30 November 2017
The purpose of this Industry Advice Notice (IAN) is to advise industry and Authorised Officers of updates to the initiating in-transit cold treatment (ITCT) for plant exports instructional material and the release of the Australian phytosanitary treatment application standard for cold disinfestation treatment.
Summary of changes and key points
Authorised officer responsibilities
- All inspection authorised officers initiating ITCT for plant exports must use the latest work instruction and calibration record by referring to the electronic version of the documents within the
Plant Export Operations Manual.
- Exporters are required to complete a calibration certificate for the relevant export country and commodity by using the appropriate calibration certificate template within the Plant Export Operations Manual as detailed below:
|Country||Commodities||Calibration certificate template|
|Japan||Citrus and table grapes||Japan ITCT calibration certificate V2.0|
|Taiwan||All protocol commodities||Taiwan ITCT calibration certificate V2.0|
|Thailand||All protocol commodities||Thailand ITCT calibration certificate 40 ft. V2.0|
|Thailand||All protocol commodities||Thailand ITCT calibration certificate 20 ft. V2.0|
|Korea||Citrus and table grape||Multi country ITCT calibration certificate V1.0|
|China||All protocol commodities||Multi country ITCT calibration certificate V1.0|
|New Zealand||All BQA commodities||Multi country ITCT calibration certificate V1.0|
|Vietnam||Citrus and table grape||Multi country ITCT calibration certificate V1.0|
|India||All commodities||Multi country ITCT calibration certificate V1.0|
|Philippines||All commodities ||Multi country ITCT calibration certificate V1.0|
- Exporters must submit completed copies of both the “Certificate of loading and calibration record for an in-transit cold treatment” (PDF document) and “Calibration certificate” (Word document) along with other required documentation to the
National Documentation Hub for endorsement.
If you have any questions regarding this IAN please email:
Horticulture Exports Program ACT.
Mr David Ironside
Plant Export Operations Branch