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  1. The FSC Public Search is for read only purposes. FSC makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the information, text, documentation, graphics and links provided.
  2. The certification bodies are responsible for keeping their data entries and public summary certification reports in the FSC Public Search accurate and up-to-date (section 4.6.3 of FSC-STD-20-001 “General requirements for FSC accredited certification bodies”). FSC only provides the technical set-up for any information or document a certification body uploads to the FCS Public Search. FSC does not carry out any intermediate steps, such as a review or control of the uploaded information.
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