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Great Britain - Treated Animal Byproducts for the production of gelatin and/or collagen for human consumption [GBHC112X - TCG equivalent]

Model health certificate for placing on the market of treated raw materials for the production of gelatine and collagen intended for human consumption [TCG equivalaent]

To be eligible for this certificate, a facility must be listed for the European Union Regulation • CHAPTER 44 MODEL ANIMAL HEALTH/OFFICIAL CERTIFICATE FOR THE ENTRY INTO THE UNION OF TREATED RAW MATERIALS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF GELATINE AND COLLAGEN INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION (MODEL TCG). 

Please contact your  Veterinary Services service center for details on how to request required listing and certificate.

Please note facilities exporting on this certificate must be listed on the United Kingdom's List of establishments in non-EU countries approved to export animal products to GB website in the following section (under “Food”): Section XIV-XV_Treated raw material for the production of gelatine and collagen (TCG).

Select the appropriate version of the certificate based upon the source materials and the processing method utilized.  Bullets I through V are for shipments for import into the EU.  [Bullet V contains the certificates that should be utilized for shipments transiting the EU and in other cases where the certificates in bullets I through V are not appropriate.]

  1. Bones of bovine, ovine, or caprine animals
    1. Crushed to pieces of approximately 15 mm and degreased with hot water at a temperature of minimum 70°C for at least 30 minutes, minimum 80°C for at least 15 minutes, or minimum 90°C for at least 10 minutes, and then separated and subsequently washed and dried for at least 20 minutes in a stream of hot air with an initial temperature of minimum 350˚C, or for 15 minutes in a stream of hot air with an initial temperature of more than 700°C: 

 Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 244kb)

 

    1. Sun-dried for a minimum of 42 days at an average temperature of at least 20˚C:

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Acid treatment such that the pH is maintained at less than 6 to the core for at least one hour before drying:

            Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

  1. Bones of porcine or avian animals
    1. Crushed to pieces of approximately 15 mm and degreased with hot water at a temperature of minimum 70°C for at least 30 minutes, minimum 80°C for at least 15 minutes, or minimum 90°C for at least 10 minutes, and then separated and subsequently washed and dried for at least 20 minutes in a stream of hot air with an initial temperature of minimum 350˚C, or for 15 minutes in a stream of hot air with an initial temperature of more than 700°C:

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Sun-dried for a minimum of 42 days at an average temperature of at least 20˚C:

 

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Acid treatment such that the pH is maintained at less than 6 to the core for at least one hour before drying:

 

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    III. Hides and skins of bovine, ovine, and caprine animals

    1. Alkali treatment which ensures a PH>12 to the core followed by salting for at least seven days: 

 

 Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Dried for at least 42 days at a temperature of at least 20°C:

        

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Acid treatment that provides at least a pH of less than 5 to the core for a minimum of one hour:

 

   Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 243kb)

 

    1. Alkali treatment which ensures a pH > 12 to the core for at least 8 hours:


        Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    IV. Hides and skins of ruminants (other than bovine, ovine, or caprine animals), porcine, or
         avian animals

    1. Alkali treatment which ensures a PH>12 to the core followed by salting for at least seven days: 

 

 Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Dried for at least 42 days at a temperature of at least 20°C:

        

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Acid treatment that provides at least a pH of less than 5 to the core for a minimum of one hour:

 

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Alkali treatment which ensures a pH > 12 to the core for at least 8 hours:


  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    V. Alternative treatment method
 

    1. Bones from bovine, ovine, or caprine animals:

 

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)


    1. Bones from porcine, avian, or ruminant (other than bovine, ovine, and caprine) animals:

 

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 243kb)

 

    1. Hides from porcine, avian, or ruminant (other than bovine, ovine, or caprine) animals:

        

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

 

    1. Hides from bovine, ovine, or caprine animals:

        

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 242kb)

  

    1. Fish skins and/or bones:

 

  Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 232kb)

 

      V. Other (This version should be utilized when the line-outs in the above versions are not 
          appropriate.  To utilize this version, in addition to filling in the fillable areas, the
          inappropriate text must be lined out prior to endorsement.)

 

    1. Dispatch (other)

   Pdf - May 2022 (pdf 236kb)



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