Technical documentation

Technical documentation

PEFC Product Categories

Technical document

The revised list of the PEFC product categories. The PEFC product categories are a key element in the implementation of the PEFC chain of custody by certified organisations and certification bodies.

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The revised list of the PEFC product categories. The PEFC product categories are a key element in the implementation of the PEFC chain of custody by certified organisations and certification bodies.

COVID-19: Chain of custody auditing guidance for certification bodies and certified companies

Guidance document

Date of implementation 10 March 2020

Guidance for chain of custody auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19. This updated guidance - Version 8 - was released 28 April 2021.

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Guidance for chain of custody auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19. This updated guidance - Version 8 - was released 28 April 2021.

Japanese sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Japan. It maintained its endorsement on 31 January 2022. The review date is 29 March 2026.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Japan. It maintained its endorsement on 31 January 2022. The review date is 29 March 2026.

Danish sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Denmark. It maintained its endorsement on 7 March 2022. The review date is 5 March 2026.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Denmark. It maintained its endorsement on 7 March 2022. The review date is 5 March 2026.

Indonesian sustainable forest management standard

National standard

The national sustainable forest management standard of Indonesia. It maintained its endorsement on 7 March 2022. The review date is 25 January 2026.

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The national sustainable forest management standard of Indonesia. It maintained its endorsement on 7 March 2022. The review date is 25 January 2026.

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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