Do the Compressed Air Quality Standards in Your Food Plant Meet GMP Published Guidelines?
Compressed air is not as clean as it appears to be. Untreated compressed air contains many potentially harmful contaminants that must be removed or reduced to acceptable levels to protect the consumer and provide a safe production facility.

Food hygiene legislation places the responsibility directly on the food manufacturer. For this reason, many companies often devise their own internal air quality standards based upon what they think or have been told are “best practices.” 

The published collection of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) that relate to compressed air are confusing and difficult to wade through. 

This white paper offers a practical summary of published GMPs for GFSI food safety compliance. Download it now to learn:

  • The potential risks that compressed air systems can introduce to food products.
  • GMPs as they relate to compressed air use in a food processing facility under a Global Food Safety Initiative (SQF, BRC, FSSC22000) environment.
  • The compressed air quality GMPs based on all of the published standards.
Compressed Air GMPs for Food White Paper - Parker Hannifin
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