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ASI Accredits New Certification Body to FSC Standards

Monday, 8 July 2019

Effective 27 June 2019, Assurance Services International (ASI) has accredited Extensive Standard Technical Services Co. Ltd. (ESTS) to audit and issue FSC chain of custody certificates.

To receive the accreditation, ESTS was evaluated by ASI and had demonstrated its ability to conduct impartial assessments to issue FSC certificates according to the established criteria.

ESTS will be able to audit and issue certificates for FSC Chain of Custody, excluding controlled wood, worldwide with the exclusion of Canada and the United States after completion of the Service and License agreement with FSC in the coming days. 

For a complete overview of the status of ESTS, please visit the ASI website. This page will also display future changes in the scope of accreditation. For questions, please contact ASI at asi-info@asi-assurance.org.


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