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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Tangerine/Clementine/Mandarin (Fruit) from South Africa 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 reticulata cv 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 Condition of Entry Treatment: T107-e (Cold Treatment) If the cold treatment has failed or has not been completed upon arrival, the consignment must complete the cold treatment before it can enter U.S. commerce and must arrive at either of the following locations:
  • At ports located north of 39° latitude and east of 104° longitude.
  • At ports that have approved cold treatment facilities. (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/cold_treatment_facilities.pdf)
7 Phytosanitary Certificate: Consignments must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of South Africa with an additional declaration stating the citrus fruit in this consignment were grown and packed in South Africa in APHIS-approved, citrus black spot pest-free areas.
8 Other: List of citrus black spot pest-free areas (http://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/DesignatedPestFreeAreas.pdf).
9 Optional 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.
10 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
11 If the consignment is not precleared, refer to the Special Procedures for Apples, Citrus, Grapes, Nectarines, Peaches, Pears, and Plums from the Republic of South Africa (https://cbp.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/php/favir/SpecialProcedures/downloads/Procedures_FV_SouthAfrica.pdf). restricted image
12 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
13 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=10778  
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