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Export of feathers to the European Union

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May 5, 2010

Based on Chapter VIII of Annex VIII of Regulation (EC) no 1774/2002 of the European Union Parliament and of the Council of 3 October 2002 laying down health rules concerning animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

I. Unprocessed Feathers and Parts of Feathers

Effective May 1, 2008, unprocessed feathers and parts of feathers cannot be exported to the European Union (EU). The EU prohibits these imports from all areas of the World.

II. Processed Feathers and Parts of Feathers

III. Exemptions

The following feathers and parts of feathers are exempt from the prohibition and the requirement for a commercial document. The CFIA certification of these materials is not required and not available.

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