Forest Products Export Standards - Phytosanitary Requirements of South Africa (Republic of)

Disclaimer

The information in this standard is provided on the following basis. The phytosanitary requirements found in this standard may be used as the basis of export certification. However, requirements may be changed by importing countries at any time at short notice or with no notice to New Zealand. This information is provided strictly on the basis that the Crown, the Ministry for Primary Industries, its statutory officers, employees, agents and all other persons responsible for or associated with the compilation, writing, editing, approval or publication of the information:

  1. disclaim any and all responsibility for any inaccuracy, error, omission, lateness, or any other kind of inadequacy, deficiency or flaw in, or in relation to, the information; and
  2. without limiting (1) above, fully exclude any and all liability of any kind on the part of all of them, to any person or entity that chooses to rely on this information

Compliance with this standard is not to be taken as a guarantee that any particular goods will be granted access to any overseas market.

Last Updated: 10 January 2013

Commodities

Logs

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark See conditions stated on the import permit.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil See conditions stated on the import permit.
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treated in accordance with any conditions specified on the import permit.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Other phytosanitary requirements will be documented on the import permit. A pest risk analysis may be undertaken before permit to import granted.

Wood/ Timber - Sawn

Specified for timber and unmanufactured timber products.

Import Permits or Declarations Pine, Douglas fir and genera and families in List A do NOT require an import permit, but DO require the additional declaration;

“The timber comprising the consignment concerned has been kiln dried to a moisture content of 20% or less”:

Eucalypt and genera and families in List B do NOT require an import permit and do NOT require an additional declaration.

Genera and families in List C do NOT require an import permit, but DO require the following additional declaration;
Ceratocystis fagacearum does not occur in New Zealand.”

All genera and families not named in lists A B or C (bottom of page) DO require an import permit.

Populus spp. (Poplar) does NOT require an import permit, but does require the additional declaration:
“The consignment is free of Campanotus herculeanus”.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Bark Free from bark.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treated in accordance with any relevant additional declarations or import permit conditions if required.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments Kiln dried to a moisture content of 20% or less if required for additional declaration.
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General  

Wood/ Timber - Chips

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free from bark.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil See conditions stated on the import permit.
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treated in accordance with any relevant import permit conditions.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Phytosanitary requirements will be indicated on the import permit. A pest risk analysis may be required before a permit to import is granted.

Wood Products – Reconstituted/ Plywood/ LVL/ Veneer

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit NOT required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate NOT required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free from bark.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection NOT required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General No further information available.

Wood Products – Manufactured

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit NOT required.
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate NOT required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Free from bark.
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection NOT required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General No further information available.

Wood Products - Packaging

Import Permits or Declarations  
Certification Requirements Wood packaging material and dunnage must be marked in accordance with ISPM 15.
Phytosanitary certificate NOT required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark Wood packaging material and dunnage must be made of debarked wood in accordance with ISPM 15.
Insects  
Fungi  
Soil  
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections  
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments  
Fumigation Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM 15.
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments Wood packaging material and dunnage must be treated in accordance with ISPM 15.
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General All packaging inspected on arrival

Bark

Import Permits or Declarations Import permit required except for bark of Acacia mearnsii (Black wattle).
Certification Requirements Phytosanitary certificate required.
Prohibited Importations  
Bark  
Insects Free of quarantine pests.
Fungi Free of quarantine pests.
Soil See conditions stated on the import permit.
Other  
Pre-Shipment Inspections Verification inspection required.
Approved Pre-Shipment Treatments Treated in accordance with any relevant import permit conditions.
Fumigation  
Antisapstain treatments  
Insecticide treatments  
Heat treatments  
Preservative treatments  
Concessional Release None specified for New Zealand.
General Phytosanitary requirements will be indicated on the import permit. A pest risk analysis may be required before a permit to import is granted.

List A. Additional Declaration: “The timber comprising the consignment concerned has been kilndried to a moisture content of 20% or less”

  • Abies (fir),
  • Acer (Maple),
  • Agathis (Kauri),
  • Araucaria (Monkey puzzle),
  • Buxaceae (Boxwood),
  • Callitris (Cypress-pine),
  • Casuarina (She-oak),
  • Cedrus (Cedar),
  • Celtis (Hackberry),
  • Cupressus (Cypress),
  • Cuphea,
  • Fagus (Beech),
  • Larix (Larch),
  • Physocolumma,
  • Picea (Spruce),
  • Pinus (Pine),
  • Pseudotsuga (Douglas fir),
  • Rosaceae (Rose),
  • Rutaceae (Citrus),
  • Terminalia,
  • Theobroina (Cocoa),
  • Tsuga (Hemlock),
  • Ulmus (Elm),
  • Zelkova.

List B. No Additional Declaration

  • Acacia (Wattle),
  • Afzelia (Doussie),
  • Alectryon (Soapberry),
  • Amburana (Amburana),
  • Anisoptera (Palosapis),
  • Anthocleista,
  • Artocarpus (Mulberry),
  • Aucoumea (Okoume),
  • Baeckea (Baeckea),
  • Baikrara,
  • Balfourodendron,
  • Berchemia (Supplejack),
  • Betula (Birch),
  • Bowdichia,
  • Brachystegia (Miombo),
  • Cariniana (Jequitiba),
  • Carya (Hickory),
  • Copaifera (Copaiba),
  • Chlorophora,
  • Dipteryx (Tonka bean),
  • Dyera (Jelutong),
  • Entandrophragma (Sapele),
  • Eucalyptus (Gum),
  • Euclea,
  • Gonystylus (Ramin),
  • Guibourtia,(Bubinga),
  • Intsia,(Merbau),
  • Juglans (Walnut),
  • Kalopanax (Prickly castor-oil tree),
  • Khaya (African mahogany),
  • Koompassia (Kempas),
  • Millettia (Wenge),
  • Perecopsis (Afrormosia),
  • Phoebe,
  • Platanus (Sycamore/ Plane),
  • Podocarpus, (Podocarp),
  • Pterocarpus (Padauk),
  • Pterygota,
  • Sassafras,
  • Shorea (Meranti/ Lauan),
  • Spirostachys,
  • Sweetenia,(Mahogany),
  • Tarrieta,
  • Taxaceae (Yew),
  • Taxodiaceae (Bald cypress),
  • Tectona (Teak),
  • Thuja (Cedar),
  • Tieghemella (Makore),
  • Tilia (Basswood),
  • Triplochiton,
  • Umbellaria (Myrtle).

List C. Additional Declaration: “Ceratocystis fagacearum does not occur in New Zealand.”

  • Castanea (Chestnut),
  • Castanopsis (Chinquapin),
  • Fraxinus (Ash),
  • Lithocarpus (Tanbark Oaks),
  • Quercus (Oak).

Quarantine Pests

The following list of pathogens and pests are prohibited from entering the Republic of South Africa (refer also to the list of prohibited plants and invader plants)

1.Abaca mosaic virus
2.Abutilon mosaic virus
3.Acalitus essigi
4.Acalitus orthomera
5.Acarapis woodi
6.Aceria biopsida
7.Aceria breakeyi
8.Accria peucedamum
9.Aceria tulipae
10.Actinomyces ipomoeae
11.Aecidium fragiforme
12.Alfalfa dwarf mosaic virus
13.Alternaria cichorii
14.Alternaria padwickii
15.Anarsia lineatella
16.Anastrepha fraterculus
17.Anastrepha ludens
18.Anastrepha mombinpraeoptans
19.Anguina spp.
20.Anguina tritici
21.Annual ryegrass toxicity syndrome
22.Aphelenchoides besseyi
23.Aphelenchoides fragariae
24.Aphelenchoides ritzema-bosi
25.Arabis mosaic virus
26.Artichoke curly dwarf virus
27.Artichoke mosaic virus
28.Artichoke mottle crinkle virus
29.Ascochyta abelmoschi
30.Ascochyta gossypii
31.Ascochyta pisi
32.Ascochyta rabiei
33.Ascochyta spp.
34.Ascosphaera apis
35.Asparagus virus
36.Aspergillus niger f.sp. floridanus
37.Aspidiella hartii
38.Aster yellows mycoplasma
39.Bacillus larvae
40.Bacterial pathogens
41.Balansia oryzae
42.Banana bunchy top virus
43.Bean yellow Mosaic virus
44.Beet curly top virus
45.Black pepper stunt virus
46.Blueberry stunt virus
47.Botrytis tulipae
48.Broadbean stain virus
49.Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
50.Cacoecimorpha pronubana
51.Cadang-cadang viroid
52.Caeoma sanctae-crucis
53.Caeoma torreya
54.Calacarus carinatus
55.Campanotus herculeanus
56.Carnation etched ring virus
57Carnation necrotic fleck virus
58Carnation streak virus
59Cecidophyopsis ribis
60.Celery mosaic virus
61.Cephaleuros parasiticus
62.Cephalosporium diospyri
63.Cephalosporium maydis
64.Cephalosporium sacchari
65.Ceratocystis coerulescens
66.Ceratocystis fagacearum
67.Ceratocystis fimbriata
68.Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp. platani
69.Ceratocystis spp.
70.Ceratocystis ulmi
71.Ceratostomella fimbriata
72.Cercospora angolensis (Syn. Phaeoramularia angolensis)
73.Cercospora coffeicola
74.Cercospora corchori
75.Cercospora ixorae
76.Cercospora mangifera
77.Cercospora pini~densiflorae
78.Cercospora purpurea
79.Cercospora sequioae
80.Cercospora sojina
81.Cercospora spp.
82.Cercospora transversiana
83.Ceutospora litchii
84.Chaetocnema pulicaria
85. Cherry leafroll virus
86.Cherry rasp leaf virus
87.Chrysanthemum stunt viroid
88.Chrysomyxa rhododendri
89.Ciboria betulae
90.Citrus stubborn mycoplasma
91.Claviceps purpurea
92.Claviceps spp.
93.Clitocybe tabescens
94.Clostero viruses
95.Clover phyllody mycoplasma
96.Cochliobolus miyabeanus (Syn. Helminthosporium oryzae)
97.Colletotrichum cajani
98.Colletotrichum capsici
99.Colletotrichum coffeanum (CBD Strain)
100.Colletotrichum dematium f.sp. truncatum
101.Colletotrichum fuscum
102.Colletotrichum lini
103.Colletotrichum panicicola
104.Colletotrichum villosum
105.Coniella diplodiella
106.Corynebacterium flaccumfaciens pv. betae
107.Corynebacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens
108.Corynebacterium michiganense pv. michiganense
109.Corynebacterium michiganense pv. sepedonicum
110.Corynespora casiicola
111.Cotton leaf curl virus
112.Cranberry false blossom mycoplasma
113.Crinipellis palmivora
114.Crinipellis perniciosa
115.Cronartium coleosporioides
116.Cronartium comptoriae
117.Cronartium fusiforme
118.Cronartium quercuum
119.Cronartium strobultinum
120.Cryptospora longispora
121.Cryptostictis cupressi
122.Cucumber leafroll virus
123.Cucumber mosaic virus
124.Cydia molesta
125.Dacus cucurbitae
126.Dacus dorsalis
127.Dacus tryoni
128.Dacus zonatus
129.Diaporthe phaseolorum f.sp. batatatis
130.Diaporthe phaseolorum f.sp. caulivora
131.Didymella chrysanthemi
132.Ditylenchus destructor
133.Ditylenchus dipsaci
134.Ditylenchus spp.
135.Dothistroma pini
136.Dotichiza populea
137.Drechslera iridis
138.Drechslera maydis
139.Dysmicoccus brevipes
140.Echinodentium taxodii
141.Elm mosaic virus
142.Endothia gyrosa
143.Endothia parasitica
144.Ennomos subsignarius
145.Eotetranychus pruni (E. pomi)
146.Eotetranychus sexmaculatus
147.Ephelis pallida
148.Eriophyes gastronichus
149.Erwinia amylovora
150.Erwinia carotovora pv. musae
151.Erwinia carotovora pv. atroseptica
152.Erwinia chrysanthemi
153.Erwinia chrysanthemi pv. dianthi
154.Erwinia nigrifluens
155.Erwinia rhapontici
156.Erwinia rubrifaciens
157.Erwinia stewartii
158.Euonymus variegation virus
159.Euphorbia mosaic virus
160.Exobasidium camelliae
161.Exobasidium vexans
162Franklineiella intonsa
163.Frankliniella occidentalis
164.Fungal pathogens
165.Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense
166.Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici Race III
167.Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. psidii
168.Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. zingiberi
169.Ganoderma lucidum
170.Globodera spp.
171.Gloeotinia temulenta
172.Glomerella cingulata
173.Gnomonia platani (syn G. veneta)
174.Godrona cassandrae
175.Goplana dioscorea
176.Gremmeniela abeitina
177.Guar top necrosis virus
178.Guignardia aesculi
179.Guignardia bidwelii
180.Gymnosporangium spp.
181.Hendersonia agathi
182.Heterodera glycines
183.Heterodera humuli
184.Heterodera spp.
185.Hop mosaic virus
186.Hop nettle virus complex
187.Hydrangea ringspot virus
188.Hymenochaeta mongeotii
189.Hymenoptera spp.
190.Ilar group viruses
191.Kabathina thujae
192.Kabatiella nigricans
193.Kabatiella zeae
194.Keithia thujina
195.Koleroga noxia
196.Leaf scorch
197.Leptinotarsa decemlineata
198.Leptosphaeria maculans (Syn. Phoma lingam)
199.Leptosphaeria obtusispora
200.Lethal yellowing mycoplasma
201.Lettuce mosaic virus
202.Lily mosaic virus
203.Lily rosette virus
204Liriomyza spp.
205.Lophodermium cedri
206.Lophodermium spp.
207.Lumbricus rubellus
208.Lymantria disparina
209.Magnaporthe salvinii
210.Malpigamoeba mellificae
211.Mampava rhodoneura
212.Marssonina brannea
213.Melampsora hypericorum
214.Melampsora pinitorqua
215.Meloidogyne spp.
216.Microcyclus ulei
217.Microsphaeria alni
218.Mollusca
219.Monilia roreri
220.Monilochaetes infuscans
221.Mosaic
222.Mosaic virus infection
223.Mycosphaerella citri
224.Mycosphaerella fijiensis
225.Mycosphaerella linorum
226.Myrobolan latent ringspot virus
227.Narcissus yellow stripe virus
228.Necrotic ringspot virus serotypes
229.Nectria cinnabarina
230.Nectria galligena
231.Nematodes (plant parasitic/plant parasites)
232.Neovossia indica
233.Oidium euonymi-japonici
234.Opogona sacchari
235.Ovulina azaleae
236.Paramyelois transitella
237.Pardalaspis cyanescens
238.Pea seedborne mosaic virus
239.Peanut marginal chlorosis virus
240.Peanut mottle virus (syn. Groundnut mottle virus)
241 Peanut stunt virus
242Pelargonium leaf curl virus
243 Peperomia ringspot virus
244Peronosclerospora maydis
245Peronosclerospora phillipinensis
246.Peronosclerospora sacchari
247.Peronosclerospora spontanea
248.Peridermium cedri
249.Peronospora arborescens
250.Peronospora documeti
251Peronospora farinosa
252.Peronospora hyoschyami
253.Peronospora jacksonii
254.Peronospora mesembryanthemi
255.Peronospora schachtii
256.Peronospora tabacina
257.Phakopsora cheoana
258.Phakopsora jatrophicola
259.Phakopsora pachyrhizi
260.Phakopsora zizyphi-vulgaris
261Phoma cisti
262.Phoma sabdariffae
263.Phoma spp.
264.Phoma strasseri
265.Phomopsis annonacearum
266.Phomopsis heveae
267.Phomopsis theae
268.Phomopsis vexans
269.Phormium yellowing mycoplasma
270.Phyllosticta dracaenae
271.Phymatotrichum omnivorum
272.Physalospora miyabeana
273.Physopella ampelopsidis
274.Phytophagous mites
275.Phytophthora capsici
276.Phytophthora cryptogea
277.Phytophthora fragariae
278.Phytophthora infestans
279.Phytophthora palmivora
280.Phytophthora spp.
281.Plant parasitic nematodes
282.Plasmodiophora brassicae
283.Plasmopara chrysanthemi-coronarii
284.Plasmopara halstedii
285.Pleospora papaveracea
286.Ploioderma lethale
287.Plum Pox virus (Sharka)
288.Poinsettia mosaic virus
289.Polaccia saliciperda
290.Polyporus gilvus
291.Polyporus sanguineus
292.Polyscytalum pustulans
293.Potato spindle tuber viroid
294.Pratylenchus brachyurus
295Pratylenchus scribneri
296.Prostephanus truncatus
297.Pseudococcus citri
298.Pseudomonas aleuritides
299.Pseudomonas andropogonis
300.Pseudomonas aptata
301.Pseudomonas caryophylli
302.Pseudomonas maublanci
303.Pseudomonas phaseolicola
304.Pseudomonas saliciperda
305.Pseudomonas solanacearum
306.Pseudomonas solanacearum biotypes III and IV
307. Pseudomonas syringae pv. mellea
308.Pseudomonas syringae pv. pisi
309.Pseudomonas syringae pv. populae
310.Pseudomonas syringae pv. savastanoi
311.Pseudomonas viridiflava
312.Pseudoperonospora humuli
313.Psylla pyricola
314.Puccinia cari-bistortea
315.Puccinia graminis
316.Puccinia horiana
317.Puccinia psidii
318.Puccinia spp.
319.Pucciniastrum actinidiae
320.Pyrenochaeta phlogina
321.Pythium myriotylum
322.Radopholus citrophilis
323.Radopholus similis
324.Ramularia bellulensis
325.Ramularia cyclaminicola
326.Rhadinaphelenchus cocophilus
327.Rhagoletis cerasi
328.Rhagoletis pomonella
329.Rhizoctonia solani
330.Rhyncophorus palmarum
331.Root wilt
332.Rose Rosette virus
333.Rose wilt virus
334.Rosselinia bunodes
335.Rotylenchus reniformis
336.Sanninoidea exitiosa
337.Sclerophthora rayssiae f.sp. zeae
338Sclerotinia bulborum
339.Sclerotinia convulata
340.Sclerotinia narcissicola
341.Sclerotinia polyblastis
342Sclerotinia ricini
343.Sclerotinia trifolium
344.Sclerotium tuliparum
345.Seiridium cardinale
346.Septobasidium aleuritides
347.Septoria azaleae
348.Septoria gladioli
349.Septoria glycines
350.Shuck die-back disease
351.Sirex noctilio
352.Soil-borne viruses
353.Sorosporium syntherismae
354.Soybean mild mosaic virus
355.Soybean stunt virus
356.Sphaceloma manihoticola
357.Sphaceloma punicae
358.Sphaerotheca mors-uvae
359.Sphaerulina taxicola
360.Spongospora spp.
361.Steneotarsonemus laticeps
362.Strawberry latent ringspot virus
363.Streptomyces scabies
364.Sugarcane Fiji virus
365.Sugarcane grassy shoot virus
366.Sugarcane sereh virus
367.Synchytrium endobioticum
368Synchytrium piperi
369.Tetranychus canadensis
370.Tetranychus mcdanielli
371Tetranychus pacificus
372.Tetranychus schoenei
373.Tetranychus viennensis
374.Thyronectria denigrata
375.Tilletia barclayana
376.Tilletia contraversa
377.Tobacco leaf curl virus
378.Tobacco rattle virus
379.Tobacco ringspot virus
380.Tobacco streak virus
381.Tomato aspermy virus
382.Tomato black ring virus
383.Tomato ringspot virus
384.Trioza calacarus
385.Trogoderma granarium
386. Tropilaelaps clareae
388 Tulip white streak virus
389. Uredinales
390. Uredinales (Pine rusts)
391. Uredo phormii
392. Urocystis agropyri
393. Urocystis cepulae (Syn. U. colchici)
394.Uromyces cytisi
395.Uromyces genistae-tinctoriae
396.Uromyces spp.
397.Ustilaginoidea virens
398.Ustilago coicis
399.Ustilago nuda
400.Ustilago utriculosa
401.Ustilago violacea
402.Varroa jacobsoni
403.Verticillium albo-atrum
404.Verticillium dahliae
405.Verticillium spp.
406.Virus and virus-like diseases affecting honey bees
407.Virus and virus diseases
408.Virus chlorosis
409.Wilt diseases caused by fungi
410.Xanthomonas campestris pv. begoniae
411.Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris
412.Xanthomonas campestris pv. cassavae
413.Xanthomonas campestris pv. cassiae
414.Xanthomonas campestris pv. celebensis
415.Xanthomonas campestris pv. citri
416.Xanthomonas campestris pv. corylina
417.Xanthomonas campestris pv. erythrinae
418.Xanthomonas campestris pv. hyacinthi
419.Xanthomonas campestris pv. khayae
420.Xanthomonas campestris pv. manihotis
421.Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzae
422.Xanthomonas campestris pv. oryzicola
423.Xanthomonas campestris pv. phormicola
424.Xanthomonas campestris pv. vasculorum
425.Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria
426.Xanthomonas fragariae
427.Xanthomonas gorlincovianum
428.Xanthomonas spp.
429.Xanthomonas panici
430.Yam mosaic virus

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