Security Seals Notification - Effective October 15, 2008 - ISO 17712 Compliant Security Seals on Maritime Cargo

, New York (PressExposure) September 04, 2008 -- News Alert: According to the 911 Commission Act of 2007, effective October 15, 2008 all containers in transit to the United States shall be required to be sealed with a seal meeting the International Organization for Standardization Publicly Available Specification 17712 (ISO/PAS 17712) standard for sealing containers.

It is crucial that companies are aware that all cargo arriving by vessel at any port of entry in the United States are required to be sealed with a seal meeting the ISO/PAS 17712 standard for High Security.

As stipulated by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Homeland Security; in order to comply with the ISO/PAS 17712 standard, high security 17712 compliant seals need to “meet or exceed certain standards for strength and durability so as to prevent accidental breakage, early deterioration (due to weather conditions, chemical action etc.) or undetectable tampering under normal usage. ISO/PAS 17712 also requires that each seal be clearly and legibly marked with a unique identification number.”

In order to conform with the ISO/PAS 17712 seal standard, security seals should be purchased from established security seals corporations, such as Stoffel Seals Corporation. Stoffel understands the challenging requirements of implementing and maintaining an effective high security seal program.

For over 65 years, Stoffel Seals Corporation has been dedicated to providing effective tamper-evident security solutions to all industries. Stoffel offers a full range of Indicative and Barrier seals including High Security Bolt and Cable Seals. These include three bolt seal options; The SnapTracker, Locktainer SH, Locktainer SHL and three cable seal options F300, F350 and F500. These High Security Seals conform to the ISO 17712 “H” standard and are CTPAT compliant.

Stoffel Seals Corporation can fulfill all of your high security ISO 17712 needs. Contact our Security Solutions Department at 1800 344-4772 or and find out more information regarding our high security seal product line. Our entire security seal product line can also be viewed at

About Stoffel Seals Corporation

Elizabeth Traynor is a Marketer & Contributing Writer for Stoffel Seals Corporation.

Since 1941, Stoffel Seal Corporation has been manufacturing tamper-evident & high-security seals. View our comprehensive security seal product line at

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Press Release Submitted On: September 04, 2008 at 2:28 pm
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