Sanitary requirements for export of ruminant hides and skins from Canada to China
HA 2301 (Amended 2015-09-30)
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- The exported products originate from a country free from foot-and-mouth disease, vesicular stomatitis, lumpy skin disease, peste des petits ruminants, sheep and goat pox, for six (6) months prior to export. Vaccination against these diseases is prohibited in Canada.
- The exported products were obtained from clinically healthy animals slaughtered in establishments under official control.
- The exported hides and skins are:
Fresh and frozen
Or Salted for seven days in sea salt with the addition of 2% of sodium carbonate,
Or were dry-salted or wet-salted on the following date and the duration of transport will be such that they will have undergone a minimum of 14 days of salting before they reach the importing country.
- The products were obtained, processed, stored and transported in such a manner as to prevent contamination by communicable animal disease pathogens.
- The products are shipped using new packaging material, in a container which has been disinfected to avoid the breeding of maggots.
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