Technical documentation

Technical documentation

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.

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.

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.

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.

Issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, PEFC GD 1005

Procedural document

Date of implementation 2 December 2020

PEFC GD 1005:2020 sets out the rules for the issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC trademarks in accordance with PEFC ST 2001, Trademarks Rules - Requirements.

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PEFC GD 1005:2020 sets out the rules for the issuance of PEFC trademarks usage licences by the PEFC Council, to ensure legally compliant use of the PEFC trademarks in accordance with PEFC ST 2001, Trademarks Rules - 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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