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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Blueberry (Fruit) from Uruguay into All Ports
The CIR contains current import regulation information for the selected Commodity Import (a specific commodity approved from a designated country, or region, into one or more designated ports). A flag ( Access Restricted to APHIS/CBP ) indicates information that is intended for and available to an APHIS/CBP audience only.
Vaccinium angustifolium, Vaccinium ashei, Vaccinium corymbosum, Vaccinium virgatum Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Fruit
2 Admissible Ports: All Ports
3 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to e-Permits.
4 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
5 Commercial Consignments Only
6 Phytosanitary Certificate: Consignments must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the foreign country. No additional declaration is required.
7 Preclearance Program: Consignments may or may not be precleared. To validate foreign site preclearance inspection and/or treatment, precleared consignments must be accompanied by a signed PPQ Form 203 or by an email from APHIS with a PPQ Form 203 attachment (signed or unsigned).
8 Condition of Entry Treatment: T107-a-1 (Cold Treatment) , or T101-i-1-1 (Methyl Bromide Fumigation) , or T101-i-1-2 (Methyl Bromide Fumigation) If the consignment has not completed, has not received, or has failed treatment, it must be treated upon arrival using treatments T107-a,-1 T101-i-1-1, or T101-i-1-2.

For fumigation, the consignment can ONLY arrive at ports located north of 39° latitude and east of 104° longitude.

For cold treatment, the consignment may arrive in the U.S. at either of the following locations
  • At ports located north of 39° latitude and east of 104° longitude.
  • At ports with approved cold treatment facilities. (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/cold_treatment_facilities.pdf)
9 Reference Information: To be treated in accordance with the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/treatment.pdf).
Instructions for Officers
10 Verify cold treatment requirements have been satisfied. Refer to the Special Procedures for Cold-Treated Commodities (https://cbp.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/php/favir/SpecialProcedures/downloads/Procedures_coldtreatedFV.pdf). restricted image
Commodity Information
11 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=41002  
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