Forest Products Export Standards - Phytosanitary Requirements of Norway

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Last Updated: 04 January 2017

Commodities

Logs

Import Permits or Declarations

Import permit NOT required.

Additional declaration for species listed in Appendix 1: “The plant products satisfy the requirements of Annex 2 point a) of Provisional regulations relating to measures against Phytophthora ramorum (Werres et al., 2001) no.341 of March 2003.”

Note: Phytophthora ramorum is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Additional declaration required for logs of Coniferales spp.:

EITHER:

"Fulfils item 1.3a of Annex 4A of Regulations of 1 December 2000 no. 1333 relating to plants and measures against pests."

This declares that the logs are free of bark and free from grub holes caused by the genus Monochamus (non-European spp.).

OR

"Fulfils item 1.3b of Annex 4A of Regulations of 1 December 2000 no. 1333 relating to plants and measures against pests."

This declares that the logs have undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content and the logs or their packaging is marked ‘kiln-dried’ or ‘KD’.

OR (if both of the above options are fulfilled)

"Fulfils item 1.3a and item 1.3b of Annex 4A of Regulations of 1 December 2000 no. 1333 relating to plants and measures against pests."

Note: Monochamus spp. are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required only for logs of Coniferales species, Populus L., Quercus L. and Castanea Mill. Phytosanitary certificate is not required if such logs are treated with paint, stains, creosote or other wood preservatives.
Phytosanitary certificates shall not be issued earlier than 14 days before shipping.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Bark is prohibited for Castanea Mill and Quercus L. Logs of Coniferales spp. that are not kiln dried to <20% MC and marked ‘KD’ or ‘kiln dried’ must be free from bark.
Insects

Free from quarantine pests. Free from non-European Pissodes and Scolytidae species, and free from grub holes caused by the genus Monochamus.

Note: Monochamus spp. are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Fungi

Free from quarantine pests. Free from Atropellis species, Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica.

Note: Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Soil  
Other

Free from Bursaphelenchus xylophilus.

Note: Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required for phytosanitary certification.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treatment appropriate to additional declaration.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments Kiln dried to <20% moisture content.
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Consignments that do not satisfy import requirements can be ordered destroyed or returned.

Wood/Timber - Sawn

Import Permits or Declarations

Import permit NOT required.

Additional declaration for species listed in Appendix 1: “The plant products satisfy the requirements of Annex 2 point a) of Provisional regulations relating to measures against Phytophthora ramorum (Werres et al., 2001) no.341 of March 2003.”

Note: Phytophthora ramorum is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Additional declaration required for wood of Coniferales spp.:

EITHER:

"Fulfils item 1.3a of Annex 4A of Regulations of 1 December 2000 no. 1333 relating to plants and measures against pests."

This declares that the wood is free of bark and free from grub holes caused by the genus Monochamus (non-European spp.).

OR

"Fulfils item 1.3b of Annex 4A of Regulations of 1 December 2000 no. 1333 relating to plants and measures against pests."

This declares that the wood has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content and the wood or its packaging is marked ‘kiln-dried’ or ‘KD’.

OR (if both of the above options are fulfilled)

"Fulfils item 1.3a and item 1.3b of Annex 4A of Regulations of 1 December 2000 no. 1333 relating to plants and measures against pests."

Note: Monochamus spp. are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required only for sawn timber of Coniferales species, Populus L., Quercus L. and Castanea Mill. Phytosanitary certificate is not required if such timber is treated with paint, stains, creosote or other wood preservatives. Phytosanitary certificates shall not be issued earlier than 14 days before shipping.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Bark is prohibited for Castanea Mill and Quercus L. Wood of Coniferales spp. that is not kiln dried to <20% MC and marked ‘KD’ or ‘kiln dried’ must be free from bark.
Insects

Free from quarantine pests. Free from non-European Pissodes and Scolytidae species, and free from grub holes caused by by the genus Monochamus.

Note: Monochamus spp. are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Fungi

Free from quarantine pests. Free from Atropellis species, Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica.

Note: Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Soil  
Other

Free from Bursaphelenchus xylophilus.

Note: Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required for phytosanitary certification.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treatment appropriate to additional declaration. 
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments Kiln dried to <20% moisture content. 
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Consignments that do not satisfy import requirements can be ordered destroyed or returned.

Wood/Timber - Chips

Import Permits or Declarations

Import permit NOT required.

Additional declaration required for species listed in Appendix 1: “The plant products satisfy the requirements of Annex 2 point a) of Provisional regulations relating to measures against Phytophthora ramorum (Werres et al., 2001) no.341 of March 2003.”

Note: Phytophthora ramorum is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Additional declaration required for wood chips derived in whole or part from Coniferales species, Castanea Mill., Populus L. and Quercus L.

Either:

a) “The goods have been manufactured exclusively from wood that has been stripped of its bark”;

or

b) “The goods have been manufactured exclusively from wood which has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at the time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule”;

or

c) “The goods have undergone fumigation shipboard or in a container prior to shipment, and shall be shipped in sealed containers or in such a way as to prevent re-infestation”.

Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Phytosanitary certificates shall not be issued earlier than 14 days before shipping.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark

Bark is prohibited for Castanea Mill and Quercus L.

Bark is prohibited for Coniferales spp. where the additional declaration:
“The goods have been manufactured exclusively from wood that has been stripped of its bark” is used.

Insects

Free from quarantine pests. Free from non-European Pissodes and Scolytidae species, and free from grub holes caused by by the genus Monochamus.

Note: Monochamus spp. are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Fungi

Free from quarantine pests. Free from Atropellis species, Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica.

Note: Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Soil  
Other

Free from Bursaphelenchus xylophilus.

Note: Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required for phytosanitary certification.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treatment appropriate for additional declaration.
Fumigation Fumigation shipboard or in a container prior to shipment. Shipped in sealed containers or in such a way as to prevent re-infestation.
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments Kiln-dried to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at the time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule.
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Consignments that do not satisfy import requirements can be ordered destroyed or returned.

Wood Products – Reconstituted/Plywood/LVL/Veneer

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit NOT required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate NOT required for reconstituted wood products or for veneer less than 7mm thick.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free of bark.
Insects Free from quarantine pests. Free from non-European Pissodes and Scolytidae species, and free from grub holes caused by by the genus Monochamus.
Fungi

Free from quarantine pests. Free from Atropellis species, Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica.

Note: Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Soil  
Other

Free from Bursaphelenchus xylophilus.

Note: Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection NOT required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Consignments that do not satisfy import requirements can be ordered destroyed or returned.

Wood Products - Manufactured

Import Permits or Declarations

Import permit NOT required.

Additional declaration for species listed in Appendix 1: “The plant products satisfy the requirements of Annex 2 point a) of Provisional regulations relating to measures against Phytophthora ramorum (Werres et al., 2001) no.341 of March 2003.”

Note: Phytophthora ramorum is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required only for wooden articles of Coniferales species, Populus L., Quercus L. and Castanea Mill. Phytosanitary certificate is not required if such articles are treated with paint, stains, creosote or other wood preservatives. Phytosanitary certificates shall not be issued earlier than 14 days before shipping.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Bark is prohibited for Coniferales species, Castanea Mill and Quercus L.
Insects Free from quarantine pests. Free from non-European Pissodes and Scolytidae species, and free from grub holes caused by by the genus Monochamus.
Fungi

Free from quarantine pests. Free from Atropellis species, Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica.

Note: Mycosphaerella gibsonii and Cryphonectria parasitica are not known to occur in New Zealand.

Soil  
Other

Free from Bursaphelenchus xylophilus.

Note: Bursaphelenchus xylophilus is not known to occur in New Zealand.

Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required for phytosanitary certification.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General

Consignments that do not satisfy import requirements can be ordered destroyed or returned.

For prefabricated wooden houses, cabins or huts see import conditions in Wood/ Timber – Sawn section above.

Wood Products - Packaging

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit NOT required.
Certification Requirements Wood packaging material and dunnage must be marked in accordance with ISPM 15.
Phytosanitary certificate NOT required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Wood packaging material and dunnage must be made of debarked wood in accordance with ISPM 15.
Insects  
Fungi  
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections  
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM15.
Heat treatments Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM15.
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Consignments that do not satisfy import requirements can be ordered destroyed or returned.

Appendix 1: Tree genera and species which are regarded as being susceptible to Phytophthora ramorum (Note; smaller shrub species have been omitted)

  • Acer macrophyllum (Big Leaf Maple)
  • Aesculus californica (California Buckeye)
  • Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut)
  • Arbutus menziesii (Madrone)
  • Arbutus unedo (Strawberry Tree)
  • Arctostaphylos spp. (Manzanitas and Bearberries)
  • Camellia spp. (Camellia)
  • Castanea sativa (Sweet Chestnut)
  • Fagus sylvatica (European Beech)
  • Hamamelis virginiana (Witch-hazel)
  • Heteromeles arbutifolia (Toyon)
  • Kalmia spp.
  • Lithocarpus densiflorus (Tanoak)
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas Fir)
  • Quercus spp. (Oak)
  • Rhododendron spp.(Rhododendron)
  • Sequoia sempervirens (Coast Redwood)
  • Syringa vulgaris (Lilac)
  • Taxus spp. (Yew)
  • Umbellularia californica (California Laurel)
  • Vaccinium ovatum (Box Blueberry)
  • Viburnum spp. (Arrow Wood)

Quarantine Pests

List 1: Pests which are prohibited from introduction into and spread within Norway

Insects, Mites and Nematodes

  • Acleris gloverana
  • Acleris variana
  • Aculops fuchsiae
  • Amauromyza maculosa
  • Bemisia tabaci (non-European populations)
  • Blitopertha orientalis syn. Anomala orientalis
  • Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
  • Cacoecimorpha pronubana
  • Chaetosiphon fragaefolii
  • Conotrachelus nenuphar
  • Cydia prunivora syn. Enarmonia prunivora
  • Ditylenchus destructor
  • Ditylenchus dipsaci
  • Epichoristodes acerbella
  • Eriosoma lanigerum
  • Globodera pallida
  • Globodera rostochiensis
  • Helicoverpa armigera syn. Heliothis armigera
  • Leptinotarsa decemlineata
  • Liriomyza huidobrensis
  • Liriomyza sativae
  • Liriomyza trifolii
  • Meloidogyne chitwoodii
  • Meloidogyne fallax
  • Monochamus spp. (non-European species)
  • Nacobbus aberrans
  • Opogona sacchari
  • Pissodes spp. (non-European species)
  • Popillia japonica
  • Premnotrypes spp. (non-European varieties)
  • Quadraspidiotus perniciosus
  • Radopholus similis
  • Scolytidae spp. (non-European species)
  • Spodoptera littoralis
  • Spodoptera litura
  • Tephritidae non-European species including but not limited to
    (a)    Rhagoletis cingulata
    (b)    Rhagoletis fausta
    (c)    Rhagoletis indifferens
    (d)    Rhagoletis mendax
    (e)    Rhagoletis pomonella
  • Thrips palmi
  • Xiphinema americanum (non-European populations)
  • Xiphinema californicum

Flatworm

  • Arthurdendendyus triangulatus syn. Artioposthia triangulata

Fungi

  • Alternaria mali syn. A. alternata (non-European pathogenic isolate)
  • Apiosporina morbosa syn. Dibotryon morbosum
  • Atropellis spp.
  • Botryosphaeria laricina syn.Guignardia laricina
  • Ceratocystis fagacearum
  • Chrysomyxa arctostaphyli
  • Cronartium spp. (non-European species)
  • Cryphonectria parasitica syn. Endothia parasitica
  • Diaporthe vaccinii
  • Endocronartium spp. (non-European species)
  • Gymnosporangium spp. (non-European species)
  • Melampsora farlowii
  • Melampsora medusae
  • Monilinia fructicola
  • Mycosphaerella dearnessii syn. Scirrhia acicola
  • Mycosphaerella gibsonii syns. Cercoseptoria pini-densiflorae, Cercospora pini-densifloriae
  • Mycosphaerella laricis-leptolepidis
  • Mycosphaerella pini syn. Scirrhia pini
  • Mycosphaerella populorum
  • Ophiostoma wageneri syn. Ceratocystis wagenerei
  • Phellinus weirii syn. Inonotus weirii
  • Phialophora cinerescens
  • Phoma andina
  • Phyllosticta solitaria
  • Phytophthora fragariae
  • Phytophthora ramorum
  • Phytophthora rubi
  • Puccinia horiana
  • Puccinia pelargonii-zonalis
  • Puccinia pittieriana
  • Sclerotium cepivorum
  • Septoria lycopersici var. malagutii
  • Synchytrium endobioticum
  • Thecaphora solani syn. Angiosorus solani
  • Tilletia indica

Bacteria, Mycoplasmas and Phytoplasmas

  • Apple proliferation phytoplasma syn. Apple proliferation mycoplasm
  • Burkholderia caryophyllis syn. Pseudomonas caryophylli
  • Clavibacter michiganesis subsp. michiganensis syn. Corynebacterium michiganense
  • Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus syn. Corynebacterium sepedonicum
  • Elm phloem necrosis phytoplasma syn. Elm phloem necrosis mycoplasm
  • Erwinia amylovora
  • Erwinia chrysanthemi pv. chrysanthemi and pv. dianthicola
  • Peach X-disease phytoplasma syn. Peach X-disease mycoplasma
  • Pear decline phytoplasma syn. Pear decline mycoplasma
  • Potato stolbur phytoplasma syn. Stolbur (MLO) in Solanaceae
  • Ralstonia solanacearum syn. Pseudomonas solanacearum
  • Strawberry witche's broom phytoplasma syn. Strawberry witche's broom mycoplasm
  • Xanthomonas aboricola pv. pruni syn. Xanthomonas campestris pv. pruni
  • Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. dieffenbachiae
  • Xanthomonas fragariae
  • Xanthomonas vesicatoria syn. Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria

Virus and Virus-like organisms

  • Apple mosaic ilavirus (in Rubus) syn. Prunus necrotic ringspot virus
  • Arabis mosaic nepovirus
  • Black raspberry latent virus
  • Blueberry leaf mottle nepovirus
  • Cherry leaf roll virus nepovirus
  • Chrysanthemum stunt viroid
  • Impatiens necrotic spot tospovirus
  • Non-European viruses and virus-like organisms on Fragaria spp., Malus spp., Prunus spp., Pyrus spp., Ribes spp. and Rubus spp., such as but not limited to;
    (a)    Cherry rasp leaf ‘nepovirus’
    (b)    Peach mosaic virus (American)
    (c)    Plum American line pattern ilavirus
    (d)    Raspberry leaf curl luteovirus
    (e)    Strawberry latent C ‘rhabdovirus’
    (f)    Strawberry veinbanding caulimovirus
  • Plum pox potyvirus
  • Potato leaf roll polerovirus (European isolates)
  • Potato spindle tuber viroid
  • Potato viruses not known to occur in Europe, such as but not limited to;
    (a)    Potato Andean latent tymovirus
    (b)    Potato Andean mottle comovirus
    (c)    Arracacha B ‘nepovirus’, oca strain
    (d)    Potato black ringspot nepovirus
    (e)    Potato T trichovirus
    (f)    Non-European isolates of potato viruses A; M; S; V; X and Y (including Yo, Yn, Yc) and potato leaf roll polerovirus
  • Raspberry ringspot nepovirus
  • Strawberry crinkle cytorhabdovirus
  • Strawberry latent ringspot nepovirus
  • Strawberry mild yellow edge disease syn.
  • Strawberry mild yellow edge disease
  • Strawberry mottle virus
  • Tobacco ringspot nepovirus
  • Tomato black ring nepovirus
  • Tomato ringspot nepovirus
  • Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus
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