Import case details - public listing
|Commodity:||Fish food and feed supplements, synthetic and mineral|
Aquaculture feed, Aquaculture food, Fish feed supplements, Fish feed supplements, synthetic and mineral, Fish food and feed supplements, synthetic and mineral, Fish food supplements, Fish food supplements, synthetic and mineral, Fish therapeutics, Pet feed, Pet foods
|Date printed:||May 23 2013|
The information here covers DAFF quarantine requirements only and is current on the date of transmission but may change without notice.
DAFF makes no warranties or representations with respect to the accuracy or completeness of that information and will bear no liability with
respect to that information. Importers must satisfy quarantine concerns and comply with quarantine conditions applicable at the time of entry.
The Commonwealth through DAFF is not liable for any costs arising from or associated with decisions of importers to import based on conditions
presented here which are not current at the time of importation. It is the importer’s responsibility to verify the accuracy and completeness of the
information at the time of importation.
It is the importer’s responsibility to identify and to ensure it has complied with, all requirements of any other regulatory and advisory bodies prior to and after importation including the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Therapeutic Goods Administration, Department of Health and Ageing, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority and any State agencies such as Departments of Agriculture and Health and Environmental Protection authorities.
Importers should note that this list is not exhaustive. Importers should also note that all foods imported into Australia must comply with the provisions of the Imported Food Control Act 1992 , an Act which is administered by DAFF.
Notification of the import must be provided to DAFF for all imported goods other than goods imported as accompanied baggage or goods imported via the mail and not prescribed under the Customs Act 1901. Notification must be consistent with Quarantine Regulations 2000 (examples include a Quarantine Entry or a Quarantine declaration).
1. The conditions under the Commercial section apply.
1. An Import Permit is not required.
2. A Quarantine Entry is not required.
3. The product must be clearly identified as synthetic. It is the importer’s
responsibility to provide sufficient documentation to satisfy the quarantine
officer that the product does not contain components of biological origin.
Documentation may need to include a manufacturer’s declaration, stating that:
The manufacturer’s declaration must comply with format requirements.
4. Where consignments are not covered by valid documentation or are covered by documentation with an incorrect statement, consignments will be subject to inspection to ensure that the product is 100% synthetic or mineral in nature. An inspection fee will apply. If an inspection does not aid in identifying the nature of the product, the Biologicals Program, AQIS Canberra office may be contacted by email, phone (02 6272 4578) or fax (02 6249 1798) to discuss further options.
5. Each consignment must be packed in clean and new packaging and must be free of live insects, seeds, soil, mud, clay, animal material (such as faeces), plant material (such as straw, twigs, leaves, roots, bark) and other debris prior to arrival in Australia.
6. Timber packaging, pallets or dunnage in FCL containers will be subject to inspection and treatment on arrival, unless certified as having been treated by an AQIS approved method (refer to the AQIS publication ‘Cargo Containers - Quarantine aspects and procedures’).
|Entry Management  EM0184
DAFF minimum documentary requirements to support assessment of all documentation
All documentation presented to DAFF as part of the import process must meet the requirements of the Minimum Documentary Requirements Policy. These requirements include:
|Entry Management  EM0185
DAFF information requirements to support assessment of non-commodity concerns associated with imported cargo
All documentation presented to DAFF to assist in determining the level of quarantine risk posed by transportation pathways and packaging must meet the requirements of the Non-Commodity Information Requirements Policy. These requirements address:
|Entry Management  EM0060
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