Pallets, with or without commodity, can be fumigated using one of two methods:
Tarp Fumigations consist of covering the pallets with a gas proof fumigation tarp, with edges such that a gas seal is achieved.
Container Fumigations, the preferred method of pallet fumigation, place the pallets to be treated in a sealed container for fumigation. This method of pallet fumigation as it ensures the penetration of the fumigant and there is less risk associated with potential leakage. Learn more about Container Fumigations.
ISPM 15 Compliance for International Shipments
Due to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPCC) most pallets shipped across national borders must comply with ISPM 15 Regulations.