Vitis spp seed

Scientific Name
Vitis spp seed (Grains / Seeds)

China (CN)

China (CN)

Vitis spp seed

Grains / Seeds - Processing No
NPPO details:
General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People┬┐s Republic of China
Relevant web addresses:

Export Criteria

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

General Requirements

The consignment must be free of pests, soil, weed seeds, other plant residues.

The consignment must meet national food safety standards.

Establishments with the intention to export grape seed for processing to China will need to be listed as an approved establishment by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) prior to export.

To become registered and eligible to export grape seeds (free from marc) for processing to China, Plant Export Operations, Department of Agriculture need to assess the establishment processing systems and advise AQSIQ of suitability prior to the commencement of any exports. Once approved by AQSIQ (after conducting an audit of the establishment and heat treatment process), the establishment can then export to China.

AQSIQ approved exporter / establishment

No Exporters Details Establishment number
1 Australia Food and Oil Technology, Springhurst Road, Rutherglen VIC 3685 Australia 4021


The seeds is to treated by high temperature treatment and to contain no viable seeds and comply with the Plant Quarantine Protocol on Australian grape seeds exported to China signed on June 20, 2013.

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 to be endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 5089)
1) A representative sample was visually inspected and found free of Australian carpet beetle (Anthrenocerus australi), Flat Grain Beetle (Cryptolestes pusilloides) and White-marked spider beetle (Ptinus fur).


NPPO Protocol dated 20 June 2013

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Reviewed Uploaded: 09/11/2018