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TOMORROW’S CLEANING AUGUST 09
How long
is your loo roll?
THE CHSA SOFT TISSUE ACCREDITATION SCHEME
ENSURES THAT YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR
WHEN IT COMES TO SOFT TISSUE ISSUES.
Washroom users worldwide hate it when they
go to the toilet to find that there is no toilet roll
left. Short of whispering to the person in
neighbouring toilet for a sheet or two, there is
not much you can do and it can leave you in a
bit of mess. This is already an issue when
maintaining a washroom, but what if your toilet
rolls are not what they seem?
Manufacturer members of the CHSA Soft
Tissue Accreditation Scheme undertake to
have all their products fully labeled with set
dimensional information and guarantee that
the product ‘in the box’ matches the
specification on the label.
If you buy general use soft tissue products
from non-Scheme members primarily on unit
But a toilet roll, is a toilet roll, is a toilet roll, please contact us and we can arrange for free
price there is a chance that you may be
isn’t it? Well, go and ask West Somerset product testing. This can be arranged via our
getting less than you paid for. The paper
District Council what they think on the subject. website www.freetissueaudit.co.uk.
could have been rolled at a looser tension to The Council had signed a 2 year contract with The worst example we have so far met saw a
give the impression of a bigger pack. If you hygiene firm Allscan Ltd for 40,000 rolls a jumbo roll 40% less than its stated length, but
suspect you have been supplied short length year, each with 320 sheets. But staff thought
it filled the dispenser perfectly. Clearly if you
product, you can contact the CHSA Scheme
they ran out too quickly. So Operations are the end user, such practices will cost you
for advice. Product will then be
Manager, Ian Jewell, counted several rolls and
money just as it did with West Somerset
independently measured and you will receive
found they had only 200 sheets.
District Council.
a confidential report. If applicable your
Ian worked out that the Council was being
For more information call: 01628 478273 or
supplier, with your agreement, could be
short-changed by almost five million sheets a
email: secretary@chsa.co.uk
reported to Trading Standards.
year, or 15,000 rolls, costing about £2,800.
www.chsa.co.uk
Look out for the Cleaning and Hygiene The Council asked Allscan to reimburse them
Supplier’s Association’s Soft Tissue Standard but the firm refused and was taken to court
“Ensuring Standards, that’s our roll”
Scheme logo which safeguards you from the where the Council was awarded £16,354 plus Accrol Papers Ltd • Disposables UK Ltd •
risk of being ripped off when buying paper
interest, a total of nearly £18,000. ESP Limited • Fourstones Paper Mill Co Ltd •
products. The right to use the logo is only
If you can’t see the soft tissue standard
Georgia-Pacific GB Ltd • John Barry Ltd •
given to manufacturers whose production
scheme logo on pack, or are not buying tissue
Kimberly-Clark Professional • Kruger Tissue
methods have been fully assessed and whose
from a registered member, there is a greater
(Industrial) Ltd • LPC Away From Home Div •
products are regularly audited by the Scheme’s
chance you may be getting less than you
Matryx Ltd, Metsa Tissue Ltd • Novatissue SAS •
independent inspector. This ensures that you bargained for. Should you suspect any of your
Peter Grant Papers Ltd • SCA Hygiene Products
UK Ltd • Staples Disposables Limited.
always get exactly what you’re paying for. products of being short in measure then
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