Heat treatment of wood packaging which requires heating of the timber to a minimum core temperature of 56 0C for a minimum of 30 minutes (HT)
Fumigation, using Methane Bromide (MB) to the relevant specification.
The approved measure that have been adopted are as follows:-
The International Standard for Phytosanitary Measure “Guidelines for regulating wood packaging material in the international trade” - ISPM15 was adopted by the FAO’s Interm Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002. It is now for each country and trading bloc to decide upon implementation of these measures, and the indications are that most major trading nations will have regulations based on ISPM15 in place within the next couple of years.
Control Room, during certification audit.
Loading Treatment Room
Checking Temperature sensors, during certification audit.
Software used to drive HEAT TREATMENT
Our state of the art computerized HEAT TREATMENT System is able to process up to 500 pallets / load.