The Avery Dennison Complete Compliance service builds on its show theme of “Pioneering Change,” and offers converters significant time savings while “solving the compliance puzzle” required to meet all global regulatory requirements.
“Frequent changes in regulation can create business risks, and Complete Compliance ensures that you don’t have to deal with all the legal complexities by yourself. The service takes regulations around the globe into account, with careful review by technical and compliance specialists. Complete Compliance gives you the confidence that you are fully compliant with legislation,” says Cor Verhart, product compliance group manager.
Every adhesive innovation must take into account related compliance information such as food regulations, UL certification, BS 5609 certification, plastic regulations, REACH, ISO and regional issues.
The Avery Dennison compliance certification service, available in 5 languages, allows users to generate their own individual compliance statements in just a few minutes and learn more about regulatory requirements. It’s an important new tool that helps label converters and brand owners identify the right material for a specific application – and demonstrate that the material meets all current regulatory demands for its proposed use.BS 5609 Certification Service As a leader in labelling materials, Avery Dennison follows strict test protocols aimed at certifying a variety of label stock according to BS 5609. The Drum Label Portfolio includes a list of 63 adhesive-facestock combinations (corresponding to more than 180 product codes) that are compliant with Section two of the BS 5609 (Marine Immersion test).
In addition, we offer testing of printed label materials for our customers and end users for BS 5609 Section three (Portfolio & Testing) compliance, in order to take the regulatory burden off of them. Our laboratory facilities and test protocol have earned external validation by UL. The Avery Dennison in-house testing is free of charge, and has a turn-around time of approximately 3-4 weeks, making certification 50% faster than the industry average.
At Labelexpo Europe, along with the Complete Compliance and BS 5609 certification services, the spotlight was also on flame-retardant PET cable labels, opening up opportunities for under-the-hood and electronics/devices industry applications, and on the range of BPA-free labels that is compliant with the 2020 BPA regulation change.