9 CFR 95.13 - Bone meal for use as fertilizer or as feed for domestic animals; requirements for entry.
Steamed or degelatinized or special steamed bone meal, which, in the normal process of manufacture, has been prepared by heating bone under a minimum of 20 pounds steam pressure for at least one hour at a temperature of not less than 250 °Fahrenheit (121 °Centigrade), may be imported without further restrictions for use as fertilizer or as feed for domestic animals if such products are free from pieces of bone, hide, flesh, and sinew and contain no more than traces of hair and wool. Bone meal for use as fertilizer or as feed for domestic animals which does not meet these requirements will not be eligible for entry.§ 95.13, Nt.
Effective Date Note:
At 78 FR 73003, Dec. 4, 2013, § 95.13 was redesignated as § 95.24 and a new § 95.13 was added, effective Mar. 4, 2014. For the convenience of the user, the added text is set forth as follows:
§ 95.13 Importation from regions of negligible risk for BSE of processed animal protein derived from animals other than ruminants.
The importation from regions of negligible risk for BSE of processed animal protein derived from animals other than ruminants is prohibited importation into the United States unless the following conditions are met:
(b) The processed animal protein imported into the United States in accordance with this section is accompanied by an original certificate signed 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 national government of the exporting region, representing that the veterinarian issuing the certificate was authorized to do so, that indicates that the material is derived from animals other than ruminants.
(c) The person importing the shipment has applied for and obtained from APHIS a United States Veterinary Permit for Importation and Transportation of Controlled Materials and Organisms and Vectors. To apply for a permit, file a permit application on VS Form 16-3 (available from APHIS, Veterinary Services, National Center for Import and Export, 4700 River Road Unit 38, Riverdale, MD 20737-1231, or electronically at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/permits/ ).(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0393)
Title 9 published on 2015-01-01.
No entries appear in the Federal Register after this date, for 9 CFR Part 95.