Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 10 2016 | Page 2

AdhESivE ClEAnErS And rElEASE AgEntS Operator Safe Operator Safety is paramount to our company and all products in our range are operator safe when used as per label instructions. Gard Chemicals is registered to OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management and operates the Global Harmonised System (GHS) for all labelling and Safety Data Sheets. Environmentally Friendly All products are formulated using VOC Free / Exempt substances wherever possible and mindful of current legislation trends these formulations are under constant review to ensure we remain the No.1 Supplier of Choice. We are the leading manufacturer of a unique and comprehensive range of Adhesive Cleaners and Release Agents. These products have been developed to be highly effective with all grades of hot melt and cold adhesives: they remove and then prevent unwanted build-up of glue deposits and smears that occur both internally and externally in and around all types of adhesive application/dispensing equipment, and also generally on machinery working surfaces. Gard Adhesive Cleaners and Release Agents are NSF certified and fully compatible with all OEM equipment. Our products have industry approvals and meet the tough standards required by the many blue chip organisations that have awarded us vendor ratings of 100%, taking into account quality, environmental impact, health and safety, security and technical support. Gard Adhesive Cleaners and Release Agents are sold direct to our large UK customer base; and also worldwide via 2 FDPP - our network of approved Distributor Partners, all of whom have undergone full product, technical and field training by Gard so that they can best assist and advise their customers on servicing and maintenance in order to achieve optimum performance. Food Safe The NSF Registration Mark certifies that these products conform to the strict guidelines of the largest third party independent approval body in the world for the use of products within the Food Industries. This internationally recognised registration means that both product formulations and labelling carry NSF approvals for Food Industry use. We operate within the Environmental Management Systems under which we are ISO 14001 Registered for the Manufacture and Supply of Maintenance Chemicals. All products are formulated to be Environmentally/ Eco Friendly whenever possible and conform to the latest environmental regulations. Gard Chemicals is a private UK company, ISO registered to 9001/14001 Quality and Environmental Standards. The company was first established in 1977 in order to develop, manufacture and market maintenance chemical products to service niche industrial applications.