MSC CoC Changes 2019


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we would like to inform you that the Standards of MSC Chain of Custody have changed. The following documents are now the new versions of MSC CoC Standards:

  • MSC Chain of Custody Standard: Default Version 5.0
  • MSC Chain of Custody Standard: Group Version 2.0
  • MSC Chain of Custody Standard: Consumer Facing Organisations Version 2.0
  • MSC General Certification Requirements Version 2.4
  • MSC Chain of Custody Certification Requirements Version 3.0
  • MSC Third-Party Labour Audit Requirements Version 1.0
  • MSC-MSCI Vocabulary Version 1.2
  • MSC Seafood Sampling Procedure Version 1.2
  • MSC Chain of Custody Program - Supplementary requirements for the ASC-MSC Seaweed (Algae) Program Version 2.0

As of September 28th 2019 Audits will be carried out against these new standard versions. MSC has published a document that summarizes all changes and that we provide to you with the below download link. Also you can find the downloads of new standard versions under the next link below.

Best regards,

Your Team at TÜV NORD CERT

MSC CoC Summary of Changes 2019 Download

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The new MSC CoC Standards

The new versions of the MSC CoC Default V5, MSC CoC CFO V2 sowie MSC CoC Group V2 can be found in the download area on this website.

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