NAPPO APPROVED STANDARDS

Regional Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (RSPM)
NAPPO develops science-based Regional Standards for Phytosanitary Measures which are intended to protect agricultural, forest and other plant resources against regulated plant pests, while facilitating trade.

NumberSTANDARDImplementation PlanLast Modified
RSPM 1 Pest Free Areas (Archived below)  (NAPPO Standard superceded by ISPM 4)
April 20, 1994
RSPM 2 Guidelines for Pre-clearance Programs N/A August 11, 2008
RSPM 3 Movement of Potatoes into a NAPPO Member Country Click here October 17, 2011
RSPM 4 Guidelines for the Use of Irradiation as a Phytosanitary Treatment (Archived below) (NAPPO Standard superceded by ISPM 18)
April 18, 1997
RSPM 5 NAPPO Glossary of Phytosanitary Terms (Revised)  N/A October 28, 2013
RSPM 6 Development and Amendment of NAPPO RSPMs N/A October 17, 2011
RSPM 7 Guidelines for Petition for First Release of Exotic Phytophagous Biological Control Agents  N/A October 20, 2008
RSPM 8 Authorization of Individuals to Issue Phytosanitary Certificates  N/A October 28, 2013
RSPM 9 Authorization of Laboratories for Phytosanitary Testing N/A August 10,2009
RSPM 10 Surveillance for Quarantine Fruit Flies (in portion of a generally infested area)  (Archived below)  (this Standard is superceded by RSPM 17)
August 16, 1998
RSPM 11 Wood Packaging Materials   (Archived below)  (NAPPO Standard superceded by ISPM 15)
August 12, 2001
RSPM 12 Guidelines for Petition for First Release of Exotic Entomophagous Biological Control Agents  N/A October 20, 2008
RSPM 13 Guidelines to Establish, Maintain and Verify Karnal Bunt Pest Free Areas in North America  N/A October 19, 2009
RSPM 14 Importation and Release into the Environment of Transgenic Plants in NAPPO Member Countries   (Archived below)
October 20, 2003
RSPM 15 Guidelines for the Importation of Grapevines into a NAPPO Member Country  (Archived below)  (this Standard is superceded by RSPM 35)
October 20, 2002
RSPM 16 Integrated Measures for the Movement of Citrus Propagative Material (Revised) Click here September 10, 2013
RSPM 17 Guidelines for the Establishment, Maintenance and Verification of Fruit Fly Free Areas in North America Click here October 18, 2010
RSPM 18 Guidelines for Phytosanitary Action Following Detection of Plum PoxVirus  N/A October 17, 2004
RSPM 19 Guidelines for Bilateral Workplans    Click here February 29, 2012
RSPM 20 Establishment, Maintenance and Verification of Areas of Low Pest Prevalence for Insects Click here October 17, 2011
RSPM 21 Harmonized Procedure for Morphologically Distinguishing Teliospores of Karnal Bunt, Ryegrass Bunt and Rice Bunt - Revised N/A October 20, 2014
RSPM 22 Guidelines for Construction and Operation of a Containment Facility for Insects and Mites used as Biological Control Agents N/A August 8, 2011
RSPM 23 Guidelines for Consignments in Transit (Archived below)  (NAPPO Standard superceded by ISPM 25)
October 17, 2004
RSPM 24 Integrated Pest Risk Management Measures for the Importation of Plants for Planting into NAPPO Member Countries Click here August 05, 2013
RSPM 25 Guidelines for International Movement of Pome and Stone Fruit Trees into a NAPPO Member Country (Archived below) (this Standard is superceded by RSPM  35)
October 17, 2004
RSPM 26 Certification of commercial arthropod biological control agents moving into NAPPO member countries - Revised 2014 Click here July 23, 2012
RSPM 27 Guidelines for Importation and Confined Field Release of Transgenic Arthropods in NAPPO Member Countries (Archived below)   
October 21, 2007
RSPM 28 Authorization of Entities to Perform Phytosanitary Services - Revised N/A July 28, 2014
RSPM 29 Guidelines for the Petition for Import and Release of Non-Apis Pollinating Insects into NAPPO Countries   Click here October 20, 2008
RSPM 30 Guidelines for the Determination and Designation of Host Status of a Fruit or Vegetable for Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)  Click here October 20, 2008
RSPM 31 General Guidelines for Pathway Risk Analysis N/A  July 23, 2012
RSPM 32 Pest Risk Assessment for Plants for Planting as Quarantine Pests (Archived below)  (NAPPO Standard superceded by ISPM 11) N/A October 20, 2008
RSPM 33 Guidelines for Regulating the Movement of Ships and Cargo from Areas Infested with the Asian Gypsy Moth  Click here August 10, 2009
RSPM 34 Development of Phytosanitary Treatment Protocols for Regulated Arthropod Pest of Fresh Fruits or Vegetables Click here  October 17, 2011 
RSPM 35 Guidelines for the Movement of Stone and Pome Fruit Trees and Grapevines into a NAPPO Member Country Click here October 19, 2009
RSPM 36 Phytosanitary Guidelines for the Movement of Seed Click here  March 19, 2013
RSPM 37 Integrated measures for the trade of Christmas trees Click here October  15, 2012
RSPM 38 Importation of certain wooden and bamboo commodities into a NAPPO member country Click Here February 29, 2012
RSPM 39 Packaging for the international shipment of live invertebrates used as biological control agents - Revised 12-2014 Click here  October 17, 2011
RSPM 40

Principles of Pest Risk Management for the Import of Commodities

Click Here July 28, 2014


NAPPO Country Consultation Documents

Country Consultation 

IPPC STANDARDS

International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures

NAPPO ARCHIVED STANDARDS

NumberSTANDARDLast  Modified
RSPM 1 Pest Free Areas April 20, 1994
RSPM 4 Guidelines for the Use of Irradiation as a Phytosanitary Treatment April 18, 1997
RSPM 10 Surveillance for Quarantine Fruit Flies (in portion of a generally infested area) August 16, 1998
RSPM 11 Import Requirements for Dunnage and other Wood Packaging Materials August 12, 2001
RSPM 14 Importation and Release into the Environment of Transgenic Plants in NAPPO Member Countries October 20, 2003
RSPM 15 Guidelines for the Importation of Grapevines into a NAPPO Member Country October 20, 2002
RSPM 23 Guidelines for Consignments in Transit  October 17, 2004
RSPM 25 Guidelines for International Movement of Pome and Stone Fruit Trees into a NAPPO Member Country  October 17, 2004
RSPM 27 Guidelines for Importation and Confined Field Release of Transgenic Arthropods in NAPPO Member Countries October 21, 2007
RSPM 32 Pest Risk Assessment for Plants for Planting as Quarantine Pests July 28, 2014