Is pressure treated wood ISPM 15 compliant?
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In respect to this, what does ISPM 15 mean?
International Standards For Phytosanitary Measures No.
Beside above, what is heat treated lumber? Heat Treatment (HT) is a process whereby lumber is heated in a closed chamber until it reaches a core temperature of 56°C for at least 30 minutes in order to kill pathogens such as insects, fungi, or micro-organisms. Phytosanitary concerns are, by far, the most common reason to heat treat lumber.
Likewise, people ask, does plywood need to be heat treated for export?
Manufactured wood products such as plywood, oriented strand board (OSB) and particle board do not need to be treated as any pests are destroyed during the manufacturing process. Heat treating heats the wood until its core temperature reaches 56 degrees Celsius for at least 30 minutes.
What is IPPC certificate?
A: ISPM 15 certification is a quality control program specifically for solid wood packaging material, it does not apply to raw lumber. The IPPC mark certifies the entire wood packaging item and not just one piece of solid wood.