverage supply chain.
- The FSSC 22000 certification for ACTEGA Spain/ACTEGA Artística has been issued in June 2021.
Porriño, 09 November 2021 – The manufacture of safe packaging materials is critical for ensuring the safety of the food supply chain. ACTEGA as manufacturer of diverse packaging materials for food contact and ACTEGA Artística as manufacturer of water-based sealants for metal packaging is very much aware of that. ARTISTICA water-based sealants have the essential function to protects the canned food or beverage against external contamination, to prevent leakage, loss or damage of the content.
A water-based sealant, and metal packaging itself shall not only protect its content from external risks but must also assure that it does not represent any risks to the food or beverage itself. It is of utmost importance that packaging components including water-based sealants are produced under the hygienic and sanitary conditions that do not present any risk of contamination of the food product from toxins, pathogens or unintended chemicals.
The recent FSSC 22000 certification of ACTEGA Artística is a recognition of a robust food safety management system to control the food safety hazards, minimize risks and herewith to assure the production of food-safe water-based sealants.
The ACTEGA Artística’s Integrated Quality Management System comprises the ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 (Formerly OHSAS), HACCP, and FSSC 2200 since June 2021.
ACTEGA is a division of the internationally operating specialty chemicals group ALTANA. With production facilities in Europe, North and South America and China, ACTEGA develops, produces and distributes specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds with a focus on the packaging industry. Following the motto "Packed with Expertise", ACTEGA does not only offer technically sophisticated product solutions, but also meets the high safety standards of the food, beverages, pharmaceutical and toy industries. Whether for flexible and metal packaging, folding cartons or labels, products by ACTEGA provide packaging with a high-quality appearance and innovative functionalities.