flexible liquid packaging solutions manufacturer Liqui-Box has earned NSF/ANSI 18 certification for their QCD series connectors from global public health organization NSF International.
The Liqui-Box QCD series connectors include the following seven products, QCD Encore, QCD Encore Diet, QCD 3G, QCD DP, QCD II, QCD Universal, Left Hand QCD Encore.
NSF International standards serve as the benchmarks by which all commercial foodservice equipment products are measured. Certification signifies to customers, specifiers and health departments that these products have been reviewed, tested and certified by an independent third-party organization to the industry's leading standards and that they meet all applicable North American regulatory sanitation requirements.
To earn certification to NSF/ANSI 18-Food and Beverage Dispensing Equipment, Liqui-Box's QCD series connectors were subject to a review, an evaluation and, where applicable, testing process to verify the product's compliance as stated in the NSF International standard. Certification by NSF International also included an audit of Liqui-Box's manufacturing facility to verify compliance and that the product is made using Good Manufacturing Practices.
NSF International food equipment standards include requirements for material safety, to ensure the product will not leach harmful chemicals into food; design and construction, to ensure the product is cleanable and is not likely to harbor bacteria; and product performance.
Liqui-Box's QCD series connectors and related sales and marketing materials can now bear the NSF/ANSI sanitation mark and is listed in theonline database of NSF International certified products.