This standard provides guidance on the purpose, use, content, publication and review of commodity-specific standards for phytosanitary measures. Such standards, presented as annexes to this overarching concept standard, apply to commodities being moved in international trade and identify pests associated with these commodities and options for relevant phytosanitary measures to be considered by contracting parties. The lists of pests and options for phytosanitary measures identified are not intended to be exhaustive and are subject to review and revision. The scope of this standard and its annexes does not include contamination or diversion from intended use of commodities.
2023-04-03: ISPM 46 reviewed by AR, ES, RU and ZH LRGs, then noted by CPM-17 (2023) have been posted.
2023-02-06: ISPM 46 language versions as reviewed by the LRGs for AR, ES, RU and ZH have been posted.
2022-07-11: ISPM 46 as adopted by CPM-16 (2022) have been posted in all FAO languages.