9 CFR 83.7 - Shipping containers; cleaning and disinfection.

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§ 83.7 Shipping containers; cleaning and disinfection.
(a) All live fish that are to be moved interstate in accordance with § 83.3(a) must be moved in new containers or in containers that have been cleaned and disinfected.
(1) Cleaning and disinfection of shipping containers must be monitored by the accredited veterinarian or State, Tribal, or Federal competent authority for aquatic animal health who issues the ICI.
(2) Cleaning and disinfection must be sufficient to neutralize any VHS virus to which shipping containers may have been exposed.
(3) The cleaning and disinfection protocols used must be referenced in the ICI or in a separate cleaning and disinfection certificate accompanying the shipment.
(b) [Reserved]
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0340)
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Title 9 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 9 CFR Part 83 after this date.

  • 2015-01-16; vol. 80 # 11 - Friday, January 16, 2015
    1. 80 FR 2285 - Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia; Interstate Movement and Import Restrictions on Certain Live Fish
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
      Interim rule; withdrawal.
      The interim rule published on September 9, 2008 (73 FR 52173-52189, Docket No. APHIS-2007-0038), and delayed in documents published on October 28, 2008 (73 FR 63867, Docket No. APHIS-2007-0038), and January 2, 2009 (74 FR 1, Docket No. APHIS-2007-0038), is withdrawn effective January 16, 2015.
      9 CFR Parts 71, 83, and 93