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How do I get ISPM 15 certification?

How do I get ISPM 15 certification?

Generally, an organization wishing to become ISPM 15 compliant will submit an application with the certifying body; after receipt of the application an inspector will visit the facility.

What does ISPM 15 compliant mean?

ISPM 15 stands for the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures No. 15. They are a set of regulations which were set up to help prevent the spread of pests and diseases through the use of wood in packaging materials used in international trade.

What is ISPM certification?

Phytosanitary Measures for Wood Packaging Material This standard describes phytosanitary measures (including treatments) that have been approved for wood packaging material and provides for the approval of new or revised treatments.

How long does ISPM 15 treatment last?

the lifetime
Once a pallet has been heat treated to ISPM 15 standards companies and organisation can confidently use it to ship and transport well globally. ISPM 15 will last the lifetime of the pallet. So once it has been heat treated it can be used throughout the entire lifetime of the pallet and will not require re-treatment.

What is ISPM 15 stamped?

ISPM15 stamp and certification is a program specifically created for solid wood packaging material. It doesn’t apply to raw lumber, so that means there is no such thing as ISPM15 certified wood or lumber. ISPM15 stamps are applied to finished packaging products.

Is FAO an international standard?

www.fao.org FAO facilitates the intergovernmental adoption of international standards and development of codes, based on sound science, that help ensure food safety and protect biodiversity. The application of these international standards and codes protects all stakeholders.

What means phytosanitary?

Definition of phytosanitary : of, relating to, or being measures for the control of plant diseases especially in agricultural crops phytosanitary treatments a phytosanitary commission.

What is the difference between heat treatment and fumigation?

Rather than use chemicals to sterilize pallets and packaging, the heat treatment process heats the inside of the lumber to 132.8° Fahrenheit for at least 30 minutes. This ensures all pathogens and pests are eliminated without the health risks of chemical fumigation.

What are the ISPM publications on international trade in pests?

ISPM Pub. No. 14: The use of integrated measures in a systems approach for pest risk management , 2002. FAO, Rome. ISPM Pub. No. 15: Guidelines for regulating wood packaging material in international trade , 2002. FAO, Rome. ISPM Pub. No. 16: Regulated non-quarantine pests: concept and application , 2002.

What is ISPM 15-5 adoption?

International Plant Protection Convention ISPM 15-5 Adoption This standard was first adopted by the Fourth Session of the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002 as Guidelines for regulating wood packaging material in international trade.

What is ISPM 15?

ISPM 15 Regulation of wood packaging material in international trade © FAO 2018 Produced by the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention Adopted 2018; published 2019

What is the International Plant Protection Convention (ISPM) 15-15 for fumigation?

International Plant Protection Convention ISPM 15-15 Table 1. Minimum required CT over 24 hours for wood packaging material fumigated with methyl bromide Temperature (C) Minimum required CT (g∙h/m3) over 24 h Minimum final concentration (g/m3) after 24 h#