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Carbon Dioxide Operations at Acron’s Novgorod Facility Pass FSSC 22000 Audit

Acron (Veliky Novgorod) passed an independent scheduled audit of its carbon dioxide operations for compliance with the FSSC 22000 international standard. International auditor DNV GL confirmed the high level of education and professional competence of the Company’s employees.

The focus of the audit was on the industrial safety of Acron’s carbon dioxide operations, including environmental conditions and personnel competence and emergency preparedness. The auditors noted that the Company’s high-quality carbon dioxide process flows meet all of the customer’s standards and requirements. The audit covered multiple units, including the ammonia water, liquid carbon dioxide, and cylinder filling shops.
Acron’s senior deputy executive director and chief engineer, Mikhail Yaskevich, noted that the Company was the largest carbon dioxide supplier in the Russian northwest. ‘A successful audit is a key element in cooperation with our customers and one of the major ways we build trust between the Company and consumers’.

Carbon dioxide (carbonic anhydride, carbonic acid gas, CO2) is a non-toxic, colourless, and odourless substance with a sour taste. It is explosive- and fire-safe and has a wide range of practical applications in agriculture, medicine, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, electronics, and the food industry.