The BRC v8 and FSSC 22000 standards are global
food standards that both require cleaning
equipment to be of hygienic design.
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As the global leader in the manufacture and supply of cleaning tools for use in the food industry, Vikan is always seeking to develop products that support better food safety and higher food quality. We’ve always been pioneers in this field, and our most recent innovations have focused strongly on incorporating hygienic design principles, as promoted in Europe through the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG), and in the US through 3A.
BRC v.8 (2018), Clause 4.11.6:
“Cleaning tools shall be hygienically designed and fit for purpose.”
FSSC 22000, v.4 (2016), clause 11.2 (ISO/TS 22002-1:2009 (2013)):
“Tools and equipment shall be of hygienic design …”
“Hygienic design is fundamental to ensuring food safety. By incorporating hygienic design into our cleaning equipment, Vikan is once again pioneering developments in the food industry.”