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REGULATION OF WOOD PACKAGING MATERIAL IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE.

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1 REGULATION OF WOOD PACKAGING MATERIAL IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE

2 2 WHY REGULATE WOOD PACKAGING MATERIAL? Wood packaging material can be the pathway for introduction and spread of quarantine pests as it frequently contains raw wood that might have not undergone sufficient treatment or processing to kill or remove pests.

3 3 IPPC MARK ON WOOD PACKAGING MATERIAL  Regulated wood packaging material include the following: pallets, dunnage, crating, packing blocks, drums, cases, load boards, pallet collars and skids  All regulated wood packaging material must be debarked, treated with methyl bromide or heat and bears IPPC mark.  IPPC mark should be: Legible; Permanent and not transferable; Placed in a visible location, preferably on at least two opposite sides of an article being certified.

4 4 CONSEQUENCES OF NON COMPLIANCE CONSIGNMENTS MAY BE:  DESTROYED  SEND BACK TO THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN  TREATED AT YOUR OWN COST

5 5 CONTACT DETAILS EASTERN CAPE REGION: (041) / 26/60 GAUTENG REGION: (011) KWAZULU-NATAL REGION: (013) WESTERN CAPE REGION: (021) OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE – DIVISIONS – AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT INSPECTION SERVICES - WOOD PACKAGING MATERIAL

6 6 DO NOT IMPORT OR EXPORT ANY PRODUCTS, ON OR IN WOOD PACKAGING MATERIAL, WITHOUT TREATMENT AND IPPC MARK !!


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