Path to Certification

Your Roadmap to Certification

IFS PACsecure Packaging Safety Standard

The IFS PACsecure Standard was created to assist packaging companies implement controls to ensure compliance with customer expectations. You can navigate the path to certification by following the steps outlined below. 

IFS Path to Certification

Read the Standard

The IFS PACsecure standard outlines the requirements for certification.

Read The Doctrine

The IFS PACsecure doctrine provides additional clarification to the IFS PACsecure Standard.

Train

Start your training with the IFS Academy or with one of the IFS approved training centres.

Implement

Implement on your own or tap into the expertise and experience of an IFS recognized consultant.

Assess

Conduct an internal or professional pre-audit 3 months prior to your audit to identify gaps.

Conduct the Audit

IFS Audit Path graphic describing the 6 steps

Schedule your audit

WHAT CERTIFIED COMPANIES SAY

"International Featured Standards PACsecure raises the bar in meeting new stringent government regulations to protect consumers."

— Jay Ashworth
Associated Labels and Packaging

"We chose IFS PACsecure as the standard we felt best met our goals of food safety, quality requirements and guidelines. "

— Tony Christian
Color Ad Packaging

"The integration of the IFS PACsecure standard and practices has contributed to BOXmaster providing something unique in our market."

— Greg Reid
Boxmaster
  • Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized

  • Internationally Accepted

  • By Industry for Industry

  • Risk Based and Non-Prescriptive

IFS PACsecure Packaging Safety Standard

IFS PACsecure is a packaging safety and quality Standard applicable to manufacturers and converters of primary and secondary packaging materials. IFS PACsecure is the ideal certification for both food and non-food packaging, accepted by brand owners worldwide.

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