Why Responsible Packaging Association?
What is Packaging – Packaging is defined as a type of containment which is designed to contain a chemical or chemical product. The material of construction must be compatible with the contents to be packed and it must comply with global and local regulations for test, certification and markings.
Safe, compliant packaging is essential to get products to the customer, and is regulated for ALL goods classified as dangerous or hazardous, this ranges from small retail packs to large tanks, tankers and shipping containers, all of which are regulated and have to be tested, certified and inspected at intervals for continuing compliance.
The association provides members with information, specialist knowledge, training, audit and consultancy opportunities, as well as new services to aid compliance in the supply chain. Information on chemical classification, packaging and labelling, handling, storage and transport, including risk assessments. RPMASA participates in various government fora for new legislation and regulations at National and Global level, as well as international and national standards.
RPMASA Members enjoy:
- Reduced rates for all our training and workshops
- Great opportunities to promote their business
- Sponsorship, branding and display for events
- Posters – co-brand
- Snippets and newsletters
- Website – Platinum and Patron members have direct link to their website