What does an ISPM 15 internationally recognised certification mark look like? What do the symbols in the mark mean?
Wood packaging material bearing the stamp or mark below is certified as being ISPM 15 compliant. It may be stamped or branded to the wood packaging material. ISPM 15 mark An ISPM 15 internationally recognised certification mark must include the following: • IPPC certification symbol • XX: represents the two letter ISO country code (AU for Australia). • 000: represents the unique certification number issued by AQIS to the treatment provider or wood packaging manufacturer. Inclusion of this certification number ensures that the wood packaging material can be traced back to the treatment provider and/or manufacturer. • YY: is the treatment abbreviation where: • HT: is the code for heat treatment to a minimum of 56º C for a minimum of 30 minutes • MB: is the code for methyl bromide fumigation. Other information may also be included outside of the border of the mark provided that it is not confusing, deceptive or misleading. Examples of permitted additional information may include date of m