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FSC Risk Assessments for Russia, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay are Now Available

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Effective 11 December 2018, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Russia, the United Kingdom, or Uruguay are required to use the latest FSC risk assessments to conform with standard FSC-STD-40-005 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood.

FSC risk assessments are used to determine the risk of an organization obtaining material from
unacceptable wood sources when sourcing controlled wood.

To view all available FSC risk assessments, please visit the FSC Document Centre. To view the current status of all FSC risk assessments that are being developed, please visit the risk assessment database.


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