Exporting vertebrate toxic agents

Vertebrate toxic agents (VTAs) include products used for the population control or eradication of animals, like possums and rabbits. MPI's role is to help exporters meet the requirements of overseas markets.

Your step-by-step guide to exporting vertebrate toxic agents.
Visit the Worksafe website to find out about safe handling of products.

Exporter responsibilities

When exporting vertebrate toxic agents from New Zealand, you're responsible for:

  • meeting the manufacturing and marketing requirements of the destination country
  • reporting to MPI if your products become unfit for their intended use
  • keeping the right records.

Fees and charges may apply.

Who to contact

If you need to contact MPI about exporting vertebrate toxic agents, email approvals@mpi.govt.nz.

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