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ISPM 15 STANDARD FOR WOODEN PACKAGING MATERIAL

The ISPM 15 standard, issued by FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, specifies the requirements for the treatment and labelling of wooden packaging material used in international trade. The ISPM 15 standard requires that wooden packaging material is manufactured from...

ISPM 15 companies

Sorting: Information in the table can be sorted according to the region in which the company’s place of business is located and the activity in which it is engaged. Here, ‘region’ refers to regions of Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY-centres). Click the headers...

ISPM 15 LABELLING RIGHT FOR WOODEN PACKAGING MATERIAL

Companies that manufacture wooden packaging material need a labelling right granted by Evira, in order to be entitled to use a label in compliance with the ISPM 15 standard on packaging material. Operators with the right to use the label are entered in Evira’s register on holders of labelling...

Project: Building export capacity in small and medium-sized business

Evira has launched a project designed to promote the export skills of Finnish small and medium-sized businesses in the food sector through provision of advice, training and guidance. Companies need to plan and investigate many different points and issues before starting the export of food product...

IMPORT AND EXPORT OF POTATOES

The potato plant hosts a number of harmful plant diseases and pests, whose spread from one country to another must be prevented. These harmful pests include bacterial ring rot, brown rot, potato root eelworm and the Colorado beetle. Due to the risk of pests, the import and export of potatoes is...

FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR WOODEN PACKAGING MATERIAL

Forms and instructions related to wooden packaging material are available in Finnish and Swedish .   RELATED TOPICS Other forms and instructions: Forms and instructions for importing plants  

EXPORT OF SOIL AND GROWING MEDIA TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

When exporting soil or culture media to non-EU countries, the requirements set by the destination country must be established prior to export. Requirements vary by country. In many cases, a phytosanitary certificate is required. Shipments may not be infested with any of the plant diseases or pest...

IMPORT AND EXPORT OF SOIL AND GROWING MEDIA

When importing soil or growing media from non-EU countries and exporting them to non-EU countries, the requirements set by plant health legislation and fertiliser product legislation must be observed. Plant health requirements for import Plant health requirements for export Fertiliser product...

Import and export of seeds

When importing seeds from non-EU countries or exporting them to non-EU countries, the requirements of the Act on Protecting Plant Health and Seed Trade Act must be observed. In the case of imports, plant health requirements apply to the seeds of certain plant species either from all non-EU...

IMPORT AND EXPORT OF PLANTS AND PLANT PRODUCTS

Many harmful plant diseases and pests spread via plants. Restrictions therefore apply to the import and export of plants and plant products. This website contains information on requirements for plants regarding import from and export to non-EU countries. Information on requirements applying in t...

FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO EXPORT PLANTS, PLANT PRODUCTS AND WOOD

Forms and instructions related to the export of plants, plant products and wood are available in Finnish and Swedish .   RELATED TOPICS  Forms and instructions related to import of plants  

IMPORT AND EXPORT OF FRUIT, BERRIES AND VEGETABLES

Many plant diseases and pests spread via fruit and vegetables. For this reason, a variety of requirements apply to the import and export of fruit and vegetables. This website contains information on plant health related requirements applicable to fruit and vegetables when imported from and export...

IMPORT AND EXPORT OF WOOD

Many diseases and pests harmful to forests spread with wood and timber. Timber trade with non-EU countries must therefore observe the requirements set by plant health regulations. These pages contain information on plant health requirements applicable to the import and export of wood and timber....

EXPORT OF FRUIT, BERRIES AND VEGETABLES TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

When exporting fruit and vegetables to non-EU countries, both plant health requirements and other requirements regarding the vegetable trade must be observed. This page contains information on plant health requirements. Other requirements concerning trade are available in the food pages. Plant...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON WOODEN PACKAGING MATERIAL

1. Are ISPM 15 stamps available from Evira? No. However, the labelling right decision issued by Evira contains a sample marking. The holder of the labelling right must then acquire a stamp or other labelling tool that complies with the sample. Such a stamp or tool must be capable of producing cle...

Phytosanitary Certificate

A phytosanitary certificate is a document used in international trade, issued by the plant health authority of the exporting country on shipments that meet the requirements of the destination country. In Finland, Evira issues plant health certificates. The plant health certificate is shipment-spe...

EXPORT OF WOODEN PACKAGING MATERIAL TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

When exporting wooden packaging material to non-EU countries, the requirements set by the destination country must be established prior to export. Many countries require that imported wooden packaging material comply with the treatment and marking requirements specified under the ISPM 15 standard...

Export of seeds to non-EU countries

Requirements in compliance with both the Act on Protecting Plant Health and the Seed Trade Act must be observed when exporting seeds. RELATED TOPICS Phytosanitary Sertificate Service

INSPECTIONS FOR EXPORTING PLANTS TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

Products exported from Finland to non-EU countries undergo export capacity inspections at production sites, and batch-specific inspections at the time of export. Such inspections establish whether the product intended for export meets the requirements of the destination country. If necessary, a...

EXPORT OF TIMBER TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

When exporting timber to non-EU countries, you must observe the destination country’s plant health requirements. These vary by country and tree species. The exporter must determine the requirements well in advance of exporting goods. In most cases, a phytosanitary certificate is required. Shipmen...

EXPORT OF POTATOES TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

When exporting potatoes to non-EU countries, the requirements set by the destination countries must be complied with. Because these requirements vary by country, the exporter must become familiar with the requirements of the destination country well in advance of export. In most cases, a...

Plant health requirements for exporting seeds to non-EU countries

When exporting seeds to non-EU countries, the requirements set by destination countries must be complied with. These requirements are imposed in order to prevent plant diseases and pests from spreading among seeds. Exporters must familiarise themselves with the requirements of the destination...

EXPORT OF PLANTS TO NON-EU COUNTRIES

Export of plants to non-EU countries must comply with the requirements set by the destination countries. These vary by country and by product. The exporter must contact the destination country’s authorities well in advance of exporting material, to establish the requirements applicable to the...

Export to non-EU countries

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Payments related to export of plants

Payments related to the plant health inspections are available in Finnish .  

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Clean nature, cool climate and investments made in animal welfare and health together with efficient from-field-to-fork food control system guarantee the safest and most delicious food from Finland. Finland is the northernmost country in the European Union resting solidly on an ancient bed of...

Registration

An exporter of products requiring a phytosanitary certificate must be registered with Evira’s plant health register. Further information on registration is available at Cultivation and production > Plant diseases and pests > Control > Plant health and propagation material register .