IPPC-Standard, ISPM15 – treatment, export pallet

WORLD pallet can also be offered as an export pallet in accordance with the IPPC-Standard, ISPM15 on demand. In this process all the parasites and insects found in the wood especially the sirex flies shall be eliminated. Falkenhahn AG is authorized by the Thuringia Regional Office for Agriculture under registration number DE-TH1-490409 for the treatment of the pallets.

Phytosanitary regulations for the international trade with packaging materials made out of solid wood was enacted within the framework

of IPPC (International Plant Protection Convention), a sub-organization of the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN). Heat treatment at a core temperature of 56°C for at least 30 minutes belongs to this specification. The wooden package must be labeled on two opposite sides with a recognized identification symbol that contains a defined and protected logo from the FAO (see logo of the pallet).

Further information on ISPM15 can be found on the website of the Julius Kühn - Institute