Public consultation on Enquiry Drafts of revised PEFC International Standards for Chain of Custody and Trademark Rules

ED PEFC ST 2002:201X, Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree Based Products - Requirements

5 Identification of inputs and declaration of outputs

5.1 Identification of input material

5.1.1 For each delivery of material used as input for a PEFC chain of custody product group the organisation shall obtain a document with the following information from the supplier:

a) supplier identification,

b) product identification,

c) quantity of products,

d) date of delivery / delivery period / accounting period,

For inputs with a PEFC claim the document shall also include:

e) the organisation’s name as the customer of the delivery,

f) the applicable PEFC claim specifically for each claimed product covered by the documentation,

g) the certificate code of the supplier’s PEFC recognised certificate.

5.1.2 Identification at supplier level

5.1.2.1 For all inputs delivered with a PEFC claim the organisation shall require evidence that the supplier is covered by a PEFC recognised certificate and verify its scope at the PEFC website on pefc.org, or the PEFC information system.

Note: Evidence could be a reference to the PEFC website, the PEFC information system or a copy of the organisation’s PEFC recognised certificate.

5.1.2.2 For each delivery of material used as input for a PEFC chain of custody product group the organisation shall classify the material category of the procured material.

5.2 Declaration of outputs

5.2.1 For outputs from a PEFC chain of custody product group for which the organisation makes a PEFC claim to a PEFC customer, it shall provide the customer with a document providing the following information for each delivery:

a) PEFC customer identification,

b) the organisation’s name as the supplier of the material,

c) product identification,

d) quantity of product(s),

e) date of delivery / delivery period / accounting period,

f) the applicable PEFC claim specifically for each claimed product covered by the documentation,

g) the certificate code of the organisation’s PEFC recognised certificate.

5.2.2 For all outputs for which the organisation makes a PEFC claim to a PEFC customer it shall provide the customer with evidence that the organisation is covered by a PEFC recognised certificate.

Note: Evidence could be a reference to the PEFC website, the PEFC information system or a copy of the organisation’s PEFC recognised certificate.

5.2.3 The organisation shall specify the type of document(s) in which PEFC claims on outputs are made.

5.3 Trademark use

5.3.1 The use of the PEFC Trademarks, i.e. PEFC logo and labels and chain of custody claims on-product and PEFC initials, shall be in compliance with PEFC ST 2001, PEFC Trademark Rules - Requirements.

5.3.2 In order to enable the organisation to use the PEFC trademarks in accordance with the PEFC Trademark Rules, the organisation shall obtain a valid trademark license from the PEFC Council or another PEFC authorised body.