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Export Requirements for Brazil

BR-32 (Sep 28, 2016)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible Product
    1. Beef, beef products, and beef offals sourced from cattle slaughtered and processed on or after July 27, 2016.*
    2. Pork casings.
    3. Lamb casings imported from New Zealand that have not undergone processing or repackaging in the U.S.
    4. Airline Meals - U.S. meat intended for use in meals on airlines for the consumption of the crew and passengers on board international flights may be exported from any U.S. inspected facility.
    5. Protein free tallow.
    6. Edible products for pharmaceutical or other industrial purposes.
  2. Ineligible Product
    1. Beef, beef products, and offals that have undergone radiation treatment.*
    2. Fresh/frozen poultry and poultry products.
    3. Fresh/frozen and further processed pork and pork products.


Processing/Labeling Requirements

  1. Processing Requirements
    1. Bulk-packed meat products must be packaged in plastic (cryovac or similar material), even if packed in waxed or impermeable boxes.
    2. The production date (date on which the product was prepared) must be identified on the master carton.


Documentation Requirements

  1. Certification
    1. Beef, beef products, and beef offals - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Export Certificate of  Wholesomeness and FSIS Letterhead Certificate for the Export of Beef, Beef Products, and Beef Offals to Brazil.*
    2. Glands for Pharmaceutical Use
      1. Edible product- Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5. Do not check the box certifying “wholesomeness”. Type the following statement in the remarks section "FOR PHARMACEUTICAL USE ONLY".*
    3. Pork Casings. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-7 (08/26/2011), Export Certificate for Animal Casings. In addition a bilingual FSIS Letterhead Certificate  is required.

      Note: U.S. origin salted hog casings that were sent to China for selection can be certified for export to Brazil.
    4. Lamb casings imported from New Zealand that have not undergone processing or repackaging in the U.S. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-18 (08/25/2011), Animal Casings Export Certificate for Countries Requiring Ante-mortem, Post-mortem, and Sound and Clean Statement.

      Note: The exporter is responsible for ensuring that any certification issued by New Zealand that is required for entry into Brazil accompanies the shipment.
    5. Airline Meals. Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5. Type the following statement in the "Remarks" section:

      "This product is intended for exclusive use for airline or ship meals."

      Note: Certificates should never be stamped with the export stamp or embossed with a stamp.


Plants Eligible to Export

  1. Plant Approval*
    1. Any federally inspected U.S. meat and poultry establishment interested in exporting to Brazil must submit FSIS Form 9080-3 to Import Export Policy Development Staff, FSIS, (202) 720-0082 or (855) 444-9904/fax (202) 720-7990/email - importexport@fsis.usda.gov.
      1. The application (FSIS Form 9080-3) should have the following information:
        1. Establishment Number
        2. Establishment Name
        3. Physical Location of Establishment
        4. Type of Facility (slaughter, processing, boning, cold storage)
        5. Species (beef, poultry, pork, lamb, etc.)
        6. Contact Name, telephone number and fax number.

FSIS will certify these establishments to Brazilian Officials. Product should not be shipped until confirmation of registration  is received from Brazil through FSIS. Upon FSIS receipt of notification from the Brazilian officials of their approval, these establishments will be added to the FSIS Eligible Plant List for Brazil. This list is available through the Export Library or can be requested from FSIS at (202) 720-0082 or (855) 444-9904.

 

Last Modified Sep 28, 2016