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Country: European Union (EU)
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Group: Nursery stock
End Use: Tissue culture
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

This ICR does not apply to following species, which are permanently prohibited under
EU Council Directive 2000/29/EC :
Abies sppCastanea sppCedrus spp
Chaenomeles spp
unless dormant
Chamaecyparis sppCitrus spp
Crataegus spp
unless dormant
Cydonia spp unless dormantFortunella spp
Juniperis sppLarix sppMalus spp unless dormant
Picea sppPinus sppPoncirus spp
Populus sppPrunus spp unless dormantPseudotsuga spp
Pyrus spp unless dormantQuercus sppRosa spp unless dormant
SolanaceaeTsuga spp
Vitis spp
​The family Graminacae, other than the following exceptions, are also permanently prohibited.
The exceptions are:
  • Ornamental perennial grasses of the subfamilies Bambusoideae and Panicoideae 
  • Buchloe spp, Bouteloua spp, Calamagrostis spp, Cortaderia spp, Glyceria spp, Hakonechloa spp, Hystrix spp, Molinia spp, Phalaris spp, Shibataea spp, Spartina spp, Stipa spp and Uniola spp.​ ​
 

This ICR also does not apply to the following species, which are permitted entry to the EU subject to compliance with the additional conditions specified in Commission Implementation Regulation (EU) 2019/2072.
 
If you are sending a plant or plant product from this list below please contact MicorPlants@agriculture.gov.au for further information.​

Aegle spp
Aeglopsis spp
Afraegle spp
Amelanchier spp
​Amyris spp
​Araceae
​Atalantia spp
​Balsamocitrus spp
​Beta vulgaris
​Betula spp
​​Bonsai plants
Brahea spp
​​Burkillanthus spp
​​​​Butia spp
Calodendrum spp
​​Caryophyllaceae
Casimoroa spp
Chaenomeles spp​Chamaerops spp
Choisya spp
Citropsis spp
Clausena spp
Coniferales
Cotoneaster spp
​Crataegus spp
Cydonia spp
​​Dendranthema spp
Dianthus spp
Eremocitrus spp
Eriobotrya spp
Esenbeckia spp
Ficus spp
Fragaria spp
Glycosmis spp
Hibiscus spp
Humulus lupulus
Jubaea spp
Limonia spp
Livistona spp
Malus spp
Marantaceae
Merillia spp
Mespilus spp
Microcitrus spp
Murraya spp
Musaceae
Narangi spp
Narcissus spp bulbs
​Pamburus sppPelargonium spp
Persea spp
Phoenix spp
Photinia davidianaPrunus spp
Pyracantha spp
Pyrus spp
Ribes spp
Rubus spp
Sabal spp
Severinia spp
Sorbus spp
Streliziaceae
 Swinglea spp
Syagrus spp
Tetradium spp
Toddalia spp
Trachycarpus spp
Triphasia spp
Trithrinax spp
Tulipa spp bulbs
Vepris spp
Washingtonia spp
​Zanthoxylum spp



Xylella fastidiosa host species

The European Union has implemented measures to prevent the introduction and spread of Xylella fastidiosa. See Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/798 of 18 May 2015 for further information.
 
The EU has a list of approximately 220 plant species on the Commission database of Xylella fastidiosa host plants. 
 
If you are sending a plant from this list and there is no MICor case, please contact MicorPlants@agriculture.gov.au for further information.​
 
Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

It is the exporters responsibility to ensure that the phytosanitary certificate is issued within 14 days of the consignment being exported from Australia. Refer to the departure date in the Request for Permit.

Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection.

Evidence of propagation in sterile facilities be presented to the Authorised Officer.
Note:
1. Vegetable leaf miner fly (Liriomyza sativae) and Blotch leaf miner (Amauromyza maculosa) 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

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 5786)
1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 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 and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests.
2) 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.
3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of EC Plant Health Directive 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.
4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 8 (a) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072; The plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in an area established by the national plant protection organisation in the country of origin as being free from Vegetable leaf miner fly (Liriomyza sativae) and Blotch leaf miner (Amauromyza maculosa) in accordance with relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031, under the rubric 'Additional declaration'. 
5) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 7231)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 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 and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests. 
2) 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.
3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of EC Plant Health Directive 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.
4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 8 (b) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072; The plants have been grown in nurseries and originate in a place of production, established by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin as being free from Vegetable leaf miner fly (Liriomyza sativae) and Blotch leaf miner (Amauromyza maculosa) in accordance with the 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', and declared free from Vegetable leaf miner fly (Liriomyza sativae) and Blotch leaf miner (Amauromyza maculosa) on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export.
5) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Option 3 (EXDOC Endorsement 7232)

1) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 1 (a.i,b.i) of EC Plant Health Directive 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 and since planting appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been kept free from Union quarantine pests, including at least: physical isolation of the growing medium from soil and other possible sources of contamination, hygiene measures, using water free from Union quarantine pests. 
2) 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.
3) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 5 (a-e) of EC Plant Health Directive 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.
4) Consignment complies with Annex VII, point 8 (c) of EC Plant Health Directive 2019/2072; The plants have been grown in nurseries and immediately prior to export, have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Vegetable leaf miner fly (Liriomyza sativae) and Blotch leaf miner (Amauromyza maculosa) and have been officially inspected and found free from Vegetable leaf miner fly (Liriomyza sativae) and Blotch leaf miner (Amauromyza maculosa). Details of the treatment referred in point (c) shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate referred to in Article 71 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/2031.
5) Consignment complies with Article 28 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201 - Pierce's disease (Xylella fastidiosa) is not present in Australia.

Reference

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072

Latest updates

05/12/2022 - Updated general requirements for additional product description field and amended text for endorsements 5786, 7231, 7232.
05/07/2022 - Added points 2 & 3 to the additional declaration - Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1201

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