FSSC 22000

Version 6

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FSSC 22000 certification comprises of three components: ISO 22000, the relevant PRP specification/s (ISO/TS standards and BSI PAS), and FSSC 22000 Scheme requirements. The FSSC 22000 Scheme requirements include the FSSC 22000 Additional Requirements, Scheme Interpretation Articles, and the BoS decision list as detailed under Part 2 of the Scheme document. All documents are available for download on our website. In the case of translations of the FSSC Scheme documents (including the annexes and main changes documents), the English version is the official and binding version. There is a Version 6 FAQ available that covers a variety of topics.

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Interpretation articles

Following FSSC 22000 Scheme V6, Part 2, Section 2.2, the Foundation publishes Scheme interpretation articles for further clarification on Scheme requirements and their application and implementation.

  • Quality Control

    This Scheme Interpretation Article on Additional Requirement 2.5.9 is in place to provide further clarification on the quality control requirements and the implementation thereof.

  • Laboratory Analysis for Critical Food Safety Parameters

    This Scheme Interpretation Article on Additional Requirement 2.5.1 (a) is in place to provide further clarification on the laboratory analysis requirements and the implementation thereof.

Guidance documents

FSSC Guidance documents are available to assist certified organizations on how to implement certain requirements within their management system.  

Additional documents

Relevant additional information to the FSSC 22000 Scheme Version 6.

Scheme Addenda and Comparisons

All available Addenda relevant to FSSC 22000 Scheme Version 6.0.

Scheme versions

FSSC 22000

All current versions of the FSSC 22000 Scheme are shown here. You can navigate to each Scheme version for reference and download all available documents.