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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Garlic (Dry bulb; Peeled cloves) from Spain 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 Other: If the consignment originated in continental Spain or the Balearic Islands, it must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate with an additional declaration attesting freedom from Brachycerus spp. and Dyspessa ulula. If inspection reveals the target pests (Brachycerus spp. or D. ulula), the required fumigation, T101-e-2, is a fumigation under vacuum. However, as of October 2008, there are no APHIS-approved commercial vacuum chambers in the U.S. Consignments with target pests must be reexported, destroyed, or returned to the country of origin.

If the consignment originated in the Canary Islands, INSPECT and RELEASE (no phytosanitary certificate is required).
7 Additional Information: Peeled cloves are processed products. Peeled cloves are allowed, subject to inspection, from all countries into all ports.
Commodity Information
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