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Apricot, Cherry , Nectarine, Peach, Plum

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Country: Canada (CA)
Scientific Name: Prunus spp.
Group: Fruit
End Use: Fresh
NPPO Details:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, International Phytosanitary Standards Plant Import/Export Division
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Export Criteria

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

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.

Fruit must be treated for Light Brown Apple moth by methyl bromide fumigation.

Details of treatment to be endorsed of the phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

The consignment is subject to inspection by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency upon arrival.

Treatment

Consignments for export to areas in Canada other than British Columbia are to be treated prior to export:
 
  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 12grm/m3 for 2.5 hours at 26 degrees Celsius or above;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 16grm/m3 for 2.5 hours at 21 degrees Celsius or above;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 20grm/m3 for 2.5 hours at 16 degrees Celsius or above;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 24grm/m3 for 2.5 hours at 11 degrees Celsius or above

Consignments for export to British Columbia are to be treated prior to export:
 
  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 24grm/m3 for 2 hours at 27 degrees Celsius or above;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 32grm/m3 for 2 hours at 21 degrees Celsius or above;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 40grm/m3 for 2 hours at 16 degrees Celsius or above;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 48grm/m3 for 2 hours at 11 degrees Celsius or above;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 64grm/m3 for 2 hours at 5 degrees Celsius or above

The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

Details of treatment to be endorsed on the phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 1957)
1) A representative sample was inspected and found free of any living stage of Light Brown Apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana), Oriental fruit moth (Grapholita molesta) and Codling moth (Cydia pomonella).

Reference

Phytosanitary Import Requirements to Prevent the Entry of Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple month (8th revision) (23 February 2015)​

Latest updates

29/04/2022 - Amended text for endorsement 1957.

Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 11/05/2022