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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Orange, Sweet (Fruit) from Australia 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.
Citrus sinensis 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: Consignment must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of Australia with the additional declaration stating the citrus fruit was produced in (Riverina, Riverland, or Sunraysia) in accordance with the conditions governing the entry of citrus from Australia.

OR

Require cold treatment, T107-d or T107-d-2, and a phytosanitary certificate issued by the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service with two additional declarations stating the citrus fruit produced was in (Riverina, Riverland, or Sunraysia) in accordance with the conditions governing the entry of citrus from Australia; and the fruit in the consignment is subject to in-transit cold treatment.

If the cold treatment has not been completed or fails, the fruits or vegetables may arrive in the United States 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 (www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/cold_treatment_facilities.pdf)
7 Phytosanitary Certificate: There must also be additional declaration stating the fruit in the consignment was subject to the appropriate phytosanitary measures to ensure the consignment is free of the light brown apple moth.
Instructions for Officers
8 Refer to the inspection procedures (https://cbp.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/php/favir/SpecialProcedures/downloads/Procedures_lbam_sept2016_AU_apple_kiwi_orange_pear.pdf) for light brown apple moth and cold treated fruit. restricted image
Commodity Information
9 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10782  
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