Notice Of Certification Of Companies That Manufacture Wooden Containers, Etc.

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om certificering af virksomheder der fremstiller træemballage m.v.

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Overview (table of contents)



Annex 1



Debarking and treatment of wood or wooden containers (section 9 and section 10)





Annex 2



Labelling of wooden containers





Annex 3



Procedures that must be recorded in the company's quality management





Annex 4



Repair and replacement of wooden containers





Annex 5



Minimum requirements for documentation for packing units of treated wood (article 10, paragraph 2)



The full text of the Ordinance on the certification of companies which manufacture wooden containers, etc.

Pursuant to § 1, § 2, nr. 2, § 3 and § 12 of the Act on organisms, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 198 of 12. March 2009, fixed: fields of application



§ 1. The notice shall be applied in heat treatment, as well as the manufacture, repair and replacement of wooden containers that meet treatment and labelling standards in the applicable international phytosanitary standard ISPM No. 15 (FAO): "Regulation of wood packaging material in international trade" (ISPM-15), which is intended to protect against the spread of certain harmful organisms across from trees.

Definitions



§ 2. For the purposes of this Ordinance by wooden containers packaging (including stiffening material) made of wood-based products, not, however, fibreboard, plywood, veneer, sawdust, sawdust, wood shavings or wood in the rough cut to a thickness less than 6 mm.

§ 3. A wooden device is considered repaired, when fewer than 1/3 of its components have been replaced.

§ 4. A wooden device considered remanufactured, when more than 1/3 of its components have been replaced.

Companies eligible for certification



§ 5. Danish agrifish agency may, on application, certify the following undertakings with a view to marking of wooden containers with the mark specified in annex 2:1) enterprises which heat treats wood or wooden containers.

2) companies that manufacture, repairs or genfremstiller wooden containers of treated wood, or further machining treated wood for the purpose of resale for the production of wooden.

(2). Application for certification submitted to the Danish Agrifish Agency on a form prepared by the Agency.

(3). The company must notify changes of significance for certification to Danish Agrifish Agency.

(4). A company consists of more operationally separate units, each unit must be certified.

§ 6. Only companies that are certified pursuant to section 5, may 1) mark wood or wooden containers in accordance with Annex 2, 2) manufacture or repaint wooden containers bearing the mark specified in annex 2, nr. 1, 3) repairing wooden containers which are and should continue to be labeled in accordance with Annex 2 of the ISPM-15, or 4) further processing (by sawing, planing, splitting, etc.) treated wood for the purpose of resale for the production of wooden.

(2). If the wooden containers marked in accordance with ISPM-15, Annex II, by repair to maintain the brand, have exclusively used wood treated as specified in annex 1. Wood that has been treated with methyl bromide in accordance with the guidelines in Annex I of the ISPM-15 can also be used. Each piece of wood used for the repair shall be marked as specified in annex 2.

(3). Where the repair of wooden used wood is not treated as specified in paragraph 2, all brands with a logo as specified in ISPM-15, Annex II, will be removed permanently.

§ 7. Danish agrifish agency certifies the company, when it is found that the conditions set out in section 9 or section 10 is met. Certification is valid for 12 months.

(2). The company assigns a certification number that must appear on the mark as indicated in annex 2, nr. 1, point (c).

(3). Certification can not be extended if the company despite claims to that effect failed to pay inspection fees owed.

§ 8. Danish agrifish agency publishes on its Web page www.naturerhverv.dk an overview of certified companies.

Conditions for certification



Companies which heat treats wood or wooden containers



§ 9. A company that heat treat wood or wooden containers can be certified, if the company 1) has established and follows a separate documented quality management system, which includes the procedures set out in annex 3 A, and 2) can demonstrate that the wood used for packaging in accordance with this Ordinance is stripped of its bark and adhere to the tolerances for bark residue as specified in annexes 1 and 3) can demonstrate that it has been heat treated wood used as specified in annex 1 at the same time, logging at least every five minutes by the tree's temperature and, by conventional heating of heating room, by heating the room air temperature.

(2). Danish agrifish agency may, on application, allow the claim to logningens frequency, see. (1). 3, be waived.

Companies that manufacture, repairs or genfremstiller wooden containers, or further machining treated wood for the purpose of resale for the production of wooden containers



§ 10. A company that manufactures, repairs or genfremstiller wooden packing or further machining treated wood for the purpose of resale for the production of wooden containers can be certified, if the company 1) has established and follows a separate documented quality management system, which includes the procedures set out in annex 3 (B), and (2)) can demonstrate, to use only wood that is stripped of its bark and heat treated as specified in annex 1 , or stripped and treated with methyl bromide in accordance with the guidelines in Annex I of the applicable ISPM-15.

(2). The documentation referred to in article 6. (1). 2, must at least comply with the requirements of annex 5.

Labelling of wooden containers



§ 11. The mark must be designed in accordance with the guidelines in annex 2, nr. 1. the provisions in paragraph 2. The mark must be applied to træemballagen in accordance with the guidelines in annex 2, nr. 2. The provisions of paragraph 3. Danish agrifish agency may, on application, allow the minimum size requirements for marking, see. Annex 2, nr. 3, be waived.

Control



§ 12. Danish agrifish agency verifies that the rules laid down in the Ordinance are complied with.

(2). Certified companies must keep documentation for 3 years and shall, on request, provide the Agency with the information necessary for the implementation of the monitoring of compliance with this Ordinance. Certified companies must provide the requisite assistance for the implementation of the control.

Revocation of certification



§ 13. Danish agrifish agency may revoke certification if it is found that the 1) the company shall carry out marking in contravention of section 11, 2) company does not comply with the conditions for certification, 3) company does not fulfil the obligations referred to under section 5, paragraph 3, or article 12, paragraph 2, or 4) company despite claims to that effect failed to pay inspection fees owed.

(2). If certification is revoked, the Danish Agrifish agency require already inflicted markings removed from packing units or units of wooden in the company's possession.

Date of entry into force of



§ 14. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. October 2013.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1212 by 11. December 2009 on the certification of companies which manufacture wooden containers, etc.

(3). Certified companies may until 31. December 2014 follow the minimum requirement for documentation for packing units of treated wood that is set out in annex 5 of Decree No. 1212 by 11. December 2009 on the certification of companies which manufacture wooden containers, etc.

Danish agrifish Agency, the 20. September 2013 Jette P/Ebb Northerner



Annex 1 Debarking and treatment of wood or wooden containers (section 9 and section 10) The wood shall be stripped of its bark used.







Clearly demarcated bark remnants each





 



-is narrower than 3 cm (regardless of length), or





 



-is less than 50 cm2 can be tolerated.





 





The wood used must be heat treated by:







1.





conventional heating of heating room for at least 30 consecutive minutes at a minimum of 56o C throughout the tree's scope and cross section including its core, or







2.





dielectric heating continuous for at least 1 minute at least 60 oC throughout the tree's scope and cross section including its surface. This minimus temperature must be achieved throughout the wood within 30 minutes from the start. Treatment by dielectric heating should only be used on wood pieces whose smallest dimension is less than 20 cm.













Annex 2 labelling of wooden containers 1. Design of brand for use on wood packing subject to annex 1 or treated with methyl bromide in accordance with the guidelines in Annex I of the ISPM-15 (a))
Mark shall consist of a rectangular frame, divided by a vertical line in a left and right side.

Mark on the left side contains the protected logo (IPPC-symbol) and on the right side the country code, the company's certification number and processing code.







(b))





The logo shall appear vertically (with the abbreviation IPCC reversed left-to-right) or horizontally (with the abbreviation IPPC flipped upwards).







(c))





The country code is ' DK '-(hyphen). The country code is followed immediately by the company's certification number assigned by the Danish Agrifish Agency.







(d))





Treatment code is specified as:





 



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' HT ', if the timber is heat treated by conventional heating of heating room,





 



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' DH ', if the wood is heat-treated by dielectric heating or





 



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' MB ', if the wood is treated with methyl bromide.





 



Treatment code are entered under the country code and the certification number or following the country code and the certification number, separated from them by a hyphen.





 

 





In addition, the mark does not contain additional lines, characters, or symbols.

Mark is the Danish design by mark specified in Annex II in ISPM-15.





 

 



















2. the Affixing of the mark on the wooden containers (a))





The label must be legible, uudviskelig and must not be reused







(b))





Marking shall be applied:

-visible on every unit of stiffening material

-at least two apparent surfaces of each unit of other wooden containers







(c))





Do not use red or orange colors on the label.





 

 



 

 



















3. Mærkningens dimensioner





 

 





a)





The brand's overall dimensions must be at least 50 mm x 50 mm. Letters and numbers shall be at least 12 mm high, however, at least 6 mm high for packaging with a capacity of 30 litres or 30 kg. The logo must be at least 50 mm x 15 mm.







(b))





On wooden surfaces of a size where a tag in the dimensions 50 mm x 50 mm cannot be sufficiently legible, can be applied to the brand's overall dimension may be reduced to 30 mm x 30 mm.





 

 



 

 



 

 











Annex 3 Procedures must be recorded in the company's quality management (A).









Companies such as heat treating of wood or wooden containers







 

 





The company must specify the heating room's maximum capacity and the company's total maximum capacity (per day, month and year) for the heat treatment of wood.





 





With conventional heating of heating room to the tree's core temperature is measured with at least two thermometers per treated træladning. Thermal meters relative must as far as possible be placed at least 30 cm from the træstykkets end. Thermo per unit area must be sealed to prevent error measurement of the tree's core temperature by convection or conduction. Heat the room's ambient temperature should be measured with a thermometer at least.





 





By dielectric heating to the tree's temperature is measured with at least two sensors per treated træladning. The sensors should measure the tree's temperature near the tree's surface.





 





By dielectric heating by wood if all dimensions are greater than 3 cm must be used waveguides or radiation from multiple directions.





 





The company's thermometers and temperature sensors for measuring the tree's temperature and heat the room's air temperature must be calibrated at least once a year. The company's reference thermometer must be calibrated at least once a year by a company that is accredited by DANAK thereto.





 



 

 





The company must also have described procedures for all the following points:







1.





How it is ensured that only wood which has been stripped, which comply with the tolerances for bark residue as specified in annex 1, used as raw material for wooden containers.







2.





How to ensure and document that each treated træparti achieves the required temperature in annex 1 in any træstykkes the entire cross-section and extent in the required period of time, including how the wood stacked and where thermal meters relative positioned.







3.





How to ensure that log of incidents where træpartier despite warming have not undergone the proper heat treatment.







4.





How untreated and heat-treated wood in a secure and unequivocal way kept quite

separated throughout the company, during transport and on inventory hotels.







5.





How heat treated wood are packed, labelled and identified in outgoing trade documents as described in annex 5, section I.







6.





How the company at least once every three months checks and in table form showing that the described procedures are complied with.







7.





How employees are performing duties in connection with the company's production under the certification scheme, sufficiently instructed thoroughly and frequently, and the instruction is documented in table form.





 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



















(B).









Companies that manufacture, repairs or genfremstiller emballage of treated wood, or further machining treated wood for the purpose of resale for the production of wooden.
 

 





The company must have documented procedures for all the following points:





 

 





1.





How to ensure that all received packing units of wood is accompanied by documentation as specified in annex 5.







2.





How untreated and heat-treated wood in a secure and unequivocal way be kept clearly separated throughout the company, during transport and on inventory hotels.







3.





How to ensure that only properly treated wood used for the manufacture, repair or replacement of wooden units, which are labelled in accordance with the existing system.







4.





How the manufactured wood packing shall be marked as specified in annex 2, respectively how heat-treated wood are packed, labelled and identified in outgoing trade documents as described in annex 5, section I.







5.





Which and how many branding tools your company uses and how they are stored.







6.





How the company at least once every three months checks and in table form showing that the described processes are respected.







7.





How employees are performing duties in connection with the company's production under the certification scheme, sufficiently instructed thoroughly and frequently, and the instruction is documented in table form.





 

 











Annex 4 Repair and remanufacturing of wooden Repair









For the repair of wooden containers marked in accordance with ISPM-15 Annex 2 and subsequently maintain the brand, have exclusively used wood treated as specified in annex 1. Wood that has been treated abroad in accordance with the guidelines in Annex I of the ISPM-15, including wood treated with methyl bromide, can also be used. Each piece of wood used for the repair shall be marked as specified in annex 2.





 







Remanufacturing









All brands with a logo as specified in ISPM-15 Annex II to be removed permanently. The entire unit should undergo a remanufactured wooden containers-heat treatment as specified in annex 1, in which case it can be marked as specified in annex 2.





 











Annex 5-Minimum requirements for documentation for packing units of treated wood (article 10, paragraph 2) the records shall either comply with the requirements described in I or II:





 

 

 







In the.





 

 



 

 

 





1)





It must appear in at least one of the accompanying commercial documents, that it supplied the party has undergone one of the treatments specified in ISPM-15, annex 1,







2)





every packing unit must be marked with





 



(a))





a readable, uudviskelig labelling, which contains the country code (ISO, two letters), the supplier's certification number, as assigned by the country's plant properly staffed in accordance with ISPM-15, as well as processing code (HT, DH or MB), and





 



(b))





a legible, uudviske and unique number, which refers to the same number in the accompanying commercial document.





 

 

 







II.





 

 



 

 

 





The wood shall be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate or an official document from other EU Member States issued by the country's plant properly staffed, which specifies which parts of the party that has been subjected to a treatment as specified in ISPM-15, Annex I.