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Oats

No
Country: New Zealand (NZ)
Scientific Name: Avena spp.
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Processing
NPPO Details:
Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)

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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit Refer below
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Refer below
Protocol Market  

General Requirements

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

Explanation of the endorsements

Endorsement 2054
  • Applies to viable grain / seed for processing at MPI approved transitional facilities (IHS section 2.2.3)
  • A copy of the import permit must be presented to an Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
  • A Sampling Certificate (Additional Statement 6403, 6404 or 6405) and Seed Analysis Certificate is required, otherwise the grain will be analysed upon arrival in New Zealand.
  • The Seed Analysis Certificate must be issued by an Association of Official Seed Analysts (AOSA) or ISTA accredited seed testing station or an Australian laboratory capable of undertaking the analysis.
 

Additional Statements:

  • Additional Statements apply only when using Endorsement 2054.
  • Exporters must confirm with their importer if they require an Additional Statement in accordance with the importer's Grain Import System.
  • If requested, Additional Statement 6403, 6404 or 6405 may be included on the phytosanitary certificate to meet the Sampling Certificate requirement.
  • The exporter must present a Sampler's Certificate, Seed Analysis Certificate or Exporter's Declaration as evidence attesting to the sampling for analysis endorsement at the time of authorisation.
  • Additional Statements for sack, container and vessel cleanliness are based on the relevant Authorised Officer inspection record.
  • If an Additional Statement is not required, then a phytosanitary certificate will be issued with EXDOC endorsement 2054 only.
 
Table 1: Additional Statements available for grain for processing at a transitional facility in accordance with a Grain Import System.
Additional Statement number and descriptionApplicable for
6399 Declaration for sack cleanliness Bagged goods
6400 Declaration for container cleanliness ​Bulk goods loaded into shipping containers
6401 Declaration for sack and container cleanliness Bagged goods loaded into shipping containers (FCL only)
6402 Declaration for vessel cleanliness (grain and seed)Bulk goods (grain and seed) loaded in bulk vessel holds
6403 Declaration for seed samplingGoods which samples for analysis have been drawn prior to export
6404 Declaration for seed sampling and container cleanlinessGoods which samples for analysis have been drawn prior to export, and the goods are loaded in shipping containers
6405 Declaration for seed sampling and vessel cleanliness

​Goods which samples for analysis have been drawn prior to export, and
the goods are loaded in bulk vessel holds


Phytosanitary certificate with no endorsement or additional statement:

  • Applies to viable grain / seed for treatment to render them non-viable upon arrival in New Zealand (IHS section 2.2.2).
  • No import permit is required.
  • Treatments must be carried out in a MPI approved transitional facility.

Treatment

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 2054)
1) Cephalosporium stripe: cereals (Cephalosporium gramineum) is not known to occur in Australia.
2) A representative sample has been inspected in accordance with appropriate official procedures and found to be free of any live, visually detectable regulated insects and mites.

Additional statements
Option 1 (Additional Statement 6399)
Declaration for sack cleanliness

1) The sacks are clean and free from soil, and regulated pests (including weed seeds) and any other contaminants that may harbour regulated pests.

Option 2 (Additional Statement 6400)
Declaration for container cleanliness
1) The containers were inspected prior to loading and found to be free of pests and residues of previous cargo.

Option 3 (Additional Statement 6401)
Declaration for sack and empty container cleanliness
1) The sacks are clean and free from soil, and regulated pests (including weed seeds) and any other contaminants that may harbour regulated pests.
2) The containers were inspected prior to loading and found to be free of pests and residues of previous cargo.


Option 4 (Additional Statement 6402)
Declaration for vessel cleanliness (grain and seed)
1) The holds carrying the loose grain have been inspected prior to loading and found to be free of pests and residues of previous cargo.

Option 5 (Additional Statement 6403)
Declaration for seed sampling
1) A primary sample was officially drawn during the loading of the consignment, at a rate of at least one primary sample per 100 tonnes of grain.
2) All submitted samples were prepared and dispatched in accordance with ISTA rules.

Option 6 (Additional Statement 6404)
Declaration for seed sampling and container cleanliness
1) A primary sample was officially drawn during the loading of the consignment, at a rate of at least one primary sample per 100 tonnes of grain.
2) All submitted samples were prepared and dispatched in accordance with ISTA rules.
3) The containers were inspected prior to loading and found to be free of pests and residues of previous cargo.

Option 7 (Additional Statement 6405)
Declaration for seed sampling and vessel cleanliness (grain and seed)
1) A primary sample was officially drawn during the loading of the consignment, at a rate of at least one primary sample per 100 tonnes of grain.
2) All submitted samples were prepared and dispatched in accordance with ISTA rules.
3) The holds carrying the loose grain have been inspected prior to loading and found to be free of pests and residues of previous cargo.

Reference

Import Health Standard dated 17 August 2020.

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