USDA Log Heating Requirements To Prevent Invasive Forest Pests

USDA Log Heating Requirements To Prevent Invasive Forest Pests

This information is ambiguous, and a work in progress, we wish to export / import logs from Togo West Africa to USA and Germany.

Please do not see this information as complete:

"These logs must be heat-treated to a core temperature of 56°C for 30 minutes.
(132 Degrees Fahrenheit)

These logs must be accompanied by a valid import permit (issued by the USDA to the US importer).

A document titled "Heat Treatment Certificate Using a Kiln Facility," prepared by the treatment facility or exporter, must accompany all shipments. The document is found in the Canadian Border Agricultural Clearance Manual.

Spruce logs from areas of Canada other than Nova Scotia require an industry-issued certificate of origin."
http://www.inspection.gc.ca/plants/forestry/exports/firewood-and-spruce-logs/eng/1319404821461/1319404984249






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