Japan - Export requirements for milk and dairy products
Canada has a negotiated certificate with Japan.
Canada has been recognized by Japan as having an equivalent system of inspection, which means that Canadian dairy products intended for human consumption are processed under sanitary conditions in accordance with the laws and regulations of Canada which are at least equivalent to the laws and regulations of Japan.
The list of products below is for reference only. It is the responsibility of the exporter to ensure that the product being exported will be covered by the negotiated certificate.
Example of products with HS code
- 0401 (Milk and cream, etc.)
- 0402 (Milk and cream, etc.)
- 0403 (Buttermilk, etc.)
- 0404 (Whey powder, etc)
- 0405 (Butter, etc.)
- 0406 (Cheese, etc.)
- 3502.20, 3502.90 (Milk albumin, concentrated whey, etc.)
- Official certificate for the export of raw milk and milk product from cloven-hooved animals to be exported to Japan from Canada for human consumption. CFIA/ACIA 5829.
Dairy products imported into Japan are subject to import inspection by the Animal Quarantine Service (AQS)
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