The IPPC 2012 Member Consultation on draft ISPMs has started. The consultation period ends on 20 October 2012 and the IPPC Secretariat must have received all comments before that date. Comments should be submitted through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS).
The draft ISPMs are posted in the OCS and all background information including PowerPoint presentations on some of the ISPMs are posted on the Member Consultation website of the IPP.
The following draft ISPMs are open for commenting:
Draft Appendix to ISPM 12: Electronic certification, information on standard XML schemes and exchange mechanisms (2006-003) Determination of host status of fruits and vegetables to fruit fly (Tephritidae) infestation (2006-031) Draft Annex to ISPM 26: Establishment of fruit fly quarantine areas within a pest free area in the event of an outbreak (2009-007) Draft Annex to ISPM 27: Diagnostic Protocol for Tilletia indica (2004-014) Draft Annex to ISPM 27: Diagnostic Protocol for Guignardia citricarpa (2004-023) For any query or comment regarding the 2012 Member Consultation on draft ISPMs, please contact Eva.Moller@fao.org.