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Dog/Cat Food and Chews to Taiwan

ALERT Regarding Requirements for Dog/Cat Food and Chews to Taiwan

Taiwan’s new requirements for the importation of dog/cat foods and chews are effective October 1, 2014.  All applicable products loaded onboard vessel for export to Taiwan on or after October 1, 2014, must be certified using the Certificates dated October 2014. This is applicable to dog/cat chews and dog/cat food containing animal-origin ingredients other than those originating from dairy, fish, gelatin, dicalcium phosphate, chondroitin, glucosamine and/or collagen.

Requirements listed below for “dog and cat food” are specific to foods for dogs and cats.  Foods for pets other than dogs and cats must meet the requirements for livestock feeds.  For more information on these requirements, go back to the main Taiwan page and select the pertinent links. 

Dog and cat food containing NO animal origin ingredients - October 2010 (pdf 64kb)

Dog and cat food containing NO animal origin ingredients- supplementary certificate page required if individual packages of the certified materials do NOT contain on the label the exact same company name and address as the manufacturing facility - October 2010 (pdf 22kb)

Dog and cat food containing NO animal origin ingredients- guidance for preparation of supplementary certificate page required if individual packages of the certified materials do NOT contain on the label the exact same company name and address as the manufacturing facility - October 2010 (pdf 169kb)

Dog/cat chews containing hide but NO other animal origin ingredients - except dairy, fish, gelatin, dicalcium phosphate, chondroitin, glucosamine, and/or collagen - October 2014 (pdf 89kb)

Dog/cat food containing animal-origin ingredients other than those originating from dairy, fish, gelatin, dicalcium phosphate, chondroitin, glucosamine and/or collagen. (These requirements also apply to vitamin and mineral supplements, e.g., chewable tablets.)

Dog and/or cat food containing NO animal-origin ingredients except those derived from dairy, fish, gelatin, dicalcium phosphate, chondroitin, glucosamine, and/or collagen.  (These requirements also apply to vitamin and mineral supplements, e.g., chewable tablets.) - September 2014 (pdf 15kb)



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