.. E. P. Q. 386 (7th revision) Effective November 20, 1942
TITLE 7--AGRI CULTURE
CHAPTER III--BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY AND PLANT QUARANTINE PART 301--DOMESTIC QUARANTINE NOTICES
;GYPSY MOTH AND BROWN-TAIL MOTH QUARANTINE REGULATIONS MODIFIED
This revision of circular B. E. P. Q. 386 adds to the list of articles exempted from certification requirements, exfoliated or expanded vermiculite when pacakged in closed containers, salal (known to the trade as lemon) cuttings, for'ornamental use, and sawdust and shavings produced under certain prescribed conditions and so identified.
Wintergreen cuttings have been more specifically classified as to species.
301.45a Administrative instructions; articles exempted from restrictions. Pursuant to the authority conferred upon the Chief of the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine by the second proviso of 301.45, Chapter III, Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (Notice of Quarantine No. 45, on account of the gyosy moth and brown-tail moth); the following articles, the interstate movement of which is not considered to constitute a risk of moth dissemination, are exempted from the restrictions of the regulations of this quarantine, effective Novemberr 20, 1942.
Acacia cuttings for ornamental use (Acacia spe.).
Banana stalks, when :crushed, dried, and shredded.
Birch slabs for use as nost cards.
Birch bark when waxed, polished, or otherwise treated to adequately eliminate all risk of transmitting infestation and when used in the manufacture of novelties.
Box shooks, when newly manufactured and planed on four sides.
Boxwood cuttings and branches for ornamental use (Buxus semnervirens).
Cable reels, when newly manufactured and empty.
California peppertree cuttings and branches for ornarm.ntal use (Schinus molle).
Clubmoss (sometimes called "ground pine") (Lycopodium spp.).
Cuttings of woody plants that have been grown in the greenhouse
throughout the year, when labeled on the outside of the container to show that the contents were greenhouseprown.
Eucalyptus cuttings and brancht:s for ornamental use. (Eucalyptus globulus).
Evergreen smilax (Smilax lnc-.olsta).
Fuchsia (Fuchsia spp.).
S Galax -(Galax aphjlla).
Geranium p7eiargonium spp.)b
Heather cuttings for ornamental use (Erica spp. Calluna spp.).
Heliotrope (Heliotropium spp.).
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Herbarium specimens, when dried, pressed, and treated,
and when so labeled .onthe outside of each container.
Jerusalem-cherry (Solanum capsicastrum, S. pseudocapsicum, S. hendersoni).
Leaves of deciduous or evergreen trees that have been treated or dyed.
Mistletoe (Phoradendron flavescens, Viscum album, etc.).
Oregon huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum)
Partridgeberry (Mitchella recens).
Salal, known to the trade as lemon cuttings, for ornamental use
Sawdust that has been (1) produced in established, nonportable, commercial sawmills from boards or other timber previously sawed four sides, (2) subsequently blown through an air-blast conveyor line having a minimum length of 50 feet and at least one 450 or -sharper angle, (3) protecte d from infestation prior to shipment, and (4) identified as specified
Shavings thr't hnve been either (1) produced by planers having 6 or
more blades, or (2) blown through an air-blast conveyor line having a minimum length of 50 feet and at least one 45* or sharper angle; and in either case protected from infestation prior to shipment, and identified as specified below,
Invoices and waybills covering bulk carload or less-than-carload shipments of sawdust or shavings meeting these conditions for exemption shall bear thereon a notation to the effect that:
"The consignor guarantees that the contents of this shipment have
been produced under conditions which entitle the material to exemption as specified in the Federal gypsy moth auar-ntine regulations or administrative instructions thereto."
Strawberry plants (Fr-garia spp.).
Trailing arbutus (Epiea repkns).
Verbena (Verbena spp.).
Vermiculite (variously termed zonolite or mica-gro) when exfoliated or expnded and when packaged in closed containers.
Wintergreen for ornamental use (Gaultheria procumbens, Pyrola spp.), Sue -lso Salal.
Wood flour, pulverized wood, or ground wood sawdust, when processed by scree-ning or sifting through a -screeh of at least 30 meshes per inch.
These instructions supersede the list of exempted articles contained in B. E. P. Q. 386, 6th revision, which became effective October 10, 1941.
(7 CFR ( 301.45; sec. 8, 39 Stat. 1165, 44 Stat. 250; 7 U.S.C. 161.)
Done at Washington this 17th day of November 1942.
AVERY S. HOYT,