§ 95.8Wool, hair, and bristles; importations permitted subject to restrictions.
Wool, hair, or bristles offered for importation which do not meet the conditions or requirements of § 95.7 shall be handled and treated in the following manner after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be consigned from the coast or border port of arrival to an approved establishment: Provided, however, That upon permission by the Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services such wool, hair, or bristles may be stored for a temporary period in approved warehouses under bond and under the supervision of an inspector: And provided further, That I. T. on in-bond shipments of wool, hair, or bristles may go forward under customs seals from a coast or border port of arrival, with the approval of an inspector at said port, to another port for consumption entry, subject to the other provisions of this section.
(b) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be moved from the coast or border port of arrival or, in the case of I. T. or in-bond shipments, from the interior port to the establishment in cars or trucks or in vessel compartments with no other materials contained therein, sealed with seals of the Department, which shall not be broken except by inspectors or other persons authorized by the Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services so to do, or without sealing as aforesaid and with other freight when packed in tight cases acceptable to an inspector.
(c) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be handled at the establishment under the direction of an inspector in a manner approved by the Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services to guard against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest. Such products shall not be removed therefrom except upon special permission of the Deputy Administrator, Veterinary Services and upon compliance with all the conditions and requirements of this section relative to the movement of the said wool, hair, or bristles from the port of arrival to the said establishment.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 0579-0015)
[28 FR 5981, June 13, 1963, as amended at 59 FR 67134, Dec. 29, 1994]
At 78 FR 73003, Dec. 4, 2013, § 95.8 was redesignated as § 95.19 and a new § 95.8 was added, effective Mar. 4, 2014. At 78 FR 73006, Dec. 4, 2013, newly redesignated § 95.19 was amended in the introductory text by removing the citation “§ 95.7” and adding “§ 95.18” in its place, effective Mar. 4, 2014. For the convenience of the user, the added text is set forth as follows:
§ 95.8Tallow derived from bovines.
(a) The importation of bovine-derived tallow is prohibited unless:
(1) The requirements of either paragraph (b), (c), or (d), as well as the requirements of paragraph (e) of this section are met; or
(2) The requirements of paragraph (f) of this section are met.
(b) The tallow is composed of a maximum level of insoluble impurities of 0.15 percent in weight; or
(c) The tallow originates from a region of negligible risk for BSE; or
(d) The tallow originates from a region of controlled risk for BSE, is derived from bovines that have passed ante-mortem and post-mortem inspections, and has not been prepared using SRMs as defined for regions of controlled risk for BSE in § 92.1 of this subchapter.
(e) The tallow is accompanied to the United States 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. The certificate must state that the requirements of paragraph (b), (c), or (d) of this section, as applicable, have been met and, for tallow other than that described in paragraph (b) of this section, must indicate the BSE risk classification of the exporting region.