Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material. Original and certified translation of the import permit must be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
Phytosanitary visual inspection may be used for endorsing freedom from Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variable).
Red witchweed (Striga asiatica) is recognised as not occurring in any Australian states and territories except the Mackay area of Queensland. Australian consignments of Cicer arietinum seed can be endorsed free from Striga asiatica without any evidence presented except for seed sourced from the Mackay area which cannot be endorsed. Explanation of the endorsementsEndorsement 5734:
If required the statement "OFFICIAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS NUMBER (NUMBER) / DATE (DATE)" can be entered in the "Additional product description field"
section of the EXDOC Request for Permit (RFP). There is to be no deviation from this text format.To enable the field on the RFP the exporter must submit a request to the EXDOC Plant program via (EXDOCPlantPrograms@agriculture.gov.au