58th Meeting of the Panel on CPM Affairs

Tallinn, 2014-09-02/05



The Panel on CPM affairs met in Paris on 2014-09-02/05 in EPPO headquarters. The Panel reviewed the decisions taken by the Standards committee in May 2014, as well as the following draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) for which a commenting period had been opened on the IPPC Online Commenting System (OCS), in part for the Substantial Concerns Commenting Period:

  • Draft amendments to ISPM 5: Glossary of Phytosanitary Terms;
  • Draft ISPM on the international movement of growing media in association with plants for planting;
  • Draft ISPM on phytosanitary procedures for fruit fly (Tephritidae) management;
  • Draft ISPM on the international movement of wood.


Technical visit  – view more pictures >

Additional Draft Standards were discussed as part of the Member Consultation:

  • Draft amendments to ISPM 5: Glossary of Phytosanitary terms;
  • Draft ISPM on the International movement of used vehicles, machinery and equipment;
  • Draft ISPM on the international movement of seeds;
  • Draft annexes to ISPM 28:
    • High temperature forced air treatment for Bactrocera melanotus and B. xanthodes on Carica papaya;
    • Vapour heat treatment for Bactrocera dorsalis on Carica papaya var. Solo;
    • Cold treatment for Ceratitis capitata on Citrus clementina var. Clemenules;
    • Cold treatment for Ceratitis capitata on Citrus sinensis var. Navel and Valencia;
    • Vapour heat treatment Ceratitis capitata on Mangifera indica;
    • Irradiation treatments for Ostrinia nubilalis.


  • Draft amendments to ISPM 27:
    • Erwinia amylovora;
    • Genus Anastrepha;
    • Ditylenchus dipsaci and Ditylenchus destructor;
    • Phytoplasmas.


The discussions were transcribed as comments into the IPPC OCS at the end of this fruitful meeting.  Participants enjoyed a visit of a facility producing wooden packaging material under ISPM 15.