Provisions On Administration Of Registration Of Imported Foreign Manufacturing Enterprises Of The Food

Original Language Title: 进口食品境外生产企业注册管理规定

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Provisions on administration of registration of imported foreign manufacturing enterprises of the food

    (March 22, 2012, State administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine to 145th announced as of May 1, 2012) Chapter I General provisions

    First for strengthening imported food supervision and management of the outbound food production enterprises, according to the People's Republic of China Food Safety Act and its implementing regulations, People's Republic of China import and export commodity inspection Act and its regulations, laws, administrative rules and regulations, this provision is enacted.

    Article outside the export to China of food production, processing, storage, Enterprise (hereinafter referred to as foreign manufacturers of the imported food) the registration, supervision and management of the application of this provision.

    Third State administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine (hereinafter referred to as AQSIQ) registration of foreign manufacturing enterprises of the unified management of imported food.

    National Commission on certification and accreditation Administration (hereinafter referred to as CNCA) outside the Organization imported food production enterprise registration, supervision and management work.

    Fourth the catalog of imported food production outside the enterprise register (hereinafter referred to as the catalogue) the CNCA is responsible for the development, adjustment, the AQSIQ announced.

    Different product categories registered in the catalogue of the assessment procedures and technical requirements formulated and announced separately by the CNCA.

    Outside of fifth in the list of food production enterprises, should be registered, its products are to be imported.

    Chapter II registration requirements and procedures

    The sixth foreign manufacturer registration conditions of the imported food:

    (A) company country (region) of the veterinary services associated with the registration system, plant protection, public health management system, pass an assessment test;

    (B) animal and vegetable materials used in food exports to China should be from non-endemic areas; to China's exports of foods of plant and animal diseases to spread risks that may exist, city country (region) the competent authority shall provide risk elimination or control of documents and materials related to science.

    (C) enterprises shall be subject to the host country (region) approved by the competent authorities and under the effective supervision of its health conditions should be in line with the relevant provisions of Chinese laws and regulations and standards and norms.

    Article seventh imported food foreign manufacturer applying for registration, through their respective countries (regions) or other competent authorities in the manner provided in recommending to the CNCA, and submitted in accordance with the conditions specified in article sixth of supporting documents, as well as material on material submitted should be in Chinese or English text:

    (A) the host country (region) related to animal and plant epidemics, veterinary health, public health, plant protection, pesticide residues, food production enterprise registration management and hygiene requirements of laws and regulations, the host (regional) institutions and persons by the competent authorities and enforcement aspects of the law of information in writing;

    (B) the list of registered outbound food production enterprises;

    (C) the host countries (regions) the competent authorities on the recommend enterprise of quarantine, sanitary control of situation assessment questionnaires;

    (D) the host countries (regions) enterprises recommended by competent authorities in accordance with Chinese laws, regulatory requirements, statement;

    (E) application for business registration and, if necessary, provide cold storage factory, workshop, plans, process flow chart.

    Eighth CNCA should organize relevant experts or authorized agents to foreign countries where the food production enterprise (region) or submission of the information specified by the competent authority for review, and in accordance with the needs, review field review group, members of the review group should be 2 or more people.

    Personnel engaged in the assessment, shall be subject to national accreditation examinations.

    Nineth review group of different product categories in the catalogue shall be in accordance with the review process and asked to complete evaluation and review reports submitted to CNCA. CNCA shall follow the working procedures to review the evaluation report and make a decision on whether to register.

    Meet the registration requirements, registration, and written notice where the outbound food production enterprises of national (regional) Authority shall be rejected for registration and shall give a written notice where the outbound food production enterprises national (regional) authorities, and state the reasons.

    Unity CNCA shall regularly announce the list of registered outbound food production enterprises, and reported that the State General Administration of quality supervision.

    Tenth registration is valid for 4 years.

    Registered outbound food production enterprises need to continue, shall, before the expiry of the registration for one year, through their respective national (regional) authorities or otherwise submitted to CNCA continuation of application for registration.

    Late continuation applications for registration had been filed, CNCA cancellation of his registration, and shall be published.

    11th have been registered outbound food production enterprises register changes, should be adopted in their country (region) or others in the manner prescribed by the competent authority informed of CNCA, CNCA depending on changes in processing accordingly, and submitted to the State administration of quality supervision.

    12th have access to registered outbound food production enterprises shall, in its exports to China of food packaging label registration number.

    Against fraudulent use or transfer the registration number.

    Chapter III registration management

    13th CNCA according to law within the catalogue to the overseas production supervision and management of food and, if necessary, organize relevant experts or authorized agents to review.

    14th review found have been registered outbound food production enterprises can not meet the registration requirements, CNCA shall suspend the registration and report to AQSIQ suspended imports of related products, while their country (region) shall notify the competent authorities, and shall be published. State where the outbound food production enterprises (region) should be monitored by the competent authorities need to reform enterprises completed within a prescribed period rectification, rectification in writing and submitted to CNCA report and written declarations in line with China's laws and regulations.

    After passing the review by the CNCA, can continue to export food in China.

    15th have been registered outbound food production enterprises shall have any of the following circumstances, CNCA shall revoke the registration and reported to the State administration of quality supervision, while their country (region) shall notify the competent authorities, shall be published:

    (A) caused by outbound food production enterprises of imported food of major food safety accidents occur;

    (B) its products are found to be qualified in the inspection and quarantine of entry, if the circumstances are serious;

    (C) identified as major problems of food safety and hygiene management cannot guarantee the health and safety of its products;

    (D) still does not satisfy the registration requirements after rectification;

    (E) providing false information or concealing relevant information;

    (Vi) rent, lend, transfer, resell, alter registration number.

    16th when included in the catalogue of imported food, entry-exit inspection and quarantine authorities shall examine whether it is produced by the registered enterprise registration number is true, accurate, identified as does not meet the statutory requirement, in accordance with the People's Republic of China import and export commodity inspection law and other related laws and administrative regulations to be dealt with.

    17th registered management of an importing country without obtaining registered outbound food production enterprises in the production of food, in accordance with the People's Republic of China import and export commodity inspection law regulations for the implementation of the 52nd, the entry-exit inspection and quarantine institutions ordered to stop importing, confiscate the illegal income, amount and value of the goods under 10% and 50% fine.

    The fourth chapter by-laws

    18th international organizations or countries that export food to Chinese territory (area) outbreak notices issued by the competent authority, or the products found in the inspection and quarantine of entry outbreaks of serious problems such as runaway, public health, AQSIQ announcement to halt imports of the country (region) during the food-related, CNCA not to accept the national (regional) authorities recommend their food production enterprises.

    19th State where the outbound food production enterprises (region) should assist the competent authorities appointed by the CNCA review group completed the field assessment and review work.

    The 20th Hong Kong S.A.R., and Macau S.A.R. and Taiwan exports to China in the list of food production, processing, storage, Enterprise registration, reference to these provisions.

    21st article of the rules in the country (region) the competent authorities, including the country where the outbound food production enterprises (region) responsible for food health and safety authorities, official agencies and industry organizations.

    22nd article of the rules by the State General Administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine is responsible for the interpretation. 23rd these provisions come into force on May 1, 2012. Originally released on March 14, 2002, the State administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine regulations on the administration of registration of foreign manufacturing enterprises of imported foods at the same time abolish.