- RAISE TEMPERATURE
- PREVENT PEST INFESTATION
- QUALITY CHECK
- IPPC MARK
Sterilizing exported wood packaging
There are concern of spread of wood pests which effectively led to the development and the implementation of the ISPM-15 treatment standard.
In this method of wood sterilization, the wooden crates and wood shipping pallets are heated for about 30 minutes till they reach a minimum core temperature of 56 °C. we are certain that our treated pallets and wood crates meet the strictest cleanliness and sterilization standards as required by industries.
Harvest Trading Enterprise complies with the strictest international heat-treatment standards (ISPM-15), ensuring the annihilation of all pest and parasites that may be present in the wooden pallets and crates. Heat-treatment completely eradicates any living organisms in the wood.
Our stringent heat-treatment process meets the strictest international standards (ISPM-15) and offers the following benefits to our clients:
Harvest Trading Enterprise guarantees that our wood packaging products meet and exceed the most stringent hygienic and sterilization standards currently enforced in the food, pharmaceutical and other industries today.
Disease and pest control continues to be a major factor when transporting goods.
International shipments require stringent international heat-treatment standards for wooden pallets and crates, as regulated by ISPM-15 by certain country. These regulations require that all wooden packaging materials be either fumigated or heat-treated. Fumigation method uses toxic pesticides and chemicals to eradicate any pests, while heat-treatment is to raise the core temperature of the pallets
Find out more about Singapore AVA ISPM-15 requirements by reading this PDF document of frequently asked questions.