What is HT stamped on wood?
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Hereof, what does ISPM 15 mean?
International Standards For Phytosanitary Measures No.
Furthermore, are pallets made of treated wood? Pallets are stacked in a sealed chamber and sprayed with the chemical methyl bromide. Wood pallets made in the US, Canada and Europe are not MB treated, and the chemical is being phased out completely. However, it's still possible to find pallets that have been MB treated.
Beside this, what is heat treating wood?
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.
Does plywood meet ISPM 15?
Applicable and Exempt Products Under ISPM-15 Products that are exempt from the standard include alternative materials such as plastic, paper, metal, and engineered wood products such as plywood, hardboard, and oriented strand board. ISPM-15 is applicable only to those countries that adhere to the IPPC guidelines.