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  • European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization

    Organisation Europeenne et Mediterraneenne pour la Protection des Plantes

    Normes OEPP

    EPPO Standards

    Phytosanitary procedures

    Procdures phytosanitaires

    PM 3/22 (2)PM 3/24 (3), PM 3/32 (2)PM 3/37 (2)

    Organisation Europeenne et Mediterraneenne pour la Protection des Plantes

    21 Bld Richard Lenoir, 75011 Paris, France

    2013 OEPP/EPPO, Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 43, 393394 393

  • Approval

    EPPO Standards are approved by EPPO Council. The date

    of approval appears in each individual standard. In the

    terms of Article II of the IPPC, EPPO Standards are Regio-

    nal Standards for the members of EPPO.


    EPPO Standards are subject to periodic review and amend-

    ment. The next review date for this set of EPPO Standards

    is decided by the EPPO Working Party on Phytosanitary


    Amendment record

    Amendments will be issued as necessary, numbered and

    dated. The dates of amendment appear in each individual

    standard (as appropriate).


    EPPO Standards are distributed by the EPPO Secretariat to

    all EPPO member governments. Copies are available to any

    interested person under particular conditions upon request

    to the EPPO Secretariat.


    EPPO Phytosanitary Procedures are intended to be used by

    NPPOs, in their capacity as bodies responsible for the

    inspection and testing of plants and plant products moving

    in trade, or for the implementation of surveys against quar-

    antine pests.


    EU (2000) Council Directive 2000/29/EC of 8 May 2000 on protective

    measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms

    harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within

    the community. Official Journal of the European Communities no.

    L169, 1112.EPPO/CABI (1997) Quarantine Pests for Europe, 2nd edn. CAB

    International, Wallingford (GB).

    FAO (2008) ISPM No. 31, Methodologies for Sampling of

    Consignments, IPPC Secretariat, FAO, Rome (IT).

    FAO (1997) International Plant Protection Convention (new revised

    text). FAO, Rome (IT).

    IPPC (2009) Glossary of phytosanitary terms. ISPM no. 5. In

    International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, pp. 4163. IPPCSecretariat, FAO, Rome (IT).

    OEPP/EPPO (2006) EPPO Standard PM 1/2 EPPO A1 and A2 lists of

    pests recommended for regulation in EPPO countries. In EPPO

    Standards: General phytosanitary Measures EPPO, Paris (FR).


    These definitions are extracted from the Glossary of phyto-

    sanitary terms:

    Inspection: official visual examination of plants, plant

    products or other regulated articles to determine if pests are

    present and/or to determine compliance with phytosanitary


    Monitoring: an official ongoing process to verify phyto-

    sanitary situations.

    Phytosanitary procedure: any official method for imple-

    menting phytosanitary measures including the performance

    of inspections, tests, surveillance or treatments in connec-

    tion with regulated pests.

    Survey: an official procedure conducted over a defined

    period of time to determine the characteristics of a pest

    population or to determine which species occur in an area.

    Test: official examination, other than visual, to determine

    if pests are present or to identify pests.

    Outline of requirements

    EPPO Standards on phytosanitary procedures describe the

    methods to be followed for performing inspections of

    commodities moving in trade, or surveys for pests. Methods

    to be followed for performing treatments of commodities

    and treatments of crops for containment or eradication of

    pests are included in series PM 10.

    EPPO Standards on phytosanitary procedures arise from

    the programmes of activity of the EPPO Panels on Phyto-

    sanitary Measures, on Phytosanitary Measures for Potato,

    and on Phytosanitary Procedures. The first 59 EPPO Stan-

    dards on phytosanitary procedures were originally published

    in Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin, following a numbering

    sequence described in Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 20,

    229233, which provides a list in approximate chronologi-cal order of appearance.

    Standards in the series PM 3 were edited as EPPO Stan-

    dards in 1998. Versions of Standards published before 1998

    in the EPPO Bulletin are not the latest versions. For these

    Standards please consult the EPPO website (

    where the most recent version of all Standards are


    The 4 Standards published in this issue have been revised

    (reformatted) to only maintain the elements of guidance for

    phytosanitary inspection, all the diagnostic content has been

    deleted and replaced by a reference to relevant diagnostic


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