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Call for phytosanitary treatments

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is soliciting submissions for Phytosanitary treatments to be adopted as international standards, as annexes to ISPM 28 (Phytosanitary treatments for regulated pests).

Submissions will be accepted from Contracting Parties or Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs). Submissions should be sent through the respective IPPC Official Contact Point.

Instructions for submissions

Data in these submissions will be reviewed rigorously, and will result in a clearly stated level of efficacy.

Please completely fill out the Submission Form for Phytosanitary Treatments and submit it along with all supporting documentation to the IPPC Secretariat by e-mail ([email protected]).

The name of the submitting country or RPPO and the words “Call for Phytosanitary Treatments” should be placed in the subject line of the email message.

The submission should include all of the information required and outlined in ISPM 28 (Phytosanitary treatments for regulated pests), keeping in mind the Criteria for justification and prioritization of proposed topics.

The submission should identify a contact person for the treatment who may be contacted for clarification as required.

Process for the adoption of phytosanitary treatments:

The submission forms are collected by the Secretariat, then compiled and forwarded to the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) to review the submission and evaluate them against ISPM 28 and the Criteria for justification and prioritization of proposed topics. The treatments will be adopted through the IPPC Standard Setting Procedure and posted at the adopted phytosanitary treatments as Annexes to ISPM 28.

For additional information on how treatments are reviewed by the TPPT please look up section 8.8 in the IPPC Procedure Manual for Standard Setting.

You may also refer to the TPPT research guidelines to support researchers.

Please note: All phytosanitary treatment submissions are posted below along with the supporting documentation. If the supporting documentation is confidential, the submitter should indicate this on the submission form.

*2022-09 UPDATE*: New submissions are sought! The TPPT is continuously reviewing the submissions.**

*2021-11 UPDATE*: 4 new phytosanitary treatment submissions were received. These are posted below. The call is still ongoing.Phytosanitary Treatments (PTs) are submitted by NPPOs or RPPOs for evaluation as an international standard in response to a call for submissions by the IPPC Secretariat. The IPPC Secretariat issues a call for PTs as required.

*2020-11 UPDATE* The call is still open for submissions for phytosanitary treatments. Read the instructions below on how to submit new treatment proposals for ISPM 28.

*2019-07 UPDATE*: The TPPT is continuously reviewing the submissions. The call is still open until resources are available and the next cutoff date is the 30 January 2020 (to be evaluated at the 2020 TPPT meeting).

*2018-08 UPDATE*: The TPPT is continuously reviewing the submissions. The call is still open until resources are available and the next cutoff date is the 30 January 2019 (to be evaluated at the 2019 TPPT meeting).

*2017-07 UPDATE*: 25 treatment submissions arrived before the 05 June 2017, they are all posted below. The supporting documentation is also posted, when the submitter allowed it. The TPPT will review the submissions in order of priority. The next deadline is 30 January 2018 (to be evaluated at the 2018 TPPT meeting) but call is open until resources are available.

This web page was last updated on 2022-09-29. For queries or comments regarding the contents of this page, please contact [email protected].

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Topic # Title Files Publication date
ISPM 28 (Phytosanitary treatments for regulated pests)
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Phytosanitary Resources page
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IPPC Official Contact Points
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Submission form for phytosanitary treatments
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Criteria for justification and prioritization of proposed topics
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Adopted standards (ISPMs)
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Criteria for contributed resources
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Submission form for phytosanitary treatments as "contributed resources"
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2017-011 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for eggs and larvae of the family Tortricidae (generic) En 03 Jul 2017
2017-012 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for all stages of the family Pseudococcidae (generic) En 05 Jul 2017
2017-013 SUBMISSION_Cold treatment for the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata on oranges Citrus x sinensis En 05 Jul 2017
2017-014 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) hitchhiking on fresh commodities En 05 Jul 2017
2017-015 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis on all fresh commodities En 05 Jul 2017
2017-016 SUBMISSION_Generic irradiation treatment for Curculionidae (Coleoptera) En 05 Jul 2017
2017-017 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for spotted wing drosophila Drosophila suzukii on all fresh commodities En 05 Jul 2017
2018-001 SUBMISSION_Phytosanitary irradiation treatment of fresh commodities against Liriomyza sativa, L. trifolii and L. huidobrensis. En
2018-001_Reference_1_Ozyardimci_2016_FloridaEntVol99
05 Feb 2018
2017-018 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana on all fresh commodities En 05 Jul 2017
2017-019 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis on all fresh commodities En 05 Jul 2017
2017-020 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei on coffee berries En 05 Jul 2017
2017-021 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana eggs and larvae on all fresh commodities En 05 Jul 2017
2017-022 SUBMISSION_Cold treatment of Australian Stone fruit against Mediterranean fruit fly and Queensland fruit fly En 05 Feb 2018
2017-023 SUBMISSION_Cold disinfestation of Australian Table grapes against Mediterranean fruit fly and Queensland fruit fly En 05 Feb 2018
2017-024 SUBMISSION_Heat treatment of wood chips En 05 Jul 2017
2017-025 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for Bactrocera tau En 05 Jul 2017
2017-026 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for Carposina sasakii En 05 Jul 2017
2017-027 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi En 05 Jul 2017
2017-028 SUBMISSION_Sulfuryl fluoride fumigation treatment for Chlorophorus annularis on bamboo articles En 05 Jul 2017
2017-029 SUBMISSION_Cold treatment of fruit and vegetables including citrus fruit Citrus spp. for Thaumatotibia leucotreta. En 05 Jul 2017
2017-030 SUBMISSION_Generic irradiation treatment against insects, except Lepidoptera larvae and pupae En 05 Jul 2017
2017-031 SUBMISSION_Irradiation Treatment against fruit flies of the family Anastrepha spp. (Dose Modification) En 05 Jul 2017
2017-032 SUBMISSION_Hydrogen cyanide fumigation treatment for rodents, insects and mites in containers En 05 Jul 2017
2017-033 SUBMISSION_Hydrogen cyanide fumigation treatment for Ditylenchus dipsaci in seed bulbs of garlic En 05 Jul 2017
2017-034 SUBMISSION_Hydrogen cyanide fumigation treatment for pine wood nematode and wood boring beetles in debarked wood En 05 Jul 2017
2017-035 SUBMISSION_Ethanedinitrile (EDN) treatment of wood for insect pests En 05 Jul 2017
LIST of submitted treatments in response to the call for phytosanitary treatments (2021-11-05) En 05 Nov 2021
2018-041 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei En
2018-042 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for Omphisa anastomosalis eggs, larvae, and pupae En
2017-037 SUBMISSION_CATTS (Controlled Atmosphere/Temperature Treatment System) treatments against codling moth (Cydia pomonella) and western cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis indifferens) in cherry En 16 Jan 2018
2017-038 SUBMISSION_CATTS (Controlled Atmosphere/Temperature Treatment System) treatments against codling moth (Cydia pomonella) and oriental fruit moth (Grapholita molesta) in apple En 16 Jan 2018
2021-027 SUBMISSION_Cold_Drosophila En 05 Nov 2021
2017-036 SUBMISSION_Irradiation treatment for Sternochetus frigidus En 08 Nov 2017
2021-028 SUBMISSION_VH_Planococcus En 05 Nov 2021
2021-029 SUBMISSION_Ir_Aspidiotus_Destructor En 05 Nov 2021
2021-030 SUBMISSION_Ir_Pseudaulacaspis_Pentagona En 05 Nov 2021

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