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European Union - Processed Pet Food Other than Canned

Chapter 3(B) Health Certificate for Processed Pet Food Other than Canned 

Please select the appropriate certificate below based upon the animal-origin ingredients included in the pet food:

I.     Fish

   Heat-Treated 90C throughout

   Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

   Alternative approved processing method

II.    Egg

   Heat-Treated 90C throughout

   Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

   Alternative approved processing method

III.   Terrestrial and/or Aquatic Invertebrates

     Heat-Treated 90C throughout

     Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

     Alternative approved processing method

IV.   Rodent

    Heat-Treated 90C throughout

    Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

    Alternative approved processing method

V.     Bovine, Ovine, and/or Caprine Ingredients

     These options may also be used for pet food containing both ingredients derived from
     bovine, ovine, and/or caprine animals and also ingredients derived from ruminants
     other than bovine, ovine, or caprine animals.

     A.  Meat and/or other organs from terrestrial animals

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

           Alternative approved processing method

     B.  Dairy

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

            Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

            Alternative approved processing method

     C.  Meat and dairy

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

           Alternative approved processing method

     D.  Meat and Egg

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

           Alternative approved processing method

     E.  Dairy and Egg

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

            Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

            Alternative approved processing method

     F.  Fish and Meat

          Heat-Treated 90C throughout

          Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

          Alternative approved processing method

     G.  Meat, Fish and Egg

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

            Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

            Alternative approved processing method

     H.  Meat, Fish, Dairy and Egg

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

           Alternative approved processing method

VI.      Ruminants other than bovine, caprine, and/or ovine animals

     A.  Meat and/or other organs from terrestrial animals

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

           Alternative approved processing method

     B.  Meat and Egg

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

           Alternative approved processing method

     C.  Fish and Meat

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

           Alternative approved processing method

     D.  Meat, Fish and Egg

           Heat-Treated 90C throughout

           Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

          Alternative approved processing method

VII.      Terrestrial animals other than ruminants

       A.  Meat and/or other organs from terrestrial animals

             Heat-Treated 90C throughout

             Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

             Alternative approved processing method

      B.  Meat and Egg

            Heat-Treated 90C throughout

            Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

            Alternative approved processing method

      C.  Fish and Meat

            Heat-Treated 90C throughout

            Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

            Alternative approved processing method

      D.  Meat, Fish and Egg

            Heat-Treated 90C throughout

            Ingredients heat-treated 90C or produced under alternative approval at supplier

             Alternative approved processing method

VIII.   Other

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


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