NNF 2019/238 - Import Industry Advice Notice 150 - 2019
150-2019 - Guidance for conducting BMSB Treatments
17 September 2019
Who does this notice affect?
Stakeholders in the import and shipping industries—including Master Consolidators, vessel masters, freight forwarders, treatment providers, Biosecurity Industry Participants, importers, customs brokers and principal agents—associated with shipping or importing goods that require increased intervention during the 2019-20 BMSB risk season.
What has changed?
The department has published a series of factsheets to provide further guidance on conducting effective and compliant BMSB treatments. The factsheets provide a summary of key compliance requirements regarding:
- Consignment suitability
- Heat treatment
- Methyl bromide fumigation
- Sulfuryl fluoride fumigation.
For further information regarding BMSB treatments contact firstname.lastname@example.org.