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EU imports - Protected zones - Conifers

Zone: United Kingdom, Greece and Ireland

Species: coniferous wood and isolated bark of conifers.

Requirements: Wood shall be bark-free, or Official statement (plant passport) confirming that

(a) it originates in an area known to be free from Ips amitinus, or

(b) in the case of

 i. wood, that it has been kiln dried to below 20% moisture content and a mark of ‘Kiln Dried’ or ‘KD’ put on the wood or its packaging

ii. isolated bark has been subjected to an appropriate treatment against bark beetles

Zone: United Kingdom and Ireland

Species: coniferous wood and isolated bark of conifers

Requirements: Wood shall be bark-free, or Official statement (plant passport) confirming that

(a) it originates from an area known to be free from Ips typographus, or

(b) in the case of

i. wood, that it has been kiln dried to below 20% moisture content and a mark of ‘Kiln Dried’ or ‘KD’ put on the wood or its packaging

ii. isolated bark has been subjected to an appropriate treatment against bark beetles

Zone: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey), Ireland and Greece

Species: coniferous wood and isolated bark of conifers.

Requirements: Wood shall be bark-free, or Official statement (plant passport) confirming that

(a) it originates from a place known to be  free from Dendroctonus micans, or

(b) in the case of

i. wood, that it has been kiln dried to below 20% moisture content and a mark of ‘Kiln Dried’ or ‘KD’ put on the wood or its packaging

ii. isolated bark has been subjected to an appropriate treatment against bark beetles

Zone: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland and  Isle of Man), Ireland and Cyprus

Species: coniferous wood and isolated bark of conifers.

Requirements: Wood shall be bark-free, or Official statement (plant passport) confirming that

(a) it orginates from an area that is known to be free from Ips sexdentatus, or

(b) in the case of

i. wood, that it has been kiln dried to below 20% moisture content and a mark of ‘Kiln Dried’ or ‘KD’ put on the wood or its packaging

ii. isolated bark has been subjected to an appropriate treatment against bark beetles

Zone: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland, Isle of Man), Ireland and Greece

Species: coniferous wood and isolated bark of conifers

Requirements: Wood shall be bark-free, or Official statement (plant passport) confirming that

(a) it orginates from an area known to be free from Ips cembrae or

(b) in the case of

i. wood, that it has been kiln dried to below 20% moisture content and a mark of ‘Kiln Dried’ or ‘KD’ put on the wood or its packaging

ii. isolated bark has been subjected to an appropriate treatment against bark beetles

Zone: United Kingdom , Ireland and Greece

Species: coniferous wood and isolated bark of conifers

Requirements: Wood shall be bark-free, or Official statement (plant passport) confirming that

(a) it originates from an area known to be free from Ips duplicatus, or

(b) in the case of

i. wood, that it has been kiln dried to below 20% moisture content and a mark of ‘Kiln Dried’ or ‘KD’ put on the wood or its packaging

ii. isolated bark has been subjected to an appropriate treatment against bark beetles

Last updated: 5th October 2016