Exporting pet food, animal feed, and supplements

Find out the requirements for manufacturers of oral nutritional supplements (ONCs) for export, including repackers and relabellers.

There are no legal requirements for export-only pet food, animal feed, and dietary supplements under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (ACVM) Act 1997. However, export-only product must be kept separate from product to be sold in New Zealand.

If you want to export oral nutritional compounds (ONCs) like these, you may need to meet certification requirements for the importing country. Find out about these requirements:

There may also be requirements under the Animal Products Act 1999 if the exported ONC requires official New Zealand assurances, including operating under a registered risk management programme (RMP). 

Learn more about official assurances:

Read more about exporting animal-related products and pet food:

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