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§319.37-6 Specific treatment and other requirements.
(a) The following seeds and bulbs may be imported into the United States from designated countries and localities only if they have been treated for the specified pests in accordance with part 305 of this chapter. Seeds and bulbs treated prior to importation outside the United States must be treated in accordance with §319.37-13(c). An inspector may require treatment within the United States of articles that have been treated prior to importation outside the United States if such treatment is determined to be necessary:
(b) Seeds and bulbs that are treated within the United States must be treated at the time of importation into the United States.
(c) Seeds of Guizotia abyssinica (niger seed) that are treated prior to shipment to the United States must be treated at a facility that is approved by APHIS7 and that operates in compliance with a written agreement between the treatment facility owner and the plant protection service of the exporting country, in which the treatment facility owner agrees to comply with the provisions of this section and allow inspectors and representatives of the plant protection service of the exporting country access to the treatment facility as necessary to monitor compliance with the regulations. Treatments must be certified in accordance with the conditions described in §319.37-13(c).
7Criteria for the approval of heat treatment facilities are contained in part 305 of this chapter.
(d) Shipments of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) seed from Mexico that are imported into pink bollworm generally infested areas listed in §301.52-2a shall be subject to inspection, and shall immediately, upon release, be subject to the domestic pink bollworm quarantine regulations in §§301.52 through 301.52-10, “Subpart—Pink Bollworm,” of this chapter.
[72 FR 43521, Aug. 6, 2007, as amended at 75 FR 17294, Apr. 6, 2010; 75 FR 68952, Nov. 10, 2010; 76 FR 67583, Nov. 2, 2011]