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Specific conditions applicable to the import of okra and curry leaves from India

08/20/2014
 

Specific conditions applicable to the import of okra and curry leaves from India – Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 885/2014

1. Commodities:
Feed and food
(intended use)
CN code(1)
Taric subdivision
Country of origin
Hazard
Frequency of physical and identity checks (%) at import
  • Curry leaves (Bergera/ Murraya koenigii)
(Food – fresh, dried, frozen)
  • ex 1211 90 86
  • 10
India (IN)
Pesticide rezidues analysed with multi-residue methods based on GC-MS and LC-MS or with single-residue methods (3)
20
  • Okra
(Food – fresh, frozen)
  • ex 0709 99 90
  • 20
India (IN)
Pesticide rezidues analysed with multi-residue methods based on GC-MS and LC-MS or with single-residue methods (2)
20
(1) where only certain products under any CN code are required to be examined and no specific subdivision under that code exists in the goods nomenclature, the CN cod eis marked „ex“
(2) Certification by the country of origin and control at import by the Member States to ensure compliance with Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 in particular residues of: Acephate, Methamidophos, Triazophos, Endosulfan, Monocrotophos, Methomyl, Thiodicarb, Diafenthiuron, Thiamethoxam, Fipronil, Oxamyl, Acetamiprid, Indoxacarb, Mandipropamid.
(3) Certification by the country of origin and control at import by the Member States to ensure compliance with Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 in particular residues of: Triazophos, Oxydemeton-methyl, Chlorpyriphos, Acetamiprid, Thiamethoxam, Clothianidin, Methamidophos, Acephate, Propargite, Monocrotophos.
The Regulation shall also apply to compound food and feed – with quantity above 20% of referred food and feed.
The Regulation shall not apply to for private consignments.

2. Import into the Union:

These consignments shall be imported into the Union only through the designated points of entry (Reg.(EC) No 669/2009).
List of designated points of entry in Member States:
http://ec.europa.eu/food/food/controls/increased_checks/national_links_en.htm
For Czech Republic Vaclav Havel Airport Prague is designated point of entry (DPE)
DPE name: Vaclav Havel Airport Prague
DPE adress: Aviatická 12/1048, 160 08, Praha – Ruzyně, Czech Republic

3. Prior notification of consignments (Art. 7 Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 885/2014):

Inspectorate CAFIA in Prague, Za Opravnou 300/6, 150 00, Praha 5 - Motol, Czech Republic
Contacts:
Ing. Jitka Dvořáková: e-mail: jitka.dvorakovazavinac.gifszpi.gov.cz, phone: +420 257 199 525, mobile: +420 605 229 645, fax: +420 257 199 530
Ing. Lenka Kubistová: e-mail: lenka.kubistovazavinac.gifszpi.gov.cz, phone: +420 257 199 538, mobile: +420 605 229 514, fax: +420 257 199 530 

4. Documents

In accordance with Art. 4, 5 and 7 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 885/2014:
  • results of sampling and analysis – from the country of origin or country where the consignment is consigned
  • health certificate in accordance with the model set out in Annex II

5. Documentary checks

The competent authority at the DPE shall carry out documentary checks on each consignment of food referred to in this Regulation.

6. Identity and physical checks

All checks (in accordance with Reg. (EC) No 669/2009) shall be carried out in DPE for these commodities.

7. Release for free circulation

The release of free circulation of consignment shall be subject to the presentation by FBO or their representative to the custom authorities of a CED duly completed by the competent authority once all official controls have been carried out and favourable results from physical checks, where such checks are required, are known.

8. Costs

All costs resulting from the official controls shall be borne by FBO.

9. Entry into force

It shall apply from 17 August 2014.