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ASTM D6253-24

Standard Practice for Treatment and/or Marking of Wood Packaging Materials

Standard Practice for Treatment and/or Marking of Wood Packaging Materials D6253-24 ASTM|D6253-24|en-US Standard Practice for Treatment and/or Marking of Wood Packaging Materials Standard new BOS Vol. 15.10 Committee D10
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Significance and Use

4.1 This practice establishes the criteria to treat, or mark, or both WPM with permanent identification for the phytosanitary treatment, or intended service cycle, or both, repair, specification used, and other designated characteristics.

4.2 The marking of the WPM shall be performed after ensuring the material complies with the applicable specification.


1.1 This practice covers the development of recommended treatment, or marking practices, or both, for wood packaging materials (WPM) and aids in identifying WPM as to phytosanitary treatment, intended service cycles, repair, the specific specification used to manufacture or recycle, and other user designated characteristics.

1.2 This practice identifies WPM treated, or marked, or both in accordance with industry, government, or international recognized standards.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.10
Developed by Subcommittee: D10.12
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D6253-24
ICS Code: 55.180.99