9 CFR § 590.900 - Definitions; requirements for importation into the United States.

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§ 590.900 Definitions; requirements for importation into the United States.

(a) When used in this subpart, the following terms will be construed to mean:

(1) Import (Imported). To bring within the territorial limits of the United States, whether that arrival is accomplished by land, air, or water.

(2) Offer(ed) for entry. The point at which the importer presents the imported product for reinspection.

(3) Entry (entered) means the point at which imported product offered for entry receives reinspection and is marked with the official mark of inspection, as required by § 590.940.

(4) Official Import Inspection Establishment. This term means any establishment, other than an official establishment as defined in § 301.2 of this chapter, where inspections are authorized to be conducted as prescribed in § 590.925.

(b) No egg products may be imported into the United States unless they are healthful, wholesome, fit for human food, not adulterated, and contain no dye, chemical, preservative, or ingredient which renders them unhealthful, unwholesome, unadulterated, or unfit for human food. Such products must also comply with the regulations prescribed in this subpart to ensure that they adhere to the standards provided for in the Act. The provisions of this subpart will apply to these products only if they are capable for use as human food.

(c) Approval for Federal import inspection must be in accordance with §§ 590.140 through 590.149.

(d) Egg products may be imported only if they are processed solely in the countries listed in § 590.910(b).