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Guidance Document Repository

The CFIA is responsible for regulating the safety and quality of food, animal and plant health in Canada. CFIA's official Guidance Documents provide the Agency's functional direction to its front line staff regarding their compliance verification activities. They also provide guidance to regulated parties regarding program requirements.

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A note on Food Guidance

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. This information is now available in the Guidance Finder: Food.

Food guidance developed under previous regulations has been archived.

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Document Name Activities Date modified Type
Phytosanitary certification requirements for the export of untreated Canadian conifer logs to China Exports, Inspection Requirements, Logs 2017-10-02 HTML
Implementation of ISPM No. 15 (2009) for Wood Packaging Moving Between Canada and the United States (U.S.) Exports, Imports, Wood Packaging 2017-01-03 HTML
Exporting cedar forest products Exports, Inspection Requirements, Sawn Wood 2022-02-21 HTML
Canadian Heat Treatment Wood Products Certification Program (HT program) Exports, Inspection Requirements, Sawn Wood 2022-06-22 HTML
D-07-02: Canadian Debarking and Grub Hole Control Program (CDGHCP) for the Export of Cedar Forest Products to the European Union Exports, Inspection Requirements, Logs, Policy Directives 2015-01-09 HTML
Wood packaging material requirements to the United States Exports 2015-09-28 HTML
Technical Heat Treatment Guidelines and Operating Conditions Manual Exports, Wood Packaging 2023-03-24 HTML
D-13-01: Canadian Heat Treated Wood Products Certification Program (HT program) Exports, Policy Directives, Registration Requirements 2022-06-16 HTML
Facilities approved to export ash lumber to the European Union Exports, Inspection Requirements, Wood Packaging 2021-12-15 HTML
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