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Dicalcium and tricalcium phosphate

This page shows samples of the veterinary certificates required for import and transit and (where available) the lists of recognised countries of origin and approved suppliers.

The present import and transit conditions do not apply for phosphates of other than animal origin.

They are applicable subject to the import bans effective on the day of import, temporary restrictions and special conditions (see links).


For approval and import procedures and application form, see page on "Animal by-products (ABP) from third countries" (see links).

Dicalcium phosphate must have been manufactured as stipulated in Annex X Chapter II Section 6 of Regulation (EU) 142/2011 (see links).

Tricalcium phosphate must have been manufactured as stipulated in Annex X Chapter II Section 7 of Regulation (EU) 142/2011 (see links).

Approved countries of origin

According to Annex XIV Chapter I Section 1 Table 1 of Regulation (EU) 142/2011, the following applies to dicalcium phosphate and tricalcium phosphate: countries as set forth in Annex II Part 1 of regulation (EU) 206/2010 (see also (EU) 144/2011).
Plus: Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Taiwan.

Approved supplying establishments in third countries

Lists of suppliers in third countries must be included in the TRACES system according to the technical specifications published by the Commission on its website. The veterinary authorities of the approved country of origin are responsible for permitting goods for export only from suppliers that meet the requirements of Regulation (EC) 1069/2009 and Regulation (EU) 142/2011.
Decision 2007/453/EC lists the BSE status of third countries or regions thereof. The list was last amended and replaced by

Model of required veterinary certificate

The template of the veterinary certificate for import and transit (Annex XV Chapter 12) can be found in Regulation (EU) 142/2011: "For hydrolysed protein, dicalcium phosphate and tricalcium phosphate not intended for human consumption to be used as feed raw material or for uses outside the feed chain": from page 218

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