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.

Swiss assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report for the national forest certification system of Switzerland, by CK Services. The revised system maintained its endorsement on 19 October 2021.

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Assessment report for the national forest certification system of Switzerland, by CK Services. The revised system maintained its endorsement on 19 October 2021.

Malaysian assessment report

Assessment Report

Assessment report of the Malaysian national forest certification system, by Form international. The revised system maintained its endorsement on 1 June 2021.

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Assessment report of the Malaysian national forest certification system, by Form international. The revised system maintained its endorsement on 1 June 2021.

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.

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.

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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