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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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Sawdust and woodchips

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of sawdust and woodchips. Sawdust products include, but are not limited to, products and products containing chunks and bits of wood, wood chips, sawdust or wood powder, wood shavings, wine making oak alternatives (excluding barrels, staves and headboards). This case does not contain the conditions for briquettes and pellets made from compressed wood powder or sawdust, for these products please refer to the Charcoal, wood pellets, briquettes and firewood BICON case.

Matched Term: wood, woods, woodchips, firewood, Basswood

Dried herb products not for human consumption

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herb products. Importation is permitted for all end uses other than for human consumption, animal foods, fertilisers or growing purposes. Products may contain ingredients such as leaves, flowers, stems, roots, gums, milled seed, resins, rhizomes, spices and crushed nut shells. These must be thoroughly dried, broken into small pieces and not capable of propagation. The case does not apply to unmilled seeds, fruit or bark. For human consumption, please refer to the BICON case Dried herbs for human consumption. For whole dried or preserved flowers and leaf material, please refer to the BICON case Dried or preserved flowers and foliage.

Matched Term: Wood, Frywood, Wormwood, Pigeonwood, Woodruff, Alligatorwood, Aloeswood, redwood, eaglewood, woodsorrel, Holywood, Quassiawood, Indigowood, Milkwood, Sandalwood, Cheesewood, Woody, Basswood, Agarwood

Dried herbs for human consumption Alerts

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herbs. Importation is permitted for human consumption and human therapeutics. This includes pods without seeds, citrus peel, leaves, flowers, stems, roots, gums, resins, rhizomes, spices and crushed nut shells that are thoroughly dried and not capable of propagation. The case does not apply to seeds, fruit or bark. For pods with permitted seed and dried fruit, please use the Dried fruit BICON case. For permitted seed, please use the Raw seed BICON case. For pods with non-permitted seed and non-permitted seed, please use the relevant seed for human consumption BICON case. For bark, please use the Bark for human consumption BICON case.

Matched Term: Wood, Frywood, Wormwood, Pigeonwood, Woodruff, Alligatorwood, Aloeswood, redwood, eaglewood, woodsorrel, Holywood, Quassiawood, Indigowood, Milkwood, Sandalwood, Cheesewood, Woody

Plant derived charcoal, wood pellets, briquettes and firewood

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of firewood, pellets, briquettes, agglomerated logs made out of extruded, pressed and pelletised sawdust, wood powder or wood shavings. This case also applies to fully carbonised charcoal in all forms made from wood or other plant material.

Matched Term: wood, firewood

Plant material embedded in a solid medium

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant products that are embedded in a solid medium. Plant material embedded in plastic includes plant materials, wood or bamboo that have been fully embedded (that is, not capable of free movement) in a solid medium that is impervious to air and liquid. Plant or plant parts with soil attached are permitted, providing the soil is fully embedded. Acceptable embedding media include catalysed hard plastics and hard silicones, fibreglass, resin, or similar compounds which have been fully sealed around the plant material using heat, moulding or chemical processes. Plant material embedded in plastic does not include plant materials, timber or bamboo that have been surface coated with a laminate, lacquer, paint, stain or items that have been wrapped in other materials. It further does not include engineered or impregnated wood or plant products such as plywood, veneer, compressed agricultural waste/wood products and reconstituted wood or wood plastics.

Matched Term: wood, reconstituted, reconstituted wood, plywood

Bark for human consumption

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried bark. Importation is permitted for all end uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. Note: This case also contains the requirements for Rosa spp. root products.

Matched Term: wood, Frywood, Cheesewood, Eaglewood, Milkwood, Quassiawood, Rosewood, Sandalwood

Timber and timber products Alerts

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case covers timber products both manufactured and unfinished. Individual pieces of timber must have at least one dimension less than or equal to 200mm. Examples include sawn timber logs less than 200mm in diameter, flooring and wooden beams, furniture, household items, stationery, musical instruments and sporting equipment. If all dimensions (height, width and length) of individual pieces of timber are over 200mm, please see the Logs, log cabins and oversize timber BICON case.

Matched Term: wood, wooden, Driftwood, Plywood, Corkwood, Hardwood, Softwood

Mushrooms for human consumption Alerts Changes

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for importation of fresh, frozen, dried and processed mushrooms for human consumption. This case also includes permitted and restricted medicinal species used in tablets, capsules, liquid, injectable vials, ointments or as an ingredient in food or beverages (including tea bags). This case includes requirements for fresh truffles. For frozen or dried truffles, please refer to the BICON case for Truffles for human consumption.

Matched Term: woods, wood, woodear

Logs, log cabins and oversize timber Alerts Changes

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for all timber and timber products over 200mm in all dimensions. It includes commercial and personal items. Example items include: logs, log cabins, religious statues, wooden beams and large furniture where solid timber parts are larger than 200mm in all dimensions.

Matched Term: Wood, wooden, Hardwood, Softwood

Oak barrels and chestnut bark hoops

Effective 7 April 2020 to present

This case describes the importation requirements for barrels, staves, tanks, vats and headboards made from oak (Quercus spp.) and chestnut bark hoops. Chestnut bark hoops are made from chestnut wood (Castanea spp.) with bark adhering to the wood and are used in the wine industry as a decorative feature on wine barrels.

Matched Term: wood


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