Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Standard Setting, PEFC ST 1001

Benchmark Standard

Date of implementation 15 November 2017

This benchmark outlines the processes and steps that must take place during the development, review and revision of national forest management standards.

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This benchmark outlines the processes and steps that must take place during the development, review and revision of national forest management standards.

Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2002:2013

International standard

Date of implementation 7 December 2015

This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest-based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2002:2020. The transition date is 14 February 2022. After this, companies still certified against the 2013 version will need to prepare their system according to the 2020 version, in preparation for certification against this version during their next external audit.

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This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest-based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2002:2020. The transition date is 14 February 2022. After this, companies still certified against the 2013 version will need to prepare their system according to the 2020 version, in preparation for certification against this version during their next external audit.

Certification Body Requirements – Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2003:2012

International standard

Date of implementation 20 November 2014

This document defines the requirements for certification bodies carrying out PEFC chain of custody certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2003:2020. Certification bodies operating chain of custody certification against PEFC ST 2002 have until 14 February 2022 to transition to the latest standard.

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This document defines the requirements for certification bodies carrying out PEFC chain of custody certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2003:2020. Certification bodies operating chain of custody certification against PEFC ST 2002 have until 14 February 2022 to transition to the latest standard.

PEFC Logo Usage Rules, PEFC ST 2001:2008

International standard

Date of implementation 26 November 2010

The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC logo. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2001:2020. For organizations with a PEFC logo licence issued before the publication of this latest document, an 24-month transition period applies. The transition date is 14 February 2022.

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The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC logo. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2001:2020. For organizations with a PEFC logo licence issued before the publication of this latest document, an 24-month transition period applies. The transition date is 14 February 2022.

Annex 6 - Certification and Accreditation Procedures

International standard

Date of implementation 5 October 2007

Defines the certification and accreditation procedures for national certification schemes.

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Defines the certification and accreditation procedures for national certification schemes.

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