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CHSA Launches Accreditation Scheme for Chemical Manufacturers

CHSA launches Accreditation Scheme for Chemical Manufacturers
01 September 2020
 

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association is launching an official accreditation scheme for the manufacturers of cleaning chemicals. 

This means that members will have to demonstrate that they both trade ethically and work hard to maintain industry standards, according to the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) code of practice.

 

Audited for Ethical Practice and Plastic Recycling Commitments 

 

All the existing chemical manufacturing members of the CHSA have passed the scheme audit and are now accredited. The list includes:

 

  • Bio-Productions
  • Chemex International
  • Diversey UK
  • Eastern Valley Chemicals
  • Easy Cleaning Solutions
  • Evans Vanodine International
  • GoJo Industries
  • Greyland
  • Holchem Laboratories
  • Kitchenmaster NI
  • Mirius
  • P&G Professional
  • Prochem Europe
  • PVA Hygiene
  • SC Johnson Professional
  • Selden Research 

 

All members of the scheme have successfully passed an audit, conducted by the CHSA’s Independent Inspector. This includes is a determination on the part of scheme members to support and facilitate the recycling of the plastic containers holding the cleaning chemicals, initially by including the recycling emblem on the packaging.

 

CHSA Accreditation

Picture: The CHSA Certification Mark

 

The Chemical Manufacturers Accreditation Scheme joins the CHSA’s existing accreditation schemes for distributors and for manufacturers of soft tissue, plastic refuse sacks and industrial cotton mops. 

“Our focus is always on driving up standards in the industry,” explained Mike Stubbs, Vice President of the CHSA and Chairman of the Accreditation Schemes. “The launch of the Accreditation Scheme for Manufacturers of Cleaning Chemicals is an important step in the achievement in this strategic aim. It guarantees buyers from an accredited member can rely on their commitment to standards and ethical trading.

Picture: A photograph of a gloved hand cleaning a reflective surface with a paper towel

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 01 September 2020

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