ISPM -15 guidelines for regulating wood packaging material in international trade
The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has issued guidelines on how to treat wood materials used to ship products between countries. Its main purpose is to prevent the international transportation and spread of disease and insects that could negatively affect plants or ecosystems.
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ISPM-15 affects all wooden packaging material (pallets, crates, dunnages, etc.) requiring that they be debarked and then heat-treated or fumigated and stamped with a mark of compliance.
Avoid extra handling and treatment costs, use carton board packaging.