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Documentation

We designed our systems to improve and raise the visibility of your internal hygiene control, support HACCP compliance, and make it easier to maintain and document your protocols for internal and external audits. We can help you to deliver documented evidence that you are achieving the highest levels of hygiene and cleanliness on your premises.

We do this by providing documentation and certifications to show that at Vikan we produce all our cleaning using materials approved for use in health and food preparation environments, comply with US and European legislation, and are licensed under food safety and eco-label systems.

The effectiveness and durability of our colour-coded product range in delivering hygienic cleaning performance, and the occupational health and safety benefits gained from reducing the chance of repetitive strain injuries, have also been documented in third party test reports.

Vikan is certified to ISO 9001:2008 quality management and ISO 14001:2004 environmental management systems.

 

The Danish Food Authority's report

(Fødevarestyrelsens Kontrolrapport)

Click here to see the Danish Food Authority's report for Vikan

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ISSA membership

ISSA is a worldwide Cleaning Industry Association with 87 years of experience, alliances with local, regional and national associations as well as industry, government and other leading corporate and community entities around the world. The organisation’s vision is to be the leading resource for information, education, networking, and commercial opportunities for firms within the cleaning industry worldwide....

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Vikan retains Investors in People recognition for UK operations

An Investors in People (IIP)* company since 2005, Vikan UK Ltd has retained the accreditation for a further three years. The recent IPP audit recognises that Vikan UK’s management and development of its workforce is continuing to deliver success in a challenging business environment. This is evident in the open and supportive way that new members of staff are inducted, supported and embedded into the team; the performance of the team; and in the personal conviction expressed by staff in the quality of Vikan products, in their willingness to ‘go the extra mile’ in assisting colleagues, and in the genuine desire to provide excellent customer service. ...

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ISO Standards

Vikan is quality certified in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 standard and has an environmental certifcation according to ISO 14001:2004 standard. This means that all new products are subject to a thorough environmental evaluation before they are launched. In this way, Vikan helps to work towards a cleaner and better environment....

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Approved materials

All Vikan products that might come into contact with food stuffs have been designed to comply with Framework Regulation (EC) 1935/2004 and EU 10/2011, and are marked with the glass and fork symbol. These food-contact products are also made with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved raw materials that comply with Regulation CFR21 for processing, handling and packaging foodstuffs. ...

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European Brush Manufacturers

Vikan is a member of the Federation of European Brush Manufacturers (FEIBP) and a registered member of their Professional Hygiene Brush Working Group. ...

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The Nordic Eco Label

The Nordic Swan Mark is an eco-label system implemented across the five Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark since 1989. Vikan has been accredited the Swan Mark for the manufacture of their high-quality and functional products that also promote a reduced and environmentally conscious use of water and detergents. The diploma can be seen by clicking on the first icon to the left. ...

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The Nordic Eco Label - Licenses

See Danish documents with list of products for each of our 2 licenses.

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Migration tests

Materials intended to come into contact with foodstuffs are not allowed to transfer toxic substances via migration when in contact with food. Vikan’s colour coded products specially designed for the food industry are complying 100% with this requirement. The Vikan products are tested at a certified laboratory, furnishing documentation that Vikan’s products are complying with the migration limits laid down by EU legislation, and set up in the recent EU regulation 10/2011. Please click on the link to see the example of documentation of a completed migration test....

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Migration Tests and Declaration of Compliance

Declarations of Compliance and Migration Tests for Vikan Hygiene Cleaning Tools suitable for Food Contact....

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Bacteria Removal tests

Microfibre cloths and mops remove 99.9% of bacteria and dirt while using less water

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REACH

Vikan products in relation to REACH

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Food Safety and Vikan Products

Customers and authorities are making increasing demands on food producers to provide documentation which demonstrates that they comply with all areas of food safety. Most recently, this has included requests for food safety documentation in relation to cleaning equipment, especially that used in contact with food, and on food contact surfaces. Consequently, Vikan provide documentation with regard to food safety compliance for most of our food environment cleaning equipment....

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