Technical documentation

Technical documentation

Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2002:2020

International standard

Date of implementation 14 February 2020

This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest and tree based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC chain of custody certificate.

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This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest and tree based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. During the certification process, the certification body will assess the company against the requirements set out in this document. If the company complies, they will receive their PEFC chain of custody certificate.

PEFC Trademarks Rules, PEFC ST 2001:2020

International standard

Date of implementation 14 February 2020

The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC trademarks, in order to ensure accurate, verifiable, relevant and non-misleading use of the PEFC logo and related claims. It defines the legal protection of the PEFC trademarks; trademarks usage categories; and the requirements for on- and off-product usage.

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The requirements that entities must follow when using the PEFC trademarks, in order to ensure accurate, verifiable, relevant and non-misleading use of the PEFC logo and related claims. It defines the legal protection of the PEFC trademarks; trademarks usage categories; and the requirements for on- and off-product usage.

Certification Body Requirements – Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2003:2020

International standard

Date of implementation 14 February 2020

This document describes the requirements certification bodies must comply with in order to provide chain of custody certification, in addition to the accreditation requirements. It provides system specific requirements and ensures that chain of custody audits take place consistently worldwide.

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This document describes the requirements certification bodies must comply with in order to provide chain of custody certification, in addition to the accreditation requirements. It provides system specific requirements and ensures that chain of custody audits take place consistently worldwide.

Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2002:2013

International standard

Date of implementation 7 December 2015

This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest-based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2002:2020. The transition date is 14 February 2022. After this, companies still certified against the 2013 version will need to prepare their system according to the 2020 version, in preparation for certification against this version during their next external audit.

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This standard lays out the requirements for chain of custody certification for forest-based products – the conditions a company must meet in order to achieve PEFC certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2002:2020. The transition date is 14 February 2022. After this, companies still certified against the 2013 version will need to prepare their system according to the 2020 version, in preparation for certification against this version during their next external audit.

Certification Body Requirements – Chain of Custody, PEFC ST 2003:2012

International standard

Date of implementation 20 November 2014

This document defines the requirements for certification bodies carrying out PEFC chain of custody certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2003:2020. Certification bodies operating chain of custody certification against PEFC ST 2002 have until 14 February 2022 to transition to the latest standard.

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This document defines the requirements for certification bodies carrying out PEFC chain of custody certification. This edition has been replaced by the revised PEFC ST 2003:2020. Certification bodies operating chain of custody certification against PEFC ST 2002 have until 14 February 2022 to transition to the latest standard.

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