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3 July 2022

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Plant and plant products prohibited by Customs

Effective 1 July 2022 to 4 August 2022

This case contains examples of plants and plant products that are prohibited entry under Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956.

Matched Term: Plant, plants

Genetic material (nucleic acids and their derivatives) excluding plants and plant pathogens Alerts

Effective 2 July 2022 to 11 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of genetic material (including vectors) excluding plants and plant pathogens.

Matched Term: plants, plant

Biodegradable plant pots and urns

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of biodegradable plant pots for use as fertiliser and biodegradable urns for human, or animal, remains.For coir fibre liners for hanging baskets, please see the Permitted plant fibres case.For urns containing human remains or animal remains, please see the Human remains or Cremated animal remains case.For coir peat plugs, inserts and pots for use as a growing medium, please see the Coir peat case.These biodegradable plant products can be made from rice husks, sphagnum, wood pulp and other plant materials that pose a biosecurity risk. Biodegradable plant products must be manufactured in a way that will reduce the biosecurity risk or be subject to mandatory treatment.These conditions do not apply to urns made from bioplastics such as starch derivatives or cellulose.

Matched Term: plant, wood

Fencing, screening material and blinds derived from plants

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried fencing screening material and blinds derived from plant material.

Matched Term: derived, plants, plant

Permitted plant fibres

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of the majority of articles made out of plant fibres for all uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers, landscaping or for growing. This case includes import conditions for coir fibre liners for hanging baskets. For coir peat and coco peat products please see the Coir peat case. For banana fibre articles please see the Banana fibre articles case. For articles containing flowers and foliage please see the Dried or preserved flowers and foliage case. This case does not apply to imports for use in landscaping and weed suppression, for these imports please see the Geotextiles for bioremediation case. This case does not apply to imports of flexible plant fibre fabrics (consisting of a network of natural fibres made through weaving, knitting, spreading, crocheting or bonding). For these imports please see the Plant based fabric, textiles or yarn case

Matched Term: plant, Ribbonwood, Diplanthera

Artificial plants on natural stems

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of artificial plants on natural stems. These conditions apply to items that have artificial foliage or flowers attached to a natural wood stem.

Matched Term: plants, wood

Powdered plant products for human consumption Alerts Changes

Effective 1 July 2022 to 5 July 2022

The case describes the requirements for the importation of powdered plant products for human consumption. Powdered plant products consist of dried and ground or granulated plant parts (including fruits, herbs, bark and roots). Human consumption includes uses such as food, supplements, complementary medicines, cosmetics or smoking. For seeds milled to a powder, meal or flakes, please see Processed grain and seed products for human consumption.

Matched Term: plant

Fruit and vegetable juices, chilled pulps, purees and pastes, plant oils and plant-based beverages Changes

Effective 1 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of fruit and vegetable juices, chilled pulps, purees and pastes of fruit and/or vegetables, plant oils and plant-based beverages for end uses other than animal consumption, veterinary therapeutics, growing purposes, fertilisers or bioremediation agents.

Matched Term: plant

Plant diagnostic kits Changes

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant diagnostic kits. Plant diagnostic kits include lateral flow strip diagnostic kits, plant diagnostic kits not containing positive controls, and plant diagnostic kits containing positive controls.

Matched Term: Plant

Highly refined organic chemicals and substances

Effective 1 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of highly refined organic chemicals and substances for all uses other than as animal consumption, use as bioremediation agents or fertiliser, or for veterinary therapeutic use. This case includes items such as acetone, alcohols, amino acids, varnish, sulphur compounds, dyes, or paraffin, vitamins and organic acids (e.g. citric acid, fatty acids).

Matched Term: Plant, Wood, derived


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