Decree 2021-461

Industrial plastic granules (ou pellets)

Decree 2021-461

People concerned

All sites manufacturing, handling, storing, using, processing industrial plastic granules likely to exceed 5 tons and for granule sizes between 0.01 mm and 1 cm.

Audit Team

The auditor must have experience in the certification of quality management and/or environmental management in the production, processing and storage of plastic granules (ou pellets).


Regulatory audit mandatory in France with an initial audit and then at least every three years.
Audits can be integrated and / or juxtaposed to audits of certification of quality management system.
A certificate is issued at the end of the audit.

Legislation on industrial plastic granules (ou pellets)

Full text on the french government website of the decree 2021-461 (FR version)