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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Garlic (Dry bulb) from Turkmenistan 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.
Allium sativum Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Dry bulb
2 Admissible Ports: All Ports
3 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to APHIS eFile.
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: The garlic consignment must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration stating the commodity is free of Brachycerus spp. and Dyspessa ulula.
7 Additional Information: Peeled cloves are processed products. Peeled cloves are allowed, subject to inspection, from all countries into all ports.
Instructions for Officers
8 If inspection reveals the target pests (Brachycerus spp. or Dyspessa ulula), the required fumigation is T101-e-2 (vacuum chamber). However, as of October 2008, there are no APHIS-approved commercial vacuum chambers in the United States. Consignments with target pests must be reexported, destroyed, or returned to the country of origin. restricted image
Commodity Information
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