Sanitary requirements for export of fat derivatives not intended for human consumption to be used as feed or outside the feed chain, intended for dispatch to or for transit through the European Union
HA 2677 (Amended September 21, 2011)

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II.1 consist of fat derivatives that satisfy the health requirements below;

II.2 consist of fat derivatives not intended for human consumption;

II.3 have been prepared and stored in a plant approved, validated and supervised by the competent authority in accordance with Article 24 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009, in order to kill pathogenic agents;

II.4 have been prepared from rendered fats exclusively produced from the following Category 3 materials:

either - carcases 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- carcases 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:

  1. carcases 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;
  2. heads of poultry;
  3. hides and skins, including trimmings and splitting thereof, horns and feet, including the phalanges and the carpus and metacarpus bones, tarsus and metatarsus bones, of animals, other than ruminants;
  4. pig bristles;
  5. 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 arise;

and/or - petfood and feedingstuffs of animal origin, or feedingstuffs 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:

  1. shells from shellfish with soft tissue or flesh;
  2. the following originating from terrestrial animals:
    • hatchery by-products,
    • eggs,
    • egg by-products, including egg shells;
  3. day-old chicks killed for commercial reasons;

II.5 are packaged in new containers or in containers which bear labels indicating 'NOT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION', that have been cleaned, and all precautions are taken to prevent its contamination.

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