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Country: European Union (EU)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Nursery stock
End Use: Plants
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 Yes
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.

The Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072 requirements for the certification of Plants in respect to having been inspected at appropriate times are:

An official examination carried out in accordance with the following provisions:
  • They shall extend to the relevant plants or plant products grown, produced or used by the producer or otherwise present on their premises as well as to the growing medium used there;
  • They shall be made on the premises, preferably at the place of production;
  • They shall be made regularly at appropriate times at least once a year, and at least by visual observation, without prejudice to the special requirements listed in Annex IV.

Appropriate times shall be that when the pest / disease is most prevalent / active.
Official examination may be undertaken by a person who has suitable qualifications to perform the inspection and make an official declaration. eg: State Department of Agriculture employee; Department of Primary Industry employee; Crop monitor; Company employed entomologist or agronomist.

Area freedom - Appropriate evidence to be presented to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection.

Production Area freedom - Appropriate evidence to be presented to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection.

Treated - Appropriate evidence to be presented to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection and details of treatment to be stated on the Phytosanitary certificate.

Note: 

Coconut cadang-cadang viroid and Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasma are known not to occur in Australia.

Note:

To meet requirements stated in 1) Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) the "registered established name and number" (ABC / XXXX) must be added in the additional product description field of the Request For Permit (RFP) to export.

Treatment

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 5828)

1) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a)(i) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests,

2) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (b)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; since planting, within two weeks prior to export the growing medium including, where appropriate, soil has been completely removed by washing using water free from Union quarantine pests. Replanting may be performed in the growing medium that meets the requirements laid down in point 1(a). Appropriate conditions shall be maintained to keep freedom from Union quarantine pests, as provided for in point 1(b),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

4) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in an area, established in the country of origin by the national plant protection service of that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’,

5) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 55(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas and Coconut cadang-cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation,

6) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; plants have been grown in nurseries, are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, have been inspected at appropriate times prior to export are found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, virus and virus-like organisms and are either found to be free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms,

7) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b)(c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; no symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.


Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 5829)

1) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was composed entirely of peat or fibre of Cocos nucifera L. and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes, and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests,

2) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (b)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; since planting, within two weeks prior to export the growing medium including, where appropriate, soil has been completely removed by washing using water free from Union quarantine pests. Replanting may be performed in the growing medium that meets the requirements laid down in point 1(a). Appropriate conditions shall be maintained to keep freedom from Union quarantine pests, as provided for in point 1(b),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

4) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in an area, established in the country of origin by the national plant protection service of that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’,

5) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 55(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas and Coconut cadang-cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation,

6) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; plants have been grown in nurseries, are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, have been inspected at appropriate times prior to export are found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, virus and virus-like organisms and are either found to be free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms,

7) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b)(c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; no symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.


Option 3 (EXDOC Endorsement 5849)

1) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a)(i) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests,

2) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (b)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; since planting, within two weeks prior to export the growing medium including, where appropriate, soil has been completely removed by washing using water free from Union quarantine pests. Replanting may be performed in the growing medium that meets the requirements laid down in point 1(a). Appropriate conditions shall be maintained to keep freedom from Union quarantine pests, as provided for in point 1(b),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

4) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (b) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection service in that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’, and declared free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export,

5) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 55(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas and Coconut cadang-cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation,

6) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; plants have been grown in nurseries, are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, have been inspected at appropriate times prior to export are found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, virus and virus-like organisms and are either found to be free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms,

7) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b)(c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; no symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.


Option 4 (EXDOC Endorsement 5850)

1) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was composed entirely of peat or fibre of Cocos nucifera L. and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes, and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests,

2) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (b)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; since planting, within two weeks prior to export the growing medium including, where appropriate, soil has been completely removed by washing using water free from Union quarantine pests. Replanting may be performed in the growing medium that meets the requirements laid down in point 1(a). Appropriate conditions shall be maintained to keep freedom from Union quarantine pests, as provided for in point 1(b),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

4) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (b) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection service in that country, as being free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures, and which is mentioned on the certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031 under the rubric ‘Additional declaration’, and declared free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export,

5) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 55(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas and Coconut cadang-cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation,

6) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; plants have been grown in nurseries, are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, have been inspected at appropriate times prior to export are found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, virus and virus-like organisms and are either found to be free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms,

7) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b)(c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; no symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.


Option 5 (EXDOC Endorsement 5830)

1) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a)(i) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was free from soil and organic matter and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests,

2) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (b)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; since planting, within two weeks prior to export the growing medium including, where appropriate, soil has been completely removed by washing using water free from Union quarantine pests. Replanting may be performed in the growing medium that meets the requirements laid down in point 1(a). Appropriate conditions shall be maintained to keep freedom from Union quarantine pests, as provided for in point 1(b),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

4) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants have been grown in nurseries and immediately prior to export, plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Melon thrips (Thrips palmi), the details of which have been indicated on the phytosanitary certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, and have been officially inspected and found free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi),

4) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 5(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas and Coconut cadang-cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation,

5) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; plants have been grown in nurseries, are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, have been inspected at appropriate times prior to export are found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, virus and virus-like organisms and are either found to be free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms,

6) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b)(c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; no symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.


Option 6 (EXDOC Endorsement 5831)

1) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the growing medium at the time of planting of the associated plants was composed entirely of peat or fibre of Cocos nucifera L. and had not been previously used for growing plants or for any other agricultural purposes, and was stored and maintained under appropriate conditions to keep it free from quarantine pests,

2) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (b)(ii) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; since planting, within two weeks prior to export the growing medium including, where appropriate, soil has been completely removed by washing using water free from Union quarantine pests. Replanting may be performed in the growing medium that meets the requirements laid down in point 1(a). Appropriate conditions shall be maintained to keep freedom from Union quarantine pests, as provided for in point 1(b),

3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 2.1 (a-b) of EU Regulation - Plants have been grown in nurseries, which are registered and supervised by the national plant protection organization of the country of origin and have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export.

4) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 4 (c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants have been grown in nurseries and immediately prior to export, plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Melon thrips (Thrips palmi), the details of which have been indicated on the phytosanitary certificates referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, and have been officially inspected and found free from Melon thrips (Thrips palmi),

5) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 55 (a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the plants originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing phytoplasmas and Coconut cadang-cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation,

6) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; plants have been grown in nurseries, are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, have been inspected at appropriate times prior to export are found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, virus and virus-like organisms and are either found to be free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms,

7) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 7 (b)(c) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; no symptoms of the relevant Union quarantine pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation and the plants have been subjected to an effective treatment ensuring the eradication of Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) and the other vectors of the Union quarantine pests and have been found free thereof prior to export.

Reference

EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072 dated 28 November 2019 and Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority.

Latest updates

05/12/2022 - Updated general requirements for additional product description field and amended text for endorsements 5828, 5829, 5849, 5850, 5830, 5831.
08/10/2021 - Endorsements 5849 and 5850 updated based on NPPO requirements.

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