QM / Certificates

Our Quality, Environment and Safety Management

„We are striving for the optimum, not for minimum solutions and simple performance of duty”

This company philosophy determines our everyday action!

The safety of our employees, the quality of our products as well as the protection of the environment are central pillars of the Häffner GmbH & Co. KG company philosophy.

The following certifications help us support our processes:


The business segment food additives is certified for the distribution as well as the storage according to HACCP, certified by TÜV Süd. As a basis of all services in this segment the EU-VO Nr. 231-2012 respectively 1333-2008 are being applied as amended.

HACCP Certificate Häffner

DIN ISO 9001

The basis for all services offered by Häffner GmbH & Co. KG is the ISO 9001 Standard, certified by TÜV Süd. Here you can find our certificate:

ISO Certificate 9001

Specialised Waste Management

As a specialist disposal firm we certified by TÜV Süd according to §56 and 57 of the KrWG (Law on Life-Cycle Management) and therefore are able to collect, transport, store, recycle and treat wastes and residues as well as dispose of them.

EfbV Certificate Häffner

Responsible Care

As a member of the VCH (Association of Chemical Distributors, registered association, Cologne) we support the worldwide Responsible Care Initiative which has already been decided on 20th November 1996. The participation in the Responsible Care Program of the VCH is a great support for our company in order to do justice to our entrepreneurial responsibility in the areas of product safety, environmental protection, safety at work as well as ficility and transport safety to a very large extent.

Responsible Care Certificate

AEO – Authorised Economic Operator

Because of the growing globalization and because of the altered international security situation we at Häffner GmbH & Co. KG have decided to comply to the essential elements of the defense policy of the European Union by being certified as an authorised economic operator (AEO).

AEO-Certificate Häffner


The European Single Assessment Document / Safety and Quality Assessment System is NOT a certificate but a current state assessment which supports the dialogue between distributors and producers of the chemical industry. The authorized assessor solely presents the actual state of the SHE & Q-managementssystems within a company.

SQAS Certification 2018