Sanitary requirements for export of chinchilla fibers to Italy
HA 2328 (Amended March 1, 2010)

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  1. Canada is free of diseases such as Foot and Mouth Disease, Rinderpest, Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia, Peste des petits ruminants, Lumpy Skin Disease, Vesicular Stomatitis, Swine Vesicular Disease, Rift Valley Fever, Sheep Pox, African Horse Sickness, African Swine Fever, Hog Cholera, Teschen Disease, Fowl Plague, Contagious Equine Metritis, Dourine, Equine Piroplasmosis, Glanders, Pseudorabies, Vesicular Exanthema, Newcastle and Brucellosis.
  2. Diseases such as Anthrax and Tuberculosis are not prevalent in Canada.
  3. The hair has been obtained from animals raised in captivity which are under the control of the Official Veterinary Service, and, did not show clinical signs of infectious, contagious or zoonotic diseases.
  4. Based on a sworn declaration and to the best of my knowledge and belief;
    • The goods in the shipment described above are of Canadian origin;
    • At the collection of the fibers, each animal's back is rubbed with 70% alcohol to sanitize the fibers;
    • Precautions are taken to avoid contamination until packaging;
    • All materials used for packaging are clean and new.
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