The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) publishes a set of standards
to be practiced by companies. Empack is recognized as ISO 9001:2008 which shows that the company meets the international standard of quality management system requirements. The goal of ISO 9001:2008 is to ensure that suppliers are able to deliver commodities and services that meet the level of expectations and needs of their customers while complying with the applicable regulations which is done by providing a series of requirements.
There are various requirements including: commitment to quality by management, a focus on customers, sufficient resources available, process management, the planning and control of quality, design of product, exceptional customer service, processing of orders, purchasing, resolution of complaints while continually reviewing the quality of products and services both internally and externally (with customers).
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Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) provides a series of requirements to control and manage the quality of products that work in accordance with the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act. Empack is a GMP certified company.
There are numerous requirements for manufacturers to fulfill which include a system of high quality for the design, manufacture, labeling, packaging, storage and servicing of completed products that are prepared to be distributed commercially.
The Empack certifications consist of the development, blending and filling of aerosol and liquid products for the cosmetics industry in agreement with FDA / CFSCAN Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice guideline.
Empack is Site Licensed to produce Natural Health Products. Empack holds a Site Licence from Health Canada for the manufacturing of Natural Health Products in Canada.
Natural health products (NHPs) are naturally occurring substances that are used to help restore or maintain good health. They are often developed from plants, but can also be made from other natural substances such as animals and ocean life. They can be found in a range of forms such as creams, ointments, capsules and drops.
There are many common consumer products classified as a natural health product including hand sanitizers, toothpastes, antiperspirants, and specialty face creams.
To be licensed in Canada, natural health products must follow a number of guidelines to ensure they are safe to use, perform effectively and are of premium quality. All products must carry detailed label information. You can identify products that have been licensed for sale in Canada by looking for the eight-digit Natural Product Number (NPN).