19 Mar 2019
From April 11th 2019, packaging timber, including pallets, must be treated and marked in accordance with the ISPM 15 requirement, when importing to the Canary Islands.
Wooden packaging must be clearly, visibly marked with the official IPPC mark and the following information:
XX ISO code of the country of manufacture
OOO Unique manufacturer’s code
YY Treatment code (HT, DH, MB)
Non-conformity of this regulation will lead to delays, fines and possible destruction of the cargo.
For example, Las Palmas and Santa Cruz are ports on the Canary Islands.
You can find more information regarding wooden packaging, ISPM 15, fumigation and heat treatment on our website: https://www.embassyfreight.nl/en/practical-info/ispm-15-fumigation-heat-treatment/