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Indicators and Thresholds for the Identification of ‘Highly Hazardous’ Pesticides (FSC-STD-30-001)
Status: Approved

Overview

Title: Indicators and thresholds for the identification of ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides (HHP)
Code: FSC-STD-30-001
Type: Standard
Coordinator: Maria Melero
Effective Date: 10th March 2015
Purpose: Identify pesticides that FSC considers to be ‘highly hazardous’ based on specific criteria, indicators and thresholds.
Objective(s):
  • Establish criteria, indicators and thresholds for the identification of HHPs in the FSC system taking into account up-to-date scientific knowledge.
  • Establish a list of ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides, prohibited in FSC-certified forests and plantations unless a temporary derogation for their use has previously been approved.

Timeline

Date Activity Link
Jul 2012 FSC Board of Directors (BoD) approved Policy and Standards Committee proposal to start a review of the FSC Pesticides Policy N/A
Sep 2012 Policy and Standards Committee (PSC) requested a revision of Highly Hazardous Pesticide list N/A
Nov 2012 A panel of experts is commissioned to review and revise I&T N/A
Jul – Aug 2013 60-day consultation period of draft 1 Read synopsis
Mar – Apr 2014 60-day consultation period of draft 2 Read synopsis
Oct 2014 Document approved by the FSC Policy and Standards Committee (PSC) N/A
Nov 2014 Document approved by the FSC Board of Directors

Downloads

  • FSC-STD-30-001_1st_Cons_Synopsis
    FSC-STD-30-001_1st_Cons_Synopsis
  • FSC-STD-30-001_2nd_Cons_Synopsis
    FSC-STD-30-001_2nd_Cons_Synopsis
  • FSC-STD-30-001 V1-0 EN INDICATORS AND THRESHOLDS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF 'HIGHLY HAZARDOUS' PESTICIDES (HHP)
    FSC-STD-30-001 V1-0 EN INDICATORS AND THRESHOLDS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF 'HIGHLY HAZARDOUS' PESTICIDES (HHP)
  • FSC-STD-30-001a EN FSC LIST OF 'HIGHLY HAZARDOUS' PESTICIDES
    FSC-STD-30-001a EN FSC LIST OF 'HIGHLY HAZARDOUS' PESTICIDES
  • Report_Revision Criteria, Indicators and Thresholds for the identification of FSC ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides
    Report_Revision Criteria, Indicators and Thresholds for the identification of FSC ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides