Apple

Scientific Name
Malus spp
Apple (Fruit)

Canada (CA)

Canada (CA)

Malus spp
Apple

Fruit - Fresh No
NPPO details:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, International Phytosanitary Standards Plant Import/Export Division
Relevant web addresses:

Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit No
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
Protocol Market No

General Requirements

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

For all fruit varieties Canada has classified the following mite species (Tetranychus kanzawai, Tetranychus truncatus, Tetranychus viennensis) as being quarantinable.
The mite Tetranychus kanzawai is present in Australia and any product found to be infested (or suspected of being infested) with Tetranychus kanzawai must not be certified for export to Canada. Consignments in which suspect mites are found must be put on hold until the mites have been positively identified by an entomologist.


Treatment

Consignments are to be treated with either:

  • Methyl bromide at a 16grm/m3 at 21 degrees celsius for 2 hours (at normal atmospheric pressure) then maintained at a continuous temperature of 0 degrees celsius for 21 days;

OR

  • Methyl bromide at a 24grm/m3 at 16 degrees celsius for 2 hours (at normal atmospheric pressure) then maintained at a continuous temperature of 0 degrees celsius for 21 days.

Either thermographic charts or temperature logs from cold storage facilities or refrigerated containers must be presented to the Canadian Plant Protection Authorities at the port of arrival.

Treatment which is undertaken on-shore, the exporter to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and to present to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at time of inspection

Details of treatment undertaken onshore is to be endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.


Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 1242)
1) The fruit in this consignment has been treated for Light Brown Apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana).


Reference

CFIA import database verified 8 June 2012


Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 15/04/2020