Forest Products Export Standards - Phytosanitary Requirements of Wallis and Futuna

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The information in this standard is provided on the following basis. The phytosanitary requirements found in this standard may be used as the basis of export certification. However, requirements may be changed by importing countries at any time at short notice or with no notice to New Zealand. This information is provided strictly on the basis that the Crown, the Ministry for Primary Industries, its statutory officers, employees, agents and all other persons responsible for or associated with the compilation, writing, editing, approval or publication of the information:

  1. disclaim any and all responsibility for any inaccuracy, error, omission, lateness, or any other kind of inadequacy, deficiency or flaw in, or in relation to, the information; and
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Compliance with this standard is not to be taken as a guarantee that any particular goods will be granted access to any overseas market.

Last Updated: 30 July 2013

Commodities

Wood/ Timber - Sawn

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit NOT required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free of bark.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil Free of soil.
Other Free of compost, manure, straw, sawdust and wood shavings.
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Fumigation is mandatory for all timber except timber that is preservative treated to hazard class 3 (H3) or higher. Preservative treatment is mandatory for all species other than Douglas fir.
Fumigation Methyl-bromide at:
  • 48 gm/cu.m at 21° C or above for 24 hours.
  • 56 gm/cu.m at 16-20° C for 24 hours.
  • 64 gm/cu.m at 10-15°C for 24 hours.
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments Treated in accordance with AS/NZS 1604:2005 and NZS 3640:2003 to hazard class 3 (H3) or better. H1 or H2 is acceptable for timber that is also fumigated.
Concessional Release  
General No further information.

Wood Products – Reconstituted/ Plywood/ LVL/ Veneer

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit NOT required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free of bark.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil Free of soil.
Other Free of compost, manure, straw, sawdust and wood shavings.
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release  
General No further information.

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.
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 None required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM 15.
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM 15.
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release  
General No further information.

Appendix 1 – Quarantine Pests as notified by Wallis and Futuna Islands

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