Animals and Plants and their Products, and Special Items
that Need to be Approved for Entry
1. Animals and animal products:
a. Live animals and live animals’ embryos, semen, fertilized eggs, breeding eggs and other animal genetic materials;
b. Imported animals’ serum products, vaccines and biological products;
c. Edible animal products: meat and its products (organs, casings), fresh eggs (including edible fresh turtle eggs, edible soft-shelled turtle’s eggs), dairy products (including raw milk, raw milk products, pasteurized milk, pasteurization-process-produced modified milk), animal aquatic products (amphibians, reptiles, aquatic mammals and other cultured aquatic products, aquatic products imported from Japan), edible gelatin, edible bone hoof horns and their products, animal-derived Chinese medicines, Bird's nest;
d. Non-edible animal products: raw hides, raw hairs, bone hoof horns and their products, silkworm cocoons, fish meal, meat meal, bone meal, meat and bone meal, oil, blood meal, blood, etc., organic fertilizer containing animal ingredients.
2. Plants and plant products:
a. Seeds, seedlings and their propagation materials;
b. Fruits and vegetables: fresh fruits, tomatoes, eggplants, and capsicum fruits;
c. Grains: wheat, corn, rice, barley, rye, oats, sorghum, etc.;
d. Beans: soybeans, mung beans, peas, red beans, broad beans, chickpeas, etc.;
e. Potato: potato, cassava, sweet potato, etc. and their processed products;
f. Fodder: wheat bran, bean cake, soybean meal, etc.;
g. Tobacco: tobacco leaf and tobacco sheet.
3. Genetically modified plant and animal products
Animal and plant products involving the scope of the GM labeling catalogue should state whether they are “transgenic”. If it contains genetically modified ingredients, “GMO Safety Certificate” issued by the Ministry of Agriculture should be provided.
4. Special items
Health and Quarantine Approval Form for Entry/Exit Special Items should be issued to entry microorganisms (virus, bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, rickettsia, spirochetes, chlamydia, mycoplasma, etc., and microbial strains and samples, as well as parasites, environmental microbial agents), human tissues (human cells, cell lines, embryos, organs, tissues, bone marrow, secretions, excretions, etc.), biological products (biologically active preparations like vaccines, antitoxins, diagnostic reagents, cytokines, enzymes and their preparations Toxins, antigens, allergens, antibodies, antigen-antibody complexes, nucleic acids, immunomodulators, microecological preparations that are used in human medicine and life science areas), blood and its products (human whole blood, plasma components and special blood components, various human plasma protein products), etc. after examination and approval. After passing the inspection and quarantine, the special items should be allowed to enter and be subject to supervision after entry.