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*Describe your business or process for procuring the raw material associated with products sold to NWH. This question relates to your companies level of integration from the end product to source forest.
Indicate the products being supplied to NWH
Indicate all certifications applicable to the products being sold to NWH
Indicate where the wood was originally harvested
Indicate the species being supplied to NWH. Check all species that apply; add “other” as required
Seller warrants that they have clear title to all wood products (e.g., logs, lvl, plywood) sold to Northwest Hardwoods (NWH); that all wood products are free from all liens and encumbrances, or claims upon which liens and encumbrances may be based. Seller agrees to hold NWH harmless from all liabilities, losses, costs, fees, damage, suits and actions in any way resulting from NWH purchase of wood products from seller.
Seller acknowledges and declares that:
a) to the best of the seller’s knowledge, the supplied material was sourced legally or harvested with authorization from the appropriate government agency (where required).
b) as requested by NWH, the seller will make all reasonable attempts to provide information to identify the forest management unit(s) relating to the origin of the raw material (Forest Practice Permit/Notification, Timber Brand/Mark, Forest Tenure number) and the whole supply chain of the supplied material. It is acknowledged this will NOT include confidential financial information.
c) For the purposes of the chain of custody certification, should an on-site inspection be required to confirm the fiber sourcing (i.e., geographic origin, legality of harvest. and/or supply chain), the Seller will provide reasonable assistance to facilitate the inspection by NWH or by a relevant third-party certification organization.
The provisions of the Lacey Act require compliance with all applicable national and international laws or regulations that protect, or that regulate the theft of plants; the taking of plants from a park, forest reserve, or other officially protected area; the taking of plants from an officially designated area; and the taking of plants without, or contrary to, required authorization. They also require that plants and plant products have not been obtained without the payment of appropriate royalties, taxes, or stumpage fees, as required by applicable national laws or regulations.
When sourcing raw material or timber products (e.g., lumber, plywood) a Due Diligence program is required to demonstrate that the timber and/or timber products present a negligible risk of having been illegally harvested; the country, region or forest management unit of origin of the timber and/or timber products can be ascertained; the suppliers of timber and/or timber products are legally registered and are legally authorized to perform relevant commercial activities; and the timber species purchased, processed and/or traded are clearly identified and are not legally protected species, unless covered by a valid CITES certificate.
Seller warrants that all wood products (e.g., lumber, plywood) were sourced legally, that applicable taxes and fees have been paid, and that the material sold to NWH is compliant with all aspects of the Lacey Act.
Seller warrants “Composite Wood Products” sold to NWH compliant with CARB Phase 2/ TSCA Title VI formaldehyde emission standards.Beginning June 1, 2018, composite wood products sold, supplied, offered for sale, manufactured, or imported in the United States are required to be labeled as CARB ATCM Phase II or TSCA Title VI compliant. Beginning on March 22, 2019, composite wood products must be labeled as TSCA Title VI compliant.NOTE: After March 22, 2019, CARB-approved TPCs must comply with additional accreditation requirements in order to remain recognized as an EPA TSCA Title VI TPC and to continue certifying products as TSCA Title VI compliant.
TSCA compliance applies to composite products only. If not applicable (ie; lumber) leave initials blank.
Should the information noted above change, the seller will notify NWH and provide an updated Supplier Declaration.