All biosecurity requirements must be met before Imported Food Inspection Scheme requirements apply.
Check our Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON) for biosecurity import conditions.
Hemp seeds and hemp seed products must be from low THC Cannabis sativa and include:
- seed powder or flour
Food from New Zealand.
Inspection and testing
This food is classified as a surveillance food.
We refer consignments for analytical testing at the rate of 5%. During inspection we will also conduct a visual and label assessment.
Table 1 shows the food type, tests that will be applied and permitted results.
Table 1, Food type, tests applied and permitted result
|Food type||Test applied||Permitted result|
|Hemp seed, hemp seed powder/flour||Total THC||Less than or equal to 5 mg/kg|
|Hemp seed oil||Total THC||Less than or equal to 10 mg/kg|
|Hemp seed, hemp oil, hemp seed powder/flour||Cannabidiol||Less than or equal to 75 mg/kg|
|28/01/2022||First version of the webpage published on website|