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Regulations governing the sanitary handling and control of hides, skins, fleshings, hide cuttings, parings, glue stock, hair, wool, and other animal byproducts, and hay and straw offered for entry into the United States
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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry
General Note:
B.A.I. order 341
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"Effective February 1, 1934"

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United States Department of Agriculture
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REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE SANITARY HANDLING
AND CONTROL OF HIDES, SKINS, FLESHINGS, HIDE
CUTTINGS, PARINGS, GLUE STOCK, HAIR, WOOL, AND
OTHER ANIMAL BYPRODUCTS, AND HAY AND STRAW
.OFFERED FOR ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES
Effective February 1, 1934
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 7, 1933.
Under authority of the act of Congress approved February 2, 1903, entitled
"An act to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to more-effectually suppress and
prevent the spread of contagious and infectious diseases of livestock, and for
other purposes" (32 Stat. 791), the following regulations are issued for the
purpose of preventing the introduction of anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease,
and rinderpest from foreign countries into the United States.
For purposes of identification these regulations are designated as B.A.I.
Order 841. The regulations heretofore issued by the Secretary of Agriculture
on this subject, under date of May 3, 1932, effective October 1, 1932, and
.. designated as B.A.I. Order 835, are hereby revoked, to take
S '-effect on February 1, 1934, on and after which date the regula-
y tions herein prescribed shall become and be effective until
(aI t otherwise ordered.
"t? ~H. A. WALLACE,
t fy ISecretary of Agriculture.


Regulation 1.-Definitions

Whenever in thee regulations the following words, names, or terms are
used they shall be construed, respectively, to mean: ,
Department: United States Department of Agriculture.
Bureau: The Bureau of Animal Industry, United States Department of
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.I chief of bureau: Chief of the Bureau of Animal jiVistry.
Inspector: An inspector of the Bureau of AnimI lbdpstry.
Consular officer: A consular officer of the Unite Statns o{ AMnric.,
Approved warehouse: A warehouse having facfilitts approved by the B.urqau
fpr the handling and storage, apart from other mer hf Seg e'r st4cted import
products:. ,
Approved chlorintMng equipment: An equipment(ap$ptvyed by the Bureau as
efficient for the disinfection of effluents against anthrax. '
Approved sewerage system: A drainage system eq!pGen;apd operated so'as
4 to carry and dispose of sewage without endangering I 69esop t eugh ti con-
t.' tamnnation of streams or fields and approved by the Bur4*o j ( .
. .. Aismgl byproducts: Hides, skins, hair, wool, glue stock,' blesL,ppf%,lorns,
bone meal, hoof meal, horn meal, blood meal, meat meal, tankag, or other
:: parts or products of equines, ruminants, and swine unsuitable for human
c ebnsui.mptin.
S": a..Pk &2 t stni .:..sk : Hides and skins which have been pickled in a solu-.
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Hog hair: The soft and finer hair obtained from swine.
Hog bristles: The stiff hair obtained from the backs and necks of swine. ,
Oamel hair: The hair or wool obtained from camels, dromedaries, alpacas, '
vicunas, or other animals of the family Camelidae. : 9!
Glue stock: Dried blood or blood albumin, fleshings, hide cuttings, and par- .
ings, tendons, or other parts of animal carcasses.
Bone meal: Ground or crushed animal bones. :
Blood meal: Dried blood of animals.
Meat meal or tankage: The rendered and dried carcasses or parts of the car- .
cases of animals.
Hay and strawo: Dried grasses, clovers, legumes, and similar materials or
stalks or stems of various grain, such as barley, oats, rice, rye, and wheat.
Chaff: Small cut or broken particles of hay or straw.

Regulation 2-Country of Origin

No products or materials specified in these regulations shall be imported into
the United States, 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.-Byproducts from Diseased Animals Prohibited

No animal byproduct taken or removed from an animal affected with anthrax,
foot-and-mouth disease, or rinderpest shall be imported into the United States.

Regulation 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 into the United States. 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 accompanied 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 Canada
in full compliance with the Canadian regulations, provided such Canadian regu-
lations are found by the Bureau to be the substantial equivalent of those con-
tained in this order.
Regulation 5L-Hides and Skins

SECnON 1. Untanned hides of cattle, buffalo, and horses or other equines, and
untanned calfskins, goatskins, swineskins, or sheepskins which do iot meet the
conditions or requirements specified in any one of paragraphs (a) to (e) fol-
lowing shall not be imported into the United States except subject to handling
and treatment in accordance with section 2 of this regulation after arrival at
the port of entry.
(a) Hides and skins may. be imported without other restriction if accom-
panied by a certificate signed by a consular officer showing that the hides and
skins covered by the invoice specified in said certificate were taken from ani-
mals in a section of the kaountry of origin in which, to the best of his knowledge
and belief, anthrax is not prevalent and neither foot-and-mouth disease nor
rinderpest exists; or
(b) Hard, qrid ,,hides and skins may be imported without other restriction
if accomliaried by a certificate signed by a consular officer showing that the
hides and skins covered by the invoice specified in said certificate were taken
from animals in a section of the country of origin in which, to the best of his
knowledge and belief, anthrax is not prevalent; or
(c) Abattoir hides and skins taken from animals slaughtered 'under national
government inspection in a country1 and in an abattoir in which Is maintained
an inspection service found by the Secretary of Agriculture to be adequate to .

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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 further
assure the identity of such materials until loaded upon the transporting vessel,
may be imported without other restriction if accompanied by a certificate bear-
ing the seal of the proper department of such national government and signed
by an official veterinary inspector of such country showing that the therein-
described hides or skins were taken from animals slaughtered in such specified
abattoir and found free from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and rinder-
pest; or
(d) Hides and skins may be imported without other restriction if shown,
upon inspection by an inspector or by certificate of the shipper or importer
satisfactory to said inspector, to have been pickled in a solution of salt con-
taining mineral acid and packed in barrels or casks while still wet with such
solution; or
(e) Hides and 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.
SEC. 2. Hides and skins offered for importation into the United States which
have not met the conditions or requirements of section 1 of this regulation
shall be handled and treated in the following manner after arrival at the port
of entry:
(1) They shall be consigned from the coast or border port of arrival to an
establishment discharging drainage into an approved sewerage system or hav-
ing an approved chlorinating equipment adequate for the proper disinfection of
effluents: Provided, however, That under special circumstances the Chief of
Bureau may permit the shipment of such hides and skins to tanneries not so
connected or equipped, subject to disinfection by such method or methods as
he may prescribe: Provided, also, That upon special 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 a Bureau 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 a Bureau inspector at said port, to another port in the United
States for consumption entry subject to the other provisions of this section;
(2) They shall be moved from the coast or border port of arrival, or in case
of I.T. or in-bond shipments, mentioned in paragraph 1 of this section, from
the interior port, to the establishment in cars or trucks, or, when especially
permitted by the Bureau in vessel compartments, with no other materials con-
tained 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 unbroken casks acceptable to the Bureau inspector in charge
at the port of entry; and
(3) They shall be handled at the establishment under the direction of a
Bureau inspector in a manner approved by the Chief of Bureau to guard
against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest and the
discharge of anthrax-infected effluents.
NoTE.-Certificates required by this and other regulations should be issued
in triplicate, 1 copy to accompany invoice to consignee, 1 copy to accompany
invoice to collector of customs at port of entry, and 1 copy to accompany vessel
transporting the merchandise.

Regulation 6.-Wool, Hair, and Bristles

SECToN 1. Wool, mohair, horsehair, cattle hair, camel hair, goat hair, hog
hair, and hog bristles which do not meet the conditions or requirements speci-
fied in any one of paragraphs (a) to (h) following shall not be imported into
the United States except subject to handling and treatment in accordance with
section 2 of this regulation after their arrival at the port of entry: Provided
however, That no bloodstained wool, hair, or bristles shall be imported under
any condition:
(a) Clipped mohair or clipped wool taken from healthy live animals may be
Imported without other restriction if unmixed with other hair or wool of any
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(b) Clipped horsehair taken from healthy live horses may be imported with-
out other restriction if free from tangled or matted hair; or
(o) Abattoir pulled wool and mohair taken from sheep or goats or hair taken
from cattle or hair or bristles from swine slaughtered under national govern-
ment inspection in a country' and in an abattoir in which is maintained an
inspection service found by the Secretary of Agriculture to be adequate to go-
sure 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 further assure the identity of such materials until loaded upon the trans-
porting vessel, may be imported without other restriction if accompanied by a
certificate bearing the seal of the proper department of said national govern-
ment and signed by an 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-
mnouth disease, and rinderpest; or
(d) Pulled wool or hair may be imported without other restriction if removed
from skins or hides following immersion in a preparation of lime.
(e) Scoured wool or mohair (including carbonized wool, wool waste, laps,
noils, and tops) may be imported without other restriction if shown to have
reached the stage of preparation for immediate manufacture into yarn, textiles,
or other finished products; or -
(f) 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
certificate have been subjected to the scouring and disinfecting process required
at such station for the disinfection of wool or hair; or
(gf) Hair and bristles which have been washed and thoroughly cleaned, and
fully bleached or dyed hair or bristles, may be imported without other
restrictions.
(A) Unprocessed hog hair or bristles may be imported without other restric-
tion 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.
Smn 2. Wool, hair, and bristles offered for importation into the United
States which have not met the conditions or requirements of section 1 of this
regulation shall be handled and treated in the following manner after arrival
at the port of entry:
(1) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be consigned from the coast or border
port of arrival to an establishment discharging drainage into an approved sewer-
age system or having an approved chlorinating equipment adequate for the
proper disinfection of effluents: Provided, however, That under special circum-
stances the Chief of Bureau may permit shipments of wool, hair, or bristles to
establishments not so connected or equipped subject to disinfection by such
method or methods as he may prescribe: Provided, also, That upon special per-
mission 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 shipments of wool;
hair, or bristles may go forward under customs seals from a coast or border
port of arrival, with the approval of an inspector at said port, to6 another port
in the United States for consumption entry, subject to the other provisions of
this section;
(2) Such wool, hair, or bristles shall be moved from the coast or border port
of arrival, or in case of I.T. or In-bond shipments, mentioned in paragraph I
of this section, from the interior port to the establishment, in cars or trucks
or, when especially permitted by the Bureau, 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 acceptable to an inspector; and
(3) 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 td
guard against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpt and
the discharge of anthrax-infected effluents.
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Regulation 7.-Glue Stock

SBErmoN 1. Glue stock shall not be imported into the United States except in
accordance with the provisions of this regulation.
So. 2. Glue stock which meets the conditions or requirements specified in
any one of paragraphs (a) to (o) following may be imported into the United
States without other restriction:
(a) If it be shown upon inspection by an inspector at the port of entry or
by certificate of the shipper or importer satisfactory to said inspector to have
been properly treated (1) by heat, (2) by acidulation, or (3) by soaking in a
milk of lime or a lime paste; or
(b) If it be shown upon inspection by an inspector at the port of entry or by
certificate of the shipper or importer satisfactory to said inspector to have been
dried so as to render each piece of the hardness of a sun-dried hide; or
(o) If taken from animals slaughtered under national government inspection
in a country' and in an abattoir in which is maintained an inspection service
found by the Secretary of Agriculture to be adequate to assure that such ma-
terials have been removed from animals found at time of slaughter to be free
, from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and rinderpest, and to further assure the
Identity of such materials until loaded upon the transporting vessel. Said glue
stock, however, shall be accompanied by a certificate bearing the seal of the
, proper department of said national government and signed by an official veter-
inary 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.
Se. 8. Glue stock offered for importation into the United States which has
not met the conditions or requirements of section 2 of this regulation shall be
handled and treated in the following manner after arrival at the port of entry:
(1) It shall be consigned from a coast or border port of arrival to an estab-
lishment discharging drainage into an approved sewerage system or having
equipment adequate for the proper disinfection of effluents: Provided, however,
That under special circumstances the Chief of Bureau may permit shipments of
glue stock to establishments not so connected or equipped subject to disinfec-
tion by such method or methods as he may prescribe: Provided, also, That upon
special permission by the Chief of Bureau glue stock may be stored for a tem-
porary 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 In the United
States for consumption entry, subject, after arrival at the latter port, to the
other provisions of this section.
(2) It shall be moved from the coast or border port of arrival, or, in case of
I.T. or in-bond shipments, mentioned in paragraph 1 of this section, from the
interior port, to the establishment in cars or trucks, or, when especially per-
mitted by the Chief of Bureau, in vessel compartments, with no other mate-
rials 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 unbroken casks acceptable to an inspector at port
of entry; and
(3) 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
dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest and the discharge of
anthrax-infected effluents.

Regulation 8.-Bones, Horns, and Hoofs

SEimol 1. Bones, horns, and hoofs of equines, ruminants, and swine shall
not be imported into the United States except in compliance with the provisions
of this regulation.
SEa. 2. Clean, dry bones, horns, and hoofs that are free from pieces of hide,
flesh, and sinews may be imported into the United States without other restric-
tion.
SEX. 3. Bones, horns, and hoofs offered for importation into the United States
SWhich do not meet the conditions or requirements of section 2 of this regulation

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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 .
establishment having facilities for their disinfection or their conversion into ,
products customarily made from bones, horns, or hoofs: Provided, however,
That-l.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 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, mentioned in paragraph (a) of this section, 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 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 unbroken casks acceptable to an inspector at the port
of entry; and
(c) They shall be handled at the establishment under the direction of an
inspector in a manner to guard against the dissemination of anthrax, foot-and-
mouth disease, and rinderpest, and the bags, burlap, or other containers thereof
shall be disinfected by heat or otherwise, as directed by the Chief of Bureau,
before leaving the establishment, or burned at the establishment.

Regulation 9.--Animal Stomachs
Stomachs or portions of the stomachs of ruminants and swine, other than
those imported for food purposes under the meat-inspection regulations of the
Department, shall not be imported into the United States, without permission
from the Chief of Bureau and subject to such restrictions as he may deem
necessary in each instance of any such importation.

Regulation 10.-Glands, Ox Gall, and Like Materials
SuCToON 1. Ductless and other glands, ox gall or bile, bone marrow, and
various like materials taken from cattle, other domestic ruminents, and swine
for use in the manufacture of pharmaceutical and other products, which do not
meet conditions or requirements specified in paragraphs (a) or (b) following,
shall not be imported into the United States except subject to handling and
treatment in accordance with section 2 of this regulation:
(a) Such glands or materials may be imported without other restriction 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; or
(b) Such materials may be imported without other restriction, if accom-
panied by the certificate of a consular officer showing that in process of prepa-
ration the particular product was subjected to a temperature of not less than
165 F. (73.9 C.).
SEC. 2. Products specified in this regulation which have not met the require-
ments of section 1 of this regulation shall be imported only upon special per-
mission from the Chief of Bureau and shall be handled and manufactured at
an establishment and in a manner approved by him. The containers shall be
destroyed or disinfected as prescribed by the Chief of Bureau.
Regulation l1.-Fertilizers
SECTION 1. Dried blood or blood meal for use as fertilizer which does not
meet the conditions or requirements specified in any one of paragraphs (a),
(b), or (c) of section 2 following shall not be imported into the United States.
SE. 2. Bone meal, horn meal, hoof meal, meat meal wool waste, wool manure,
tankage, and similar products for use as fertilizers, which do not meet the
conditions or requirements specified in any one of paragraphs (o), (b), or (o)
following shall not be imported into the United States except subject to handling
and treatment in accordance with the provisions of section 3 of this regulationdf
after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) 'Products specified in this regulation originating in and shipped dlretly
from a country not declared by the Secretary .of Agriculture to be ected
with foot-and-mouth disease or rindrpet may eA Imported without .. ler
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(b) Products specified in this regulation may be imported without other
restriction if accompanied by the certificate of a consular officer showing that,
In the process of manufacture, the particular product was subjected to a tem-
perature of not less than 165* F. (73.9 C.); or
(o) Dried blood or blood meal, bone meal, horn meal, hoof meal, and meat
meal or tankage produced from animals slaughtered under national govern-
ment inspection in a country' and in an abattoir in which is maintained an
inspection service found by the Secretary of Agriculture to be adequate to as-
sure that such products were obtained from materials removed from animals
found at the time of slaughter to be free from anthrax, foot-and-mouth
disease and rinderpest, and also to assure the identity of such materials until
loaded upon the transporting vessel may be imported without further restric-
tions if they are accompanied by a certificate bearing the seal of the proper
department of said national government and signed by an official veterinary
inspector of such government showing that the therein-described product
was obtained from materials taken from animals slaughtered in such abattoir
and found free from anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and rinderpest.
SEC. 3. Products specified in section 2 of this regulation offered for importa-
tion into the United States which have not met the conditions or requirements
of said section 2, together with the bags or containers thereof, shall be quar-
antined or disinfected at the port of entry or otherwise handled as directed
by the Chief of Bureau.

Regulation 12.-Bone Meal, Blood Meal, and Blood Albumin for Industrial Uses
SECTION 1. Bone meal, blood meal, and blood albumin for use in the indus-
trial arts which do not meet the conditions or requirements specified in either
paragraph (a) or (b) following shall not be imported into the United States
except subject to handling and treatment in accordance with section 2 of this
regulation after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) Products specified in this regulation 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; or
(b) Products specified in this regulation may be imported without other
restriction, if shown by the certificate of a consular officer or in some other man-
ner satisfactory to an inspector at the port of entry to have been heated in
process of preparation to a temperature of not less than 1650 F. (73.9" C.).
SEc. 2. Products specified in this regulation which do not meet the conditions
or requirements of section 1 shall be consigned from the coast or border port
of arrival to an establishment equipped for their proper handling and manu-
facture and approved by the Chief of Bureau. The products and their con-
tainers, from arrival at the port of entry until the products are manufactured,
shall be transported and handled in such manner as the Chief of Bureau may
direct to guard against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease and
rinderpest.
Regulation 13.--Animal Manure
Manure of horses, cattle, sheep, other ruminants, and swine shall not be im-
ported into the United States except upon permission from the Chief of Bureau
first had and obtained and subject to such restrictions as he may deem neces-
sary in each instance of any such importation: Provided, however, That manure
produced by animals while in transit to the United States shall be subject only
to the requirements of the Department regulations governing the importation
of domestic livestock and other animals into the United States.

Regulation 14.-Animal Byproducts for Use as Feeding Materials
SECTION 1. Dried blood or blood meal, tankage, and other animal materials
for use in whole or in part in the feeding of livestock which do not meet the
conditions or requirements specified in paragraph (a) or (b) following, shall
not be imported into the United States except subject to handling and treatment
In accordance with section 2 of this regulation after their arrival at the port
of entry: Provided, however. That dried blood or blood meal which does not
meet the conditions or requirements specified in paragraph (a) or (b) following
shall not be imported into the United States:

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(a) Products enumerated in this regulation may be imported without dis-
infection or compliance with the other restrictions specified therein, if origina-
ing 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) Dried blood or blood meal, meat meal, or tankage and other like ma-
terials shown by the certificate of a consular officer to have been subjected in
the process of manufacture to a temperature of not less than 165 F. (73.9 0.)
may be imported from any country without disinfection.
SBA. 2. Products specified in section 1 of this regulation, except dried blood
and blood meal offered for importation into the United States, which have not
met the conditions or requirements of said section 1, when unloaded and landed
shall be handled as directed by the Chief of Bureau and shall be stored and
held in quarantine for a period of not less than 90 days at a place and under
such conditions as he may prescribe.
Regulation 15.-Cloth and Burlap Meat Covers Prohibited
No cloth or burlap which has been used to cover fresh or frozen meats origi-
nating in any country declared by the Secretary of Agriculture to be infected
with foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest shall be imported into the United
States.
Regulation 16.-Hay, Straw, and Chaff
SZUTION 1. Hay, straw, and chaff which do not meet the conditions or re-
quirements of either paragraph (a) or (b) following shall not be imported into
the United States except subject to handling and treatment In accordance with
section 2 of this regulation after arrival at the port of entry:
(a) Hay, straw, and chaff may be imported without other restriction, 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) Hay and straw packing materials may be imported into the United
States without other restriction if accompanied by a certificate of a consular
officer in accordance with form (I) or form (II) following, or if certificate of
the shipper as specified in form (III) following appears on the consular invoice:
Provided, That in the case of goods unaccompanied by a consular invoice, a
certificate, form (III), appearing on the commercial invoice will be acceptable:
(I) I, the undersigned, do hereby certify that satisfactory evidence has been
presented to me that the used as packing material for the merchandise
presented to me that the strawI
described in the attached certificate of origin and covered by invoice no. -
has been disinfected prior to use as such packing material by placing it loosely
In a tight compartment and subjecting it to the action of live steam, main-
taining in all parts of the compartment a temperature of not less than
1850 F. (85 C.) for a period of at least 10 minutes.
(II) I, the undersigned, do hereby certify that satisfactory evidence has
been presented to me that the tw used as packing material for the mer-
been~~~~~~ peetdtmetath strawI
chandise described in the attached certificate of origin and covered by in-
voice no. has been disinfected prior to use by placing it loosely in a
tight compartment having a temperature of not less than 65* F. (19 (C.)
and spraying over and into the { straw } 10 fluid ounces of formaldehyde solu-
tion (containing not less than 37 percent formaldehyde by weight) for each
1,000 cubic feet of space in the compartment, which was immediately closed
in a manner to prevent the escape of the formaldehyde vapor, and kept closed
for not less than 8 hours.
(III) I, the undersigned, do hereby certify that the merchandise covered
by this invoice was packed at the factory or establishment of----
a a hay
----------- and that all straw used in packing the saM
merchandise was obtained from the disinfecting station at -------4.
---methods of disinfection at which have been approved by the UVit
States Department of Agriculture..
SEC. 2. Products specified in section 1 of this regulation which do not m" t
the conditions or requirements of said section 1 shall be handled and tieatd
in the following manner upon arrival at the port of entry:
(1) Hay, straw, and chaff packing materials shall be burned.-oY diSln-
fected at the expense of the importer or consignee in the manner and at : -
time directed by the Chief of Bureau.
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(2) Hay and straw for use as feeding materials, bedding, or other similar
purposes shall be stored at the port of entry and held in quarantine for a
period of not less than 90 days in a place approved by the Chief of Bureau,
and under such conditions as he may prescribe.

Regulation 17.-Methods for Disinfection of Hides, Skins, and Other Materials
Hides, skins, and other materials required by these regulations to be dis-
infected shall be subjected to disinfection by methods found satisfactory and
approved from time to time by the Chief of Bureau.

Regulation 18.-Placarding Cars and Marking Billing
SECTION 1. Transportation companies shall securely affix to and maintain
upon both sides of all cars carrying import products or materials moving under
-restriction, other than those contained in tight cases or casks, durable placards
not less than 5 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." Each of the waybills, conductors' manifests, memo-
randa, and bills of lading pertaining to such shipments shall have the words
"Restricted import product, clean and disinfect car", plainly written or
stamped upon its face. If for any reason the placards required by this regu-
lation 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 removed, de-
stroyed, or rendered illegible, the placards shall be immediately affixed or re-
placed 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 placarded as herein specified from the time such shipment leaves the
port of entry until it is unloaded at final destination and the cars are cleaned
and disinfected as required by regulation 19.
SEc. 2. If it is necessary to unload en route any of the materials or products
transported in a placarded car as provided in section 1 of this regulation, the
car from which the transfer is made and any part of the premises in or upon
which the product or material may have been placed in the course of unloading
or reloading shall be cleaned and disinfected by the transportation company, in
accordance with the provisions of regulation 19, and the transportation com-
pany shall immediately report the matter, by telegraph, to the Chief of the
Bureau of Animal Industry, Washington, D.C. Such report shall include the
following information: (a) Nature of emergency; (b) place where product or
material was unloaded; (c) original points of shipment and destination; and
(d) number and initials of the original car, and number and initials of the car
into which the product or material is reloaded in case the original car is not
used.
Regulation 19.-Disinfection of Cars, Boats, Other Vehicles, Yards, and
Premises
SECON 1. Cars, boats, other vehicles, yards, and premises which have been
used in the transportation, handling, and 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 provided in sections 2 and 3 of this regulation. Except as hereinafter
provided in these regulations, cars, boats, and other vehicles required by this
regulation to be cleaned and disinfected, shall not be moved in interstate or
foreign commerce until they have been cleaned and disinfected under the super-
vision of the Bureau in accordance with sections 2 and 3 of this regulation.
SEco. 2. Cars required by these regulations to be cleaned and disinfected shall
be so treated by the final carrier at destination as soon as possible after unload-
ing and before the same are moved from such final destination for any purpose:
Provided, however, That when the products or materials are destined to points
at which an inspector 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 ma-
terials were transported to a point to be agreed upon between the transportation
Company and the Bureau, and the transportation company shall there clean
td disinfect the said cars under the supervision of the Bureau.
BSe. 3. Paragraph 1. Oars required by these regulations to be cleaned and
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refuse therefrom and destroy by burning or other approved methods, clean the
exterior and interior of the cars, and saturate the entire interior surface, In-
cluding the inner surface of the car doors, with a permitted disinfectant.
Par. 2. Boats required by these regulations to be cleaned and disnfected shall
be treated in the following manner: Collect all litter and other refuse from the
decks, compartments, and all other parts of the boat used for the transportation
of the products or materials covered by these regulations, 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.
Par. 3. Buildings, sheds, and premises required by these regulations to be
disinfected shall be treated in the following manner: Collect all litter and
other refuse therefrom and 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
PERMITTED DISINFECTANTS
SO. 4. Paragraph 1. The substances permitted for use in disinfecting cars,
boats, other vehicles, and premises are as follows:
(a) Saponified cresol solution" at a dilution of at least 4 fluid ounces to
1 gallon of water.
(b) Liquefied phenol (liquefied carbolic adcid) at a dilution of at least 6 fluid
ounces to 1 gallon of water.
(c) Chloride of lime (U.S.P. strength, 30 percent available chlorine) at a
dilution of 1 pound to 3 gallons of water.
Par. 2. The use of saponified cresol solution as a disinfectant is permitted
only when it shall conform to the following requirements:
(h) The formula of the product shall employ not less than 28 percent by
weight of linseed oil or soybean oil or mixtures thereof, or the chemically
equivalent proportion of the fatty acids derived from either or both of these
oils. Either caustic potash, caustic soda, or a mixture of caustic potash and
caustic soda may be used to form the soap. The cresol used must be at least
95 percent pure, and enough of this commercial grade of cresol (cresylic acid)
must be employed in compounding the disinfectant to bring the actual amount
of cresol in the finished product up to 50 percent.
(b) The product shall remain a homogeneous liquid when cooled to 32 P.
It shall contain substantially no free oil, fatty acid, or excess alkali. It shallt
be readily soluble in cold distilled water; the solution shall be practically
clear and shall contain no globules of undissolved oil or cresylic acid.
(c) Manufacturers wishing to offer saponified cresol solution as indicated
above for use in official disinfection must first submit to the Bureau a sample
of at least 8 ounces for examination, together with a statement of the formula
employed and a guaranty that the product will be maintained of a quality
uniform with the sample submitted.
(d) To prevent confusion, each product must bear a distinctive trade name
or brand together with the name of the manufacturer or distributor."
Regulation 20.-Territorial Possessions
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
AN ACT To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to more effectually suppress and prevent
the spread of contagious and infectious diseases of livestock, and for other purpowf
(32 Stat. 791.)
Be it enacted by the Seate an House of Representatftes of the Utited Stafte :
America in Congress aasembled, That in order to enable the Secretary of Asuoftq t:
effectually suppress and extirpate contagious pleuropneumpnia, foot-and-mouth dn; nd
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*Elmployees of the Bureau will be Informed In Service and ..9 e t.'A
or otherwise, of the trade names of saponified cresol soluh :. tu Ot.
official disinfection.
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other dangerous contagious, infectious, and communicable diseases in cattle and other live-
stock, and to prevent the spread of such diseases, the powers conferred on the Secretary of
the Treasury by sections four and five of an act entitled "An act for the establishment of a
Bureau of Animal Industry, to prevent the exportation of diseased cattle, and to pro-
vide means for the suppression and extirpation of pleuropneumonia and other con-
tagious diseases among domestic animals ", approved May twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred
and eighty-four (twenty-third United States Statutes, thirty-one), are hereby conferred
on the Secretary of Agriculture, to be exercised exclusively by him. He is hereby
authorized and directed, from time to time, to establish such rules and regulations
concerning the exportation and transportation of livestock from any place within the
United States where he may have reason to believe such diseases may exist into and
through any State or Territory, including the Indian Territory, and into and through
the District of Columbia and to foreign countries, as he ma deem necessary, and all
such rules and regulations shall have the force of law. Whenever any inspector or
assistant inspector of the Bureau of Animal Industry shall issue a certificate showing
that such officer had inspected any cattle or other livestock which were about to be
shipped, driven, or transported from such locality to another, as above stated, and had
found them free from Texas or splenetic fever Infection, pleuropneumonia, foot-and-
mouth disease, or any other infectious, contagious, or communicable disease, such animals,
so inspected and certified, may be shipped, driven, or transported from such place into
and through any State or Territory, including the Indian Territory, and into and through
the District of Columbia, or they may be exported from the United States without
further inspection or the exaction of fees of any kind, except-such as ma at any time
be ordered or exacted by the Secretary of Agriculture; and all such animals shall at all
times be under the control and supervision of the Bureau of Animal Industry of the
Agricultural Department for the purposes of such inspection.
Snc. 2. That the Secretary of Agriculture shall have authority to make such regula-
tions and take such measures as be 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.
Sac. 3. That any person, company, or corporation knowingly violating the provisions
of this act or the orders or regulations made in pursuance thereof shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor, and on conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred
dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment not more than one year,
or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Approved February 2, 1903.
LAW UNDER WHICH NAMES OF INFECTED COUNTRIES ARE DECLARED

AN ACT TO provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage
the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes.
Approved June 17, 1930. (46 Stat. 689.)
Sac. 306. (a) Rinderpest and Foot-and-Mouth Disease.-If the Secretary of Agriculture
determines that rinderpest or foot-and-mouth disease exists in any foreign country, he
shall officially notify the Secretary of the Treasury and give public notice thereof, and
thereafter, and until the Secretary of Agriculture gives notice in a similar manner that
such disease no longer exists in such foreign country, the importation into the United
States of cattle, sheep, or other domestic ruminants, or swine, or of fresh, chilled, or
frozen beef, veal, mutton, lamb, or pork, from such foreign country, is prohibited.





















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