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FSC-STD-40-004 (V2-1) EN FSC STANDARD FOR CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATIONFSC Standard for Chain of Custody Certification

FSC-STD-40-004 (V2-1) EN FSC STANDARD FOR CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATION

Ver.:2-1
Type:Standard (STD)
Status:approved
Code:FSC-STD-40-004
Version 1-0 Date:Thursday, 30 September 2004
Current Version Date:Saturday, 1 October 2011
Effective Date:Saturday, 1 October 2011
Keywords:std-40-004, standard, coc, chain of custody

This standard specifies the management and production requirements for Chain of Custody control with respect to sourcing, labelling (where applicable) and sale of products as FSCcertified, thereby providing a range of options for making FSC claims.
The standard is applicable to all Chain of Custody operations trading, processing or manufacturing wood based and non-timber forest products from virgin and/or reclaimed materials including the primary industry sector (harvesting, pre-processing) or, in the case of recycled materials, reclamation sites, the secondary sector (primary and secondary manufacturing), and the tertiary sector (trading, wholesale, retail, print services).

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