Advice on Body Bags, PVC and Coffin Contents

The Deceased Management Advisory Group (DMAG) has received a number of reports concerning body bags, PVC and placing of items in coffins. 

DMAG strongly urges funeral directors to follow government advice to use a single body bag, made from materials which do not include PVC, and ensure plastic or other items are not placed in the body bag or coffin.

Read the full guidance below: