General Administration of Quality, Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine (AQSIQ) Peoples Republic of China
Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
Original and official translation of the Import permit must be presented to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources authorised officer at the time making appointment.
Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources authorised officer at time of inspection.
See the work plan and protocol for mango exports to China for details, including a complete list of pests of quarantine concern to China. The work plan and protocol are available through MICOR Plants in the 'Documents' section. Access is restricted and requires a logon. Also refer to Department of Agriculture and Water Resources standard for vapour heat treatment (VHT) of fruit fly host commodities. The VHT Standard is available in the 'Resources' section of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Plant Export Operations Manual, available on the department's website.
The shipping marks must be entered into the RFP as:
PACKHOUSE NO: XXXX
Sea container seal number must be entered in the Phytosanitary certificate under item 12 (Distinguishing marks and the container Nos.).
All mangoes destined for export to China are subject to mandatory VHT.
a) The VHT schedules are:
Schedule - Innermost fruit pulp temperature (degrees celsius) - Exposure period consecutive minutes
47 degrees celsius or above - 15 minutes; or
46 degrees celsius or above - 20 minutes
b) The whole treatment process including heating, maintaining the pulp at the treatment temperature, and cooling shall last no less than 2 hours.
c) A Department of Agriculture and Water Resources authorised officer must be present to supervise the loading and unloading of the treatment chamber/s.
d) 90% humidity must be maintained or exceeded within the treatment chamber for one hour prior to and throughout treatment period.
Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and to present to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources authorised officer at time of inspection.
Details of treatment to be endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.
The treatment is to be shown on the Phytosanitary certificate as:
V HEAT TREATMENT START DATE TREATMENT END DATE FOR XX MINUTES AT XX DEGREES CELSIUS TREATMENT FACILITY NAME AND NUMBER XXXX
Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 3394)
1) The mangoes in this consignment have been produced in Australia in accordance with the conditions governing entry of fresh mango fruit to China and inspected and found to be free of quarantine pests,
2) The product in this consignment has been subjected to orchard control for Orange fruit borer (Isotenes miserana), Mango seed weevil (Sternochetus mangiferae), and Bacterial black spot (Xanthomonas campestris pv. mangiferaeindica) in accordance with the conditions governing entry of fresh mango fruit to China.