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Austria (AT)

Considerations prior to updating of establishment details (added 3 June 2021)

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1. Preconditions for market access

1.1 Import permit

Austria adopts European Union (EU) importing country requirements, including EU certification.

1.2 Establishment listing

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Inedible products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

1.3 Prohibited products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

1.4 Australian products that do not meet European Union official requirements

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

2. Operational requirements

2.1 General operational requirements

Sourcing of raw milk and dairy ingredients

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

2.2 Hygiene

Milk cooling

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Water used during processing

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

2.3 Microbial and residue sampling, and maximum acceptable limits

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Microbial testing of milk

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3. Processing

3.1 Raw milk

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3.2 Pasteurisation and heat treatment

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3.3 Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

3.4 Refrigeration, transfer and loadout

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

4. Production of edible products

4.1 Milk, milk products and composite foods containing dairy products

Sourcing of milk and milk products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Final product testing for microbiological pathogens

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

4.2 Composite food information

Products exempt from veterinary checks and certification under commission decision 2007/275/ec (as amended)

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Products that are not eligible for import into the EU

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Products that do not require a composite product certificate

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Exporting products without a health certificate

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Composite products that must have an EU milk and milk product certificate

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Dairy products needing an EU composite product certificate

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Information in the certificate for composite foods transiting through or being stored in the EU

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

5. Production of inedible products

5.1. Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk and milk products

Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk, milk products, colostrum and colostrum products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

5.2 Animal food

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Pet milk and milk-based petfood

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

5.3. Technical products and pharmaceutical material

Technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6. Labelling, shelf life, and shipping marks (port marks)

6.1 Labelling and packaging

Labels on finished foodstuffs intended for human consumption

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Further information

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Labels on inedible by-products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6.2 Use-by date

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6.3 Shelf life restrictions

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

6.4 Shipping marks (port marks)

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

7. Documentation requirements for edible products

7.1 Milk, milk products and composite foods containing dairy products

Provision of certificates for milk and milk products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Certificates for milk, milk products and composite foods containing dairy products
Milk and milk products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Transit of milk and milk products from cows and buffaloes

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Milk and milk products from sheep or goats

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Composite foods containing processed dairy products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Transit of composite products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

7.2 Consignments under 10 kilograms and trade samples

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

7.3 Additional certificates available

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

8. Documentation requirements for inedible products

8.1 Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk and milk products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Manufacturing grade colostrum and colostrum products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Provision of certificates for Manufacturing Grade (DM) milk, milk products, colostrum and colostrum products

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

8.2 Animal food

Colostrum and colostrum-based products for use in animal food

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Note
Templates currently available are the ZDENC1 (English export), ZDCZC1 (Czech/English export) and the ZDENCT (English transit). If Austria does not accept the languages used in these templates, exporters should contact the Department to initiate the development of another bilingual certificate template.

These templates have the following attestations:

I, the undersigned official veterinarian, declare that I have read and understood Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1a), and in particular Article 10 thereof, and Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 (1b), and in particular Annex X, Chapter II, Section 4 and Annex XIV, Chapter I thereto, and certify that the colostrum (2) or the colostrum products (2) referred to in box I.28 comply with the following conditions:

II.1. they were produced and derived in AUSTRALIA which is listed in the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010, and which has been free from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and rinderpest for 12 months immediately prior to export and has not practised vaccination against rinderpest during that period;

II.2. they were produced from colostrum derived from animals which at the time of milking did not show clinical signs of any disease transmissible through colostrum to humans or animals, and which had been kept for at least 30 days prior to production on holdings that were not subject to official restrictions due to foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest;

II.3. they are colostrum or colostrum products of bovine animals that have been subject to High Temperature Short Time pasteurisation at 72°C for at least 15 seconds, or an equivalent pasteurisation achieving a negative reaction to a phosphatase test in bovine milk, in combination with:[the condition that the colostrum or colostrum products have been produced at least 21 days before the shipping and in this period no cases of FMD have been detected in the exporting country;] and have been obtained from animals subject to regular veterinary inspections to ensure that they come from holdings on which all bovine herds are: [recognised as officially tuberculosis and brucellosis free] and [recognised as official enzootic-bovine-leukosis free]

II.4. every precaution was taken to avoid contamination of the colostrum/colostrum product after processing;

II.5. the colostrum/colostrum product was packed: either [in new containers,] or [in vehicles or bulk containers disinfected prior to loading using a product approved by the competent authority,] and the containers are marked so as to indicate the nature of the colostrum/colostrum product and bear labels indicating that the product is Category 3 material and not intended for human consumption

II.6.the product does not contain and is not derived from bovine, ovine or caprine materials other than those derived from animals born, continuously reared and slaughtered in a country or region classified as posing a negligible BSE risk by a decision in accordance with Article 5(2) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001.

Milk, milk-based products, and milk-derived products for use in animal food

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Note
Templates currently available are the ZDENS1 (English export), ZDCZS1 (Czech/English export), ZDENST (English transit) and the ZDCZST(Czech/English transit). If Austria does not accept the languages used in these templates, exporters should contact the Department to initiate the development of another bilingual certificate template.

These templates have the following attestations:

I, the undersigned official veterinarian, declare that I have read and understood Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1a), and in particular Article 10 thereof, and Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 (1b), and in particular Annex X, Chapter II, Section 4 and Annex XIV, Chapter I thereto, and certify that the milk (2), the milk-based products (2) and milk-derived products (2) referred to in box I.28 comply with the following conditions:

II.1. they were produced and derived in AUSTRALIA which is listed in the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010, and which has been free from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and rinderpest for 12 months immediately prior to export and has not practised vaccination against rinderpest during that period;

II.2. they were produced from raw milk derived from animals which at the time of milking did not show clinical signs of any disease transmissible through milk to humans or animals, and which had been kept for at least 30 days prior to production on holdings that were not subject to official restrictions due to foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest;

II.3. they are milk or milk products that have undergone one of the treatments or combinations thereof described in point II.4;

II.4. they have been subject to one of the following treatments: [High Temperature Short Time pasteurisation at 72 °C for at least 15 seconds, or an equivalent pasteurisation achieving a negative reaction to a phosphatase test in bovine milk, in combination with [the condition that the milk/milk product has been produced at least 21 days before the shipping and during that period no cases of FMD have been detected in the exporting country;]

II.5. every precaution was taken to avoid contamination of the milk/milk-based product/milk-derived product after processing;

II.6. the milk/milk-based product/milk-derived product was packed:either [in new containers;] or [in vehicles or bulk containers disinfected prior to loading using a product approved by the competent authority;] and the containers are marked so as to indicate the nature of the milk/milk-based product/milk-derived product and bear labels indicating that the product is Category 3 material and not intended for human consumption;

II.7. the product does not contain and is not derived from bovine, ovine or caprine materials other than those derived from animals born, continuously reared and slaughtered in a country or region classified as posing a negligible BSE risk by a decision in accordance with Article 5(2) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001.

Trade samples of animal food

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Note
  • Templates currently available are the M448 (English), M449 (French) and the M447(German). If Austria does not accept the languages used in these templates, exporters should contact the Department to initiate the development of another bilingual certificate template.
  • Certificate templates are not available for transit of trade samples. If exporters wish to transit trade samples through the EU, they may contact the Department to request that a certificate template be developed.

These templates have the following attestations:

I, the undersigned official veterinarian, declare that I have read and understood Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1a) and Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 (1b), and in particular Annex XIV, Chapter II thereof, and certify that the animal by-products described above:

II.1. are trade samples which consist of animal by-products intended for particular studies or analyses as referred to in definition No 39 of Annex I to Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011, that are bearing the label 'TRADE SAMPLE NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION'.

Provision of certificates for animal food

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Pet milk and processed milk-based petfood

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Note
Templates currently available are the M292 (Czech/English export), Z543 (Dutch/English export), Z725 (English export), Z539 (French/English export),Z548 (German/English export), 562 (Swedish/English export), and the Z725A (English transit). If Austria does not accept the languages used in these templates, exporters should contact the Department to initiate the development of another bilingual certificate template.

These templates have the following attestations. Attestations that refer to ingredients other than dairy ingredients should be crossed out where appropriate:

I, the undersigned official veterinarian, declare that I have read and understood Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1a) and in particular Articles 8 and 10 thereof, and Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 (1b), and in particular Annex XIII, Chapter II and Annex XIV, Chapter II, thereof and certify that the petfood described above:

II.1. has been prepared and stored in an establishment or plant approved and supervised by the competent authority in accordance with Article 24 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009;

II.2. has been prepared exclusively with the following animal by-products:

(2) either [- carcases and the following parts originating either from animals that have been slaughtered in a slaughterhouse and were considered fit for slaughter for human consumption following an ante-mortem inspection or bodies and the following parts of animals from game killed for human consumption in accordance with Union legislation:(i) carcases or bodies and parts of animals which are rejected as unfit for human consumption in accordance with Union legislation, but which did not show any signs of disease communicable to humans or animals;

(2) and/or [- blood, placenta, wool, feathers, hair, horns, hoof cuts and raw milk originating from live animals that did not show signs of any disease communicable through that product to humans or animals;]

(2) and/or [- aquatic animals, and parts of such animals, except sea mammals, which did not show any signs of diseases communicable to humans or animals;]

(2) and/or [- animal by-products from aquatic animals originating from plants or establishments manufacturing products for human consumption

(2) and/or [- the following material originating from animals which did not show any signs of disease communicable through that material to humans or animals:

(i) shells from shellfish with soft tissue or flesh;

(ii) the following originating from terrestrial animals: eggs, egg by-products, including egg shells;

(2) and/or [- material from animals which have been treated with certain substances which are prohibited pursuant to Directive 96/22/EC, the import of the material being permitted in accordance with Article 35(a)(ii) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009;]

II.3. (2) either [was subjected to a heat treatment of at least 90°C throughout its substance;]

(2) or [was produced as regards ingredients of animal origin using exclusively products which had been:

(a) in the case of animal by-products or derived products from meat or meat products subjected to a heat treatment of at least 90°C throughout its substance;

(b) in the case of milk and milk based products,

(i) if they are from third countries or parts of third countries listed in column B of Annex I to Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 (3) submitted to a pasteurisation treatment sufficient to produce a negative phosphatase test;

(c) in the case of gelatine, produced using a process that ensures that unprocessed Category 3 material is subjected to a treatment with acid or alkali, followed by one or more rinses with subsequent adjustment of the pH and subsequent, if necessary repeated, extraction by heat, followed by purification by means of filtration and sterilisation;

(d) in the case of hydrolysed protein produced using a production process involving appropriate measures to minimise contamination of raw Category 3 material, and, in the case of hydrolysed protein entirely or partly derived from ruminant hides and skins produced in a processing plant dedicated only to hydrolysed protein production, using only material with a molecular weight below 10000 Dalton and a process involving the preparation of raw Category 3 material by brining, liming and intensive washing followed by:

(i) exposure of the material to a pH of more than 11 for more than three hours at a temperature of more than 80°C and subsequently by heat treatment at more than 140°C for 30 minutes at more than 3,6 bar; or

(ii) exposure of the material to a pH of 1 to 2, followed by a pH of more than 11, followed by heat treatment at 140°C for 30 minutes at 3 bar;

(e) in the case of egg products submitted to any of the processing methods 1 to 5 or 7, as referred to in Chapter III of Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011; or treated in accordance with Chapter II of Section X of Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council (4)

(f) in the case of collagen submitted to a process ensuring that unprocessed Category 3 material is subjected to a treatment involving washing, pH adjustment using acid or alkali followed by one or more rinses, filtration and extrusion, the use of preservatives other than those permitted by Union legislation being prohibited;

(g) in the case of blood products, produced using any of the processing methods 1 to 5 or 7, as referred to in Chapter III of Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011;

(h) in the case of mammalian processed animal protein submitted to any of the processing methods 1 to 5 or 7 and, in the case of porcine blood, submitted to any of the processing methods 1 to 5 or 7 provided that in the case of method 7 a heat treatment throughout its substance at a minimum temperature of 80°C has been applied;

(i) in the case of non-mammalian processed protein with the exclusion of fishmeal submitted to any of the processing methods 1 to 5 or 7 as referred to in Chapter III of Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011;

(k) in the case of fishmeal submitted to any of the processing methods or to a method and parameters which ensure that the products complies with the microbiological standards for derived products set out in Chapter I of Annex X to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011;

(l) in the case of rendered fat, including fish oils, submitted to any of the processing methods 1 to 5 or 7 (and method 6 in the case of fish oil) as referred to in Chapter III of Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 or produced in accordance with Chapter II of Section XII of Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004; rendered fats from ruminant animals must be purified in such a way that the maximum level of remaining total insoluble impurities does not excess 0,15 % in weight;

(2) or [was subject to a treatment such as drying or fermentation, which has been authorised by the competent authority;]

II.4. was analysed by a random sampling of at least five samples from each processed batch taken during or after storage at the processing plant and complies with the following standards (5):

Salmonella: absence in 25 g: n = 5, c = 0, m = 0, M = 0,

Enterobacteriaceae: n = 5, c = 2, m = 10, M = 300 in 1 gram;

II.5. has undergone all precautions to avoid contamination with pathogenic agents after treatment.

II.6. was packed in new packaging, which, if the petfood is not dispatched in ready-to-sell packages on which it is clearly indicated that the content is destined for feeding to pets only, bear labels indicating 'NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION';

II.7. the product does not contain and is not derived from bovine, ovine or caprine materials other than those derived from animals born, continuously reared and slaughtered in a country or region classified as posing a negligible BSE risk by a decision in accordance with Article 5(2) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001.

8.3. Technical products and pharmaceutical material

Colostrum and colostrum-based products for use in technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Note
Templates currently available are the ZDENC1 (English export), ZDCZC1 (Czech/English export) and the ZDENCT (English transit). If Austria does not accept the languages used in these templates, exporters should contact the Department to initiate the development of another bilingual certificate template.

These templates have the following attestations:

I, the undersigned official veterinarian, declare that I have read and understood Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1a), and in particular Article 10 thereof, and Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 (1b), and in particular Annex X, Chapter II, Section 4 and Annex XIV, Chapter I thereto, and certify that the colostrum (2) or the colostrum products (2) referred to in box I.28 comply with the following conditions:

II.1. they were produced and derived in AUSTRALIA which is listed in the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010, and which has been free from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and rinderpest for 12 months immediately prior to export and has not practised vaccination against rinderpest during that period;

II.2. they were produced from colostrum derived from animals which at the time of milking did not show clinical signs of any disease transmissible through colostrum to humans or animals, and which had been kept for at least 30 days prior to production on holdings that were not subject to official restrictions due to foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest;

II.3. they are colostrum or colostrum products of bovine animals that have been subject to High Temperature Short Time pasteurisation at 72 °C for at least 15 seconds, or an equivalent pasteurisation achieving a negative reaction to a phosphatase test in bovine milk, in combination with:[the condition that the colostrum or colostrum products have been produced at least 21 days before the shipping and in this period no cases of FMD have been detected in the exporting country;] and have been obtained from animals subject to regular veterinary inspections to ensure that they come from holdings on which all bovine herds are: [recognised as officially tuberculosis and brucellosis free] and [recognised as official enzootic-bovine-leukosis free]

II.4. every precaution was taken to avoid contamination of the colostrum/colostrum product after processing;

II.5. the colostrum/colostrum product was packed: either [in new containers,] or [in vehicles or bulk containers disinfected prior to loading using a product approved by the competent authority,] and the containers are marked so as to indicate the nature of the colostrum/colostrum product and bear labels indicating that the product is Category 3 material and not intended for human consumption

II.6.the product does not contain and is not derived from bovine, ovine or caprine materials other than those derived from animals born, continuously reared and slaughtered in a country or region classified as posing a negligible BSE risk by a decision in accordance with Article 5(2) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001.

Milk, milk-based products, and milk-derived products for use in technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Note
Templates currently available are the ZDENS1 (English export), ZDCZS1 (Czech/English export), ZDENST (English transit) and the ZDCZST (Czech/English transit). If Austria does not accept the languages used in these templates, exporters should contact the Department to initiate the development of another bilingual certificate template.

These templates have the following attestations:

I, the undersigned official veterinarian, declare that I have read and understood Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1a), and in particular Article 10 thereof, and Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 (1b), and in particular Annex X, Chapter II, Section 4 and Annex XIV, Chapter I thereto, and certify that the milk (2), the milk-based products (2) and milk-derived products (2) referred to in box I.28 comply with the following conditions:

II.1. they were produced and derived in AUSTRALIA which is listed in the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010, and which has been free from foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and rinderpest for 12 months immediately prior to export and has not practised vaccination against rinderpest during that period;

II.2. they were produced from raw milk derived from animals which at the time of milking did not show clinical signs of any disease transmissible through milk to humans or animals, and which had been kept for at least 30 days prior to production on holdings that were not subject to official restrictions due to foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest;

II.3. they are milk or milk products that have undergone one of the treatments or combinations thereof described in point II.4;

II.4. they have been subject to one of the following treatments: [High Temperature Short Time pasteurisation at 72°C for at least 15 seconds, or an equivalent pasteurisation achieving a negative reaction to a phosphatase test in bovine milk, in combination with [the condition that the milk/milk product has been produced at least 21 days before the shipping and during that period no cases of FMD have been detected in the exporting country;]

II.5. every precaution was taken to avoid contamination of the milk/milk-based product/milk-derived product after processing;

II.6. the milk/milk-based product/milk-derived product was packed:either [in new containers;] or [in vehicles or bulk containers disinfected prior to loading using a product approved by the competent authority;] and the containers are marked so as to indicate the nature of the milk/milk-based product/milk-derived product and bear labels indicating that the product is Category 3 material and not intended for human consumption;

II.7. the product does not contain and is not derived from bovine, ovine or caprine materials other than those derived from animals born, continuously reared and slaughtered in a country or region classified as posing a negligible BSE risk by a decision in accordance with Article 5(2) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001.

Colostrum and colostrum-based products for use in animal food

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Products used for research, education, diagnostic or museum purposes

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Trade samples of technical products (including pharmaceuticals)

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Note
  • Templates currently available are the M448 (English), M449 (French) and the M447(German). If Austria does not accept the languages used in these templates, exporters should contact the Department to initiate the development of another bilingual certificate template.
  • Certificate templates are not available for transit of trade samples. If exporters wish to transit trade samples through the EU, they may contact the Department to request that a certificate template be developed.

These templates have the following attestations:

I, the undersigned official veterinarian, declare that I have read and understood Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (1a) and Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 (1b), and in particular Annex XIV, Chapter II thereof, and certify that the animal by-products described above:

II.1. are trade samples which consist of animal by-products intended for particular studies or analyses as referred to in definition No 39 of Annex I to Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011, that are bearing the label 'TRADE SAMPLE NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION'.

9. Shipping and airfreight requirements

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

10. Port-of-entry checks

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

10.1 Intensified controls border control posts

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

11. Definitions

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

11.1 Relevant EU Legislation

Austria adopts EU importing country requirements, including EU certification.

Latest updates

15/09/2021 - Headings updated to align with the EU.
20/05/2021 - References to export legislation have been updated.
Last updated: 15/09/2021 3:01 PMCreated: 15/01/2015 11:06 AM