ARGO Calgary Customs Brokers: germplasm in Chapter 5 in the Harmonized System.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) would like to inform
importers that effective January 11, 2016 germplasm imported for the
following end uses must be declared in Chapter 5 of the Harmonized
System (HS):

  • research and educational use;
  • culture;
  • diagnostic testing;
  • display in a zoo or public aquarium;
  • live bait; and
  • stocking and enhancement.

Also, aquatic animals found on the susceptible species list that are
dead and will be used for dead bait must be declared in Chapter 5