Chain of Custody program documents

The MSC certification requirements for both fisheries and chain of custody are defined in a series of documents. These documents outline specific requirements, guidelines and methods to enable consistency and compliance in assessments.

 

Controlled List of MSC Certification Program Documents
Description: Controlled document list of MSC certification program documents for reference by Conformity Assessment Bodies and Assurance Services International.

Language: English
Version: 32.00
Date of issue: 05 June 2020
Date effective: 05 June 2020

Chain of Custody certification documents

Chain of Custody default_05 2019
Date of issue: 25 May 2019
Chain of Custody group_05 2019
Date of issue: 25 May 2019
Chain of Custody CFO_05 2019
Date of issue: 25 May 2019
MSC CoC Certification Requirements v2.0
Description: This document sets out requirements on how the Chain of Custody Standard should be interpreted during audits, and ensure consistency of its application.

Language: English
Version: 2.00
Date of issue: 20 February 2015
Date effective: 31 August 2015

General Certification Requirements

MSC Change tracking report - GCR v2.4.1 from GCR v2.3
Description: Clause-by-clause list of changes in the General Certification Requirements v2.4.1 from General Certification Requirements v2.3

Language: English
Date of issue: 07 May 2019
Date effective: 28 September 2019
MSC General Certification Requirements v2.4.1
Description: The General Certification Requirements sets out requirements for Conformity Assessment Bodies assessing or auditing Fisheries and Chain of Custody businesses.

Language: English
Date of issue: 07 May 2019
Date effective: 28 September 2019
MSC General Certification Requirements v2.3
Description: The General Certification Requirements sets out requirements for Conformity Assessment Bodies assessing or auditing Fisheries and Chain of Custody businesses.

Language: English
Version: 2.30
Date of issue: 31 August 2018
Date effective: 28 February 2019
MSC General Certification Requirements v2.2
Description: The General Certification Requirements set out requirements for Conformity Assessment Bodies assessing or auditing Fisheries and Chain of Custody businesses.

Language: English
Version: 2.20
Date of issue: 01 March 2018
Date effective: 01 September 2018
MSC General Certification Requirements - Summary of changes between v2.1 and v2.2
Description: A summary of the changes between MSC General Certification Requirements versions 2.1 and 2.2

Language: English
Date of issue: 01 March 2018
MSC General Certification Requirements v2.1
Description: MSC General Certification Requirements for Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) evaluating Fisheries and Chain of Custody businesses.

Language: English
Version: 2.10
Date of issue: 20 February 2015
Date effective: 01 September 2015
Date superseded: 01 September 2018

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Supporting documents

Forms, templates and other supporting materials for certifiers and clients.

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Translated program documents

Translated resources for Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) accredited to carry out MSC Fisheries and Chain of Custody Standard assessments.

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Fisheries program documents

The MSC Fisheries Standard and the General Certification Requirements. For certifiers and clients.

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