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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
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European Union - Dog Chews - Chapter 3(C)

Chapter 3(C) Health Certificate for Dog Chews

The European Union defines "dog chews" as products for pet animals to chew, produced from untanned hides and skins of ungulates or from other materials of animal-origin. Therefore, use of the Chapter 3(C) Health Certificate is not limited to only chews for dogs.

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

  1. Fish
  1. Egg
  1. Bovine, Ovine, and/or Caprine Ingredients

These options may also be used for pet chews containing both ingredients derived from bovine, ovine, and/or caprine animals and also ingredients derived from other animals as long as it contains at least one ingredient derived from bovine, ovine, and/or caprine animals.

  1. Hides/skins of ungulates (only)
  1. Dairy
  1. Dairy and Egg
  1. Fish and hides/skins of ungulates
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates)
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates) and fish
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates) and fish, plus dairy and/or egg
     H. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates) plus dairy
          and/or egg
  1. Ruminants other than bovine, caprine, and/or ovine animals

These options may also be used for pet chews derived from other species, as long as: (1) the product contains at least one ingredient derived from ruminants other than bovine, caprine, or ovine animals, and (2) the product does not contain any ingredients derived from bovine, caprine, and/or ovine animals.

  1. Hides/skins of ungulates (only)
  1. Fish and hides/skins of ungulates
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates)
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates) and fish
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates) and fish, plus egg
  1. Terrestrial animals other than ruminants or birds
  1. Hides/skins of ungulates (only)
  1. Fish and hides/skins of ungulates
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates)
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates) and fish
  1. Meat/Organs of terrestrial animals (not just hides/skins of ungulates) and fish, plus egg
  1. Other

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

 


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