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(Amendment 3 to B. A. I. Order 341)F
United States Departmient of Agriculture
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY
AMENDMENT 3 TO B. A. I. ORDER 341. REGULATIONS
GOVERNING THE SANITARY HANDLING AND
CONTROL OF HIDES, SKINS, FLESHINGS, HIDE CUT-
TINGS, PARINGS, GLUE STOCK, HAIR, WOOL, AND
OTHER ANIMAL BYPRODUCTS, AND HAY AND STRAW
OFFERED FOR ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES.
REVOKING AMENDMENT 2 AND AMENDING REGULA-
TIONS 6 AND 16
WASHINGTON, D. C., December 31, 1934.
Under authority of the act of Congress approved February 2. 1903 (LI. S. C.
title 21, sec. 111), Amendment 2 to B. A. I. Order 341, issued November 13. 1934.
is hereby revoked, effective February 1, 1935, and the 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 (B. A. I. Order 341), issued September 27.
1933, effective February 1, 1934, are hereby amended as hereinafter set forth.
Regulation 6 is amended, effective March 1, 1935, to read as follows:
Regulation 6.-Wool, Hair, and Bristles
SEurION 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 (g) 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
(a) Wool or hair clipped from live animals may be imported without other
restriction if accompanied by a certificate signed by a consular officer showing
that the wool or hair covered by the invoice specified in said certificate was
taken from animals in a section of the country in which, to the best of his
knowledge and belief, anthrax is not prevalent and neither foot-and-mouth
disease nor rinderpest exists;
(b) Wool or hair clipped from live animals, or pulled wool or hair, may be
imported without othpr restrictions, provided that said wool or hair is reason-
ably free from dung 'ocks; ;
(c) Pulled wool from ,sheep and pulled mohair from goats, or hair taken
from settle, or hair or bristles from swine, when such animals have been
slaughtered under national government inspection in a country2 and in an
abattoir in which is maintained an inspection service found by the Secretary
of Agriculture to'be dIequat6 to assure that such materials have been removed
from; animals fouac at time of laughter to be free from anthrax, foot-and-
moqth diseAse, aml rinderpest, an4a that the identity of such materials has been '
maintained qnrtil they are ldadedupon the transporting vessel, may be imported
without otier restriction if accompanied by a certificate bearing the seal of the
1'it'is' immaterial whether' the, wool mas originally free of dung locks or has been
rendered f'ee of sam" ly \han;-shaking, skirting, machining, washing, or any other
method. / 4
See footdoke I of1 B. A.:I1 Order 341.
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proper department of said hatlonal government and signed by Sh official vet-
erinary 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) 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:
(e) Hair and bristles which have been washed and thoroughly cleaned, and
fully bleached or dyed hair or bristles, may be imported without other
(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;
(g) 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
SEC. 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 regula-
tion 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 which has been approved by the Chief of
Bureau for the receipt and handling of such materials: Provided, however, That
upon special 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
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, to 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 1
of this section, from the interior port to the establishment, in cars or trucks or,
when specially 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
to guard against the dissemination of foot-and-mouth disease, anthrax, and
Regulation 16 is amended, effective February 1, 1935, by adding the following
paragraph (c) to section 1 thereof:
(e) Hay or straw for use as feeding materials, bedding,' or bher, similar
purposes may be imported without other restriction If. accomniz nied by a
certificate signed by a consular officer showing that thd hay or'straws covered
by the invoice specified in said certificate was proNliced in a sectNi df the
country of origin in which to the best of his knovlqdge and belief neither foot-
and-mouth disease nor rinderpest exists. -A
This amendment is designated as Amendment 3 to .A. I./ ,Order 341.'
Done at Washington, D. C., this 31st day of D49cember, 4934.
S Witness my hand and the seal of the Department ottriculture.
p ... R. G. TUGWu4L,
Actihg Secretary of Agrsi'tilrc.
U. S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1933