9 CFR 95.12 - Blood and blood products derived from bovines.

§ 95.12 Blood and blood products derived from bovines.

The importation of bovine blood and products derived from bovine blood is prohibited unless the following conditions and the conditions of all other applicable parts of this chapter are met:

(a) For blood collected at slaughter and for products derived from blood collected at slaughter:

(1) The blood was collected in a hygienic manner, as determined by the Administrator, that prevents contamination of the blood with SRMs; and

(2) The slaughtered animal passed ante-mortem inspection and was not subjected to a pithing process or to a stunning process with a device injecting compressed air or gas into the cranial cavity.

(b) For blood collected from live donor bovines and for products derived from blood collected from live donor bovines:

(1) The blood was collected in a hygienic manner, as determined by the Administrator, that prevents contamination of the blood with SRMs; and

(2) The donor animal was free of clinical signs of disease.

(c) The blood and blood products are accompanied to the United States by an original certificate that states that the conditions of this section have been met. The certificate must be issued by a full-time salaried veterinary officer of the national government of the exporting region, or issued by a veterinarian designated by the national government of the exporting region and endorsed by a full-time salaried veterinary officer of the exporting region, representing that the veterinarian issuing the certificate was authorized to do so.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0393)
[ 78 FR 73003, Dec. 4, 2013]

Title 9 published on 2015-12-04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 9 CFR Part 95 after this date.

  • 2016-07-18; vol. 81 # 137 - Monday, July 18, 2016
    1. 81 FR 46619 - Importation of Sheep, Goats, and Certain Other Ruminants
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
      Proposed rule.
      We will consider all comments that we receive on or before September 16, 2016.
      9 CFR Parts 93, 94, 95, 96, and 98

Title 9 published on 2015-12-04.

No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 9 CFR Part 95.