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Animal casings

This page contains models of the required veterinary certificates, lists of third countries of origin and supplying establishments approved for the import and transit of animal casings intended for human consumption.

They apply with reservation as to
in force at the time of import.  


Type: PDF
Import and transit of foods of animal origin from third countries
Last modification: 15.07.2014 | Size: 208 kb | Type: PDF

see annex I chapter 2, p.11.

Approved supplying countries

All countries in which there are approved establishments for „animal casings“, see list below.

Approved supplying establishments in third countries

Models of the required veterinary certificates

Type: PDF
Veterinary certificate for the import of casings from third countries 2003/779/EC
Last modification: 13.04.2012 | Size: 62 kb | Type: PDF

As casings of bovines are always considered „risk material" they can only be imported from a very limited number of countries.
Decision 2007/453/EC lists the BSE status of third countries or regions thereof. The list was last amended and replaced by
Type: PDF
Veterinary Certificate Casings - Transit / Storage 2003/779
Last modification: 17.04.2012 | Size: 59 kb | Type: PDF

Additional certificate for products derived from domestic bovines, ovines and caprines laying down rules for the prevention, control and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

Mandatory as from October 1st 2007 if the special guarantees according to Regulation (EC) 999/2001 are not already included in this form directly in the health certificate:
Type: PDF
BSE / TSE Additional certfifcate for Australia
Last modification: 10.09.2007 | Size: 34 kb | Type: PDF

Veterinary certificate for the import of animal casings derived from cattle, sheep, goats and pigs from New Zealand

Type: PDF
Veterinary Certificate for New Zealand Products
Last modification: 19.11.2009 | Size: 91 kb | Type: PDF

Special provisions
- Paragraph 3 may be certified
- Paragraph 5 of the veterinary certificate must only be completed for products from 

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