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The ALSC Wood Packaging Material (WPM) program, operating under the Board of Review currently has 19 accredited independent third-party agencies with current operations of these agencies extending to approximately 5300 facilities.  The accredited third-party agencies can provide information regarding becoming licensed to produce compliant WPM under the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Guidelines for Regulating Wood Packaging Material in International Trade, or to provide information regarding nearby licensed facilities which can supply compliant WPM.  A list of these agencies is available here.  The locations of these agencies are the company headquarters and may not be indicative of their area of service.  Electronic contact information for the accredited agencies is also available here.

The WPM program operates to monitor adherence to the requirements of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Guidelines for Regulating Wood Packaging Material in International Trade.  The ALSC WPM Policy and WPM Enforcement Regulations implement this program for heat treated WPM.  The ALSC Fumigated Wood/ Fumigated WPM Policy and Fumigated Wood/ Fumigated WPM Enforcement Regulations implement this program for fumigated wood/ fumigated WPM.

The Board of Review discharges this function pursuant to the Memorandum of Understandings with the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).

Links to available documents for the ALSC WPM program are available from this page.  All documents are provided in Adobe .pdf format.

Please visit the Program Info link on the left for information regarding this program.

Accredited WPM Agency Lists
WPM Policy
WPM
Enforcement Regs
Survey
Methodology
Contract
APHIS
Program Info

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