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5 February 2016

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Non commodity conditions apply to all packaging, containers and transport methods used to bring goods into the country. Refer to the Non Commodity case to review the non commodity conditions related to your import.

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Dietary supplements and natural medicines for human consumption

Effective 6 January 2016 to 6 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dietary supplements and natural medicines for human consumption. For human therapeutics and medicines containing biological material of animal or microbial please refer to the BICON case Human therapeutics and medicines. For protein powders and supplements (e.g. performance enhancement supplements), please refer to the BICON case Dairy products for human consumption.

Matched Term: Dietary, supplements, natural, medicines

Human therapeutics and medicines

Effective 3 February 2016 to 6 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of human therapeutics and medicines. The case may include but is not limited to items such as human antibodies and cell lines, human tissues and fluids, human therapeutics, synthetic or non-synthetic therapeutics or excipients. For the import of dietary supplements and natural medicines containing ingredients of plant origin, please refer to the BICON case Dietary supplements and natural medicines for human consumption. For the import of fungi (dried mushroom), including Ganoderma, Poriacoros and Cordyceps, please refer to the BICON case Dried medicinal mushrooms. For the import of slippery elm bark, please refer to the BICON case Powdered herbs for human consumption.

Matched Term: medicines, dietary, supplements, natural, Medicine

Powdered herbs for human consumption

Effective 21 January 2016 to 7 February 2016

The case describes the requirements for the importation of powdered herbs of plant origin for human consumption. Powdered herbs consist of dried and ground plant parts (including seeds, fruits, herbs, bark and roots). Human consumption includes uses such as food, supplements, complementary medicines, cosmetics or smoking.

Matched Term: supplements, medicines, Dietary

Dried medicinal mushrooms

Effective 8 January 2016 to 26 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried medicinal mushrooms for all uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. The case includes products containing medicinal mushrooms as an ingredient, for example tea bags, coffee, food products and cosmetics. The conditions within this case do not apply to Trametes versicolour (syn. Polyporus versicolour, Turkey tail). For the conditions of importation for Trametes versicolour please see the Dietary supplements and natural medicines for human consumption BICON case.

Matched Term: Dietary, supplements, natural, medicines

Veterinary therapeutics and medicines

Effective 30 January 2016 to 24 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of veterinary therapeutics and medicines for therapeutic use only. Therapeutic products may come in forms such as tablets, pills, capsules, powders or liquids. This case does not cover veterinary therapeutics derived from slippery elm bark powder. Please refer to BICON case Powdered herbs for human consumption. This case does not cover veterinary therapeutics derived from bee pollen powder. Please refer to BICON case Bee products.

Matched Term: medicines

Stock feed, stock feed ingredients and stock feed additives (not of plant origin)

Effective 3 February 2016 to 7 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of stock feed including stock feed ingredients and additives. For the import of stock feed including supplements of plant origin, please refer to the BICON case Stock feed, supplements and ingredients of plant origin.

Matched Term: supplements

Stock feed, supplements and ingredients of plant origin

Effective 4 February 2016 to 7 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant origin stock feed, supplements and ingredients (not containing animal and animal derived ingredients). For the import of stock feed, stock feed ingredients and stock feed additives containing animal and animal derived ingredients please refer to the BICON case Stock feed, stock feed ingredients and stock feed additives (not of plant origin).

Matched Term: supplements

Dried herbs

Effective 28 January 2016 to 7 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herbs, Importation is permitted for all end uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. This includes leaves, flowers, stems, roots, gums, resins and rhizomes that are thoroughly dried and not capable of propagation. The case does not apply to seeds, fruit or bark. Note: For requirements for Rosa spp. products, please refer to the BICON case for Bark.

Matched Term: medicines, medicine, supplements

Artificial plants on natural stems

Effective 3 February 2016 to 6 February 2016

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: natural

Prepared and packaged foodstuffs for human consumption

Effective 22 December 2015 to 6 February 2016

This case describes the requirements for the importation of prepared and packaged foodstuffs for human consumption only. Packaged foodstuffs include products such as cake mixes and military ration packs. For the import of protein powders and supplements, please refer to BICON case Dairy products for human consumption.

Matched Term: supplements, Dietary


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