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ITC_Criteria

Property Definition Type
compliancePolicies CompliancePolicies
environment Environment
social Social
management Management
quality Quality
ethics Ethics

Environment

Property Definition Type
soil Soil
forests Forests
chemicalInputs ChemicalInputs
biodiversity Biodiversity
livestock Livestock
waste Waste
water Water
energy Energy
climateCarbon ClimateCarbon
ssctAndOther SsctAndOther

Social

Property Definition Type
humanRights HumanRights
conditionsOfWork ConditionsOfWork
employment Employment
humanDevelopment HumanDevelopment

Management

Property Definition Type
economicViability EconomicViability
sustainabilityManagement SustainabilityManagement
supplyChain SupplyChain

Quality

Property Definition Type
qualityManagement QualityManagement
nonFoodProducts NonFoodProducts
foodProducts FoodProducts
feedManagement FeedManagement

NonFoodProducts

Property Definition Type
technicalSpecifications TechnicalSpecifications
traceabilityAndRecall TraceabilityAndRecall
staffRequirements StaffRequirements
workersRequirements WorkersRequirements

StaffRequirements

Property Definition Type
mass_balance_model_established_and_monitored_modus_operandi Does the standard require that the mass balance model is established and monitored for the traceability of non-food products Indicator
workers_staff_skills_requirements Does the standard include criteria on the skill requirements for manufacturing workers Indicator
workers_staff_training_programs Does the standard include criteria on staff training programs for manufacturing workers Indicator
workers_staff_protective_clothing Does the standard include criteria on protective clothing for manufacturing workers Indicator

FoodProducts

Property Definition Type
safetyHaccpSystem SafetyHaccpSystem
productionSite ProductionSite
tracebilityRecallAndAllergens TracebilityRecallAndAllergens
foreignBodiesAndContamination ForeignBodiesAndContamination
processAndProductControl ProcessAndProductControl

WorkersRequirements

Property Definition Type
some_missing_stuff_goes_here Text

FeedManagement

Property Definition Type
managementSystem ManagementSystem
specifications Specifications
documentation Documentation
managementResponsibility ManagementResponsibility
verificationAndImprovement VerificationAndImprovement
prerequisiteProgrammes PrerequisiteProgrammes
purchase Purchase
production Production
outsourcedActivities OutsourcedActivities
formulation Formulation
labeling Labeling
controlOfNonConformity ControlOfNonConformity
haccp Haccp
monitoringAndVerification MonitoringAndVerification

Ethics

Property Definition Type
antiCorruption AntiCorruption
complianceToLegislation ComplianceToLegislation

CompliancePolicies

Property Definition Type
degree_of_obligation The degree of obligation refers to the timeframe of implementation of a given requirement. Text
degree_of_criticality It provides the criticality framework regarding the compliance of the requirements of the standard. Text
verification_of_compliance This section presents the assessment method(s) that are used by auditors / certification bodies when verifying compliance to the standard's content requirements. Text

Soil

Property Definition Type
soil_general_principle General principle on soil management, as described in the standard Text
soil_preparation_for_specific_crops_plant_spacing Processes in place for sustainable soil preparation for specific crops and adequate plant spacing.Does the standard include criteria on soil preparation and plant spacing? Indicator
soil_enhancement_by_crop_rotation_or_intercropping Processes and practices in place for alternating the species or families of crops grown to maintain or improve soil fertility and organic matter content.Does the standard include criteria on crop rotation or intercropping? Indicator
soil_enhancement_by_use_of_cover_crops Processes in place to grow cover crops in order to prevent soil erosion and maintain soil organic matter and soil nutrients, increase nitrogen availability, suppress weed growth and attract beneficial insects.Does the standard include criteria on including cover crop in the crop rotation? Indicator
soil_compaction Management strategies in place to measure, monitor and prevent soil compactionDoes the standard include criteria on soil compaction? Text
other_soil Does the standard include other criteria relating to soil Text
soil_erosion Management strategies in place for the prevention of soils being eroded from the earth’s surface or becoming chemically altered by overuse, salinization, acidification, or other chemical soil contamination.Does the standard include criteria on soil erosion? Text
soil_conservation Managements strategies in place to prevent the decline of soil fertility, development of acidity, salinization, alkalization, deterioration of soil structure, accelerated wind and water erosion, loss of organic matter and diversity.Does the standard include criteria on soil conservation? Indicator
soil_quality Processes in place to determine how well a soil performs the functions of maintaining biodiversity and productivity, partitioning water and solute flow, filtering and buffering, nutrient cycling, and providing support for plants and other structures.Does the standard include criteria on soil quality? Indicator
soil_nutrients Processes in place to determine the level of soil nutrients, minerals and organic matter to maintain plant production.Does the standard include criteria on soil nutrients? Indicator
soil_fertility Processes in place to determine the ability of the soil to supply essential plant nutrients and water adequately for plant growth and production.Does the standard include criteria on soil fertility? Text
soil_productivity Processes in place to determine the ability of the soil to provide water and nutrients to allow for deep rooting of agricultural plants.Does the standard include criteria on soil productivity? Indicator
soil_biodiversity Processes in place to determine the variability among living organisms in soil.Does the standard include criteria on soil biodiversity? Indicator
soil_contamination Processes in place to measure, monitor and prevent soil contamination and pollution.Does the standard include criteria on soil contamination? Text

Forests

Property Definition Type
forestry_issues_general_principle The standard includes a general principle on forests.Does the standard include a general principle on forests? Text
inclusion_of_all_forest_resources_in_at_least_long_term_objectives_of_forest_management_plan_fmp The forest management plan lays out long-term objectives.Does the standard require that the forest management plan lays out long-term objectives? Indicator
use_of_verifiable_targets_in_fmp_by_which_progress_can_be_assessed The forest management plan includes verifiable targets for assessing progress.Does the standard require the forest management plan to include verifiable targets by which progress can be assessed? Indicator
fmp_annual_allowable_cut The forest management plan defines the annual allowable cut.Does the standard require that the forest management plan defines the annual allowable cut? Indicator
fmp_annual_allowable_exploitation_of_non_timber_forest_products The forest management plan defines the annual allowable exploitation of NTFP's (non-timber forest products).Does the standard require that the forest management plan defines the annual allowable exploitation of NTFP's (non-timber forest products)? Indicator
fmp_results_be_incorporated_in_a_consistent_and_replicable_monitoring_system The standard requires that the forest management plan incorporates results of a consistent and reliable monitoring system.Does the standard require incorporating results of a consistent and replicable monitoring system into forest management planning? Indicator
monitoring_of_forests_resources_and_management_practices_that_reflect_natural_disturbance Processes in place for the monitoring of forest resources apart from regularity.Does the standard specify minimum requirements for the monitoring of forest resources apart from regularity? Indicator
making_publicly_available_fmp_monitoring_results A summary of the monitoring results of forest resources and management practices is made publicly available. Does the standard require a publicly available summary of the monitoring results? Indicator
legal_compliance_harvest_rights Systems in place to ensure that the timber is from legal origin.Does the standard include criteria on rights to harvest timber within legally gazetted boundaries? Indicator
legal_compliance_payments_for_harvest_rights There are systems in place to ensure payments for harvest rights and timber including all timber harvesting related duties.Does the standard include payments for harvest rights and timber including duties related to timber harvesting? Indicator
other_forestry_conservation_e_g_prohibition_of_genetically_modified_trees_natural_semi_natural_forests_reflecting_natural_disturbance_scenic_landscapes Standard addresses other criteria related to forestry conversion.Does the standard address other forestry related criteria not covered above Text
regeneration_of_tree_cover_after_logging_e_g_to_pre_harvesting_situation Procedures in place for the restocking of existing forests and woodlands which have been depleted.Does the standard include criteria on remedy issues after logging operations? Indicator
prevent_and_or_remediate_deforestation_e_g_use_tree_species_for_regeneration_that_are_well_adapted_to_site_conditions Procedures in place to prevent and/or remediate deforestation.Does the standard include requirements for the prevention and/or remediation of deforestation? Indicator
enhance_conservation_of_forests Resource management practices in place for maintaining ecosystem health and the resource base for continual use.Does the standard include criteria to enhance conservation of forests? Indicator
the_conversion_of_forests_into_production_lands Does the standard include criteria on safeguards for the conversion of land or forests / the destruction of ecosystems for production? Text
the_conversion_of_agriculture_land_to_non_agriculture_purposes Practices in place for impact assessment of the conversion of existing agricultural land to non-agricultural use.Does the standard include criteria on assessing impacts of agricultural land conversion? Indicator
maintenance_of_records_of_forests_at_least5_years_period Records on forests are maintained for a minimum of five years.Does the standard require maintenance of records on forests for a minimum of five years? Indicator
forest_management_plan_fmp_baseline_objectives_and_assessment_of_current_conditions_stockings_species_age_classes_of_trees_etc The forest management plan considers the current conditions of the Forest Management Unit as a baseline for long term objectives.Does the standard require that the forest management plan considers the current condition of the Forest Management Unit (e.g. through baseline studies)? Indicator
preparation_of_public_summary_of_the_forest_management_plan_fmp A summary of the forest management plan is made publicly available.Does the standard require a publicly available summary of the forest management plan? Indicator

ChemicalInputs

Property Definition Type
chemicals_natural_organic_inputs_general_principle The standard includes a general principle on the use of chemicals.Does the standard include a general principle on the use of chemicals? Text
implementation_of_an_integrated_pest_management_ipm Procedures in place for the use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approaches in order to reduce the need for chemical use.Does the standard require the use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices? Indicator
training_on_integrated_pest_management_ipm Requirements in place for the provision of education and training on the practices of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).Does the standard include criteria on the provision of training on Integrated Pest Management (IPM)? Indicator
chemicals_and_related_materials_general_principle The standard includes a general principle on the use of synthetic inputs.Does the standard include a general principle on the use of chemicals and related materials? Indicator
chemicals_use_and_application_records Processes in place to document and reduce the use of chemicals. Does the standard require documentation and monitoring of chemical use? Text
chemicals_storage_and_labeling Procedures in place for chemical storage and labeling.Does the standard require safe storage and appropriate labeling of chemicals? Indicator
chemicals_equipment_and_containers_storage_cleaning Processes in place for appropriate documentation, application, handling, storage and disposal of chemicals.Does the standard require documentation, handling, storage and disposal of agrochemicals in line with good practices and/or manufacturer recommendations? Indicator
protection_of_non_target_areas_from_agro_chemical_use Processes in place for the protection of non-target areas from agro-chemical use.Does the standard require non-target areas to be protected from agro-chemical use? Indicator
regular_re_calibration_of_agro_chemicals_application_equipment Procedures in place for regular re-calibration of agro-chemical application equipment.Does the standard require regularly scheduled re-calibration of agro-chemical application equipment? Indicator
production_process_chemicals_extractive_industries_cleaning_food_non_food_manufacturing Does the standard include criteria on the management of process chemicals and cleaning agents used in the production phase? Indicator
organic_natural_inputs_general_principles_practices Does the standard include a general principle on the use of natural inputs? Indicator
prohibition_of_use_of_any_pesticides_biological_control_of_pests_and_other_related_chemical_substances Standard prohibits the use of all chemicals.Does the standard prohibit the use of pesticides, biological control of pests and other related chemical substances? Indicator
use_of_organic_fertilizer Procedures in place for the use of organic fertilizers (or biofertilizer).Does the standard include criteria on organic fertilizer, incl. manure? Text
equipment_maintenance_cleaning_and_warehousing_procedures Does the standard include criteria on equipment maintenance, cleaning and warehouse procedures? Indicator
chemicals_selective_targeted_application Procedures in place to ensure selective and targeted application of chemicals.Does the standard include criteria on selective and targeted application of chemicals? Indicator
training_on_chemicals_handling_and_exposure Instruction and training procedures in place for handling of and exposure to chemicals.Does the standard require instruction and training on chemicals handling and exposure? Indicator
chemicals_variation_to_prevent_pest_resistance Procedures in place for chemical variation for pest resistance management.Does the standard include criteria on pest resistance management (e.g. chemical variation)? Indicator
chemical_substances_storage_disposal_waste_labeling Processes in place for proper management of chemical storage, disposal, labeling and/or waste.Does the standard include requirements for management of storage, disposal and labeling of chemicals and/or waste? Indicator
treatment_of_waste_of_chemical_substances_and_related_materials Processes in place for proper treatment of different agrochemical wastes.Does the standard require proper treatment of waste from chemical substances and related materials? Indicator
use_and_management_of_hazardous_chemicals Processes in place for proper management of hazardous chemicals.Does the standard require proper identification, assessment and control procedures on the use and storage of hazardous chemicals? Indicator
biodegradability_of_chemicals Procedures in place for the biodegradation of chemicals.Does the standard require procedures to be in place for the biodegradation of chemicals? Indicator
general_prohibition_of_use_of_gmos General prohibition in place for the use of GMOs / genetically modified varieties Does the standard prohibit the use of GMO species? Indicator
prohibition_of_use_of_hazardous_chemicals_as_defined_by_who1a_and_b2_and_the_stockholm_and_rotterdam_conventions The standard specifies a list of prohibited substances.Does the standard include criteria on hazardous chemicals, as referenced by (1) Stockholm convention, (2) WHO class 1A and B or (3) Rotterdam convention? Text
use_and_management_of_gmos Procedures in place for the use and management of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) within production process.Does the standard include criteria on the use and management of genetically modified organisms (GMOs)? Text
risk_prevention_with_regards_to_use_of_gmos Procedures in place to prevent risk from genetically modified varieties / GMOs by producer or surrounding community (e.g. invasion, contamination, or cross-pollination)Does the standard include requirements for risk prevention from GMOs? Text
traceability_and_labeling_of_genetically_modified_crops_and_products Procedures in place for the traceability and labeling of genetically modified crops and products.Does the standard have a separated supply-chain for non-GMO crops and products? Indicator
other Does the standard contain other criteria related to chemicals not addressed above Text
prohibition_of_use_of_hazardous_chemicals_as_defined_by_the_pan_international_list_of_highly_hazardous_pesticides Restrictions or prohibitions in place on the use of hazardous chemicals (as defined by the PAN International List of Highly Hazardous Pesticides)Does the standard restrict or prohibit the use of hazardous chemicals as defined by the PAN International List of Highly Hazardous Pesticides? Text
respect_of_list_of_permitted_chemicals_of_low_concern_for_the_intended_use_of_product The standard includes a list of chemical substances which are of low concern for the intended use of the product. Does the standard include a list of substances which are of low concern for the intended use? Indicator
respect_list_of_prohibited_chemicals_as_harmful_to_human_health_h_statements_h340_h350_h360 The standard includes a list of prohibited chemicals as harmful to human health (as defined in hazard statements (H statements) H340, H350, H360).Does the standard include criteria on H statements H340, H350, H360? Text
the_restrictions_on_surfactants_cleaning_agents_and_foam_inhibitors Restrictions in place on the use of surfactants, cleaning agents and foam inhibitors.Does the standard restrict the use of surfactants, cleaning agents and foam inhibitors? Indicator
appropriate_tests_of_toxicity Procedures in place to test for toxicity (e.g. soil, plant, water, manure).Does the standard require appropriate testing for toxicity of agriculture chemicals to be performed? Indicator
use_of_biological_control_agents_must_comply_with_internationally_recognized_standards_e_g_authorized_list_of_substances Requirements in place to ensure that any use of biological control agents comply with internationally recognized standards and/or protocols.Does the standard require that the use of biological control agents comply with internationally recognized standards and/or protocols? Indicator

Biodiversity

Property Definition Type
overarching_policy_or_set_of_principles_on_biodiversity Does the standard include an overarching policy or set of principles on biodiversity? Text
wildlife_general_principle Does the standard include a general principle on wildlife? Indicator
regulated_and_sustainable_access_to_resources_and_use_of_wildlife_species Procedures in place to regulate access to resources and use of wildlife species.Does the standard include criteria on illegal activities such as hunting, fishing, trapping, collection of NTFP's (non-timber forest products) etc.? Text
specific_rare_threatened_or_endangered_wildlife_species Processes in place for the protection of rare, threatened or endangered species within the unit of operations.Does the standard include criteria on rare, threatened or endangered species? Text
regulated_and_suitable_housing_of_wildlife_living_specimens Systems in place for the provision of regulated and suitable housing for wildlife living specimens.Does the standard require regulated and suitable housing of wildlife living specimens? Indicator
minimized_impacts_on_wildlife_populations Processes in place for minimal impacts on wildlife populations.Does the standard include criteria for minimized impacts on wildlife populations (e.g. UEBT)? Indicator
spatial_management_criteria Procedures in place for the integration of buffer zones.Does the standard include criteria on ecosystem protection through spatial management (conservation areas, 'set aside' or buffer zones)? Indicator
safeguards_against_fragmentation_of_ecosystems Processes in place for the creation and or conservation of ecological niches.Does the standard include criteria on safeguards against fragmentation of good quality ecosystems/habitats? Indicator
maintaining_or_protecting_rare_threatened_or_endangered_ecosystems Does the standard include criteria on maintaining or protecting rare, threatened or endangered ecosystems? Indicator
criteria_to_avoid_crop_disease_cross_contamination Does the standard require processes in place to avoid crop disease cross -contamination? Indicator
monitoring_and_preserving_aquaculture_diversity Does the standard include criteria on fish density and diversity? Indicator
conventions_on_biodiversity_cites_cbd_cms_ccd Systems in place to ensure adherence to international conventions on biodiversity and best practices (CITES, CBD, CMS, CCD, among others).Is the standard consistent with relevant international conventions on biodiversity, ecosystems and conservation? Indicator
diversity_of_planting_materials_seeds_and_crops_genotypes Procedures in place for the cultivation of mixed genotypes of each main crop.Does the standard include requirements to cultivate a mix of genotypes of each main crop? Indicator
maintaining_restoring_prioritizing_native_species Procedures in place for priority in use of native species over foreign species.Does the standard include criteria on the priority of native species? Indicator
the_protection_of_ecosystems_against_invasive_species Processes in place for the management or prohibition of introduction of alien invasive species.Does the standard include criteria on the use of alien invasive species? Text
monitoring_and_protection_of_high_conservation_value_areas Procedures in place to address land-use planning and identification of conservation priorities.Does the standard include criteria for the monitoring and protection of High Conservation Value Areas? Indicator
prohibition_of_production_on_land_with_high_conservation_value Prohibition of production on land with High Conservation Value (HCV) with conversion cut-off date no later than 2009 or at least five years history.Does the standard prohibit production on land with High Conservation Value (HCV)? Indicator
hcv_as_intended_in_the_hcv_resource_network Systems in place for identifying and managing environmental and social values based on the commonly used six HCV categories.Does the standard use the HCV terminology as intended by the HCV Resource Network? Indicator
prohibition_of_production_on_land_with_high_conservation_area_recognized_by_independent_expertise Procedures in place for the use of independent expertise in assessing HCVs prior to expansion of cultivation or plantation.Does the standard require independent expertise to be used as a resource in determining HCVs prior to expansion of operations? Indicator
legally_protected_and_internationally_recognized_areas_for_their_biodiversity Procedures in place to maintain legally and internationally recognized protected areas for the achievement of long term conservation of nature.Does the standard have requirements to respect legally protected and internationally recognized protected areas? Indicator
identifying_risks_and_impacts_on_ecosystem_services Does the standard include requirements to identify risks and regularly monitor production activity impacts on ecosystem function? Indicator
use_of_biotechnologies Does the standard include requirements on biotechnologies (e.g. their use and management in production processes)? Indicator
sustainable_management_and_use_of_natural_resources Processes in place to ensure that products are not harvested at levels above sustainable yields.Does the standard explicitly require that products are harvested at levels that ensure sustainable management and use of natural resources? Indicator
practices_and_open_pit_underground_extractive_metals_practices Does the standard include criteria relating to open pit/underground extractive practices (e.g. mining sector)? Indicator
criteria_and_practices_relating_to_the_clearing_of_land_with_fire_or_explosives Procedures in place that control or prohibit using fire or explosives in production and / or for clearing land areas.Does the standard include criteria on the application of fire or explosives for the clearing of land (e.g. slash & burn)? Text
post_production_practices_impact_assessment_rotation_of_crops Does the standard explicitly require implementation of post-production / post-harvesting practices that aim to protect and preserve biodiversity? Indicator
human_settlements_in_or_close_to_production_areas Infrastructure in place to properly access agricultural inputs and services, as well as national and local markets, to reduce food losses.Does the standard include criteria related to infrastructure, storage buildings and proximity to human settlements? Indicator
other_biodiversity_e_g_offsets_compensation_policies Other criteria related to biodiversity not covered above.Does the standard include additional criteria related to biodiversity not covered above? Indicator
natural_wetlands_and_or_watercourses_affected_by_production Does the standard require the identification, monitoring and maintenance of natural wetlands and/or watercourses impacted by production? Text
sustainable_harvesting Does the standard require sustainable timber harvesting to conserve the forest stand? Indicator
wild_catch_fisheries_procedures_regarding_management_and_reduction_of_discards Does the standard include requirements on bycatch management and reduction of discards? Indicator
wild_catch_fisheries_prohibition_of_of_destructive_fishing_methods_such_as_dynamite_and_poison Does the standard prohibit the use of destructive fishing methods such as dynamite and poison? Indicator
wild_catch_fisheries_sustainable_exploitation_of_marine_resources_including_restoration Does the standard promote the sustainable exploitation of marine resources including restoration of overfished and depleted stocks? Indicator
habitat_eco_system_restoration_rehabilitation Systems in place to identify, restore and rehabilitate natural habitats and/or ecosystems.Does the standard include biodiversity requirements specific to the restoration or rehabilitation of natural habitats and/or ecosystems? Indicator
impact_assessment_policy_for_new_production Procedures in place to assess potential impacts on biodiversity values prior to any significant intensification or expansion of cultivation or infrastructure. Does the standard require an impact assessment policy in place to assess potential impacts of new production (production land, processes, new crops…)? Indicator
requirements_for_net_positive_gain_in_biodiversity Does the standard include requirements for net positive gain in biodiversity? Indicator
protection_of_rare_and_threatened_species_and_their_habitats Does the standard include requirements for the protection of rare and threatened species and their habitats within the unit of operations? Indicator
requirements_for_no_net_loss_in_biodiversity Does the standard require processes in place to ensure that production activities avoid net loss in biodiversity? Indicator
impact_mitigation_prior_to_production_harvesting_operations Systems in place to mitigate negative environmental impacts prior to production and harvesting operations.Does the standard include criteria on mitigating negative environmental impacts prior to production/operation? Indicator

Livestock

Property Definition Type
animals_livestock_general_principles General principle on livestock.Does the standard include a general principle on livestock? Text
general_animals_welfare Does the standard include general criteria on animal welfare? Indicator
animal_testing Does the standard require processes to be in place to ensure animal testing is necessary and humane? Indicator
transport_of_animals Does the standard include criteria on the welfare of animals during transport? Text
slaughter_slaughtering_process_minimum_age Does the standard require procedures to be in place to ensure the consideration of animal welfare during slaughter? Indicator
the_use_of_electric_prods_with_livestock Does the standard require restrictions on, or the prohibition of, the use of electric prods when handling live animals? Text
techniques_to_be_used_for_animal_identification_and_or_castration Does the standard include requirements on minimizing suffering during castration of live animals and/or live animal identification techniques? Text
animal_physical_integrity_eg_removing_of_tails_ears_nose_wings_horns_or_other_body_parts Does the standard require restrictions or prohibitions on the removal of animal body parts? Text
litter_manure Does the standard include requirements related to the use of litter and manure? Indicator
livestock_density_following_at_least_official_regulations_e_g_ec_regulation8892008 Does the standard include criteria on livestock density limits as defined in the EU Organic Farming Regulations? Text
outdoor_access_livestock Does the standard require measures to support adequate outdoor access of livestock? Text
breeding Does the standard include criteria on animal breeding? Indicator
animal_housing Does the standard include requirements on animal housing? Text
specific_beekeeping_interior_exterior_housing Does the standard include requirements on interior and exterior housing for beekeeping? Indicator
specific_beekeeping_honey_extraction_process Does the standard include requirements on the honey extraction process? Indicator
specific_aquaculture_polyculture Does the standard promote polyculture on fish farms? Indicator
specific_aquaculture_analysis_of_water_quality Does the standard include requirements on the analysis of water quality in aquaculture? Indicator
specific_aquaculture_systems_in_place_to_minimize_the_unintentional_release_or_escape_of_farmed_species Does the standard include requirements on minimizing the unintentional release or escape of farmed species? Indicator
specific_aquaculture_use_of_hatchery_raised_seed Does the standard include criteria promoting the use of hatchery raised seed for fish farming? Indicator
specific_aquaculture_prohibition_of_prophylactic_use_of_antimicrobials Prophylactic use of antimicrobials are prohibited and used only in response to diagnosed disease.Does the standard prohibit the prophylactic use of antimicrobials? Indicator
other_animals_treatment Does the standard include other criteria related to live animals not addressed above Text
general_animals_feeding Does the standard include requirements for appropriate animal feeding? Indicator
animal_feed_responsible_sourcing_policy Does the standard include a policy for responsible sourcing of animal feed? Indicator
specific_origin_of_animal_feed Does the standard include criteria on self-produced feed? Text
special_quality_of_animal_feed Processes in place to ensure that the quality of animal feed meets the nutrients required for proper animal maintenance and production.Does the standard include criteria on quality of animal feed? Text
special_requirements_for_organic_animal_feed Does the standard include criteria on the use of organic feed? Text
animals_medication Processes and document procedures in place for the appropriate administration of allowable medication to animals.Does the standard include criteria on medication? Text
procedures_to_prevent_the_spread_of_animal_disease Does the standard require establishment and implementation of procedures to prevent the spread of animal disease? Indicator

Waste

Property Definition Type
waste_management_general_principle Does the standard include criteria on waste management in the production phase? Text
prevention_of_run_off_of_waste_chemicals_mineral_and_organic_substances Does the standard require preventative measures to be in place to avoid run-off of waste chemicals, mineral and organic substances into watercourses? Indicator
air_quality_pollution_monitoring Systems in place for the measurement, monitoring and reduction of emissions.Does the standard include criteria on air pollution? Text
air_pollution_along_the_textiles_production_process_ssct For which production phase does the standard include criteria on air pollution? Text
s_and_nox_emissions_for_paper_industry_ssct Does the standard include criteria on threshold values of Sulphur (S) and NOx emissions to air? Indicator
pollution_incidents_mitigation_procedures_for_risks_monitoring_and_records_keeping Procedures in place for risks monitoring and records keeping of pollution incidents.Does the standard include criteria on specific procedures/controls to deal with pollution incidents (to mitigate environmental impacts)? Indicator
mitigation_of_transboundary_effects_of_air_pollution Does the standard require procedures to be in place to mitigate transboundary effects of air pollution? Indicator
noise_odour_and_other_pollution_nuisance Does the standard include criteria on monitoring and controlling noise, odour and other pollution nuisance? Indicator
principles_and_practices_related_to_composting Does the standard require biodegradation of organic matter waste (composting)? Indicator
principles_and_practices_related_to_tailings Does the standard require safe treatment of tailings (e.g. isolated impoundments)? Indicator
principles_and_practices_related_to_packaging Does the standard include criteria related to packaging of products in various segments of the value chain (e.g. environmental critical materials used for packaging). Indicator
waste_management_principles Is there a general principle outlined in the standard that addresses waste management? Indicator
waste_disposal_incl_solid_waste_non_solid_waste_excl_hazardous_waste Does the standard include criteria related to the proper disposal of waste (incl. solid waste, non-solid waste, excl. hazardous waste)? Indicator
specific_disposal_of_hazardous_waste Does the standard include criteria on safe disposal of hazardous waste? Indicator
specific_requirements_for_handling_disposal_of_waste_by_third_parties Does the standard include criteria on handling or disposal of waste by third parties? Text
practices_related_to_the_use_of_fire_to_eliminate_waste Does the standard include criteria on the restiction or prohibition of uncontrolled on-site waste burning? Text
principles_and_practices_related_to_avoidance_of_uncontrolled_waste_landfilling Does the standard include criteria on uncontrolled waste landfilling? Text
other_waste_management Does the standard include other criteria related to waste management not addressed above? Indicator
environmental_friendly_purchasing_policy Does the standard require an environmental friendly purchasing policy? Indicator
disposables_measured_reduced Does the standard require the monitoring, measurement and reduction of disposable products? Indicator
disposal_of_the_product_ssct_paper_specific Does the standard include criteria on the provision of consumer information on product disposal? Indicator
treatment_and_use_of_solid_waste Does the standard include criteria on solid waste management? Indicator
monitoring_and_measuring_solid_waste_volumes Does the standard include criteria on volumes of waste? Text
reducing_solid_waste_volumes Does the standard require reductions on volumes of solid waste produced? Indicator
monitoring_and_measuring_waste_toxicity Does the standard include criteria on the management of toxicity of waste? Text
reducing_re_use_recycle_solid_waste Does the standard include criteria on re-using or recycling waste on-site? Indicator
treatment_and_use_of_non_solid_waste Does the standard have requirements on the treatment and use of non-solid waste? Indicator
waste_segregation Processes in place for the segregation of different waste streams generated from operations.Does the standard include criteria on waste segregation? Indicator

Water

Property Definition Type
water_resources_monitoring_use_and_consumption Does the standard include criteria on water consumption management? Text
surface_and_ground_water_contamination_pollution Does the standard include criteria on the prevention of surface and ground water contamination/pollution? Indicator
mitigation_of_transboundary_effects_of_water_pollution Does the standard include requirements to mitigate the transboundary effects of water pollution Indicator
quality_of_water_used_in_production_agriculture_forestry Does the standard include criteria on quality of input water used for production (agriculture, forestry)? Text
principles_and_practices_related_to_water_disposal_storage Does the standard include criteria on proper disposal and storage of grey waters? Indicator
water_extraction_irrigation Does the standard include requirements on groundwater extraction and irrigation efficiency? Indicator
natural_wetlands_are_maintained_in_undrained_conditions Does the standard include requirements on maintaining wetlands in undrained conditions? Indicator
water_usage_records_keeping Does the standard include requirements on maintaining records on the amount of water used? Indicator
other_water Does the standard include other requirements related to water not covered above? Text
water_management_plan Does the standard require a management plan for water use and quality? Indicator
water_dependencies_and_water_scarcity Does the standard include requirements on water use in areas of scarcity or high risk? Indicator
water_reuse_recycling_and_harvesting Does the standard include criteria on reusing/recycling or harvesting water to reduce water use? Indicator
wastewater_quality_management_and_treatment Does the standard include criteria on wastewater quality management and treatment? Text
limitations_of_wastewater_volume Does the standard include criteria on limitations of wastewater volumes? Text
wastewater_basic_parameters_for_textile_industry Does the standard include threshold values on wastewater parameters of COD, pH, temperature? Text
wastewater_advanced_parameters_for_textile_industry Does the standard require threshold values on wastewater parameters of BOD, AOX, N, P, sulphite, ammonium nitrogen and chrome, copper, nickel, zinc, tin? Text
wastewater_parameters_for_paper_industry Does the standard require threshold values on wastewater parameters of COD and P? Text

Energy

Property Definition Type
energy_consumption_monitoring_recording Does the standard include criteria on energy consumption in the production phase? Text
use_of_biofuels Does the standard include criteria on the use of biofuels for energy use in operational practices? Indicator
use_of_non_renewable_energies Does the standard include requirements for the reduction in use of non-renewable energies in production practices? Indicator
use_of_non_renewable_energies_general_principle Does the standard include a general principle on the use of non-renewable energies? Indicator
other_energy_consumption_and_management Does the standard include additional criteria on energy consumption and management not addressed above? Text
the_application_of_a_set_of_clean_production_practices Does the standard include requirements on the application of a set of clean production practices? Indicator
criteria_to_reduce_use_of_energy_resources Does the standard include requirements related to the reduction in use of energy resources? Indicator
storage_of_energy_incl_fuel_electricity Does the standard include requirements related to storage of energy (incl. fuel and electricity)? Indicator
use_of_alternative_energies_including_solar_wind_etc Does the standard include a general principle on renewable energy usage? Indicator
use_of_solar_energy Does the standard include criteria on the use of solar energy? Indicator
use_of_hydropower_energy Does the standard include criteria on the use of hydropower energy? Indicator
use_of_wind_energy Does the standard include criteria on the use of wind energy in production practices? Indicator
use_of_wood_based_energy Does the standard include criteria on the use of wood-based energy? Indicator

ClimateCarbon

Property Definition Type
carbon_policies_general_principle General principle on carbon policies.Does the standard include a general principle on carbon policies? Text
the_protection_of_high_carbon_landscapes_land_with_high_carbon_stock_hcs Does the standard include criteria on high carbon landscapes (above and/or below ground carbon stocks)? Text
using_offsets Does the standard include requirements for the purchase of carbon offsets? Indicator
specific_climate_adaptation_activities Does the standard include criteria on specific climate adaptation activities? Indicator
carbon_neutrality Does the standard require implementation of a "Carbon neutrality" objective in operation activities? Indicator
carbon_standards_specific_offset_externalities Does the standard include requirements regarding offset externalities linked to carbon offsets? Indicator
carbon_standards_specific_additionality_tests Does the standard include requirements regarding additionality tests? Indicator
carbon_standards_specific_registry_of_carbon_project Does the standard include explicit requirements regarding the carbon offset registry? Indicator
carbon_standards_specific_type_of_project Does the standard include explicit requirements regarding the project types which may be part of carbon offsets? Indicator
carbon_standards_specific_crediting_periods Does the standard include explicit requirements regarding the crediting period of the carbon offsets? Indicator
other_carbon_policies_and_management Does the standard include additional criteria on carbon policies and management not addressed in above criteria? Text
monitoring_ghg_carbon_emissions Does the standard include criteria on (non-energy) greenhouse gas emissions? Text
requirements_to_perform_analysis_of_possible_alternatives_to_reduce_ghg_emissions Does the standard include requirements for analyses of alternative operation methods aimed at reducing GHG emissions? Indicator
requirements_to_quantify_ghg_emissions Does the standard include requirements to quantify GHG emissions? Indicator
reducing_ghg_emissions Does the standard include requirements for the reduction of GHG emissions? Indicator
sequestration_of_green_house_gases Does the standard include specific requirements for the sequestration of green-house gases? Indicator
sequestration_of_green_house_gases_general_principle Does the standard include a general principle on the sequestration of green-house gases? Indicator
soil_or_trees_sequestration Does the standard include requirements for soil or tree sequestration of green-house gases? Indicator
high_carbon_stock_areas_monitoring_and_management Does the standard include requirements for the monitoring and management of High Carbon Stock areas? Indicator

SsctAndOther

Property Definition Type
the_use_of_synthetic_pesticides Does the standard include criteria on synthetic pesticides? Text
the_use_of_chlorine_gas_as_bleaching_agent Does the standard include criteria on the use of chlorine gas, elemental chlorine, chloroorganic compounds as bleaching agent? Text
chemicals_described_as_a_risk_to_the_environment Does the standard include criteria on H statements H400, H410, H411? Text
chemicals_described_as_a_risk_to_human_health Does the standard include criteria on H statements H300, H310, H330, H340, H341, H350, H351, H360, H361, H370, H371? Text
testing_the_final_product_regarding_accumulation_of_chemical_residues Does the standard include criteria on testing the final product regarding residues of chemicals? Text
biological_control_to_prevent_or_suppress_harmful_organisms Does the standard include criteria on biological control to prevent or suppress harmful organisms? Indicator
the_monitoring_harmful_organisms_by_observations_in_the_field Does the standard include criteria on regularly monitoring harmful organisms by observations in the field or warning, forecasting and early diagnosis systems (e.g. traps) Indicator
the_principle_to_use_pesticides_as_last_resort_only Does the standard include criteria on the principle to use pesticides as last resort only? Indicator
the_production_of_natural_fibres Does the standard include criteria on the production of natural fibres? Text
the_production_of_synthetic_fibers Does the standard include criteria on the production of synthetic fibers? Text
the_usage_of_recycled_fibres Does the standard include criteria on the usage of recycled material? Text
on_synthetic_fertilizers Does the standard include criteria on synthetic fertilizers? Text
the_use_of_wooden_fibres Does the standard include criteria on the use of wooden fibres? Text
energy_consumption_in_the_production_phase Does the standard include criteria on energy consumption in the production phase? Text
the_usage_of_renewable_energy_in_the_production_phase_of_the_hardware Does the standard include criteria on the usage of renewable energy in the production phase of the hardware? Text
f_ghg_emissions Does the standard include criteria on F-GHG emissions? Text
power_consumption_and_power_management_during_the_use_phase Does the standard include criteria on power consumption and power management (during the use phase)? Text
providing_information_concerning_possible_power_savings_to_the_user Does the standard include criteria on providing information concerning possible power savings to the user? Indicator
h_statements_h340_h341_h350_h351_h360_h361 Does the standard include criteria on H statements H340, H341, H350, H351, H360, H361? Text
the_use_of_mercury_cadmium_lead_chromium_vi Does the standard include criteria on the use of mercury, cadmium, lead, chromium VI? Text
the_use_of_flame_retardants Does the standard include criteria on the use of flame retardants? Text
the_use_of_plasticizers_with_adverse_environmental_and_health_impact Does the standard include criteria on the use of plasticizers with adverse environmental and health impact? Text
the_use_of_biocides_in_the_finishing_process Does the standard include criteria on the use of biocides in the finishing process? Text
the_use_of_polymers_containing_halogens Does the standard include criteria on the use of polymers containing halogens? Text
clear_coding_of_used_materials Does the standard include criteria on clear coding of used materials? Indicator
the_recyclability_of_plastics_used Does the standard include criteria on the recyclability of plastics used? Text
disassembly_of_the_product_for_recycling Does the standard include criteria on disassembly of the product for recycling? Indicator
a_take_back_system_for_the_product Does the standard include criteria on a take back system for the product? Indicator
environmental_responsible_mining_practices Does the standard include criteria on environmental responsible mining practices? Text
the_use_of_recycled_material_in_the_packaging Does the standard include criteria on the use of recycled material in the packaging? Text
the_use_of_postconsumer_recycled_content_in_the_product Does the standard include criteria on the use of postconsumer recycled content in the product? Text
noise_emissions_during_the_use_phase Does the standard include criteria on noise emissions during the use phase? Indicator
environmental_management_instruments_like_emas_or_iso14001 Does the standard include criteria on environmental management instruments like EMAS or ISO 14001? Text
the_use_of_formaldehyde Does the standard include criteria on the use of formaldehyde? Text
an_additional_lifetime_guarantee_for_the_product_beyond_the_legal_obligations Does the standard include criteria on an additional lifetime guarantee for the product beyond the legal obligations? Text
the_quality_durability_of_specific_components Does the standard include criteria on the quality / durability of specific components? Indicator
a_modular_design_of_the_product Does the standard include criteria on a modular design of the product? Indicator
the_availability_of_spare_parts_for_the_product Does the standard include criteria on the availability of spare parts for the product? Text
properties_of_the_battery Does the standard include criteria on properties of the battery? Indicator
expansion_facilities_of_the_product Does the standard include criteria on expansion facilities of the product? Indicator
repairability_upgradeability_and_usage_of_the_battery_to_the_user Does the standard include criteria on providing information concerning reparability, upgradeability and usage of the battery to the user? Indicator
conflict_minerals Does the standard include criteria on conflict minerals? Indicator
compliance_with_all_ilo_core_labour_standards_are_verified_by_a_third_party Does the standard require that (at least) compliance with all ILO core labour standards are verified by a third party? Indicator
forced_and_compulsory_labour_as_defined_in_ilo105 Does the standard prohibit forced and compulsory labour as defined in ILO 105? Indicator
the_use_of_nanomaterials Does the standard include criteria on the use of nanomaterials? Text
requirements_to_train_workers_on_labour_rights Does the standard include requirements to train workers on labour rights? Indicator
setting_up_policies_or_procedures_to_manage_basic_labour_rights_in_the_workplace Does the standard include requirements on setting up policies or procedures to manage basic labour rights in the workplace? Indicator
the_biodegradability_of_substances Does the standard include criteria on biodegradability of substances? Indicator
the_use_of_dyes_or_pigments_based_on_lead_copper_chromium_nickel_and_aluminum Does the standard include criteria on the use of dyes or pigments based on lead copper, chromium, nickel, cadmium and aluminum? Text
the_use_of_azo_dyes_that_may_cleave_aromatic_amines_which_are_harmful_to_human_health Does the standard include criteria on the use of azo dyes that may cleave aromatic amines which are harmful to human health? Text

HumanRights

Property Definition Type
human_rights_and_local_communities_general_principle Does the standard address basic culture and human rights as defined by the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights? Text
gender_policies_and_best_practices Does the standard require policy development and implentation of initiatives that promote gender equality? Indicator
women_s_access_to_health_and_safety_services Does the standard include criteria related to women specific health and safety issues? Indicator
factoring_gender_considerations_in_impacts_and_risks_assessment_of_production Does the standard require the inclusion of gender considerations in impacts and risks assessments of the unit of operation Indicator
factoring_gender_considerations_in_stakeholder_engagement_process Does the standard require equal inclusion on the basis of gender in the stakeholder engagement process Indicator
indigenous_peoples_as_defined_in_ilo_convention169 Does the standard include criteria on the rights of indigenous and tribal peoples as defined in ILO 169? Indicator
the_protection_of_minority_rights_of_indigenous_peoples Does the standard include criteria addressing protection of minority rights of indigenous peoples? Indicator
the_protection_of_minority_rights_of_marginalized_groups Does the standard include criteria on the protection of minority rights of marginalized groups? Indicator
socio_cultural_sites Does the standard include criteria on the protection of local historical, archaeological, cultural, and spiritual properties and sites? Text
historical_cultural_and_archeological_artifacts_trade Does the standard include criteria relating to the trade of historical, cultural and archeological artifacts? Indicator
using_local_art_architecture_and_or_cultural_heritage_in_design_for_commercial_purposes Does the standard include criteria on using local art, architecture and/or cultural heritage in design / for commercial purposes Indicator
basic_human_rights_and_local_communities_engagement Does the standard require that producers consult and engage in dialogue with local communities? Indicator
internationally_recognized_legally_protected_sites_and_cultural_heritage Does the standard include criteria on the ackowledgement and protection of internationally recognized/legally protected sites of cultural and religious significance. Indicator
community_access_to_cultural_heritage Does the standard include criteria relating to community access to cultural heritage sites? Indicator
behavior_guidelines_for_access_to_and_use_of_natural_resources_cultural_sites Does the standard require that interpretive materials and behavior guidelines pertaining to resource use are made available for workers and visitors? Indicator
local_access_to_historical_cultural_archeological_and_spiritually_important_properties_and_sites Does the standard include criteria on maintaining local access to historical, cultural, archeological and spiritually important properties and sites? Indicator
establishment_of_a_code_of_conduct_for_working_with_local_and_indigenous_communities Standard includes criteria relating to establishment of a code of conduct for working with local and indigenous communities Indicator
services_and_benefits_offered_to_communities_beyond_the_business_operations_education_health_sanitation Does the standard include criteria related to the active support of community development Indicator
compensation_for_use_of_local_communities_facilities Does the standard include criteria on compensation mechanisms for the utilization of traditional knowledge? Text
engagement_consultation_with_local_communities Does the standard require the unit of operation to engage and consult with local communities regarding changes or impacts from business activities on local resources and communities? Indicator
land_title_and_use_rights Does the standard explicitly address the issue of legal land title and use rights, such as land ownership issues etc. Indicator
supporting_local_communities_economic_development Does the standard require the unit of operation support economic development of local communities by providing opportunities for local employment and provision of services? Indicator
assessing_possible_impacts_of_production_practices_on_food_security Does the standard include criteria on food security assessments in the case of significant land use changes or changes in land tenure/ ownership? Indicator
hiring_workers_from_local_communities Does the standard include criteria relating to hiring workers from local communities? Indicator
purchasing_local_materials_goods_products_and_services Does the standard include criteria promoting the purchase of local materials, goods, products and services (e.g. Implements a "buy local" policy)? Indicator
traditional_and_cultural_production_practices Does the standard include criteria relating to respecting traditional and cultural production practices of indigenous/minority groups? Indicator
grievance_mechanisms_for_affected_communities Does the standard include criteria to address grievances and provide fair compensation for negative impacts of operations on local communities and individuals? Text
conduct_of_security_personnel_towards_communities Does the standard include criteria relating to the development of a code of conduct for security personnel and their interaction with local communities? Indicator
assessment_of_impacts_of_local_activities_on_human_rights_issues_such_as_health_safety_and_security Does the standard require the unit of operation to conduct an impacts assessment of business operations on the health, safety and security of local communities, and take measures to minimize and mitigate any negative impacts from operations on those surrounding communities. Indicator
impact_assessment_on_access_to_basic_services_for_local_communities Does the standard require an assessment of impacts from business activities on access to basic services for local communities, as well as implement measures to resolve related disputes? Indicator
involuntary_resettlement_physical_displacement_and_or_economic_displacement Does the standard include criteria relating to involuntary resettlement, physical displacement and/or economic displacement resulting from business operations? Indicator
compensation_and_benefits_for_displaced_persons Does the standard require the unit of operation to have in place a resettlement action plan designed to provide compensation and benefits for displaced persons? Indicator
planning_implementation_of_resettlement_activities Does the standard require the unit of operation to have in place a resettlement action plan for planning and implementing fair resettlement activities for affected communities/persons? Indicator
production_practices_promoting_healthy_high_nutritional_value_foods Does the standard include criteria on production practices promoting healthy and nutrient rich food? Indicator
livelihood_restoration_for_displaced_persons Does the standard require the unit of operation to have in place a livelihood restoration policy? Indicator
hazardous_chemicals_reach Does the standard require compliance with REACH Indicator
free_prior_and_informed_consent_fpic_of_local_communities Does the standard include criteria to seek Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of local communities? Indicator
requirement_to_identify_legal_and_customary_rights_of_tenure Does the standard include criteria on the identification of legal and customary rights of tenure (incl. access and use of other parties that apply on the production/management unit) Indicator
activities_not_adversely_affecting_local_communities_access_to_livelihoods Does the standard have processes in place for maintaining access to livelihoods for surrounding communities? Text
production_practices_that_reduce_food_and_feed_waste Does the standard include criteria on food and feed loss in subsequent stages of the food supply chain? Indicator
the_promotion_enhancement_of_education Does the standard include the promotion/enhancement of education? Indicator
the_promotion_enhancement_of_medical_care_services Does the standard include criteria requiring access to medical care for workers and their families Indicator
the_promotion_enhancement_of_housing_and_sanitary_facilities Does the standard include criteria related to the provision of housing and sanitary facilities for workers and their families. Indicator
gender_issues_general_principle Does the standard include a general principle addressing gender issues when interacting with local communities? Indicator

ConditionsOfWork

Property Definition Type
working_conditions_overarching_principles Does the standard address issues and rights related to workers and hired labors? Text
publicly_available_evacuation_procedures Does the standard make publicly available to all workers and visitors manuals on management of emergencies and accidents? Indicator
emergency_exists_maintenance Does the standard include explicit criteria on the maintenance of emergency exists? Indicator
training_on_health_safety_issues Does the standard include criteria on training for health and safety at work Indicator
occupational_health_and_safety_as_defined_in_ilo155 Does the standard include criteria on occupational health and safety, as defined in ILO 155? Text
workplace_safety Does the standard include criteria relating to safe work environment? Indicator
safety_equipments_personal_protective_equipment_ppe Does the standard require the provision of appropriate safety equipment and PPE Indicator
maintenance_of_safety_of_machinery_equipment_and_materials Does the standard include criteria on the maintenance of equipment and machinery to ensure their proper and efficient functioning. Indicator
emergency_first_aid_kits Does the standard include criteria relating to emergency first aid kits Indicator
safety_procedures_for_handling_chemicals Does the standard include criteria relating to the safe handling of chemicals at work? Indicator
monitoring_of_accidents_records Does the standard require the monitoring of accidents records? Indicator
women_s_rights_at_work Does the standard include explicit criteria to protect women rights at work? Indicator
training_of_workers_on_procedures_to_deal_with_accidents Does the standard require the provision of trainings for workers on procedures to deal with accidents Indicator
regular_medical_checks Does the standard include criteria on the provision of regular medical checks for workers (including farmers)? Indicator
workers_access_to_safe_drinking_water Does the standard include criteria relating to workers’ access to safe drinking water? Indicator
workers_access_to_decent_sanitary_facilities_at_work_showers_wc_changing_rooms_etc Does the standard require workers to have access to decent sanitary facilities in the workplace? Indicator
workplace_conditions_air_quality_lighting_noise Does the standard include requirements on workplace conditions (air quality, ligthing, noise…)? Text
safe_and_appropriate_housing_conditions_incl_dormitories_and_canteens_for_workers Does the standard require safe and appropriate housing conditions (including dormitories and canteens) for workers ? Indicator
workers_entitlement_to_breaks_e_g_meal_breaks Does the standard require entitlement to breaks (e.g. meal breaks) for workers Indicator
workers_access_to_basic_medical_services Does the standard include criteria on the access to basic medical services for workers? Text
policies_that_prohibit_the_use_of_physical_violence_intimidation_etc Does the standard prohibit harassment or abuse of workers? Indicator
keeping_records_of_disciplinary_measures Does the standard include criteria relating to keeping records of disciplinary measures Indicator
sexual_exploitation_harassment Does the standard incllude explicit criteria to protect permanent and temporary workers from any type of sexual exploitation or harassment? Indicator
security_issues_role_and_behavior_of_security_guards Does the standard require the implementation of policies relating to security issues / role and behavior of security guards Indicator
privacy_protection Does the standard require policies to be in place for privacy protection Indicator
worst_forms_of_child_labor_ilo182 Does the standard prohibit the worst forms of child labour as defined under ILO 182? Indicator
other_conditions_of_work Does the standard include other work/labor rights not covered in previous list Text
safety_at_work_ilo184 Does the standard address requirements for safety at work related to workers' health and safety, as defined in ILO 184? Text
safety_at_work_legal_compliance Does the standard explicitely require the unit of operation to comply with all international and legal requirements related to safety at work? Indicator
electrical_equipments_safety Does the standard require regular and proper maintenance of electrical equipment? Indicator
policies_in_place_for_verification_and_maintenance_of_buildings_safety Does the standard include criteria on the verification and maintenance of buidling safety. Indicator
fire_preparedness_drills_equipment_signs Does the standard include criteria on fire preparedness (e.g. drills, equipment, signs, etc. Indicator
documented_emergency_management_plan Does the standard require the unit of operation to have in place an emergency management plan Indicator

Employment

Property Definition Type
conditions_of_employment_general_principle Does the standard have a general principle on conditions of employment Text
workers_access_to_medical_insurance Does the standard address requirements for medical insurance in the workplace Indicator
human_resources_management_general_principle Does the standard include criteria related to the management of human resources Indicator
employment_hiring_practices_legal_compliance Does the standard require the unit of operation to comply with national regulation on employment / hiring practices? Indicator
migrant_workers_employment_and_contract_management Does the standard include criteria on migrant workers' employment and contract management regarding the protection of their labour rights Indicator
workforce_reduction_policies_and_practices_legal_compliance Does the standard require legal compliance with workforce reduction policies and practices Indicator
payroll_records_and_pay_slips Does the standard include criteria relating to payroll records and pay slips Indicator
workers_performance_for_promotion_trainings Does the standard include criteria relating to workers' performance assessment (for promotion, trainings…) Indicator
illegal_excessive_deductions_or_fees_incl_recruitment_fees Does the standard include criteria preventing the illegal or excessive deduction of recruitment fees (including visa fees) Indicator
workers_equipment_costs_incl_uniforms Does the standard include criteria relating to workers equipment costs (incl. uniforms) Indicator
retention_of_workers_documentation_id_passport Does the standard prohibit the withholding of workers' documents? Indicator
existence_of_publicly_available_policy_defining_workers_rights Does the standard require the unit of operaton to develop and make publicly available a policy defining workers' rights Indicator
use_of_legally_binding_labour_contracts_in_written_form Does the standard require formal written contracts versus verbal agreements Indicator
scope_of_workers_rights_and_benefits_applicable_equally_to_all_types_of_workers Does the standard require that workers' rights and benefits apply equally to all types of workers Indicator
distinct_home_workers Does the standard has specific policies and criteria related to the use of home-workers Indicator
equal_rights_and_benefits_applicable_to_full_time_and_sub_contract_workers Do the standard's rights and benefits for workers also apply to sub-contracted labour? Indicator
workers_mobility_and_freedom_of_movement Does the standard include criteria on the freedom of movement of employees? Indicator
paid_leave_general_policy_public_holidays_annual_leave_sick_leave_casual_leave Does the standard require a general policy on the number and types of leave days, including public holidays and annual leave? Text
1_rest_day_off_in7_days_period_or_more_stringent_policy Does the standard require that all workers have the right to at least one rest day in 7-days period Indicator
specific_maternity_paternity_leave_days Does the standard include criteria on the right to maternity leave (as defined in ILO 183)? Text
specific_special_leave_sickness_marriage_paternity_family_leave Does the standard include criteria related to special leave days, including sickness, marriage, family leave Indicator
fair_and_timely_payment_of_wages Does the standard require wages to be paid in a timely, regular and convenient manner understood by all employees? Text
voluntary_employment_no_forced_labor_ilo29105 Does the standard prohibit forced and compulsory labour as defined in ILO 29 and ILO 105? Indicator
pensions_and_social_security_benefits Does the standard require the provision of pensions and social security benefits Indicator
waivers_national_exemptions_to_full_scope_coverage_of_social_benefits_for_all_employees Does the standard address waivers/national exemptions to full scope coverage of social benefits for all employees Indicator
transportation_of_workers_to_production_site Does the standard include criteria related to the transportation of workers from their living place to the production site Indicator
securing_a_minimum_wage_based_on_sector_or_region_specificities Does the standard has specific criteria to ensure workers are paid minimum legal wages based on sector or region specificities? Indicator
living_wage_based_on_sector_or_region_specificities Does the standard require paying wages sufficient to meet basic needs of the worker and his or her family (living wage)? Indicator
wage_compensation_issues_and_policies_forced_days_of_lock_outs_meetings_outside_pay_time Does the standard address wage compensation issues and policies for workers? Indicator
child_labor_and_minimum_age_ilo138 Does the standard include criteria on the prohibition of child labour as defined under ILO 138? Indicator
child_labour_legal_compliance_policy Does the standard require legal compliance with child labour regulations? Indicator
maintaining_age_records_of_workers Does the standard require keeping age records of workers? Indicator
child_labour_remediation_policy_including_assistance_to_child_workers_and_their_families Does the standard require that assistance be provided to replaced child workers upon compliance with the standard? Indicator
waivers_national_exemptions_to_maximum_working_hours Does the standard include criteria on waivers / national exemptions to maximum working hours? Indicator
hiring_and_employing_young_workers Does the standard include criteria on hiring and employing young workers? Indicator
good_conditions_of_work_for_young_workers Does the standard require good working conditions for young workers Indicator
young_workers_working_hours Does the standard address young workers' working hours Indicator
training_programs_for_young_workers Does the standard promote young workers' access to training approved by the competent authority Indicator
young_workers_access_to_effective_grievance_mechanisms Does the standard address issues relating to young workers' access to effective grievance mechanisms Indicator
young_workers_trained_on_occupational_health_and_safety Does the standard require training on Occupational Health and Safety for young workers Indicator
equal_remuneration_ilo100 Does the standard includes criteria related to equal remuneration, as defined by ILO 100? Indicator
maximum_working_hours Does the standard include criteria on working hours, as defined in ILO Convention 1? Indicator
hours_of_work_overtime_monitoring Does the standard include criteria related to hours of work and overtime monitoring Indicator
other_the_conditions_of_employment Does the standard address other conditions of employment not covered above Text
right_to_refuse_overtime Does the standard explicitely state that workers have the right to refuse overtime Indicator
overtime_is_voluntary_and_compensated Does the standard require compensation for overtime? Indicator
the_use_of_prison_labor Does the standard include criteria related to voluntary prison labou Indicator
use_of_formal_format_or_template_for_labour_contracts Does the standard require a formal format or template for labour contracts in which all rights and obligations of workers are defined? Indicator
workers_compensation_for_medical_costs_in_case_of_work_related_accidents Does the standard require compensation payments/ covering of costs in case of work related accidents and injuries? Text

HumanDevelopment

Property Definition Type
freedom_of_association_ilo87 Does the standard promote the right to freedom of association, as defined in ILO 87? Indicator
formation_of_workers_representation_in_countries_where_freedom_of_association_and_collective_bargaining_is_not_supported_by_legislation Does the standard include criteria on the formation of workers representations where freedom of association is restricted by law? Text
workers_awareness_of_procedures_and_best_practices Does the standard require that workers are made aware of procedures and best practices? Indicator
policies_and_procedures_to_address_workers_grievances Does the standard require worker grievance mechanisms to be in place? Indicator
gender_policies_at_work_general_principles Does the standard include a general principle addressing gender policies at work Indicator
gender_policies_family_friendly_policies_to_increase_the_labour_force_participation_of_women Does the standard promote active female participation through the implementation of family friendly policies Indicator
gender_policies_development_assistance_policies_which_promote_the_economic_role_of_women Does the standard encourage the implementation of development assistance policies aimed at promoting the economic role of women Indicator
gender_policies_upgrading_the_status_of_and_wages_for_traditional_areas_of_women_s_work Does the standard promote upgrading the status of and wages for traditional areas of women's work (e.g. employment conditions, increased degree of professionalisation, higher pay and more training and career opportunities) Indicator
gender_policies_incentives_to_women_to_develop_their_careers_e_g_specific_training Does the standard promote incentives for women to develop their careers (e.g. training) Indicator
gender_policies_increased_access_to_finance_and_support_services_for_women_entrepreneurs Does the standard promote the implementation of gender policies to increase access to finance and support services for women entrepreneurs Indicator
gender_policies_integration_of_women_migrants_into_labor_force Does the standard encourage the integration of women migrants into labor force Indicator
collective_bargaining_ilo98 Does the standard promote the right to collective bargaining, as defined in ILO 98? Indicator
policies_and_procedures_to_monitor_workers_satisfaction_at_work Does the standard require processes to be in place for the monitoring of workers' satisfaction in the workplace? Indicator
other_empowerment_of_workers Does the standard address other social/human rights issues not covered in previous criteria Text
no_discrimination_at_work_ilo111 Does the standard require adherence to non-discrimination in the workplace, as defined in ILO 111? Indicator
non_discrimination_based_on_gender Does the standard require policies and/ or processes in place that prevent discrimination based specifically on gender in the workplace? Indicator
non_discrimination_of_persons_with_disabilities Does the standard include criteria on the non-discrimination of persons with disabilities Indicator
ensuring_participation_of_women_minorities_in_management Does the standard promote participation of women and/or minorities in management Indicator
workers_access_to_training_programs Does the standard include criteria on the provision of professional training for workers? Indicator
apprentice_programs_for_young_workers Does the standard promote the provision of apprentice programs for young workers Indicator
joint_committees_trade_unions_labour_associations Does the standard explicitly require workers' to have input into management processes through joint committees or similar mechanism Indicator

EconomicViability

Property Definition Type
business_operations_economic_viability_general_principle Does the standard system include a general principle on the financial resiliance (business viability) of the unit of operation? Text
fair_competition Does the standard system cover issues relating to fair competition Indicator
production_efficiency_productivity Does the standard system include criteria on improving production efficiency / productivity? Indicator
diversification_of_business_operations Does the standard system require consideration of options for business diversification? Indicator
long_term_sustainability_management_plan_continuous_improvement Does the standard include criteria on management plans for continuous improvement? Indicator
administration_and_management_business_plan Does the standard have a general principle on administration and management Indicator

SustainabilityManagement

Property Definition Type
environment_and_social_e_s_management_systems_general_principles Does the standard have a general principle related to Environment and Social (E&S) Management Systems Text
organizational_capacity_for_continuous_improvement_of_environmental_and_social_management Does the standard address issues relating to organizational capacity for continuous improvement of environmental and social (E&S) management Indicator
procedures_to_monitor_and_measure_effectiveness_of_e_s_management_systems Does the standard require procedures to be in place that effectively monitor and measure the effectiveness of E&S management systems? Indicator
reporting_on_and_making_publicly_available_e_s_management_systems Does the standard require reporting and making publicly available E&S management system reports Indicator
emergency_response_plans_or_strategies_to_climate_related_hazards Does the standard include criteria on emergency response plans or strategies to climate related hazards? Indicator
evacuation_safety_procedure Does the standard include criteria on evacuation safety procedures? Indicator
stakeholder_analysis_and_engagement_planning_in_e_s_management_systems Indicator
verification_of_mandatory_certificates_and_permits_e_g_water_use_rights_land_use_rights_etc Does the standard include criteria to ensure that relevant and up-to-date permits are held (such as water use rights or land use titles)? Indicator
occupation_health_and_safety_ohs_management_system Does the standard require policies and procedures to manage health and safety in the workplace? Indicator
establishing_and_making_publicly_available_the_management_unit_csr_policy Does the standard require corporate social responsibility to be an explicit integral part of the organization’s mission or policy statement(s) Indicator
staff_training_on_sustainability_issues_environment_social_economic_quality_culture_health_and_safety Does the standard promote sustainability trainings for all workers Indicator
establishing_and_making_publicly_available_the_management_unit_internal_control_system Does the standard include explicit requirements to establish and manage an internal control system which shall be responsible for the smooth implementation of the standards requirements Indicator
respect_the_natural_or_cultural_heritage_surroundings Does the standard include criteria related to the respect of natural or cultural heritage surroundings in siting, design, impact assessment, and land  rights and acquisition (e.g. tourism sector) Indicator
use_of_locally_appropriate_principles_for_scenic_sites Does the standard include criteria related to locally appropriate principles of sustainable construction Indicator
provision_of_access_for_persons_or_workers_with_special_needs Does the standard require provision of special access facilities to production sites for persons or workers with special needs Indicator
other_administration_and_management_issues Does the standard include other administration and management related requirements not listed previously Text
assess_risks_and_impacts_on_water_usage Does the standard include criteria on the assessment of risks and impacts on water usage Indicator
risks_and_impacts_on_water_levels_of_water_resources_used_surface_and_or_ground_water Does the standard include explicit criteria on impacts assessment of water levels of surface and/or ground water? Text
risks_and_impacts_on_water_quality_of_water_resources_used_surface_and_or_ground_water Does the standard include explicit criteria on impacts assessment of the quality of surface and/or ground water? Text
environmental_risks_and_impacts Does the standard include criteria on assessing the environmental risks and impacts of production/operations prior to any significant intensification or expansion of business operations/cultivation and infrastructure? Text
risks_and_impacts_on_soil_resources_condition Does the standard require an assessment of risks and impacts on soil resources condition Indicator
risks_and_impacts_on_biodiversity_in_as_well_as_outside_management_or_production_unit Does the standard require a biodiversity management plan to continuously manage impacts during the extraction phase? Indicator
environment_and_social_risks_mitigation_and_performance_improvement Does the standard include criteria on environment and social risks mitigation and performance improvement Indicator

SupplyChain

Property Definition Type
market_data_and_analysis Standard includes requirements related to recording market information and sharing it with the standard system Text
distribution_networks_and_access_to_markets_buyers Standard includes criteria related to other market access issues not included in previous list Indicator
non_discriminatory_lending_practices Standard includes criteria related to promote or put in place non-discriminatory lending practices Indicator
lending_practices_promoting_local_entities Does the standard system encourage lending practices that promote local entities Indicator
access_and_selection_of_inputs_and_varieties_traditional_versus_improved_engineered Does the standard promote access and selection of inputs and varieties (traditional versus improved/engineered) Indicator
traceability_of_inputs_varieties_and_records_of_materials_used Does the standard address issues relating to traceability of inputs / varieties and records of materials used Indicator
access_to_technology_and_innovation Does the standard promote access to technology and innovation Indicator
infrastructure_transport_storage_testing_laboratories Does the standard require appropriate conditions (temperature, maintenance, servicing) in infrastructure (transport, storage, testing laboratories) Indicator
responsible_intensification_expansion_of_cultivation_or_infrastructures Does the standard promote (responsible) intensification / expansion of cultivation or infrastructures Indicator
monitoring_measure_of_customer_client_satisfaction Does the standard include criteria related to measures of customers satisfaction Indicator
clients_staff_and_suppliers_to_consider_sustainability_issues_reduce_ghg_emissions_waste_water_use Does the standard system requier the development and implementation of policies that encourage clients, staff and suppliers to consider sustainability issues Indicator
supply_chain_stakeholders_mapping Criteria providing a framework to reinforce the links between supply chain actors and making it more robust (e.g. via contracts and responsibilities sharing…) Indicator
fair_marketing_based_on_factual_and_unbiased_information Does the standard include criteria related to policies and rules for marketing materials used by the assessee (quality/accuracy of the marketing materials) Indicator
group_organization_and_management_for_example_cooperatives Does the standard system encourage the formation of different types of organization and management (for example cooperatives Indicator
distinct_subcontracting_disclosure_of_prior_approval_auditor_s_access_to Does the standard include criteria on clear policies and fair process for subcontracting Indicator
local_micro_businesses_incubation_facilitation Does the standard include criteria related to local micro businesses/incubation/facilitation Indicator
setting_up_specific_delivery_times_for_suppliers_and_related_possible_sanctions_for_late_delivery Does the standard include criteria on establishing specific delivery times for suppliers and processes for late delivery? Indicator
access_to_financial_services_payment_credit_savings_subsidies Standard explicitly includes information on applicants’ access to finance/credit to the applicant, and the standard organization has a role to play Indicator
guarantee_of_premium_on_sales_of_certified_product Does the standard require price premiums to be paid to producers Indicator
minimum_price_guarantees Does the standard addresses issues relating to minimum price guarantees Indicator
setting_up_contracts_with_traders Does the standard require written contracts with traders to be issued Indicator
inclusion_of_suppliers_sustainability_strategy Does the standard's requirements for rights and benefits for workers also apply to input suppliers? Indicator
supply_chain_responsibility_beyond_primary_production Does the standard include criteria for the production processes beyond primary production? Text
advance_payments_requests Standard addresses issues related to advance payments including pre-financing Indicator

QualityManagement

Property Definition Type
quality_policy_general_requirements Does the standard includes general requirements on quality management for products and services Text
using_organic_inputs_to_production Does the standard include criteria related to using organic inputs to production Indicator
energy_used_during_manufacturing_processes Does the standard include criteria related to efficient energy use during the manufacturing process Indicator
energy_efficiency_of_production_process Does the standard include criteria related to efficient energy use during the production process Indicator
energy_efficiency_of_final_product_during_consumption Does the standard include criteria related to energy efficiency of final product during consumption Indicator
energy_efficiency_of_final_product_during_end_of_life Does the standard include criteria related to energy efficiency of final product during end-of-life Indicator
quality_of_products_packaging_and_transportation Does the standard include criteria related to the quality of packaging and transportation of products Indicator
quality_of_product_storage_facilities_warehouses_containers_etc Does the standard include criteria related to the quality of product storage facilities (warehouses, containers etc) - excl. Food products specific criteria Indicator
quality_manual_available_to_staff_workers Does the standard require that there is a quality manual available to staff/workers Indicator
control_process_established_and_documented Does the standard require that control processes are established and documented within the Quality Management System Indicator
traceability_and_records_keeping Does the standard require that the Quality Management System include traceability and records-keeping Indicator
quality_compliance_to_national_and_international_legislation Does the standard requires that a quality management system complies with national and international legislation Indicator
procedures_established_and_monitored Does the standard require that procedures are established and monitored within the Quality Management System Indicator
customer_focus_performance_indicators Does the standard require that the Quality Management System has a customer focus Indicator
complaint_management_system_implemented Does the standard require that the Quality Management System includes a complaint management system Indicator
complaints_records_keeping Does the standard require that the Quality Management System maintain records on complaints Indicator
control_process_periodic_review_and_assessment Does the standard require that the unit of operations has a periodic review and assessment of its Quality Management System control processes Indicator
internal_audit_self_assessment_system_established_and_monitored Does the standard require that the unit of operation establish a system for regular internal audits / self assessments of its Quality Management System and to monitor the system accordingly Indicator
incidences_monitoring_and_records_keeping Does the standard require that Quality Management System monitors and maintains records of incidences Indicator
corrective_actions_implemented_and_documented Does the standard require that a unit of operation's Quality Management System implements and documents corrective actions in response to non-conformities Indicator
quality_risk_assessment_and_hazard_control_procedures Does the standard body require that a quality management system has risk assessment and hazard control procedures in place Indicator
quality_documentation_and_monitoring_procedures Does the standard body require that the quality management system of a unit of operation involves documentation and monitoring procedures Indicator
quality_technical_specifications Does the standard body require that the quality management system follow specific technical specifications applying to the production process/final product or service development/delivery Indicator
product_safety_specifications_excl_food_safety Does the standard include criteria related to product safety (excluding issues covering food safety) Indicator
testing_quality_of_inputs_to_production Does the standard include criteria related to testing quality of inputs to production Indicator
testing_quality_of_semi_final_products Does the standard include criteria related to testing quality of semi-final products Indicator
testing_quality_of_final_products Does the standard include criteria related to testing quality of final products Indicator
defined_controlled_and_monitored_technical_processes_for_non_food_manufactured_products Does the standard require that the quality management system has defined, controlled and monitored technical processes for non-food manufactured products Indicator
production_site_specifications_established_and_monitored_through_inspections Does the standard require that the quality management system has established production site specifications which are regularly monitored by inspection Indicator
waste_management_system_established_and_monitored_volume_toxicity_discharge Does the standard require that the quality management system has an established waste management system, which is regularly monitored Indicator
water_usage_management_system_established_and_monitored_volume_quality_use_re_use_and_recycling_wastewater_discharge Does the standard require that the quality management system has an established water usage management system, which is regularly monitored Indicator
chemicals_usage_management_system_established_and_monitored_volume_quality_prohibited_substances_storage_and_hazardous_waste_discharge Does the standard require that the quality management system has an established chemicals usage management system, which is regularly monitored Indicator
risk_assessment_for_contamination_of_non_food_products Does the standard require that the quality management system involves a risk assessment for contamination of non-food products? Indicator
food_products_compliance_to_national_and_international_legislation Does the standard require compliance with national and international legislation on food products Indicator
food_safety_complaints_and_non_conformities_records_keeping Does the standard require records keeping of food safety complaints and non-conformities Indicator
food_safety_non_conformities_corrective_action_plan_established Does the standard require the establishment of a corrective action plan on food safety non-conformities Indicator
food_safety_procedures_established_and_documented Does the standard require that food safety procedures are established and documented Indicator
food_safety_instructions_including_hygiene_requirements_established_and_communicated_to_staff_workers Does the standard require that food safety instructions, including hygiene requirements, are established and communicated to staff / workers Indicator
hygiene_instructions_clearly_signed_and_communicated_to_external_visitors Does the standard require that hygiene instructions are clearly signed and communicated to external visitors Indicator
food_safety_training_for_all_staff_handling_food_products Does the standard require training for all staff handling food products Indicator
food_safety_incidences_management_procedures_established_and_communicated_to_staff_workers Does the standard require that food safety incidences management procedures are established and communicated to staff / workers Indicator
food_safety_incidences_management_plan_testing_and_regular_training_of_staff_workers Does the standard require testing of the food safety incidences management plan and regular training for its procedures to staff / workers Indicator
food_safety_incidences_records_keeping Does the standard require records to be maintained for food safety incidences Indicator
food_safety_incidences_external_communication_plan Does the standard require a food safety incidences external communication plan Indicator

TechnicalSpecifications

Property Definition Type
inputs_purchasing_policies_and_suppliers_clearance_process_established_and_monitored Does the standard body require that a Quality Management System has established and monitored inputs purchasing policies and suppliers' clearance processes Indicator
technical_processes_for_manufacturing_processing_of_non_food_products Does the standard have requirements related to technical processes for manufacturing / processing of non-food products Indicator
final_products_technical_specifications_and_suitability_of_non_food_products Does the standard have requirements related to final products technical specifications and suitability of non-food products Indicator
assess_final_product_potential_for_re_use_and_recycling_of_non_food_products Does the standard have criteria for the assessment of final product potential for re-use and recycling of non-food products Indicator
does_the_standard_cover_the_quality_of_textiles Does the standard cover criteria on the quality of textiles? Text
does_the_standard_include_the_suitability_of_use Does the standard include criteria on the suitability of the product for the intended purpose? Indicator

TraceabilityAndRecall

Property Definition Type
quality_management_systems_transportation_of_non_food_products Does the standard include criteria on the transportation of non-food products? Indicator
traceability_system_established_and_monitored Does the standard require that a traceability system is established and monitored for non-food products Indicator
traceability_records_maintained_through_entire_chain_of_production Does the standard require that traceability records are maintained through the entire chain of production for non-food products Indicator
labeling_system_of_all_inputs_through_entire_production_chain Does the standard require the implementation of a labeling system of all inputs through entire production chain for non-food products Indicator
product_recall_policy_established_tested_and_monitored Does the standard require that a product recall policy is established, tested and monitored? Indicator
identity_preservation_model_established_and_monitored_modus_operandi Does the standard require that the Identity preservation model is established and monitored for the traceability of non-food products Indicator
segregation_model_established_and_monitored_modus_operandi Does the standard require that the segregation model is established and monitored for the traceability of non-food products Indicator
establishing_and_implementation_of_a_t_t_system_focused_on_a_quick_identification_separation_blocking_and_withdrawal_from_market Establishing and implementation of a T&T system focused on a quick identification, separation, blocking and withdrawal from market Indicator
communication_including_list_of_stakeholders_both_internally_as_externally Criteria for communication including list of stakeholders (both internally as externally) Indicator
notification_of_clients Notification of clients Indicator
notification_of_competent_authority Notification of Competent Authority Indicator
notification_of_certification_body Notification of certification body Indicator
notification_of_scheme_manager Notification of scheme manager Indicator
continuous_update_of_recall_procedure Continuous update of recall procedure Indicator
a_procedure_to_evaluate_executed_recalls_and_define_improvements A procedure to evaluate executed recalls and define improvements Indicator
performance_of_a_recall_simulation_with_a_risk_based_frequency Performance of a recall simulation with a risk based frequency Indicator
performance_of_a_recall_simulation_at_least_once_a_year Performance of a recall simulation at least once a year Indicator
a_procedure_to_evaluate_the_recall_simulation A procedure to evaluate the recall simulation Indicator
record_at_least_relevant_information_related_to_received_products_downstream_and_suppliers Record at least relevant information related to received products (downstream) and suppliers Indicator
establishing_a_crisis_management_team Establishing a crisis management team Indicator
record_at_least_relevant_information_related_to_delivered_products_upstream_and_customers Record at least relevant information related to delivered products (upstream) and customers Indicator
implementation_a_system_for_internal_t_t Implementation a system for internal T&T Indicator
provision_of_relevant_information_about_products_and_their_delivery Provision of relevant information about products and their delivery Indicator
provision_of_relevant_information_about_products_and_their_delivery_within_a_certain_time_limit Provision of relevant information about products and their delivery within a certain time limit Indicator
establishing_a_recall_team_including_roles_tasks_responsibilities_and_mandates Establishing a recall team including roles, tasks, responsibilities and mandates. Indicator
a_recall_team_including_provision_of_all_necessary_means Criteria for a recall team including provision of all necessary means Indicator
recall Criteria for recall Indicator

SafetyHaccpSystem

Property Definition Type
general_principle_about_food_safety Does the standard include a general principle on food safety Text
general_principle_about_irradiation Does the standard include a general principle on the irradiation of food products Indicator
general_principle_about_chilling_storage_and_transportation Does the standard include a general principle on the chilling, storage and transportation of food products Indicator
transportation_of_food_products Does the standard include criteria related to the transportation of food products Indicator
haccp_principle1_is_a_hazard_analysis_conducted_for_each_process_step_in_the_manufacturing_of_the_food_item Does the standard include criteria related to HACCP Principle 1 (Conduct a Hazard Analysis) Indicator
haccp_principle2_if_the_hazard_analysis_indicates_any_hazards_present_within_the_food_manufacturing_process_are_critical_control_points_ccps_identified Does the standard include criteria related to HACCP Principle 2 (Determine the Critical Control Points (CCPs)) Indicator
haccp_principle3_are_critical_limits_established_for_each_ccp Does the standard include criteria related to HACCP Principle 3 (Establish Critical Limits for each CCP) Indicator
haccp_principle4_are_monitoring_procedures_established_for_each_ccp Does the standard include criteria related to HACCP Principle 4 (Establish a Monitoring System for each CCP) Indicator
haccp_principle5_are_corrective_actions_established_for_each_ccp_in_the_event_critical_limits_are_exceeded Does the standard include criteria related to HACCP Principle 5 (Establish a Corrective Action Plan) Indicator
haccp_principle6_are_verification_procedures_established Does the standard include criteria related to HACCP Principle 6 (Establish Verification Procedures) Indicator
haccp_principle7_are_record_keeping_and_documentation_for_haccp_procedures_established Does the standard include criteria related to HACCP Principle 7 (Establish HACCP Documentation and Record Keeping and Review) Indicator
haccp_existence_of_a_haccp_system Does the standard require that the unit of operation has an established HACCP system Indicator
haccp_system_team_composed_of_multidisciplinary_skills Does the standard require that the HACCP team is composed of multi-disciplinary skills Indicator
haccp_system_team_leader_mandatory_training Does the standard require mandatory training for the HACCP team leader Indicator
haccp_system_critical_control_points_critical_limits_monitoring_procedures_established_and_monitored Does the standard require that critical control points, critical limits and monitoring procedures are established and monitored according to the HACCP system Indicator
haccp_system_established_documented_and_monitored_corrective_actions Does the standard require that corrective actions are established, documented and monitored according to the HACCP system Indicator
haccp_system_procedures_in_place_to_verify_efficiency_of_the_haccp_system Does the standard require that procedures are in place to verify efficiency of the HACCP system Indicator
established_and_documented_policy_relating_to_control_measures_implemented_to_mitigate_food_safety_hazards Does the standard require an established and documented policy relating to control measures implemented to mitigate food safety hazards Indicator
established_and_documented_policy_relating_to_food_contamination Does the standard require an established and documented policy relating to mitigation of threats of food contamination Indicator
contamination_in_food_harvesting Does the standard include criteria related to mitigation of threats of contamination in food harvesting Indicator
contamination_in_food_handling_incl_washing Does the standard include criteria related to mitigation of threats of contamination in food handling (incl. washing) Indicator
contamination_in_food_transportation Does the standard include criteria related to mitigation of threats of contamination in food transportation Indicator
contamination_in_food_processing Does the standard include criteria related to mitigation of threats of contamination in food processing Indicator
contamination_in_food_packaging Does the standard include criteria related to mitigation of threats of contamination in food packaging Indicator

ProductionSite

Property Definition Type
site_location Does the standard address production site location as a critical control point of the food management system Indicator
site_and_facilities_disinfection_procedures Does the standard require that the food production site has site and facilities disinfection procedures Indicator
staff_facilities_hand_washing_and_toilets_hygiene_requirements Does the standard include requirements for hand washing and toilet hygiene for staff facilities in the food production site Indicator
staff_facilities_changing_facilities_lockers_and_catering_specifications Does the standard require that staff changing facilities, lockers and catering areas follow proper specifications for food production sites Indicator
staff_facilities_eating_places_segregated_from_production_areas Does the standard require that staff eating places are segregated from production areas in the food production site Indicator
food_feed_production_site_pest_control_procedures Does the standard require that the food production site has pest control procedures in place Indicator
access_to_the_site Does the standard include criteria related to controlled access to the food production site Indicator
risk_assessment_of_site_and_processes_risks_of_contamination Does the standard require a risk assessment of the production site and processes (risks of contamination) Indicator
food_harvesting_processing_utensils_cleaned_disinfected_sanitized_maintained_and_protected_from_contamination Does the standard require that food harvesting/processing utensils are cleaned, disinfected/sanitized, maintained and protected from contamination Indicator
site_construction_materials_appropriate_risks_of_contamination Does the standard require that the production site is constructed using appropriate materials to avoid risk of food contamination Indicator
water_supply_volume_and_quality_monitored Does the standard require monitoring of volumes and quality of water supply to the food production site Indicator
waste_management_system_volume_toxicity_recycling_discharge Does the standard require that the food production site has a waste management system (volume, toxicity, recycling, discharge) Indicator
waste_water_drainage_discharge_re_using_recycling_processes Does the standard require that the food production site has waste water drainage, discharge, re-using and recycling processes Indicator
site_and_facilities_cleaning_procedures Does the standard require that the food production site has site and facilities cleaning procedures Indicator

TracebilityRecallAndAllergens

Property Definition Type
traceability_system_established_and_monitored Does the standard require that the food production system has an established and monitored traceability system in place Indicator
segregation_model_established_and_monitored_modus_operandi Does the standard require that the segregation model is established and monitored in food production systems Indicator
mass_balance_model_established_and_monitored_modus_operandi Does the standard require that the mass balance model is established and monitored in food production systems Indicator
traceability_records_maintained_through_entire_chain_of_production Does the standard require that the food production system maintain traceability records throughout entire chain of production Indicator
labeling_system_of_all_inputs_through_entire_production_chain Does the standard require a labeling system of all inputs through entire food production chain Indicator
product_recall_policy_established_tested_and_monitored Does the standard require a product recall policy to be established, tested and monitored Indicator
gmo_handling_procedures_and_staff_training Does the standard require GMO handling procedures and staff training to be in place Indicator
gmo_inputs_selection_and_technical_specifications Does the standard require technical specifications and inputs selection of GMOs for food production Indicator
allergen_handling_procedures_and_staff_training Does the standard require allergen handling procedures and staff training Indicator
allergen_inputs_selection_and_technical_specifications Does the standard require technical specifications and inputs selection of allergens for food production Indicator
identity_preservation_model_established_and_monitored_modus_operandi Does the standard require that the Identity preservation model is established and monitored in food production systems Indicator

ForeignBodiesAndContamination

Property Definition Type
risk_of_contamination_from_raw_material_control_of_inputs_and_ingredients Does the standard require the control of inputs and ingredients to avoid risk of contamination from raw material in food production Indicator
contamination_waste_disposal_contamination_risk_assessment_and_discharge_procedures Does the standard require a risk assessment for waste disposal contamination and discharge procedures to be in place to avoid risk of contamination in the food production system Indicator
contamination_foreign_body_control_detector_monitoring_procedures Does the standard require foreign body control & detection monitoring procedures to be in place for the production of food Indicator
food_products_handling_general_policy Does the standard require the unit of operations to have a general policy on the handling of food products Indicator
food_products_handling_equipment_specifications_maintenance_and_testing Does the standard require specifications, maintenance and testing to be in place for all equipment used in the handling of food Indicator
food_products_handling_storage_facilities_specifications_hygiene_maintenance_and_verification Does the standard include criteria on storage facilities specifications, hygiene maintenance and verification in the handling of food Indicator
food_products_handling_storage_conditions_hygiene_requirements_and_verification_processes Does the standard include criteria on storage conditions, hygiene requirements and verification processes in the handling of food Indicator
food_products_handling_packaging_and_labeling_requirements Does the standard include packaging and label requirements for the handling of food Indicator
semi_final_product_specifications_and_controls_of_risk_foreign_bodies Does the standard require product specifications and controls for the risk of foreign bodies in semi-final production Indicator
final_product_specifications_and_controls_for_contamination Does the standard require final product specifications and controls for contamination for food products Indicator
harvested_semi_processed_products_packaging_protection_against_contamination Does the standard include criteria related to packaging protection against contaminants for harvested / semi-processed products? Indicator
harvested_semi_processed_final_products_treatment_before_retail Does the standard include criteria on the treatment of harvested / semi-processed / final products before retail Indicator
contamination_glass_and_wood_foreign_bodies_inspection Does the standard require procedures to be in place for the protection and inspection of glass and wood foreign body contaminants in the food production system Indicator
contamination_water_contamination_mitigation_controls_and_procedures Does the standard require water contamination mitigation controls and procedures in the food production system Indicator
contamination_chemical_storage Does the standard include criteria on chemical storage to avoid contamination in the food production system Indicator
contamination_site_and_equipment_inspection Does the standard require site and equipment inspection in the food production system Indicator

ProcessAndProductControl

Property Definition Type
food_production_process_control_raw_material_intermediate_final_product_specifications Does the standard require specifications to be available for all raw materials, intermediate and final food products Indicator
food_production_process_control_product_transportation_procedures Does the standard require control processes to be in place for product transportation procedures Indicator
food_production_personnel_skills_training_records Does the standard address personnel skills and require records of training for food production workers Indicator
food_production_workers_staff_training_programs Does the standard require the unit of operations to provide training programs for food production workers/staff Indicator
food_production_personal_hygiene Does the standard require that all workers / staff comply with good personal hygiene practices Indicator
food_production_medical_screening Does the standard require that all food production workers / staff undergo medical screening prior to working with food Indicator
food_production_protective_clothing Does the standard require that all food production workers / staff wear protective clothing Indicator
food_production_process_control_product_development_process Does the standard require control processes to be in place for food product development Indicator
food_feed_production_process_control_nutritional_requirements Does the standard require control processes for nutritional requirements to be in place for food / feed production Indicator
food_production_process_control_packaging_material_procedures Does the standard require control processes to be in place for packaging material and procedures Indicator
food_production_process_control_product_analysis_and_testing Does the standard require control processes to be in place for food product analysis and testing Indicator
food_feed_production_process_control_health_and_nutrition_requirements Does the standard require control processes to be in place for food / feed health and nutritional requirements Indicator
food_production_process_control_quantity_control_procedures Does the standard require control processes to be in place for quantity control Indicator
food_production_process_control_management_of_non_conforming_products Does the standard require control processes to be in place for management of non-conforming products Indicator
food_production_process_control_verification_calibration_of_monitoring_devices Does the standard require control processes to be in place for verification/calibration of monitoring devices Indicator

ManagementSystem

Property Definition Type
definition_of_scope Definition of scope Text
determination_of_all_necessary_inspections_monitoring_and_measurements Determination of all necessary inspections, monitoring and measurements Indicator
implementation_of_actions_to_achieve_planned_results Implementation of actions to achieve planned results Indicator
compliance_with_all_relevant_legal_feed_safety_requirements Compliance with all relevant legal feed safety requirements Indicator
keep_up_with_all_relevant_legal_developments Keep up with all relevant legal developments Indicator
communication_within_the_organisation_and_upstream_downstream_in_the_chain Communication within the organisation and upstream/downstream in the chain Indicator
determination_of_processes_and_their_interactions Determination of processes and their interactions Indicator
identification_of_all_critical_elements_in_the_processes Identification of all critical elements in the processes Indicator
determination_of_criteria_and_methods_to_ensure_effective_operation Determination of criteria and methods to ensure effective operation Indicator
determination_of_criteria_and_methods_to_control_the_risks Determination of criteria and methods to control the risks Indicator
establish_and_implement_prerequisite_programmes Establish and implement prerequisite programmes Indicator
establish_and_implement_a_haccp_plan Establish and implement a HACCP-plan Indicator
availability_of_information_to_support_correct_operation_and_control Availability of information to support correct operation and control Indicator
availability_of_resources Availability of resources Indicator

Specifications

Property Definition Type
specification_of_feed_products_and_or_feed_services_covered_under_the_scope Specification of feed products and/or feed services covered under the scope Indicator
specification_of_legal_aspects Specification of legal aspects Indicator
specification_of_locations_and_sites_covered_under_the_scope Specification of locations and sites covered under the scope Indicator
specification_of_processes_covered_under_the_scope Specification of processes covered under the scope Indicator
specification_of_outsourced_activities_covered_under_the_scope Specification of outsourced activities covered under the scope Indicator
specification_of_exclusions Specification of exclusions Indicator

Documentation

Property Definition Type
documentation_of_the_policy_and_related_feed_objectives Documentation of the policy and related feed objectives Indicator
safe_storage_of_data Safe storage of data Indicator
documentation_of_the_scope_description_as_specified_above Documentation of the scope description (as specified above) Indicator
documentation_of_the_required_procedures_and_instructions Documentation of the required procedures and instructions Indicator
documentation_of_other_documents_needed_to_ensure_an_effective_operation_of_fms Documentation of other documents needed to ensure an effective operation of FMS Indicator
documentation_of_the_structure_of_the_controlled_documentation_system Documentation of the structure of the controlled documentation system Indicator
a_procedure_to_draft_approve_issue_review_update_implement_and_control_the_documents A procedure to draft, approve, issue, review, update, implement and control the documents. Indicator
a_procedure_to_register_and_store_data_and_records A procedure to register and store data and records Indicator
a_procedure_to_guarantee_security_of_data_to_exclude_unauthorised_and_unwanted_change_of_data_and_to_exclude_fraud A procedure to guarantee security of data; to exclude unauthorised and unwanted change of data and to exclude fraud Indicator
a_time_period_for_retaining_records A time period for retaining records Indicator

ManagementResponsibility

Property Definition Type
demonstration_of_commitment_to_feed_safety_assurance Demonstration of commitment to feed safety assurance Indicator
definition_of_a_policy_which_includes_activities_needed_to_achieve_feed_safety_and_quality_requirements_of_customers Definition of a policy which includes activities needed to achieve feed safety and quality requirements of customers Indicator
definition_of_smart_objectives_related_to_the_policy Definition of smart objectives related to the policy Indicator
creation_of_awareness_in_the_organization_about_importance_of_feed_safety_assurance Creation of awareness in the organization about importance of feed safety assurance Indicator
operation_of_an_effective_fms Operation of an effective FMS Indicator
job_descriptions_addressing_responsibilities_and_authorities_regarding_feed_safety_assurance Job descriptions, addressing responsibilities and authorities regarding feed safety assurance Indicator
an_organogram An organogram Indicator
establishing_a_haccp_team Establishing a HACCP team Indicator
assurance_that_all_relevant_departments_are_represented_in_the_haccp_team Assurance that all relevant departments are represented in the HACCP team Indicator
definition_of_skills_and_competences_for_each_member_of_the_haccp_team Definition of skills and competences for each member of the HACCP-team Indicator
appointment_of_a_haccp_team_leader Appointment of a HACCP team leader Indicator
internal_communication_of_the_importance_of_feed_safety_assurance Internal communication of the importance of feed safety assurance Indicator
arrangement_of_external_communication Arrangement of external communication Indicator
arrangement_of_internal_communication Arrangement of internal communication Indicator
review_of_monitoring_plan Review of monitoring plan Indicator
review_of_external_audit Review of external audit Indicator
review_of_internal_audit Review of internal audit Indicator
review_of_customer_satisfaction Review of customer satisfaction Indicator
review_of_verification_report_of_the_fms Review of verification report of the FMS Indicator
review_of_verification_report_of_the_haccp Review of verification report of the HACCP Indicator
review_of_supplier_evaluation Review of supplier evaluation Indicator
review_of_other_relevant_input_for_mr Review of other relevant input for MR Indicator
organize_and_implement_quality_feed_safety_into_the_organization Organize and implement quality/feed safety into the organization Indicator
the_frequency_for_conducting_the_mr The frequency for conducting the MR Indicator
decision_of_about_effectiveness_of_the_fms Decision of about effectiveness of the FMS Indicator
decision_of_about_improvements Decision of about improvements Indicator
review_of_objectives_as_defined_in_the_previous_period Review of objectives as defined in the previous period Indicator
definition_of_smart_feed_safety_objectives Definition of SMART feed safety objectives Indicator
provision_of_financial_resources_needed_for_improvements Provision of financial resources needed for improvements Indicator
provision_of_resources_needed_for_improvements Provision of resources needed for improvements Indicator
assigning_a_responsible_person_to_execute_this Assigning a responsible person to execute this. Indicator
definition_of_a_clear_feed_safety_and_quality_statement Definition of a clear feed safety and quality statement Indicator
definition_of_a_policy_which_fits_to_the_size_and_role_of_the_organization Definition of a policy which fits to the size and role of the organization. Indicator
definition_of_a_policy_which_is_in_compliance_with_legal_market_and_customer_requirements Definition of a policy which is in compliance with legal, market and customer requirements Indicator
definition_of_policy_which_includes_activities_needed_to_achieve_feed_safety_and_quality_regulatory_requirements Definition of policy which includes activities needed to achieve feed safety and quality regulatory requirements Indicator
definition_of_a_policy_which_includes_activities_needed_to_achieve_feed_safety_and_quality_requirements_of_the_market Definition of a policy which includes activities needed to achieve feed safety and quality requirements of the market Indicator

VerificationAndImprovement

Property Definition Type
a_procedure_for_managing_internal_complaints_effectively A procedure for managing internal complaints effectively Indicator
execution_of_the_internal_audit_at_least_every_year Execution of the internal audit at least every year Indicator
analysis_of_results_of_all_verification_activities_including_the_results_of_monitoring_plan_complaints_and_internal_audits Analysis of results of all verification activities, including the results of monitoring plan, complaints, and (internal) audits Indicator
definition_of_updates_or_improvements_of_the_system Definition of updates or improvements of the system Indicator
communication_of_results_of_verification_activities Communication of results of verification activities Indicator
assurance_of_possibilities_for_continually_improvement Assurance of possibilities for continually improvement Indicator
assurance_of_continuous_update_of_the_system Assurance of continuous update of the system Indicator
a_procedure_for_managing_external_complaints_effectively A procedure for managing external complaints effectively Indicator
a_procedure_for_reviewing_complaints_to_establish_corrective_actions A procedure for reviewing complaints to establish corrective actions Indicator
a_procedure_for_reviewing_complaints_to_establish_preventive_actions A procedure for reviewing complaints to establish preventive actions Indicator
implementation_of_a_complete_internal_audit_programme Implementation of a complete internal audit programme Indicator
the_qualifications_for_internal_auditors The qualifications for internal auditors Indicator
assurance_of_independency_and_impartiality_of_auditors Assurance of independency and impartiality of auditors Indicator
planning_of_audits_which_cover_all_parts_of_the_system Planning of audits which cover all parts of the system Indicator
execution_of_the_internal_audit_with_a_risk_based_frequency Execution of the internal audit with a risk-based frequency Indicator

PrerequisiteProgrammes

Property Definition Type
awareness_and_competence_about_feed_safety_assurance Awareness and competence about feed safety assurance Indicator
implementation_of_protective_measures_against_sabotage_vandalism_or_terrorism Implementation of protective measures against sabotage, vandalism or terrorism Indicator
design_construction_and_maintenance_which_is_fit_for_safe_feed_production_that_results_in_clean_well_facilitating_buildings_and_protect_against_cross_contamination_of_the_feed Design, construction and maintenance which is fit for safe feed production that results in clean, well-facilitating buildings and protect against (cross)contamination of the feed Indicator
clear_identification_of_buildings Clear identification of buildings Indicator
prevention_of_pests_and_other_animals_to_enter_the_buildings Prevention of pests and other animals to enter the buildings Indicator
assuring_enough_daylight_or_artificial_light_to_guarantee_safe_production_of_feed Assuring enough daylight or artificial light to guarantee safe production of feed Indicator
design_construction_and_maintenance_which_is_fit_for_safe_feed_production_that_results_in_a_dry_clean_well_ventilated_area_protected_from_dust_condensation_or_other_sources_of_cross_contamination Design, construction and maintenance which is fit for safe feed production that results in a dry, clean, well-ventilated area protected from dust, condensation or other sources of (cross)contamination. Indicator
addressing_possible_cross_contamination_in_the_risk_assessment_to_assure_that_it_is_controlled_and_does_not_exceed_established_limits Addressing possible (cross)contamination in the risk assessment to assure that it is controlled and does not exceed established limits Indicator
clear_identification_of_the_areas Clear identification of the areas Indicator
assurance_of_possibilities_to_carry_out_proper_cleaning_maintenance_and_pest_control_programme Assurance of possibilities to carry out proper cleaning, maintenance and pest control programme. Indicator
design_construction_and_maintenance_of_the_storage_areas_that_results_in_a_dry_clean_well_ventilated_area_protected_from_dust_condensation_or_other_sources_of_cross_contamination Design, construction and maintenance of the storage areas that results in a dry, clean, well-ventilated area protected from dust, condensation or other sources of (cross)contamination. Indicator
training_and_education_especially_about_haccp_and_feed_safety Training and education, especially about HACCP and feed safety Indicator
design_construction_and_maintenance_of_the_internal_transport_equipment_that_results_in_clean_well_working_equipment_and_protect_against_cross_contamination_of_the_feed Design, construction and maintenance of the internal transport equipment that results in clean, well-working equipment and protect against (cross)contamination of the feed Indicator
ensure_clear_identification_of_the_storage_areas_and_the_internal_transport_equipment Ensure clear identification of the storage areas and the internal transport equipment. Indicator
ensure_separation_or_zoning_of_facilities_so_that_safety_of_feeds_is_always_guaranteed Ensure separation or zoning of facilities so that safety of feeds is always guaranteed Indicator
storage_of_feed_medicines_including_storage_facilities_accessibility_and_handling_by_personnel Storage of feed medicines including storage facilities, accessibility and handling by personnel Indicator
prevention_of_pests_and_other_animals_entering_the_storage_areas Prevention of pests and other animals entering the storage areas Indicator
design_construction_and_maintenance_which_is_fit_for_safe_feed_production_that_results_in_clean_well_working_equipment_and_protect_against_cross_contamination_of_the_feed Design, construction and maintenance which is fit for safe feed production that results in clean, well-working equipment and protect against (cross)contamination of the feed. Indicator
avoidance_of_cross_contamination Avoidance of (cross)contamination Indicator
identification_of_any_potential_risk_for_cross_contamination Identification of any potential risk for (cross)contamination. Indicator
facilities_for_personnel_hygiene Facilities for personnel hygiene Indicator
implementation_of_measures_to_control_the_risks_for_cross_contamination Implementation of measures to control the risks for (cross)contamination Indicator
assurance_that_water_and_steam_used_during_feed_production_does_not_cause_any_risk_to_the_safety_of_the_feed Assurance that water and steam used during feed production does not cause any risk to the safety of the feed Indicator
assurance_that_any_processing_aid_used_during_feed_production_does_not_cause_any_risk_to_the_safety_of_the_feed Assurance that any processing aid used during feed production does not cause any risk to the safety of the feed Indicator
assurance_that_air_and_air_systems_do_not_affect_feed_safety Assurance that air and air systems do not affect feed safety. Indicator
assurance_that_the_packaging_materials_used_do_not_cause_any_risk_to_the_safety_of_the_feed Assurance that the packaging materials used do not cause any risk to the safety of the feed Indicator
definition_and_implementation_of_a_proper_and_complete_maintenance_programme Definition and implementation of a proper and complete maintenance programme Indicator
maintenance_of_all_sites_buildings_areas_and_equipment Maintenance of all sites, buildings, areas and equipment Indicator
definition_and_implementation_a_proper_and_complete_cleaning_programme Definition and implementation a proper and complete cleaning programme. Indicator
cleaning_of_all_sites_buildings_areas_and_equipment Cleaning of all sites, buildings, areas and equipment Indicator
assurance_that_cleaning_and_sanitizing_agents_do_not_cause_any_risk_to_the_safety_of_the_feed Assurance that cleaning and sanitizing agents do not cause any risk to the safety of the feed. Indicator
prohibition_to_eat_drink_and_smoke_in_production_storage_areas Prohibition to eat, drink and smoke in production/storage areas Indicator
assurance_that_cleaning_and_sanitizing_agents_comply_with_legal_aspects Assurance that cleaning and sanitizing agents comply with legal aspects Indicator
water_for_cleaning_or_applications_where_there_is_a_risk_of_indirect_product_contact_to_meet_specified_animal_food_safety_requirements_relevant_to_the_application Water for cleaning or applications where there is a risk of indirect product contact to meet specified animal food safety requirements relevant to the application Indicator
definition_and_implementation_of_a_proper_and_pest_control_programme Definition and implementation of a proper and pest control programme. Indicator
qualifications_for_personnel_involved_in_the_execution_of_the_pest_control_program Qualifications for personnel involved in the execution of the pest control program Indicator
training_of_own_personnel_involved_in_the_execution_of_the_pest_control_program Training of own personnel involved in the execution of the pest control program Indicator
certification_of_external_people_involved_in_the_execution_of_the_pest_control_program Certification of external people involved in the execution of the pest control program Indicator
keeping_all_sites_buildings_areas_and_equipment_free_of_pests_and_other_animals Keeping all sites, buildings, areas and equipment free of pests and other animals Indicator
prevention_of_pest_and_other_animals_to_enter_buildings_and_areas Prevention of pest and other animals to enter buildings and areas Indicator
identification_collection_removal_and_disposal_of_waste_in_such_a_way_that_cross_contamination_is_prevented Identification, collection, removal and disposal of waste in such a way that (cross)contamination is prevented Indicator
prevention_of_cross_contamination_with_validated_procedures Prevention of cross-contamination with validated procedures Indicator
provision_of_protective_clothing_equipment_if_there_is_potential_risk_for_cross_contamination Provision of protective clothing/equipment if there is potential risk for (cross)contamination Indicator
prevention_of_cross_contamination_of_feed_medicines_with_validated_procedures Prevention of cross-contamination of feed medicines with validated procedures Indicator
a_design_construction_and_maintenance_which_is_fit_for_safe_feed_production A design, construction and maintenance which is fit for safe feed production Indicator
facilities_for_eating_and_drinking Facilities for eating and drinking Indicator
controlled_access_to_the_site_including_visitors Controlled access to the site, including visitors. Indicator

Purchase

Property Definition Type
overview_of_all_suppliers_and_services Overview of all suppliers and services Indicator
specifications_of_raw_materials_and_services Specifications of raw materials and services Indicator
specifications_of_suppliers Specifications of suppliers Indicator
assessment_of_potential_supplier Assessment of (potential) supplier Indicator
assessment_of_liability_and_credibility_of_a_supplier Assessment of liability and credibility of a supplier Indicator
a_system_to_approve_the_ingredient_supplier_combination A system to approve the ingredient - supplier combination Indicator
lay_down_of_agreements_in_a_contract Lay down of agreements in a contract Indicator
re_assessment_of_suppliers_periodically_supplier_evaluation Re-assessment of suppliers periodically (supplier-evaluation) Indicator
recording_of_all_purchasing_activities Recording of all purchasing activities Indicator

Production

Property Definition Type
establishing_flowcharts_of_the_whole_production_including_reception_of_goods_production_packaging_storage_and_transport Establishing flowcharts of the whole production including reception of goods, production, packaging, storage and transport. Indicator
use_of_medicated_rework_only_in_feed_with_the_same_medication_and_in_compliance_with_legal_requirements Use of medicated rework only in feed with the same medication and in compliance with legal requirements Indicator
proper_identification_of_rework Proper identification of rework Indicator
record_usage_of_rework_t_t Record usage of rework (T&T) Indicator
establishing_and_implementation_of_procedures_to_plan_and_control_production Establishing and implementation of procedures to plan and control production Indicator
assurance_that_produced_products_meet_the_specified_criteria_including_the_feed_safety_standards Assurance that produced products meet the specified criteria including the feed safety standards Indicator
assurance_that_potential_risks_related_to_drying_especially_direct_drying_are_identified_and_controlled Assurance that potential risks related to drying, especially direct drying, are identified and controlled: Indicator
assurance_that_defined_risks_related_to_dosing_weighing_mixing_pelleting_extruding_expanding_are_identified_and_controlled Assurance that defined risks related to dosing, weighing, mixing, pelleting, extruding, expanding are identified and controlled: Indicator
assurance_that_validated_procedures_including_measurements_are_in_place_to_control_unintended_cross_contamination_of_products_that_affect_the_safety_of_the_feed Assurance that validated procedures including measurements are in place to control unintended (cross)contamination of products that affect the safety of the feed. Indicator
establishing_a_procedure_and_implement_measurements_to_define_if_and_how_the_rework_shall_be_used_before_the_rework_is_entering_the_site Establishing a procedure and implement measurements to define if and how the rework shall be used before the rework is entering the site Indicator
correct_handling_and_use_of_rework_related_to_safety_traceability_and_legal_requirements Correct handling and use of rework related to safety, traceability and legal requirements Indicator

OutsourcedActivities

Property Definition Type
specification_of_the_outsourced_activity Specification of the outsourced activity Indicator
assessment_of_potential_contractor Assessment of (potential) contractor Indicator
assessment_of_liability_and_credibility_of_a_contractor Assessment of liability and credibility of a contractor Indicator
lay_down_of_agreements_in_a_contract Lay down of agreements in a contract Indicator
re_assessment_of_suppliers_periodically Re-assessment of suppliers periodically Indicator
monitoring_analysing_products_produced_by_services_provided_by_contractors_in_relation_to_agreed_specifications Monitoring (analysing) products produced by /services provided by contractors in relation to agreed specifications Indicator
evaluation_of_contractors_and_their_services_related_to_defined_agreements Evaluation of contractors and their services related to defined agreements Indicator

Formulation

Property Definition Type
establish_procedures_to_ensure_that_formulation_of_diets_does_not_introduce_any_feed_safety_risks Establish procedures to ensure that formulation of diets does not introduce any feed safety risks Indicator
establish_procedure_how_to_communicate_formula_s_to_the_production_area_in_such_a_way_that_there_is_no_feed_safety_risk_introduced Establish procedure how to communicate formula's to the production-area in such a way that there is no feed safety risk introduced Indicator

Labeling

Property Definition Type
labeling_of_products_in_compliance_with_applicable_legal_requirements Labeling of products in compliance with applicable legal requirements Indicator

ControlOfNonConformity

Property Definition Type
registration_and_managing_non_conformities Registration and managing non-conformities Indicator
assessment_of_non_conformities_to_define_if_they_need_follow_up Assessment of non-conformities to define if they need follow up Indicator
immediate_prevention_of_the_production_and_delivery_of_a_product_when_critical_limits_are_exceeded Immediate prevention of the production and delivery of a product when critical limits are exceeded Indicator
prevention_of_unintended_use_of_materials_that_do_not_comply_with_relevant_specifications Prevention of unintended use of materials that do not comply with relevant specifications Indicator
elimination_of_the_cause_of_the_non_conformity Elimination of the cause of the non-conformity Indicator
periodically_evaluation_of_non_conformities_and_corrective_action_for_improvement_of_the_fms Periodically evaluation of non-conformities and corrective action for improvement of the FMS Indicator
prevention_non_conformities Prevention non-conformities Indicator

Haccp

Property Definition Type
establish_management_commitment Establish management commitment Indicator
identification_of_all_potential_hazards Identification of all potential hazards Indicator
definition_of_occurrence_and_severity_including_calculation_matrix Definition of occurrence and severity including calculation-matrix Indicator
conducting_a_hazard_analysis Conducting a hazard analysis Indicator
likely_occurrence Likely occurrence Indicator
severity Severity Indicator
definition_of_control_measures Definition of control measures Indicator
determination_of_ccp_s Determination of CCP s Indicator
establishing_critical_limits Establishing critical limits Indicator
validation_of_the_haccp_by_independent_qualified_personal Validation of the HACCP by independent, qualified personal Indicator
assurance_that_every_ccp_is_monitored_and_in_control Assurance that every CCP is monitored and in control Indicator
assembling_a_haccp_team Assembling a HACCP team Indicator
assurance_that_every_other_hazard_is_adequately_monitored Assurance that every other hazard is adequately monitored Indicator
responsibilities_methods_frequencies_evaluation_and_follow_up_of_results Responsibilities, methods, frequencies, evaluation and follow-up of results Indicator
establishing_corrective_actions Establishing corrective actions Indicator
verification_of_the_haccp_plan_including_frequency Verification of the HACCP plan including frequency Indicator
records_of_data_to_demonstrate_effectiveness_in_controlling_the_hazards Records of data to demonstrate effectiveness in controlling the hazards Indicator
assessment_whether_and_how_the_haccp_plan_needs_update Assessment whether and how the HACCP plan needs update Indicator
validation_of_the_haccp_plan_after_each_update Validation of the HACCP plan after each update Indicator
appoint_a_haccp_team_leader Appoint a HACCP-team leader Indicator
define_roles_responsibilities_and_mandates Define roles, responsibilities and mandates Indicator
scope_definition_and_description Scope definition and description Indicator
specification_of_feed Specification of feed Indicator
specification_of_intended_use Specification of intended use Indicator
specification_of_the_process_flow_diagram Specification of the process (flow diagram) Indicator
implementation_of_the_prerequisite_programmes Implementation of the prerequisite programmes Indicator

MonitoringAndVerification

Property Definition Type
definition_of_all_monitoring_activities_to_demonstrate_control_the_ccp_s Definition of all monitoring activities to demonstrate control the CCP's Indicator
establish_a_quarantine_procedure_based_on_risk_assessment Establish a quarantine procedure based on risk assessment Indicator
implementation_of_a_release_procedure Implementation of a release procedure Indicator
sampling_procedures_for_incoming_goods_finished_products_and_products_during_production Sampling procedures for incoming goods, finished products and products during production Indicator
establish_sampling_frequency Establish sampling frequency Indicator
qualifications_for_persons_involved_in_sampling Qualifications for persons involved in sampling Indicator
training_of_personal Training of personal Indicator
sampling_equipment Sampling equipment Indicator
sampling_methods Sampling methods Indicator
storage_conditions_for_samples Storage conditions for samples Indicator
minimum_storage_period_for_samples Minimum storage period for samples Indicator
verification_of_the_effectiveness_of_the_prp_s Verification of the effectiveness of the PRP's Indicator
laboratory_general_qualifications Laboratory (general qualifications) Indicator
accreditation_of_laboratory Accreditation of laboratory Indicator
methods_of_analysis Methods of analysis Indicator
accreditation_of_methods Accreditation of methods Indicator
contracts_to_lay_down_agreements Contracts to lay down agreements Indicator
assessment_of_laboratory_and_contracts Assessment of laboratory and contracts Indicator
evaluation_of_laboratories Evaluation of laboratories Indicator
proper_working_of_measuring_equipment Proper working of measuring equipment Indicator
maintenance_of_measuring_equipment Maintenance of measuring equipment Indicator
calibration_of_measuring_equipment Calibration of measuring equipment Indicator
verification_of_the_effectiveness_all_other_procedures Verification of the effectiveness all other procedures Indicator
record_all_monitoring_results Record all monitoring results Indicator
analysis_of_all_monitoring_results Analysis of all monitoring results Indicator
review_of_the_monitoring_results Review of the monitoring results Indicator
establish_monitoring_of_incoming_goods_including_frequency_and_analysis_based_on_risk_assessment Establish monitoring of incoming goods including frequency and analysis based on risk assessment Indicator
a_check_on_incoming_products_on_compliance_with_product_specification A check on incoming products on compliance with product specification Indicator
verification_on_product_characteristics_by_means_of_analysis Verification on product characteristics by means of analysis Indicator

AntiCorruption

Property Definition Type
ethics_general_policy_or_set_of_principles Does the standard include a general principle on ethical issues Text
anti_bribery_internal_controls_records_keeping_m_e Does the standard require internal controls, records keeping, M&E of anti-bribery policies? Indicator
anti_bribery_external_reporting_and_communication Does the standard require external reporting and communication of anti-bribery policies? Indicator
anti_bribery_mitigation_and_corrective_actions Does the standard require policies on mitigative and corrective actions for anti-bribery Indicator
transparency_across_types_of_information_obtained_during_audit_discrepancies_between_the_interviews_and_types_of_records Does the standard system require transparent practices to help alleviate discrepencies in information obtained during audits (documentation and observed practices) Indicator
audit_access_general_policy_auditor_s_freedom_of_access_to_facility_grounds_workers_production_areas Does the standard system require that auditors have freedom of access to all on-site activities Indicator
denial_of_audit_access_auditor_prevented_from_fulfilling_full_scope_audit_requirements Does the standard system require measures to be taken to ensure that auditors are not prevented from fulfilling the full scope of audit requirements Indicator
monitoring_following_up_on_bribery_corruption_allegations Does the standard include criteria related to monitoring and follow-up actions on allegations Indicator
records_keeping_practices_allegations_fraud_grievances_historical_fines Does the standard include criteria related to keeping records of historical fines, issues with business partners, accounting problems Indicator
verification_of_business_license_and_legality_of_activities_settlement Does the standard include criteria on business legality? Indicator
intellectual_property_or_customer_information_protection Does the standard system require intellectual property or customer information protection Indicator
corruption_bribery_prevention Does the standard promote the prevention of bribery Indicator
anti_bribery_procedures_and_risk_assessment Does the standard require the implementation of anti-bribery procedures and risk-assessment Indicator
anti_bribery_political_contributions Does the standard address issues related to bribery through political contributions Indicator
anti_bribery_charitable_contributions_and_sponsorships Does the standard address issues related to bribery in the acceptance of charitable contributions and sponsorships Indicator
anti_bribery_facilitation_payments Does the standard require the establishment of procedures to avoid making facilitation payments to third parties Indicator
anti_bribery_gifts_hospitality_and_expenses Does the standard address issues related to bribery in the acceptance of gifts, hospitality and expenses paid Indicator
anti_bribery_due_diligence_assessment_of_business_partners_incl_subsidiaries_and_contractors Does the standard require due diligence of business partners, including subsidiaries and contractors? Indicator
anti_bribery_staff_workers_awareness_training_and_support Does the standard include criteria on training workers on issues of corruption and bribery? Indicator

ComplianceToLegislation

Property Definition Type
compliance_to_international_conventions_is_required_and_assessed_regardless_of_official_ratification_by_the_country_of_operations Does the standard explicitly address issues of legal compliance at local, regional and national levels Indicator
compliance_to_national_and_regional_environmental_laws_and_regulations Does the standard require compliance with all relevant local, regional and national environmental laws and regulations? Text
explicit_policy_or_set_of_criteria_addressing_cultural_and_religion_rights Does the standard system require an explicit policy or set of criteria addressing cultural and religion rights Indicator
obligation_to_comply_with_relevant_local_regional_and_national_laws_and_regulations_including_legal_land_tenure_title_having_legal_rights_to_use_the_production_or_management_unit Does the standard include a requirement for compliance with relevant local, regional and national laws and regulations pertaining to land and production entitlements? Indicator
compliance_with_local_zoning_and_protected_or_heritage_area_regulations_and_laws Does the standard include criteria related to local zoning and protected or heritage area requirements (e.g. tourism sector) Indicator