This case describes the requirements for the importation of specimens, trophies, articles and handicrafts for all uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or for growing purposes. This includes items such as taxidermied animals, animal tissues (including fish), preserved animal bones, animal scientific specimens, rawhide musical instruments containing materials of animal origin, tanned and untanned hides and products made from tanned or untanned hides.
The commodity can be made from or decorated with material that is subject to quarantine. For example, the commodity may have the following components: drums, tanned hides, skins and/or hair, bark, wood, bamboo, grape vine, straw, raffia, banana fibre, abaca fibre, sisal fibre, animal bones, animal hair, bird feathers, rawhide and wool. Identify the component materials of the commodity and then search BICON for the specific import conditions for the material identified.
Some products may require specialised storage and/or handling.