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 18 January 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 18 January 2022.

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.

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.

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.

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