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Canadian Heat Treatment Wood Products Certification Program (HT program)

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The Canadian Heat Treated Wood Products Certification Program (HT program) is an official certification system for the export of wood products to countries requiring heat treatment prior to entry, including member countries of the European Union, Mexico and the Republic of Korea. The HT program is also the basis of the manufacture of certified wood packaging in accordance with ISPM 15 Regulation of wood packaging material in international trade.

Policies and manuals

National plant protection organizations seeking information on certified facilities may contact us by email at to obtain the most recent information.

Alternative service delivery organizations

We use alternative service delivery (ASD) organizations in the supervision of the HT program. Facilities wishing to participate on the HT program should contact one of the ASD organizations listed below for further information.

Note: The ASD organizations listed below host the official lists of facilities registered on the HT program on their website.

Canadian Lumber Standards Accreditation Board (CLSAB)
102 Deakin Street
Ottawa, ON, K2E 8B7
Telephone: 613-482-2480

Agencies accredited by the CLSAB

Third party auditors

Quebec Wood Export Bureau
979 avenue de Bourgogne, bureau 540
Québec, QC G1W 2L4
Telephone: 418-650-6385
Facsimile: 418-650-9011

Canadian Wood Pallet and Container Organization
PO Box 280
Carleton Place, ON K7C 3P4
Telephone: 613-521-6468 or
toll free: 877-224-3555
Fax: 613-521-1835 or
toll free 866-375-1835

Recognized heat treatment evaluators

A.R. Services
104-155 Main Street East, Suite 215
Grimsby, ON L3M 4G5
Contact person: Jeff Stakehouse
Telephone: 905-309-5990

F.P. Innovations

F.P. Innovations – Quebec Office
319 Rue Franquet
Quebec, QC G1P 4R4
Contact person: Vincent Lavoie
Telephone: 418-781-6733

F.P. Innovations – Vancouver Office
2665 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Contact person: Ciprian Lazarescu
Telephone: 604-222-5664

Intertek Testing Services
1500 Brigantine Drive
Coquitlam, BC V3K 7C1
Contact person: Lawrence Gibson
Telephone: 604-520-3321

Michael Albright, P.Eng.
A&E Engineering
7 Pineo Drive
Burtts Corner, NB E6L 2B9
Cellular: 506-282-0146

Heat treatment certificates

Contact your HT program service provider for further information or to obtain copies of the following Heat Treatment Certificates:

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