PEFCTM Chain of Custody (CoC) certification
No TÜV SÜD Certification Mark
Chain of Custody (CoC) / Voluntary assessment
Basis for Certification (certification standard):
Certification provisions of the standard owner, PEFC Council as amended in the currently valid version (http://www.pefc.org)
No TÜV SÜD certification mark is issued.
Certified organisations are authorised to use the PEFCTM logo according to the rules defined by the standard owner.
What does the standard PEFCTM Chain of Custody (CoC) cover?
PEFCTM (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes) is a global organisation aimed at establishing sustainable forestry worldwide. (Source: https://pefc.de/ueber-pefc/pefc-international.html)
The objective of the PEFCTM Chain of Custody (PEFCTM COC) standard is to ensure that products identified by a PEFCTM claim were actually made from responsibly sourced resources.
The standard defines requirements for organisations to ensure the traceability (chain of custody) of the resources used and make correct claims on the materials used in the manufacturing of a product.