Technical documentation

Technical documentation

PEFC Checklist – Requirements for Certification Bodies operating Certification against the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard

Checklist

This checklist covers requirements for certification bodies operating certification against the PEFC 2022 Chain of Custody standard as defined in PEFC ST 2003:2020. It shall be completed by any system that applies for endorsement and recognition of a system specific Chain of Custody standard (i.e., a national Chain of Custody standard), unless the systems has adopted the PEFC ST 2003:2020.

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This checklist covers requirements for certification bodies operating certification against the PEFC 2022 Chain of Custody standard as defined in PEFC ST 2003:2020. It shall be completed by any system that applies for endorsement and recognition of a system specific Chain of Custody standard (i.e., a national Chain of Custody standard), unless the systems has adopted the PEFC ST 2003:2020.

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.

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.

Template: Outsourcing Agreement

Technical document

Template for a PEFC Chain of Custody Outsourcing Agreement, developed in relation to requirement 4.9.2 of the Chain of Custody standard, PEFC ST 2002:2020.

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Template for a PEFC Chain of Custody Outsourcing Agreement, developed in relation to requirement 4.9.2 of the Chain of Custody standard, PEFC ST 2002:2020.

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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