Annex L-3: Grouping of products for reinspection

How to Fill out form 9540-1

Meat Cuts by Species

Process category: 03C

All wholesale and retail cuts, bone-in or boneless, can be combined into one lot.
Offal (including livers, tongues, brains, bones, feet, etc.) can be combined into one lot.
Boneless meat for manufacturing (trimmings, meat for stewing, etc.) can be combined into one lot.
Cheek meat or meat from the head must be identified in a separate lot.

Example:

The following veal products are certified by the foreign inspection system on a single health certificate (642997). All products are marked with the same shipping mark, which is the health certificate number (642997).
As certified by foreign country - Description of Product on Health Certificate As certified by foreign country - No. of Cartons As certified by foreign country - Net Weight (lb) AIIS3 Lot Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - Description of Product in AIIS Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - No. of Cartons Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - Net Weight (lb)
Livers 5 46 1 Offals 172 7011
Tongues 1 11 1 Offals 172 7011
Brains 11 110 1 Offals 172 7011
Bones 125 6250 1 Offals 172 7011
Feet 30 594 1 Offals 172 7011
Hindshanks 16 438 1 Offals 172 7011
Bone-in legs 4 256 2 Cuts 132 4580
Boneless legs 75 1803 2 Cuts 132 4580
Boneless top rounds 76 1031 2 Cuts 132 4580
Bone-in racks 29 558 2 Cuts 132 4580
Bone-in forequarter 8 488 2 Cuts 132 4580
Cheek meat 10 100 3 Cheek meat 10 100
Boneless veal for stewing 152 1520 4 Boneless meat for manufacturing 152 1520

*AIIS = Automated Import Information System (Système automatisé d'information sur les importations).

Carcasses and Meat Cuts by Species

Process category: 03B and 03C

Carcasses must be presented in a separate lot
All wholesale and retail cuts, bone-in or boneless, can be combined into one lot.
Boneless red meat (beef or pork) for manufacturing (trimmings, meat for stewing, etc.) can be combined into one lot. Boneless poultry meat can be combined into the lot with the cuts.

The following poultry products are certified by the foreign inspection system on a single health certificate (#591197). All products are marked with the same shipping mark, which is the health certificate number (591197).
As certified by foreign country - Description of Product on Health Certificate As certified by foreign country - No. of Cartons As certified by foreign country - Net Weight (lb) AIIS3 Lot Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - Description of Product in AIIS Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - No. of Cartons Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - Net Weight (lb)
Chicken cut up 20 1017 1 Cuts 96 4718
Chicken legs 17 543 1 Cuts 96 4718
Chicken wings 13 458 1 Cuts 96 4718
Chicken drumsticks 3 130 1 Cuts 96 4718
Chicken thighs 15 935 1 Cuts 96 4718
Chicken white meat 16 1050 1 Cuts 96 4718
Chicken breasts 12 585 1 Cuts 96 4718
Whole chickens 16 926 2 Whole chickens 16 926

Further Processed Products by Species/Species Combination

Includes products in process categories: 03D, 03E, 03F, 03G, 03H, 03I

If the number of packages per carton is the same and the individual package weight is:

  • 1 lb or less, these may all be in one lot.
  • Over 1 lb, up to 2 lb, these may all be in one lot.
  • Over 2 lb, up to 3 lb, these may all be in one lot.
  • Over 3 lb, up to 4 lb, these may all be in one lot.
  • Over 4 lb, up to 5 lb, these may all be in one lot
  • Over 5 lb, these may all be in one lot.

Products with different brand names should be combined into one lot.

The following bacon products are certified by the foreign inspection system on a single health certificate (#642998). All products are marked with the same shipping mark, which is the health certificate number (642998).
As certified by foreign country - Description of Product on Health Certificate As certified by foreign country - No. of Cartons As certified by foreign country - Net Weight (lb) AIIS3 Lot Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - Description of Product in AIIS Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - No. of Cartons Grouped on FSIS Form 9540-1 for Entry into the AIIS - Net Weight (lb)
"Brand Name" Naturally smoked sliced bacon 8 oz 40/108 2162 1 Sliced bacon 40/108 2162
Naturally smoked sliced bacon 16 oz 180/48 8647 2 Sliced bacon 8647
"Brand Name 1" Layer pack bacon 15 lbs 1078/1 16,170 3 Sliced bacon 17,930
"Brand Name 2" Layer pack bacon 15 lbs 12-14 98/1 1470 3 Sliced bacon 17,930
"Brand Name 1" Layer Cut Bacon 15 lbs 98/1 1470 3 Sliced bacon 17,930
"Brand Name 2" Layer Cut Bacon 15 lbs 12-14 10/1 150 3 Sliced bacon 17,930
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