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ISO 21469, Safety of Machinery, Lubricants with Incidental Product Contact-Hygiene Requirements
is the one global standard for food-grade lubricants. While management system certifications help drive organizational improvements, ISO 21469 certifications verify compliance with product formulation, manufacturing and packaging requirements.
ISO 21469 certification does assure end users a production facility is ISO 9001 certified as it is a prerequisite for ISO 21469.
ISO 21469 certifications and H1 registrations both involve reviews of product ingredients and labeling; however, ISO 21469 goes one step further by also focusing on the quality control of a product’s manufacture by including:
In addition to food and beverage processors, ISO 21469 certified lubricants are also specified by the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and animal feed industries.
Getting food-grade lubricants certified:
Going through the certification process:
Certifying food-grade lubricants:
Food-grade lubricants manufactured in, imported into or exported out of Brazil must be ISO 21469 certified. More and more food and beverage processors worldwide are also specifying ISO 21469 certified lubricants.