50 CFR 23.16 - What are the U.S. CITES requirements for urine, feces, and synthetically derived DNA?
(a) CITES documents. We do not require CITES documents to trade in urine, feces, or synthetically derived DNA.
(2) If the foreign country requires you to have a U.S. CITES document for these kinds of samples, you must apply for a CITES document and meet the requirements of this part.
(b) Urine and feces. Except as provided in paragraph (a) of this section, we consider urine and feces to be wildlife byproducts, rather than parts, products, or derivatives, and exempt them from the requirements of CITES and this part.
(c) DNA. We differentiate between DNA directly extracted from blood and tissue and DNA synthetically derived as follows:
(1) A DNA sample directly derived from wildlife or plant tissue is regulated by CITES and this part.
Title 50 published on 2013-10-01
no entries appear in the Federal Register after this date.