Draft Standards and Other Documents for Comment
PPQ actively works to obtain broad participation by U.S. states, industry, and others in the development and use of international and regional plant health standards. Plant health stakeholders are strongly encouraged to comment on draft standards and specifications. Draft standards and specifications open for comments can be accessed by clicking on the member consultation links below.
International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Member Consultation Periods
There are three member consultation periods throughout the year:
After comments are submitted and the member consultation closes, the IPPC Secretariat compiles the comments and posts them to the IPPC website. You can find all comments submitted by all IPPC members, including APHIS, using the links below:
For more information about IPPC member consultation, please contact Lottie Erikson, Acting IPPC Technical Director at IPPC.TechnicalDirector@aphis.usda.gov.
North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) Member Consultation Periods
For more information about NAPPO member consultation, please contact Stephanie Dubon, Acting NAPPO Technical Director, at NAPPO.TechnicalDirector@aphis.usda.gov.