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Country: European Union (EU)
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End Use: Bark
NPPO Details:
European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
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Export Criteria

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

General Requirements

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

​It is the exporter’s responsibility to ensure that the phytosanitary certificate is issued within 14 days of the consignment being exported from Australia.

Refer to the departure date and inspection date in the Request for Permit.

​Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
Consignments must be free of quarantine pests, including:

  • European spruce beetle (Dendroctonus micans)
  • Sharp dentated bark beetle (Ips acuminatus)
  • Bark beetle (Ips cembrae)
  • Bark beetle Ips duplicatus)
  • Bark beetle (Ips sexdentatus)
  • Chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica)

Phytosanitary certificate required for bark of conifers only.

Phytosanitary certificates must be issued within 14 days prior to export.

Bark of the chestnut (Castanea spp) is prohibited.

Treatment

Bark of conifers must be either fumigated or heat treated.
Heat treatment must attain a minimum temperature of 56 degrees celsius for a minimum of 30 minutes

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

Reference

EU Directive 2000/29

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Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 05/05/2020