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(B. A. I. Order 371)1 Issued October 27, 1939
Effective on February 1, 1940

United States Department of Agriculture
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY


Under authority vested in the Secretary of Agriculture by law the following
regulations are issued for the purpose of preventing the introduction from for-
eign countries into the United States of communicable diseases of livestock.
These regulations supersede all previous regulations governing the sanitary
control of animal byproducts, hay and straw offered for importation and shall
become effective on February 1, 1940.

Done at Washington this 27th day of October 1939.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agri-
0 culture.
%'?K ~HARRY L. BROWN,
0i Icting Secretary of Agriculture.


PART 95-SANITARY CONTROL OF ANIMAL BYPRODUCTS
(EXCEPT CASINGS), AND HAY AND STRAW, OFFERED
FOR ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES
[Sees. 95.1 to 95.27, inclusive, issued under the authority contained in See. 2, 32 Stat.
792; 21 U. S. C. 111]

REGULATION 1
Sm'. 95.1. Definitions.-Whenever in these regulations the following words,
names, or terms are used they shall be construed, respectively, to mean:
(a) Departnent.-United States Department of Agriculture.
(b) Bureau.-The Bureau of Animal Industry, United States Department
of Agriculture.
(c) Chief of Bureau.-Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry.
(d) Inspector.-An inspector of the Bureau of Animal Industry.
(e) Consular officer.-A consular officer of the United States of America.
(f) Approved establishmnient.-An establishment approved by the Bureau for
the receipt and handling of restricted import animal byproducts.
(g) Approved warehouse.-A warehouse having facilities approved by the
Bureau for the handling and storage, apart from other merchandise, of restricted
import products.
(h) Approved chlorinating equipment.-An equipment approved by the Bureau
as efficient for the disinfection of effluents against the contagions of foot-and-
mouth disease and rinderpest.
(i) Approved sewerage system.-A drainage system equipped and operated
so as to carry and dispose of sewage without endangering livestock through
the contamination of streams or fields and approved by the Bureau.
(j) Animal byproducts.-Hides, skins, hair, wool, glue stock, bones, hoofs,
horns, bone meal, hoof meal, horn meal, blood meal, meat meal, tankage, glands,
organs, or other parts or products of ruminants and swine unsuitable for humanii
consumption.
(kc) Glue stock.-Fleshings, hide cuttings and parings, tendons, or other
collagenous parts of animal carcasses.

1 Supersedes B. A. I. Order 341 and all amendments thereto. The numbering of the
parts and sections of B. A. I. orders conforms to the numbering in title 9, chapter 1, of
The Code of Federal Regulations.


188889-39


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(1) Bone meal.-Ground or crushed animal bones.
(m) Blood meal.-Dried blood of animals.
(n) Meat meat or tankage.-The rendered and dried carcasses or parts of the
carcasses of animals.
(o) Hay and straw.-Dried grasses, clovers, legumes, and similar materials
or stalks or stems of various grains, such as barley, oats, rice, rye, and wheat.

REGULATION 2

SEC. 95.2. Country of origin.-No products or materials specified in these
regulations shall be imported unless there be shown upon the consular invoice,
or in some other manner satisfactory to the Chief of Bureau, the name of the
country of origin of such product or material, provided that the country of
origin shall be construed to mean (a.) in the case of an animal byproduct, the
country in which such product was taken from an animal or animals, and
(b) in the case of other materials, the country in which such materials were
produced.
REGULATION 3

SEC. 95.3. Byproducts from diseased animals prohibited.-The importation of
any animal byproduct taken or removed from an animal affected with anthrax,
foot-and-mouth disease, or rinderpest is prohibited.

REGULATION 4

SEC. 95.4. Importations from Canada.-No requirement or condition of the
following regulations shall be construed to apply to products or materials
specified in this order, originating in Canada and imported directly therefrom.
Such products and materials not originating in but imported into the Dominion
of Canada from another foreign country may be imported therefrom into the
United States without compliance with the following regulations, when accom-
panied by a certificate signed by a veterinarian in the employ of and receiving
a salary from the Canadian Government stating that they have been imported
into ('aCinada in full compliance with the Canadian regulations, provided such
reguIations are found by the Bureau to be the substantial equivalent of those
c.oitaint d in this order.
REGULATION 5

SEC. 95.5. Untanned hides and skins; requirements for unrestricted entry.-
Untanned hides and/or skins of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, other ruminants,
and swine which do not meet the conditions or requirements specified in any
one of paragraphs (a) to (e) following shall not be imported except subject
to handling and treatment in accordance with section 95.6 of this order after
arrival at the port of entry:
(a) Hides or skins originating in and shipped directly from a country not
declared by the Secretary of Agriculture to be infected with foot-and-mouth
disease or rinderpest may be imported without further restriction.
(b) Hides or skins may be imported without other restriction if found upon
inspection by an inspector, or by certificate of the shipper or importer satis-
factory to said inspector, to be hard-dried hides or skins.
(c) Abattoir hides or skins taken from animals slaughtered under national
government inspection in a country 2 and in an abattoir in which is maintained
an inspection service determined by the Secretary of Agriculture to be adequate
to assure that they have been removed from animals found at time of slaughter
to be free from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and rinderpest, and to assure
further the identity of such materials until loaded upon the transporting vessel,
may be imported without other restriction if accompanied by a certificate bearing
the seal of the proper department of such national government and signed by
an official veterinary inspector of such country showing that the therein de-
scribed hides or skins were taken from animals slaughtered in such specified
abattoir and found free from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and rinderpest.
(d) Hides or skins may be imported without other restriction if shown upon
inspection by an inspector, or by certificate of the shipper or importer satis-
factory to said inspector, to have been pickled in a solution of salt containing

SNames of countries of this character will be furnished upon request.








mineral acid and packed in barrels, casks, or tight cases while still wet with
such solution.
(e) Hides or skins may be imported without other restriction if shown upon
inspection by an inspector, or by certificate of the shipper or importer satis-
factory to said inspector, to have been treated with lime in such manner and for
such period as to have become dehaired and to have reached the stage of
preparation for immediate manufacture into products ordinarily made from
rawhide.
REGULATION 6

SEC. 95.6. Unlaimncd hides and skins; importations permitted subject to re-
strictions.-Hides or skins offered for importation which do not meet the condi-
tions or requirements of section 95.5 of this order shall be handled and treated
in thq following manner after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) They shall be consigned from the coast or border port of arrival to an
approved establishment and shall be subject to disinfection by such method or
methods as the Chief of Bureau may prescribe unless the said establishment
discharges drainage into an approved sewerage system or has an approved
chlorinating equipment adequate for the proper disinfection of effluents: Pro-
vided, however, That upon permission of the Chief of Bureau such hides or skins
may be stored for a temporary period in approved warehouses under bond, and
under the supervision of an inspector: And provided further, That I. T. or
in-bond shipments of hides or skins may go forward under customs seals from
a coast or border port of arrival, with the approval of an inspector at said port,
to another port in the United States for consumption entry subject to the other
provisions of this section.
(b) They shall be moved from the coast or border port of arrival or, in case
of I. T. or in-bond shipments, from the interior port to the approved establish-
ment in cars or trucks or in vessel compartments with no other materials con-
tained therein, sealed with seals of the Department, which shall not be broken
except by inspectors or other persons authorized by the Chief of Bureau so to
do, or without sealing as aforesaid and with other freight when packed in tight
cases or casks acceptable to the inspector in charge at the port of entry.
(c) They shall be handled at the approved establishment under the direction
of an inspector in a manner approved by the Chief of Bureau to guard against
the dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest. They shall not be
removed therefrom except upon special permission of the Chief of Bureau and
upon compliance with all the conditions and requirements of this section relative
to the movement of the said hides and skins from the port of arrival to the
said establishment.
REGULATION 7

SEC. 95.7. Wool, hair, and bristles; requirements for unrestricted entry.-
Wool, hair, or bristles derived from ruminants and/or swine which do not meet
the conditions or requirements specified in any one of paragraphs (a) to (e)
following shall not be imported except subject to handling and treatment in
accordance with section 95.8 of this order after their arrival at the port of
entry: Prorided, however, That no bloodstained wool, hair, or bristles shall be
imported under any condition:
(a) Such wool, hair, or bristles may be imported without other restriction
if originating in and shipped directly from a country not declared by the Secre-
tary of Agriculture to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest.
(b) Wool or hair clipped from live animals or pulled wool or hair may be
imported without other restriction if the said wool or hair is reasonably free
from animal manure in the form of dung locks or otherwise.
(c) Wool, hair, or bristles taken from sheep, goats, cattle, or swine, when
such animals have been slaughtered under national government inspection in
a country' and in an abattoir in which is maintained an inspection service
determined by the Secretary of Agriculture to be adequate to assure that such
materials have been removed from animals found at time of slaughter to be free
from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and rinderpest, and to assure further the
identity of such materials until loaded upon the transporting vessel, may be
imported without other restriction if accompanied by a certificate bearing the
seal of the proper department of said national government and signed by an


SSee footnote 2.








official veterinary inspector of such country showing that the therein described
wool, hair, or bristles were taken from animals slaughtered in such specified
abattoir and found free from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and rinderpest.
(d) Wool, hair, or bristles which have been scoured, thoroughly washed, or
dyed may be imported without other restriction.
(e) Wool, hair, or bristles from a disinfecting station of a national govern-
ment, methods of disinfection at which have been approved by the Secretary of
Agriculture, may be imported without other restriction if accompanied by a
certificate of the director or other accredited official of such station showing that
said wool, hair, or bristles covered by the consular invoice specified in said cer-
tificate have been subjected to the scouring and disinfecting process required
at such station for the disinfection of wool or hair.

REGULATION 8
SEc. 95.8. Wool, hair, and bristles; importations permitted subject to restric-
tions.-Wool, hair, or bristles offered for importation which do not meet the
conditions or requirements of section 95.7 of this order shall be handled and
treated in the following manner after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be consigned from the coast or border
port of arrival to an approved establishment: Provided, however, That upon
permission by the Chief of Bureau such wool, hair, or bristles may be stored
for a temporary period in approved warehouses under bond and under the
supervision of an inspector: And provided further, That I. T. or in-bond ship-
ments of wool, hair, or bristles may go forward utinder customs seals from a coast
or border port of arrival, with the approval of an inspector at said port, to
another port for consumption entry, subject to the other provisions of this
section.
(b) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be moved from the coast or border
port of arrival or, in the case of I. T. or in-bond shipments, from the interior
port to the establishment in cars or trucks or in vessel compartments with no
other materials contained therein, sealed with seals of the Department, which
shall not be broken except by inspectors or other persons authorized by the Chief
of Bureau so to do, or without sealing as aforesaid and with other freight when
packed in tight cases acceptable to an inspector.
(c) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be handled at the establishment under
the direction of an inspector in a manner approved by the Chief of Bureau to
guard against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest. Such
products shall not be removed therefrom except upon special permission of the
Chief of Bureau and upon compliance with all the conditions and requirements
of this section relative to the movement of the said wool, hair, or bristles from
the port of arrival to the said establishment.

REGULLATION 9

SEC. 95.9. Glue stock; requirements for unrestricted entry.-Glue stock which
does not meet the conditions or requirements specified in any one of paragraphs
(a) to (c) following shall not be imported except subject to handling and
treatment in accordance with section 95.10 of this order after arrival at the
port of entry:
(a) Glue stock originating in and shipped directly from a country not de-
clared by the Secretary of Agricutlture to be infected with foot-and-mouth
disease or rinderpest may be imported without other restriction.
(b) Glue stock may be imported without other restriction if found upon
inspection by an inspector, or by certificate of the shipper or importer satis-
factory to said inspector, to have been properly treated by acidulation or by
soaking in milk of lime or a lime paste, or to have been dried so as to render
each piece of the hardness of a sun-dried hide.
(c) Glue stock taken from cattle, sheep, goats, or swine slaughtered under
national government inspection in a country' and in an abattoir in which is
maintained an inspection service determined by the Secretary of Agriculture
to be adequate to assure that such materials have been removed from animals
found at time of slaughter to be free from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease,
and rinderpest, and to assure further the identity of such materials until

4 See footnote 2.









loaded upon the transporting vessel, may be imported without other restriction
if accompanied by a certificate bearing the seal of the proper department of
said national government and signed by an official veterinary inspector of such
country showing that the therein described glue stock was taken from animals
slaughtered in such specified abattoir and found free from anthrax, foot-and-
mouth disease, and rinderpest.
REGULATION 10

SEC. 95.10. (Glut stock; importations pc'nnitf'd subjc't to re.trictiowi..-Glue
stock offered for importation which does not meet the conditions or require-
ments of section 95.9 of this order shall be handled and treated in the follow:
manner after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) It shall he consigned from the coast or border port of arrival tip anii
approved establishment and shall be subject to disinfection by such method or
methods as the ('hief of Bureau may prescribe unless the said establis humieuit
discharges drainage into an approved sewerage system or hais an approved
chlorinating equipment adequate for the proper disinfection of effluenits: Pro-
vided. howierer, That upon permission by the Chief of Bureau glue stock may
be stored for a temporary period in approved warehouses under bond and under
the supervision of an inspector: And provided further, That I. T. or in-bond
shipments of glue stock may go forward under customs seals from a coast or
border port of arrival with the approval of an inspector at said port to another
port for consumption entry, subject, after arrivAl at the latter port. to the other
provisions of this section.
(b) It shall be moved from the coast or border port of arrival or, in case of
I. T. or in-bond shipments, from the interior port to the establishment in cars
or trucks or in vessel compartments with no other materials contained therein.
sealed with seals of the Department. which shall not be broken except by
inspectors or other persons authorized by the Chief (of Bureau so to do, or
without sealing as aforesaid and with other freight when packed inll tight cases
or casks acceptable to an inspector at port of entry.
(c) It shall be handled at the establishment under the direction of an in-
spector in a manner approved by the Chief of Bureau to guard against the dis-
semiination of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest. It shall not be removed
therefrom except upon special permi-sioii of the Chief of Bureau and upon conm-
pli mce with all the conditions and requirements of this section relative to the
movement of Mle szid glue stock from the port of arrival to the said estab-
liislihment.
REGULATION 11

SEC. 95.11. Bones, horn,*. (tind hioof.s; rcq irf-1m('its for unrestricted inh/y.-
Bones, horns, and hoofs. of ruminants and swine which do not meet the condi-
tions or requirements specified in paragraph (a) or (b) following shall not be
imported except subject to hlii;dlijig q nd treatment in acc.rdiice with section
95.12 of this order after arrival at the port of entry
(i) Bones. horns, and hoof.s origi nting in and shipped directly from a
country not declaredd by the Secretary of Agriculture to be inft'ected with foot-
and-mouth disease or rinderpest may be imported without other restriction.
(b) Clean, dry bones, horns, and hoofs that are free from un(lried pieces of
hide. flesh, and sinew may be imported without other restriction.

REGULATION 12

SEC. 95.12. Bones. ho'ns. and hoofs; imiportations permitted subject to re-
stri.tiovs.-Bones, horns, and hoofs offered for importation which do not meet
the conditions or requirements of section 95.11 of this order shall lie handled amd
treated in the following manner after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) They shall be consigned from the coast or border port of arrival to an
approved establishment having facilities for their disinfection or their conver-
sion into products customarily made from bones, horns, or hoofs: Prorided.
hout'rer, That I. T. or in-bond shipments of bones, horns, or hoofs may go
forward under customs seals from a coast or border port of arrival, with the
approval of an inspector at said port, to another port for consumption entry
subject to the other provisions of this section.
(b) They shall be moved from the coast or border port of arrival or. in
case of I. T. or in-bond shipments, from the interior port to the establishment in








cars or trucks with no other materials contained therein, sealed with seals of
the Department, which shall not be broken except by inspectors or other persons
authorized by the Chief of Bureau so to do, or without sealing as aforesaid and
with other freight when packed in tight cases or casks acceptable to an inspector
at the port of entry.
(c) They shall be handled at the establishment under the direction of an
inspector in a manner to guard against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth
disease and rinderpest, and the bags, burlap, or other containers thereof,
before leaving the establishment, shall be disinfected by heat or otherwise, as
directed by the Chief of Bureau or burned at the establishment. They shall not
he removed therefrom except upon special permission of the Chief of Bureau
aind upon compliance with all the conditions and requirements of this section
relative to the movement of the said bones, horns, and hoofs.

REGULATION 13

SEC. 95.13. Bone meal, blood meal, tankage, and similar products for use as
fertilizer or animal feed; requirements for unrestricted entry.-Dried blood or
blood meal, lungs or other organs for use as fertilizer or as feed for domestic
animals, which do not meet the conditions or requirements specified in para-
graph (a) or (b) following, shall not be imported. Tankage, meat meal, bone
meal, horn meal, hoof meal, wool waste, wool manure, and similar products
for use as fertilizer or as feed for domestic animals, which do not meet the
conditions or requirements specified in paragraph (a) or (b) following, shall
not be imported except subject to handling and treatment in accordance with
section 95.14 of this order after their arrival at the port of entry.
(a) Products specified in this section originating in and shipped directly from
a country not declared by the Secretary of Agriculture to be infected with foot-
and-mouth disease or rinderpest may be imported without further restriction.
(b) Products specified in this section may be imported without other restric-
tion if accompanied by the certificate of a consular officer showing that in the
process of manufacture the particular product was heated throughout to a
temperature of not less than 156 F. (68.9 C.).

REGULATION 14

SEC. 95.14. Tankage, bone meal, and similar products for use as fertilizer or
as feed for domestic animals; importations permitted subject to restrictions.-
Tankage, meat meal, bone meal, horn meal, hoof meal, wool waste, wool manure,
and similar products which do not meet the conditions or requirements of section
95.13 of this order shall be quarantined in an approved warehouse for at least
90 days or disinfected at the port of entry, together with the bags or other
containers thereof, and shall be otherwise handled as directed by the Chief
of Bureau.
REGULATION 15

SEC. 95.15. Blood meal, blood albumin, intestines, and other animal byproducts
for industrial use; requirements for unrestricted entry.-Blood meal, blood albu-
min, bone meal, intestines, or other animal materials intended for use in the
industrial arts, which do not meet the conditions or requirements specified in
paragraph (a) or (b) following, shall not be imported except subject to handling
and treatment in accordance with section 95.16 of this order:
(a) Products specified in this section originating in and shipped directly
from a country not declared by the Secretary of Agriculture to be infected with
foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest may be imported without further
restriction.
(b) Products specified in this section may be imported without further re-
striction if accompanied by the certificate of a consular officer showing that in
the process of manufacture the particular product was heated throughout to a
temperature of not less than 156 F. (68.9 C.).
REGULATION 16

SEC. 95.16. Blood meal, blood albumin, intestines, and other animal byproducts
for industrial utse; importations permitted subject to restrictions.-Blood meal,
blood albumin, bone meal, intestines, or other animal materials intended for







use in the industrial arts, which do not meet the conditions or requirements
of section 95.15 of this order shall be handled and treated in the following
manner after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) They shall be consigned from the coast or border port of arrival to an
approved establishment: Provided, however, That upon permission by the Chief
of Bureau they may be stored for a temporary period in approved warehouses
under bond and under the supervision of an inspector: And provided further,
That I. T. or in-bond shipments of such products may go forward under customs
seals from a coast or border port of arrival, with the approval of an inspector
at said port, to another port for consumption entry, subject after arrival at the
latter port to the other provisions of this section.
(b) They shall be moved from the coast or border port of arrival or, in the
case of I. T. or in-bond shipments, from the interior port to the establishment
in cars or trucks or in vessel compartments with no other materials contained
*therein, sealed with seals of the Department, which shall not be broken except
by Bureau inspectors or other persons authorized by the Chief of Bureau so
to do, or without sealing as aforesaid and with other freight when packed in
tight cases or casks acceptable to an inspector at the port of entry.
(c) They shall be handled at the establishment under the direction of an
inspector in a manner to guard against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth
disease and rinderpest They shall not be removed therefrom except upon
special permission of the Chief of Bureau and upon compliance with all the
conditions and requirements of this section relative to the movement of the
said products from the port of arrival to the said establishment.

REGULATION 17

SEC. 95.17. Glands, organs, ox gall, and like materials; requirements for un-
restricted entry.-Glands, organs, ox gall or bile, bone marrow, and various
like materials derived from domestic ruminants or swine, intended for use in
the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, which do not meet conditions or
requirements specified in paragraph (a) or (b) following, shall not be imported
except subject to handling and treatment in accordance with section 95.18 of
this order:
(a) Such glands, organs, or materials may be imported without other re-
striction if originating in and shipped directly from a country not declared by
the Secretary of Agriculture to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease or
rinderpest.
(b) Such glands, organs, or materials may be imported without other re-
striction if accompanied by the certificate of a consular officer showing that in
process of preparation the particular product was subjected to a temperature
of not less than 156 F. (68.9 C.).

REGULATION 18

SEC. 95.18. Glands, organs, ox gall, and like materials; importations per-
mitted subject to restrictions.-Glands, organs, ox gall or bile, bone marrow,
and various like materials derived from domestic ruminants or swine, which
do not meet the requirements of section 95.17 of this order may be imported
for pharmaceutical purposes if in tight containers and consigned to an approved
establishment: Provided, however, That upon special permission of the Chief
of Bureau they may be stored for a temporary period in approved warehouses
under bond and under the supervision of an inspector. They shall be handled
and processed at the said establishment in a manner approved by the Chief of
Bureau and the containers shall be destroyed or disinfected as prescribed by
him. They shall not be removed therefrom except upon special permission of
the Chief of Bureau and upon compliance with all the conditions and require-
ments of this section relative to the movement of the said glands, organs, ox
gall, and like materials from the port of arrival to the said establishment.

REGULATION 19

SEC. 95.19. Animal stomachs.-Stomachs or portions of the stomachs of rumi-
nants or swine, other than those imported for food purposes under the meat-
inspection regulations of the Department, shall not be imported without per-
mission from the Chief of Bureau. Importations permitted shall be subject to
such restrictions as the Chief of Bureau may deem necessary in each instance.








REGULATION 20

SEC. 95.20. Animniul manurc.-Manure of horses, cattle, sheep, other ruminants.
and swine shall not be imported except upon permission from the Chief of
Bureau. Importations permitted shall be subject to such restrictions as he
may deem necessary in each instance: Provided, however, That manure pro-
duiced by animals while in transit to the United States shall he subject only
to the requirements of the Department regulations governing the importation
of domestic livestock and other animals.

IEGUlI.ATION 21

SEC. 9)5.21. H1(t find .strai ; rc',luirements for miirrstrictcd ,tr i.--Hay or
straw which does not meet the conditions or re(luiremelnts of paragraph (a),
(b), or (r) following shall not be imported except subject to handling and
treatment in accordance with section 95.22 of this order after arrival at the
port of entry.
(a) Hay or straw may be iml)orted without other restriction if originating
in and shipped directly from a country not declared by the Secretary of Agri-
culture to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest.
(b) Hay or straw packing materials may be imported without other restric-
tion if accompanied by a certificate of a consular officer showing that the said
material had been disinfected by placing it loosely in a tight compartment and
subjecting it to the action of live steam, in all parts of which compartment a
temperature of not less than 176 F. (80 C.) was maintained for at least 10
minutes, or by placing it loosely in a tight compartment having a temperature
or not less than 65 F. (19 C.) and spraying over and into the hay or straw
10 fluid ounces of formaldehyde solution (containing not less than 37 percent
formaldehyd(le by weight) for each 1,000 cubic feet of space in said compartment,
which was immediately closed in a manner to prevent the escape of the formalde-
hyde vapor and kept closed for not less than 8 hours.
(c) Hay or straw packing materials may be imported without other restric-
tion if a certificate of the shipper appears on the consular invoice showing that
such packing material was obtained from a disinfecting station, the methods of
disinfection at which have been approved by the United States Department of
Agriculture, and giving the names of the said disinfecting station and the fac-
tory or establishment where the merchandise covered by the invoice was packed:
Proridcd, however, That in the case of goods unaccompanied by a consular
invoice a like certificate appearing on the commercial invoice will be acceptable.

REGULATION 22
SEC. 95.22. HaY and shrair; i portations pcrunitlfed subject to rc.trictions.-
Hay or straw which does not meet the conditions or requirements of section
95.21 of this order shall be handed and treated( in the following manner upon
arrival at the port of entry:
(a) Hay or straw packing materials shall be burned or disinfected at the
expense of the importer or consignee in the manner and at the time directed
by the Chief of Bureau.
(b) Hay or straw for use as feeding material, bedding. or similar purposes
shall be stored and held in quarantine for a period of not less than 90 days in
an approved warehouse at the port of entry and shall be otherwise handled
as directed by the Chief of Bureau.

REGULATION 23

SEC. 95.23. Pr'ioni,.ly .ji1ed inmeat ovcrs; conditions prohibiting imporlation..-
The importation of any cloth or burlap which has been used to cover fresh
or frozen meats originating in any country declared by the Secretary of Agri-
culture to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest is prohibited.
REGULATION 24

SEc. 95.24. Methods for disinfection. of hides, skins, and other materials.-
Hides, skins, and other materials required by these regulations to be disin-
fected shall be subjected to disinfection by methods found satisfactory and
approved from time to time by the Chief of Bureau.







REGULATION 25

SEC. 95.25. Transport at ion of restricted import products; placarding cars and
marking billing; unloading en route.-Transportation companies or other oper-
ators of cars, trucks, or other vehicles carrying import products or materials
moving under restriction, other than those in tight cases or casks, shall affix
to and maintain on both sides of all such vehicles durable placards not less
than 51 by 6 inches in size, on which shall be printed with permanent black
ink and in boldface letters not less than 1% inches in height the words
"Restricted import product." These placards shall also bear the words "Clean
and disinfect this car or truck." Each of the waybills, conductors' manifests,
memoranda, and bills of lading pertaining to such shipments shall have the
words "Restricted import product, clean and disinfect car or truck," plainly
written or stamped upon its face. If for any reason the placards required by
this regulation have not been affixed to each car, or the billing has not been
marked by the initial or the connecting carrier, or the placards have been re-
moved, destroyed, or rendered illegible, the placards shall be immediately af-
fixed or replaced and the billing marked by the initial or connecting carrier,
the intention being that the billing accompanying the shipment shall be marked
and each car, truck or other vehicle placarded as herein specified from the time
such shipment leaves the port of entry until it is unloaded at final destination
and the cars, trucks, or other vehicles are cleaned and disinfected as required
by section 95.26 of this order.
If it is necessary to unload en route any of the materials or products trans-
ported in a placarded car, truck or other vehicle as hereinbefore provided in
this section, the car, truck, or other vehicle from which the transfer is made
and any part of the pr'mnises in or upon which the product or material may
have been placed in the course of unloading or reloading shall be cleaned ind
disinfected by the carrier, in accordance with the provisions of section 95.26
of this order, and the said carrier shall immediately report the matter, by tele-
graph, to the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry, Washington, D. C.
Such report shall include the following information: Nature of emergency;
place where product or material was unloaded; original points of shipment and
destination; number ar'd initials of the original car or truck; and number and
initials of the car, truck, or other vehicle into which the product or material
is reloaded in case the original car or truck is not used.

RE.tULATION 26

SEC. 95.26. Cars, oilier vehicles, boats, yards, and premises; cleaning and
disinfection.--Cars, other vehicles, boats, yards, and premises which have been
used in the transportation, handling, or storing of restricted import products
or materials, other than those contained in tight cases or casks, shall be cleaned
and disinfected under the supervision of the Bureau at the time and in the
manner hereinafter provided. Except as provided in paragraph (a) following,
such cars, other vehicles, and boats shall not be moved in interstate or foreign
commerce until they have been so treated.
(a) Cars to be cleaned and disinfected by final carrier at destination.--Cars
required by this order to be cleaned and disinfected shall be so treated by the
final carrier at destination as soon as possible after unloading and before tle
same are moved from such final destination for any purpose: Prorided, hiowererr,
That when the products or materials are destined to points at which an in-
spector or other duly authorized representative of the Bureau is not maintained
or where proper facilities cannot be provided, the transportation company shall
seal, bill, and forward the cars in which the products or materials were tran.s-
ported to a point to be agreed upon between the transportation company and
the Bureau, and the transportation company shall there clean and disinfect
the said cars under the supervision of the Bureau.
(b) Methods of cleaning and disinfection.-(1) Cars, trucks, and other ve-
hicles required by this order to be cleaned and disinfected shall be treated in the
following manner: Collect all litter and other refuse therefrom and destroy
by burning or other approved method, clean the exterior and interior of the
cars or trucks, and saturate the entire interior surface with a permitted dis-
infectant.
(2) Boats required by this order to be cleaned and disinfected shall be
treated in the following manner: Collect all litter and other refuse from the






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decks, compartments, and all other parts of the boat used for the transportation
of the products or materials covered by this order, and from the portable
chutes or other appliances or fixtures used in loading and unloading same, and
destroy the litter and other refuse by burning or by other approved methods,
and saturate the entire surface of the said decks, compartments, and other
parts of the boat with a permitted disinfectant.
(3) Buildings, sheds, and premises required by this order to be disinfected
shall be treated in the following manner: Collect all litter and other refuse
therefrom anti destroy the same by burning or other approved methods, and
saturate the entire surface of the fencing, chutes, floors, walls, and other parts
with a permitted disinfectant.
(c) Permitted disinfectant.-The disinfectant permitted for use in disin-
fecting cars, other vehicles, boats, yards, and premises against infection of
foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest is a freshly prepared solution containing
not less than 1 pound avoirdupois of sodium hydroxide of not less than 95
percent purity to each 6 gallons of water. Commercial grades of sodium hydrox-
ide (caustic soda) of less than 95 percent purity or commercial concentrated
solutions of caustic soda may be employed, provided that in either case a suffi-
cient quantity be used to insure that the content of the solution in actual
sodium hydroxide shall be not less than 1 pound avoirdupois in each 6 gallons
of solution.6
REGULATION 27

Szc. 95.27. Regulations applicable to products from territorial posscssiois.-
These regulations shall be applicable to all the products and materials specified
in this order which are offered for entry into the United States from any place
under the jurisdiction of the United States to which the animal-quarantine
laws of this country do not apply.

APPENDIX

LAW UNDER WHICH THE FOREGOING REGULATIONS ARE MADE

Extract from an act of Congress to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to more
effectually suppress and prevent the spread of contagious and infectious dis-
eases of livestock, and for other purposes. (Approved February 2, 1903).
SEc. 2. That the Secretary of Agriculture shall have authority to make such
regulations and take such measures as he may deem proper to prevent the
introduction or dissemination of the contagion of any contagious, infectious, or
communicable disease of animals from a foreign country into the United States
or from one State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia
to another, and to seize, quarantine, and dispose of any hay, straw, forage, or
similar material, or any meats, hides, or other animal products coming from
an infected foreign country to the United States, or from one State or Territory
or the District of Columbia in transit to another State or Territory or the
District of Columbia whenever in his judgment such action is advisable in order
to guard against the introduction or spread of such contagion. (32 Stat. 792;
21 U. S. C. 111.)

6 CAUTION.-Great care is necessary in handling sodium hydroxide, as it rapidly destroys
organic tissues.


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