Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Members of the Chain of Custody Working Group

Standards development

Members of the Chain of Custody Working Group. A permanent working group responsible for the development of the PEFC chain of custody, including the maintenance of the three chain of custody standards.

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Members of the Chain of Custody Working Group. A permanent working group responsible for the development of the PEFC chain of custody, including the maintenance of the three chain of custody standards.

Accepted abbreviation and translations of the PEFC International chain of custody claims

Technical document

While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

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While the official PEFC chain of custody claims are in English, PEFC provides a list of accepted translations, and an abbreviation, that certified entities can use, and requirements on how to use them.

Geographical scope of PEFC notification by the PEFC Council

Technical document

The list of countries where the notification for PEFC certification can be obtained from the national PEFC authorized body. This document was last updated 29 September 2022.

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The list of countries where the notification for PEFC certification can be obtained from the national PEFC authorized body. This document was last updated 29 September 2022.

Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree Based Products and Related Standards – Guidance for Use, PEFC GD 2001

Guidance document

Date of implementation 26 October 2022

This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of PEFC ST 2002:2020, Chain of Custody, and related standards PEFC ST 2001:2020, PEFC Trademarks Rules and PEFC ST 2003:2020, Certification Bodies Requirements - Chain of Custody.

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This guidance document provides information for the implementation of the requirements of PEFC ST 2002:2020, Chain of Custody, and related standards PEFC ST 2001:2020, PEFC Trademarks Rules and PEFC ST 2003:2020, Certification Bodies Requirements - Chain of Custody.

PEFC Registered Assessors

Technical document

The list of PEFC registered assessor, the entities responsible for carrying out the evaluation of national forest certification systems against the PEFC requirements.

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The list of PEFC registered assessor, the entities responsible for carrying out the evaluation of national forest certification systems against the PEFC requirements.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.

COVID-19

See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

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