Australian Standard AS 5008: Hygienic Rendering of Animal Products - Western Australia


You must comply with this standard if you intend to operate a rendering premises to produce products for human consumption. Rendering is the process of heating raw materials to remove moisture and extract fat to produce products including oil and meal.

This standard sets out the minimum requirements for construction, equipment and rendering operations.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Australian Standard AS 5008-2007: Hygienic Rendering of Animal Products (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Contact details

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