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What's on the box is what's in the box

09 November 2020

HIGHLIGHTING ITS commitment to maintaining standards and ethical trading, Evans Vanodine has passed the stringent auditing process and secured admission to the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers’ Association (CHSA) newly launched Cleaning Chemical Manufacturing Accreditation Scheme.

This follows the company's accreditation to the Distributor Scheme, which it has been members of for many years.

Passing the audit and secured membership of the new Chemical Accreditation Scheme signals the company's commitment to quality; Evans Vanodine's customers can be certain it runs through its products and its business.

“At the heart of the CHSA is its determination to maintain standards and ethical practices,” said Mike Stubbs, chairman of the CHSA’s Accreditation Schemes.

“This philosophy is embedded in our Code of Practice, signed by every CHSA member.

“With this in mind we are delighted to welcome Evans Vanodine into the Accreditation Scheme. The audit confirmed they meet the requirements of the relevant Accreditation Scheme and comply with our Code of Practice. Their customers can be certain they get what they pay for and product that conforms to the specifications stipulated in the Scheme.”

The CHSA’s Manufacturing Accreditation Schemes for soft tissue, plastic refuse sacks, industrial cotton mops and cleaning chemicals and the Accredited Distributor Scheme give buyers the certainty what’s on the box is what’s in the box. Buyers simply need to look for the Accreditation Scheme logos: "Our Standards, Your Guarantee."

Gaining admittance to one of the CHSA’s Accreditation Schemes is challenging. Applicants must pass the initial audit, conducted by the CHSA’s Independent Inspector of their product range and existing quality assurance processes. They are then audited frequently throughout the first year to ensure they maintain the standard that was required of them to gain membership of one of the Schemes. Thereafter members are visited by the Independent Inspector repeatedly through each year. They confirm the labels comply with the relevant Scheme’s specification. This ensures buyers can be confident what’s on the box is what’s in the box and the product is traceable to the manufacturer and specific batch.

They also confirm dimensions of the soft tissue are as specified, industrial cotton mops and refuse sacks are fit for purpose and dimensions are specified and, now, confirm the cleaning chemicals conform to the relevant national and international certifications. The Inspector also audits members’ quality systems to ensure they are as vigilant with their own systems as with the products audited by the Inspector.

To find out more about the CHSA and the new scheme for chemical manufacturers, visit https://www.chsa.co.uk/chsa-launches-accreditation-scheme-for-chemical-manufacturers/