treatments shall be carried out in accordance with the Australia - New Zealand
Bilateral Quarantine Arrangement Systems Operation Manual.
The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to
the treatment and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of
Exporters have the option to carry out cold disinfestation treatments on-shore immediately prior to export or in-transit (which must be completed before the consignment arrives in New Zealand).
The following treatment schedules apply to onshore and intransit cold treatment:
- Fruit Pulp Temperature 0 degrees Celsius or below for 13 days;
- Fruit Pulp Temperature 1 degree Celsius (+/- 0.6 degrees Celsius) for 16 days
Onshore cold treatment
Consignments subject to on-shore cold treatment must have the treatment endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate as follows:
- COLD TREATED AT 0 DEGREES CELSIUS OR BELOW FOR 13 DAYS;
- COLD TREATED AT 1 DEGREE CELSIUS (+/- 0.6 DEGREES CELSIUS) FOR 16 DAYS
Intransit cold treatment
Consignments subject to in-transit cold treatment must have the proposed treatment endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate as follows:
- SUBJECT TO IN-TRANSIT COLD DISINFESTATION TREATMENT AT 0 DEGREES CELSIUS OR BELOW FOR 13 DAYS;
- SUBJECT TO IN-TRANSIT COLD DISINFESTATION TREATMENT AT 1 DEGREE CELSIUS (+/- 0.6 DEGREES CELSIUS) FOR 16 DAYS.
On the RFP select the treatment code 'INTRAN' and insert the selected treatment schedule as above in the details section. The date in which the container has been sealed is to be entered into the Start and End Date fields (same date into both fields).
- If the fruit temperature sensors have been calibrated to zero, an ITCT calibration certificate is not required.
- if the fruit temperature sensors have not been calibrated to zero, the exporter is responsible for obtaining an ITCT calibration certificate from the National Document Hub (NDH).