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

Model health certificate for placing on the market of treated raw materials for the production of gelatine and collagen intended for human consumption (Regulation 2019/628)

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”): Treated raw material for the production of gelatin and collagen (TCG)

Guidelines for the Preparation of Certificates for Export of Animal-Origin Products to GB [Great Britain (England, Wales, and Scotland), Channel Islands, and Isle of Man]: Materials Intended for the Production in GB of Gelatin/Collagen for Human Consumption - November 2021 (pdf 300kb)  

Select the appropriate version of the certificate based upon the source materials and the processing method utilized.

  1. Bones of bovine, ovine, or caprine animals
  • 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:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 278kb)

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

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 278kb)

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

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 278kb)

  1. Bones of porcine, equine, or avian animals
  • 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:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 282kb)

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

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 280kb)

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

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 280kb)

  1. Hides and skins of ruminant animals
  • Alkali treatment which ensures a pH > 12 to the core followed by salting for at least seven days:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 283kb)

  •  Dried for at least 42 days at a temperature of at least 20˚C:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

  •  Acid treatment that provides at least a pH < 5 to the core for a minimum of one hour:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 283kb)

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

Dispatch to GB - January 2022  (pdf 279kb)

  1. Hides and skins of porcine or avian animals
  • Alkali treatment which ensures a pH > 12 to the core followed by salting for at least seven days:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

  •  Dried for at least 42 days at a temperature of at least 20˚C:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

  •  Acid treatment that provides at least a pH < 5 to the core for a minimum of one hour:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

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

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

  1. Alternative treatment method
  • Ruminant-origin bones:

Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 278kb)

  •  Ruminant-origin hides/skins:

 Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

  •  Porcine or avian-origin hides/skins:

 Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

  •  Fish skins:

 Dispatch to GB - January 2022 (pdf 279kb)

   VI.     Other

This version should be utilized when the line-outs in the above versions are not appropriate. To utilize this version, the inappropriate text must be lined out prior to endorsement.


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