3M’s line of Scotch-Brite™ Scouring Pads and Scrubbing Sponges endorsed as “Food Safe” and “Fit for Purpose” by HACCP International
St. Paul, MN – November 10, 2011 – HACCP International has endorsed a comprehensive range of Scotch-Brite™ Scouring Pads and Scrubbing Sponges to be used for cleaning applications in all food processing, preparation and food handling facilities that operate in accordance with an HACCP-based Food Safety Program.
3M has certified a full range of scouring products for use in commercial food service outlets. These include the iconic Scotch-Brite™ Medium Duty Scourer 96, Scotch-Brite™ Medium Duty Laminate Scourer 74 and 3M’s full line of Scotch-Brite™ Light Duty to Heavy Duty Scouring Products. “Now any restaurant or food service outlet around the world can purchase Scotch-Brite™ Scouring Products and have the peace of mind that not only will they be an efficient, effective cleaning tool, but that they are certified food safe,” says Mark Anderson, Global Portfolio Manager for 3M’s Food Service business.
“3M produces an excellent range of Scotch-Brite™ Scouring Pads and Scrubbing Sponges to meet the needs of cleaning surfaces in contact with food,” says Bill Simos, Managing Director, HACCP International. “During the evaluation review, our food technologists examine the product material, design specifications, manufacture, toxicity characteristic, contamination risk, labeling, claims and its contribution to food safety.”
HACCP International, headquartered in Sydney, Australia, provides certification to suppliers of products and services which display excellence in food safety and meet the needs of food business operating a HACCP based food safety program. HACCP International evaluates products and services which are submitted for certification using a risk based hazard analysis protocol based on the principles of HACCP as described in the Codex Alimentarius of the World Health Organization. for more information, visit www.haccp-international.com
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