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Export Requirements for Kazakhstan

KZ-26 (Feb 18, 2015)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible Product
    1. Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products, pork and pork products, beef and beef products, and sheep and goat meat and sheep and goat meat products.
  2. Ineligible Product
    1. Poultry originating from Arkansas that were slaughtered on or after July 9, 2013, and prior to September 19, 2013 is ineligible . Poultry products that are heat-treated to a temperature of 70⁰ C or above are exempt from this restriction.
    2. Poultry originating from Stanislaus County, California that were slaughtered on or after January 23, 2015 is ineligible. Poultry originating from Kings County, California that were slaughtered on or after February 12, 2015 is ineligible. Poultry products that are heat-treated to a temperature according to the table below are exempt from this restriction.*

 

Core temperature (°C)

Time

Poultry meat

60.0

507 seconds

65.0

42 seconds

70.0

3.5 seconds

73.9

0.51 second

 


Certification Requirements

  1. For poultry and poultry products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 (07/21/2010), Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and FSIS Letterhead Certificate, Veterinary Certificate for poultry Meat and Meat Products from Poultry Exported to Kazakhstan.
  2. For beef and beef products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 (07/21/2010), Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and FSIS Letterhead Certificate, Veterinary Certificate for Bovine Meat and Meat Products from Bovine Meat Exported to Kazakhstan.
  3. For pork and pork products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 (07/21/2010), Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and FSIS Letterhead Certificate, Veterinary Certificate for Pork Meat and Meat Products from Pork Exported to Kazakhstan.
  4. For sheep and goat meat and sheep and goat meat products
    1. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5 (07/21/2010), Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and FSIS Letterhead Certificate, Veterinary Certificate for Ovine and Caprine Meat and Meat Products from Ovine and Caprine Meat Exported to Kazakhstan.
  5. The Letterhead Certificates for poultry, beef, pork, and sheep and goat meat indicated above will remain valid for entry into Kazakhstan after Janaury 1, 2013.
  6. Pork Casings. Kazakhstan has agreed to accept FSIS Form 9060-7 (8/26/2011), Animal Casings Export Certificate for Countries Requiring Ante-mortem, Post-mortem, and Fit-For-Human-Food Statements and FSIS Form 9450-6 (7/95) - Veterinary Certificate for Pork Intestine Raw Material Exported into the Russian Federation for export of casings to Kazakhstan during the negotiation of a new casing certificate.

    Kazakhstan has not informed FSIS that natural pork casings must originate from Russian approved U.S. slaughter establishments and be processed/selected only in the United States. Exporters are advised to work closely with the importer for information regarding eligibility of the product.
  7. Signature on certificates. All certificates must be signed by an FSIS veterinarian: name and degree (DVM or equivalent) must be typed or printed after the signature.


Plants Eligible to Export

All federally inspected establishments are eligible to export to Kazakhstan.
 

Last Modified Feb 18, 2015