How to pick pallets with safe timber

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When choosing your second hand pallet take care not to get one treated with Methyl Bromide (MB), the pallets are labelled with the following codes, Heat Treated (HT) would be a safer choice.

ISPM 15 mark

•YY: is the treatment abbreviation where:

• HT: is the code for heat treatment to a minimum of 56º C for a minimum of 30 minutes
• MB: is the code for methyl bromide fumigation.

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