Announcement No. 1712

 

Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China

For the purpose of preventing animal and plant diseases and pests from spreading into the country, and protecting the production of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishery as well as public health and safety, in accordance with the Law of the People's Republic of China on Entry and Exit Animal and Plant Quarantine, Law of the People's Republic of China on Animal Epidemic Prevention and Seed Law of the People’s Republic of China, the Ministry of Agriculture and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine revised the Catalogue of Animals and Plants, and Animal and Plant Products Prohibited from being Carried or Posted into the People's Republic of China, which is hereby promulgated. This Announcement shall go into effect as of the date of promulgation, and the Announcement No.12 on Catalogue of Animals and Animal Products and Other Quarantine Objects Prohibited from being Carried or Posted into the People's Republic of China as promulgated by the Ministry of Agriculture in 1992 shall be annulled simultaneously.

 

January 13, 2012

 

Annex: Catalogue of Animals and Plants, and Animal and Plant Products Prohibited from being Carried or Posted into the People's Republic of China

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Annex:

Catalogue of Animals and Plants, and Animal and Plant Products Prohibited from being Carried or Posted into the People's Republic of China[1]

 

Ⅰ. Animals and Animal Products

(1) live animals (except cats and dogs2), including all mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, insects and other invertebrates, and animal genetic materials;

(2) (raw or cooked) meat (including viscera) and its products, aquatic animal products;

(3) animal-derived milk and milk products, including raw milk, fresh milk, yogurt, animal-derived cream, butter, cheese and other dairy products;

(4) eggs and egg products, including fresh egg, preserved egg, salted egg, liquid egg, egg shell, mayonnaise and other egg products;

(5) cubilose (except canned cubilose);

(6) fat and grease, hides, hairs, hooves, bones and horns and their products;

(7) animal-derived feedstuffs (including meat meal, bone meal, fish meal, whey powder, blood meal and other single feedstuff), animal-derived Chinese medicinal materials, and animal-derived fertilizer.

 

Ⅱ. Plants and Plant Products:

(8) fresh fruits, vegetables;

(9) tobacco leaves (except cut tobacco);

(10) seeds (seedlings), nursery stocks and other propagating plant materials;

(11) organic cultivation media.

 

Ⅲ. Other Quarantine Objects:

(12) microbial strains, virus strains and other animal and plant pathogens, pests and other harmful organisms, cells, organs and tissues, blood and blood products and other biological materials;

(13) animal carcasses, animal specimens and animal-derived waste;

(14) soil;

(15) genetically modified biomaterials;

(16) other animals, plants and their products and other quarantine objects prohibited from entering China.

 

Notes:

1. The animals and plants and their products and other quarantine objects carried or posted into the country, approved by the relevant national administrative departments, with the quarantine certificate issued by the competent authorities of the exporting country or region, are not affected by the catalogue.

2. One person is allowed to carry only one dog or cat with animal quarantine certificate and vaccination certificate issued by the competent authorities of the exporting country or region.