Sanitary requirements for export of rendered fats not intended for human consumption to be used for certain purposes outside the feed chain, intended for dispatch to or for transit to the European Union Chapter 10 (B)
HA 2146 (Amended October 21, 2013)

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II. Health Information

II.1. consist of rendered fats not intended for human consumption that satisfy the health requirements below;

II.2. have been prepared exclusively with the following animal by-products:

II.2.1. in the case of materials destined for the production of biodiesel or oleochemical products, animal by-products referred to in Articles 8, 9 and 10 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009;

II.2.2. in the case of materials destined for the production of renewable fuels referred to in point J of Section 2 of Chapter IV of Annex IV of Regulation (EU) No 142/2011, animal by-products referred to in Articles 9 and 10 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009;

II.2.3. in the case of materials destined for purposes other than cosmetics, pharmaceuticals or medical devices:

  • either [- animal by-products containing residues of authorised substances or contaminants exceeding the permitted levels referred to in Article 15(3) of Directive 96/23/EC;]
  • and/or [- products of animal origin which have been declared unfit for human consumption due to the presence of foreign bodies in those products;]
  • and/or [- animals and parts of animals, other than those referred to in Articles 8 and 10 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009, that died other than being slaughtered or killed for human consumption, including animals killed for disease control purposes;]
  • and/or [- carcasses and parts of animals slaughtered or, in the case of game, bodies or parts of animals killed, and which are fit for human consumption in accordance with Union legislation, but are not intended for human consumption for commercial reasons;]
  • and/or [- carcasses and the following parts originating either from animals that have been slaughtered in a slaughterhouse and were considered fit for slaughter for human consumption following an ante-mortem inspection or bodies and the following parts of animals from game killed for human consumption in accordance with Union legislation:
    • (i) carcasses or bodies and parts of animals which are rejected as unfit for human consumption in accordance with Union legislation, but which did not show any signs of disease communicable to humans or animals;
    • (ii) heads of poultry;
    • (iii) hides and skins, including trimmings and splitting thereof, horns and feet, including the phalanges and the carpus and metacarpus bones, tarsus and metatarsus bones;
    • (iv) pig bristles;
    • (v) feathers;]
  • and/or [- blood of animals which did not show any signs of disease communicable through blood to humans or animals obtained from animals other than ruminants that have been slaughtered in a slaughterhouse after having been considered fit for slaughter for human consumption following an ante-mortem inspection in accordance with Union legislation;]
  • and/or [- animal by-products arising from the production of products intended for human consumption, including degreased bone, greaves and centrifuge or separator sludge from milk processing;]
  • and/or [- products of animal origin, or foodstuffs containing products of animal origin, which are no longer intended for human consumption for commercial reasons or due to problems of manufacturing or packaging defects or other defects from which no risk to public or animal health arises;]
  • and/or [- petfood and feeding stuffs of animal origin, or feeding stuffs containing animal by-products or derived products, which are no longer intended for feeding for commercial reasons or due to problems of manufacturing or packaging defects or other defects from which no risk to public or animal health arises;]
  • and/or [- blood, placenta, wool, feathers, hair, horns, hoof cuts and raw milk originating from live animals that did not show signs of any disease communicable through that product to humans or animals;]
  • and/or [- aquatic animals, and parts of such animals, except sea mammals, which did not show any signs of diseases communicable to humans or animals;]
  • and/or [- animal by-products from aquatic animals originating from plants or establishments manufacturing products for human consumption;]
  • and/or [- the following material originating from animals which did not show any signs of disease communicable through that material to humans or animals:
    • (i) shells from shellfish with soft tissue or flesh;
    • (ii) the following originating from terrestrial animals:
      • hatchery by-products,
      • eggs,
      • egg by-products, including egg shells,
    • (iii) day-old chicks killed for commercial reasons;]
  • and/or [- aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates other than species pathogenic to humans or animals;]
  • and/or [- animals and parts thereof of the zoological orders of Rodentia and Lagomorpha, except Category 1 material as referred to in Article 8(a)(iii), (iv) and (v) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009and Category 2 material as referred to in Article 9(a) to (g) of that Regulation;]
  • and/or [- hides and skins, hooves, feathers, wool, horns, hair and fur originating from dead animals that did not show any signs of disease communicable through that product to humans or animals;]
  • and/or [- adipose tissue from animals which did not show any signs of disease communicable through that material to humans or animals, which were slaughtered in a slaughterhouse and which were considered fit for slaughter for human consumption following an ante-mortem inspection in accordance with Union legislation;]

II.2.4. in the case of materials destined for purposes other than the production of organic fertilisers or soil improvers, cosmetics, pharmaceutical or medical devices or renewable fuels referred to in point J of Section 2 of Chapter IV of Annex IV of Regulation (EU) No 142/2011:

  • either [- specified risk material as defined in Article 3(1)(g) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001;]
  • and/or [- entire bodies or parts of dead animals containing specified risk material as defined in Article 3(1)(g) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 at the time of disposal;]
  • and/or [- animal by-products which have been derived from animals which have been submitted to illegal treatment as defined in Article 1(2)(d) of Directive 96/22/EC or Article 2(b) of Directive 96/23/EC;]
  • and/or [- animal by-products containing residues of other substances and environmental contaminants listed in Group B(3) of Annex I to Directive 96/23/EC, if such residues exceed the permitted levels laid down by Union legislation or, in the absence thereof, by legislation of the Member State of importation;]

II.3. the rendered fats:

  • (a) have been subjected to processing in accordance with method space as laid down in Chapter III of Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011, in order to kill pathogenic agents,
  • (b) have been marked before shipment to the European Union with glyceroltriheptanoate (GTH), so that a homogenous minimum concentration of at least 250 mgGTH per kilogram fat is achieved,
  • (c) in the case of rendered fats of ruminant origin, insoluble impurities in excess of 0.15% in weight have been removed,
  • (d) have been transported under conditions which prevent their contamination, and
  • (e) bear labels on the packaging or container indicating "NOT FOR HUMAN OR ANIMAL CONSUMPTION";

II.4. in the case of materials destined for organic fertilisers, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, soil improvers or renewable fuels referred to in point J of Section 2 of Chapter IV of Annex IV to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011:

  • either [the product does not contain and is not derived from specified risk material as defined in Annex V to Regulation (EC) No 999/2001 or mechanically separated meat obtained from bones of bovine, ovine or caprine animals; and the animals from which this product is derived have not been slaughtered after stunning by means of gas injected into the cranial cavity or killed by the same method or slaughtered by laceration of central nervous tissue by means of an elongated rod-shaped instrument introduced into the cranial cavity.]
  • or [the product does not contain and is not derived from bovine, ovine or caprine materials other than those derived from animals born, continuously reared and slaughtered in a country or region classified as posing a negligible BSE risk by a decision in accordance with Article 5(2) of Regulation (EC) No 999/2001.]
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