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HPC 420

Home, Laundry and Personal Care products



We are ready to certify your system in the HPC 420 Global Standard (Home, Laundry & Personal Care Products).

HPC 420 is a global standard for a quality management system for home, laundry & personal care products, HPC 420 is based on the PAS 420 Standard, owns, and publish by Foundation HPC 420, based in the Netherlands.

The standard is available to all supply chain of the HPC in these categories, regardless of size and complexity, whether profit-making or not and whether public or private.

The scheme is intended for the auditing and certification of HPC safety and quality management system, covering:

  • Sector A: The manufacturing of home care products (e.g. detergents, fabric, softener, dish washing tablets etc.)
  • Sector B: The manufacturing of personal Care products (e.g. shampoo, lipsticks, cotton pads, soap)
  • Sector C: (Bio)Chemical manufacturing (HPC ingredients e.g. vitamins additives and bio-extracts (but excluding technical and technological aids of the manufacturing process)
  • Sector D: The manufacturing of the HPC product and packaging (e.g. direct, indirect contact with the HPC products).

*Transport and storage on site and as part of and operation are included.

The system adopts a focus based on risks, totally integrated for the manufacturing of HPC products, also, include raw materials, materials for packaging use in manufacturing, covering all supply chain from de process.

The HPC in based on PAS 420 that describes the requirements for an HPC safety management system products and programs of pre-requirements to create optimal conditions for manufacturing safe products.

  • 1.1 Purpose.
  • 1.2 The PAS 420 Standard and technical specifications.
  • 1.3 Definition HPC product Safety.
  • 1.4 HPC Management system.
  • 1.5 Role and responsibilities in the supply chain.
  • 1.6 Inventory of applicable regulations and codes of practice.
  • 1.7 Prerequisite programs.
  • 1.8 Additional Requirements.
    1. Management system.
    2. Specific Regulatory requirements.
    3. Process control.
    4. Management of Inputs.
    5. Retention Samples.
    6. Management of change.
    7. Safety Assessment of home care products.
    8. Safety Assessment of personal Care products.

International recognition

Our certifies are accepted everywhere in the world

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HPC 420 Benefits

The HPC 420 implementation will gather value to your organization, by adding benefits like:

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  • Lowering products retirement, which minimize unnecessary costs and injure reputation.
  • Reduction of auditory and inspection from retailers, clients, and regulators.
  • Uniform In all organization to aboard product’s safety.
  • The purpose of the requirements is to help the manufactures to identify hazard and critical control points, and the development of strategies to mitigate them.


Process to obtain a compliance certificate with GlobalSTD

The certification process pays attention to every detail to make sure that the company duly complies with all of the standard’s requirements.

Quote and signing of the contract

GlobalSTD will send you a quote that includes the cost of the certification process, considering the number of employees that are part of the system, the applicable standard, and the scope of the audited processes.

Planning and Development of Audit

GlobalSTD will plan the audit and assign auditors with demonstrated competencies to audit the industry sector that corresponds to your organization.

Closing of Non-Conformities

After the audit has ended and only when it applies, the organization will send evidence that corresponds to the closing of the detected non-conformities, which will be reviewed and approved by the auditor.

Certification Committee and Issuance of the Certificate

The Certification Committee will confer to review and approve the issuance of the certificate. Once it has been authorized, the certificate is issued and the its delivery is planned.
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