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The registration requirements and path of oilseeds producers have been changed. 

Please confirm with us before registration.

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Edible oil and oilseeds

Refers to the single product or mixture of vegetable oil prepared from edible vegetable oil for processing or edible and processed by one or more methods of refining and fractionation. Oil plants refer to the grains of oil plants used for extracting edible vegetable oil, such as peanuts and sesame seeds for oil.

GACC registration conditions for overseas manufacturers of imported foods are as follows: 

1. The food safety management system of the country/region where the manufacturer is located has passed GACC's equivalence assessment and/or review; 

2. The manufacturer was established with approval by the competent authority of the country/region, and the manufacturer is under effective regulation by the competent authority; 

3. The manufacturer has an established, effective food safety and sanitation management system and protection system, legally produces and exports food in the country/region, and ensures that foods exported to China comply with relevant Chinese laws, regulations, and national food safety standards; 

4. Food exporting to China conforms with relevant inspection and quarantine requirements that have been agreed upon after discussion by the GACC and the competent authorities of the country/region.

 

Attention

If it is a genetically modified oil plant used for raw material processing, such as genetically modified soybean, genetically modified rapeseed, genetically modified cottonseed, and genetically modified corn, in addition to complying with the "Catalogue of Foods Exported to China from Countries or Regions that Meet the Evaluation and Review Requirements or Having Traditional Trade", it is also necessary to According to the "Administrative Measures for the Import Safety of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms", apply for an "Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms Safety Certificate (Import)" from the Agricultural and Rural Departments, and implement the import and export in accordance with the "Administrative Measures for the Inspection and Quarantine of Entry and Exit Genetically Modified Products".

The General Administration of Chinese Customs, overseas official regulatory agencies and production enterprises will jointly promote:

  • 01

    Confirm the HS code and the applicable access method.

  • 02

    Obtain the account and password officially granted by the supervisor or account re-authentication.

  • 03

    Preparing documents in strict accordance with "the Conditions and Key Points of Control Inspection for Registration of Overseas Production Enterprises of Imported Edible Oils and Oil Seeds", conduct self-assessment, and fill in the registration application form.

  • 04

    Submit an electronic application, fill in the enterprise elements and upload relevant materials as required; if necessary, include but not limited to floor plan of factory and workshop, process flow chart, etc.

  • 05

    The competent authority reviews the summary and forwards the electronic application with other support materials required by GACC.

  • 06

    The GACC office will review whether the materials are complete and in compliance with the legal form, and decide whether to accept it or issue a correction notice to the competent authority.

  • 07

    The expert group evaluates and reviews, including a combination of document review and on-site review or other reasonable review methods, and forms a review report.

  • 08

    Review by the General Administration of Chinese Customs whether it meets the statutory requirements and standards.

  • 09

    GACC approve or disapprove the registration, and feedback the information to the competent authority and Enterprise (enterprise applicants can receive the registration feedback in Cifer system).

  • 10

    The enterprises approved for registration, China Customs will publish them online in due course.

Our assistance includes but is not limited to:

1. Assist in product classification, determine the corresponding registration method and the best implementation plan; confirm the applicable official competent authority approval number, enterprise type, precise customs code and inspection and quarantine code details.

2. Assist enterprises to obtain account numbers and passwords.
3. Assist enterprises to check the registration elements according to the registration Conditions and Key Points of Control Inspection for Registration of Overseas Production Enterprises of Imported Edible Oils and Oil Seeds, complete the self-assessment, and provide continuous improvement plans according to the evaluation results, so as to make them meet the registration conditions and inspection points and China's national food safety and products standards. Assist in sorting, screening, editing, and translating the required materials, so that the application materials meet the integrity, authenticity and validity.

4. Assist in filling out the "GACC Application Form for Registration of Overseas Competent Authority Recommendation Manufacturers of Imported Plant-derived Foods", submit an electronic application and upload relevant certification materials.

5. Follow up the application submitted by the competent authority, the basic status report on animal and plant epidemics, veterinary hygiene, public health, plant protection, pesticide and veterinary drug residues related to the exporting country (region), the registration management of food production enterprises and the requirements of enterprise hygiene standards, etc. The laws, regulations and standards of the exporting country (region), the organization and personnel of the competent authority of the exporting country (region), the quarantine of the exporting country (region) competent authority of its recommended enterprises, the assessment answer sheet of the actual situation of sanitation control, the exporting country (regional) competent authority's assessment of the actual situation. A statement that the companies that are recommends comply with Chinese laws and regulations.

6. Materials correction, when the written materials do not meet the registration requirements, assist the enterprise to complete the interpretation, sorting, screening, editing, translation, calibration and other standards and laws and regulations of the required materials within the specified time.

7. Acceptance by Chinese Customs and follow-up and communication of technical review by expert group, preparation and coordination before on-site review or video review.

8. Assist in successful access and follow up on the use of registration data for customs clearance, and respond immediately if there are any problems.

9. According to the change of the enterprise, assist the change application.

10. Other enterprise access and follow-up related support.

Common Mistakes in the GACC application for import of edible oils and fats and oilseeds:

1. The product was classified incorrectly, and the wrong access method and procedure were applied.
2. Failure to strictly follow the "the Conditions and Key Points of Control Inspection for Registration of Overseas Production Enterprises of Imported Edible Oils and Oil Seeds" to inspect the elements of the enterprise and conduct a feasibility assessment.
3. The electronic application has not been submitted. "Application for Registration of Overseas Competent authority Recommendation Manufacturers of Imported Food"

4. Registration application materials or attachments submitted are not in English or Chinese.

5. The file format is incorrect and cannot be opened.

6. There is a vacancy in the application materials where the signature and seal of the competent authority is required.

7. The necessary parts of the application form are incomplete.

8. The attachments of the application form are incomplete or do not correspond to the description of the content of the application form, which cannot prove the validity of the content of the application form.

9. There are descriptions in the application form and attached materials that are obviously inconsistent with Chinese regulations.

10. The information of the exported products cannot be accurately listed in the application, so that the customs clearance failure and needs to be urgently added. (Overseas manufacturers generally register according to the actual product strictly corresponding to the HS CODE, but Chinese brokers or freight agencies generally classify HS CODE according to the most preferential tax rate or the lowest supervision conditions or the simplest operation methods. There are cases that different ports and different freight agencies use different HS CODE for the same foods. There is a possibility of different classification, and our agency have to deal with many emergencies caused by the reasonable but misplaced demands of different market entities.)

11. The application materials provided are contradictory.

12. The country/origin where the overseas producers is located export firstly some foods has not yet conducted conformity equivalent assessment of the GACC official regulatory system.

The Chinese national standards and regulations that is required to comply with include but are not limited to:

1. National Standard for Food Safety Food Additive Use Standard GB 2760-2014

2. National Food Safety Standard Limitation of Mycotoxins in Food GB 2761-2017

3. National Food Safety Standard Limits of Contaminants in Food GB 2762-2017

4. National Food Safety Standard Maximum Residue Limits of Pesticides in Food GB 2763-2021

5. National Food Safety Standard: Hygienic Standard for Drinking Water GB 5749-2006

6. National Standard for Food Safety General Rules for Labeling of Prepackaged Foods GB 7718-2011

7. National Food Safety Standard Food Nutrition Enhancer Use Standard GB 14880-2012

8. National Food Safety Standard General Hygienic Specification for Food Production GB 14881-2013

9. National Food Safety Standard for Limiting Concentration of Radioactive Substances in Food GB 14882-1994

10. National Food Safety Standard Limits of Pathogenic Bacteria in Food GB 29921-2013

11. National Food Safety Standard General Rules for Nutrition Labeling of Prepackaged Foods GB 28050-2011

12. National Food Safety Standard Vegetable Oil GB 2716-2018

13. National Food Safety Standard - Hygienic Specification for Production of Edible Vegetable Oil and Its Products GB 8955-2016

14. National Food Safety Standard Edible Oil Products GB 15196-2015

15. National Food Safety Standard Edible Vegetable Oil GB 19641-2015

16. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) System General Requirements for Food Manufacturers GB/T 27341
(If you need to obtain the English version of the above regulations or technical standards, or the official language version of your country, feel free to contact us)
Special reminder for the registration process

1. Not applicable to the registration management system of overseas manufacturers of imported food (cifer), and different from other imported food registration process.

2. Apply according to the new documents requirements and submission method.

3. Accepted by the new management department of GACC, different categories are reviewed by different experts in the department.

 

FAQs

1. Is the registration completed in the registration management system of overseas manufacturers of imported food (cifer) still valid?

A: The registration status is still valid.

2. Is the newly obtained registration status updated in ciferquery?

A: No, it will not be updated; it will be posted on a new page and updated through an Excel sheet (including the list of companies already registered in ciferquery).

3. Will the applications that have been submitted through the registration management system of imported food overseas manufacturers (cifer) be affected?

A: For applications that have been accepted by GACC, the Food Bureau will continue to complete the review, and subsequently the Food Bureau will slowly take away the content published in this category in ciferquery.

4. Do exporters or shippers need to record?

A: Yes, the exporter of the trade contract or shipper of BL has to do ire (Original AQSIQ) record. After recording will get an 11-digit record number, the record does not issue certificate nor validity limit. It should be noted that this record is very easy, we are obliged to help applicant record free of charge. Watch out for fraudulent websites.

(In China's administrative reform, AQSIQ no longer exist)

 

It is recommended to communicate with us for confirmation before registration in order to get the correct guidelines and not to be misled by other network information or deceived by fraudulent websites pretending to be official.

 

The following customs codes for edible oil and oilseeds are controlled by Decree No. 248:

NO. HS CODE Product name CIQ codes Inspection and quarantine name Product Category
1 1202410000 Other unshelled peanuts 999 Other unshelled peanuts (unroasted or uncooked) (other processes) Oil
2 1202420000 Other shelled peanuts, whether broken or not 999 Other shelled peanuts, whether broken or not (unroasted or uncooked) (other processes) Oil
3 1202420000 Other shelled peanuts, whether broken or not 101 Other shelled peanuts, whether broken (unroasted or uncooked) (extracted (except sun-dried), pressed, cooked, baked, freeze-dried, dehydrated, sugar-coated, fermented, frozen (after bleached) And the greens, and frozen below -18 degrees), soaking, pickling, frying and other processes for processing) Oil
4 1204000000 Linseed 999 Linseed (whether broken or not) Oil
5 1206009000 Other sunflower seeds 101 Other sunflower seeds (whether broken or not) (non-cooked) (other processes) Oil
6 1206009000 Other sunflower seeds 103 Other sunflower seeds (whether broken or not) (non-cooked) (extracted (except sun-dried), pressed, cooked, baked, freeze-dried, dehydrated, coated with sugar, fermented, frozen (after bleaching and finalizing), and in- Freezing below 18 degrees), pickling, pickling, frying and other processes for processing) Oil
7 1206009000 Other sunflower seeds 102 Other sunflower seeds (whether broken or not) (cooked) Oil
8 1207109010 Other endangered palm fruits and palm kernels 999 Other endangered palm fruits and palm kernels (whether broken or not) Oil
9 1207109090 Other palm fruits and palm kernels 999 Other palm fruits and palm kernels (whether broken or not) Oil
10 1207290000 Other cotton seeds 999 Other cotton seeds (whether broken or not) Oil
11 1207409000 Other sesame 101 Other sesame seeds (whether broken or not) (edible) Oil
12 1207509000 Other mustard 999 Other mustard seeds (whether broken or not) Oil
13 1207609000 Other safflower seeds 999 Other safflower seeds (whether broken or not) Oil
14 1207709100 Non-planting black melon seeds or other black melon seeds 102 Non-seed black melon seeds or other black melon seeds (whether broken or not) (cooked) Oil
15 1207709100 Non-planting black melon seeds or other black melon seeds 101 Non-seed black melon seeds or other black melon seeds (whether broken or not) (non-cooked) (other processes) Oil
16 1207709100 Non-planting black melon seeds or other black melon seeds 103 Non-seed black melon seeds or other black melon seeds (whether broken or not) (uncooked) (extracted (except sun-dried), pressed, cooked, baked, freeze-dried, dehydrated, coated with sugar, fermented, frozen (bleached) Soup and finishing, and freezing below -18 degrees), soaking, pickling, frying and other processes for processing) Oil
17 1207709200 Non-planting red melon seeds or other red melon seeds 101 Non-planting red melon seeds or other red melon seeds (whether broken or not) (extracted (except sun-dried), pressed, cooked, baked, freeze-dried, dehydrated, coated with sugar, fermented, frozen (by bleaching and finalizing), and Frozen below -18 degrees), soaked in acid, pickled, fried, and other processes for processing) Oil
18 1207709200 Non-planting red melon seeds or other red melon seeds 999 Non-planting red melon seeds or other red melon seeds (whether broken or not) (other processes) Oil
19 1207709900 Other melon seeds 101 Other melon seeds (including the seeds of Melon and Melon; whether broken or not) (extracted (except sun-dried), pressed, cooked, baked, freeze-dried, dehydrated, coated with sugar, fermented, frozen (after bleaching) And the greens, and frozen below -18 degrees), soaking, pickling, frying and other processes for processing) Oil
20 1207709900 Other melon seeds 999 Seeds of other melons (including seeds of the genus Melon and melon; whether broken or not) (other processes) Oil
21 1207999100 Shea Butter 999 Shea (whether broken or not) Oil
22 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 103 Other oleaginous seeds and fruits (whether broken or not) (tea seeds for oil) Oil
23 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 102 Other oil seeds and fruits (whether broken or not) (other seeds are oil seeds coated with skin or coating) Oil
24 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 101 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (unshelled peanuts) Oil
25 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 105 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (Olive) Oil
26 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 118 Other oleaginous seeds and fruits (whether broken or not) (chia seeds) Oil
27 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 107 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (acorn kernels for oil) Oil
28 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 108 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (grape seed) Oil
29 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 109 Other oil seeds and fruits (whether broken or not) (other seeds are oil seeds coated with hard shells) Oil
30 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 110 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (peanuts for dehulling oil) Oil
31 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 111 Other oil seeds and fruits (whether broken or not) (oil palm fruit, oil palm kernel) Oil
32 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 112 Other oleaginous seeds and fruits (whether broken or not) (West beans) Oil
33 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 113 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (black currant seeds) Oil
34 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 114 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (borage seeds) Oil
35 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 115 Other oleaginous seeds and fruits (whether broken or not) (sue seeds) Oil
36 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 116 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (evening primrose seeds) Oil
37 1207999900 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits 117 Other oleaginous kernels and fruits (whether broken or not) (Silybum marianum seeds) Oil
38 1208100000 Soy flour 999 Soy flour Oil
39 1208900000 Other fine and coarse powders containing oil seeds or fruits 999 Other fine and coarse powders containing oil seeds or fruits (except mustard powder) Oil
40 1501100000 Lard (except products of headings 0209 and 1503) 105 Lard (except products of headings 0209 and 1503) (refined edible lard (fat)) Edible animal fats
41 1501200000 Other pork fats (except products of headings 0209 and 1503) 105 Other pork fat (except products of headings 0209 and 1503) (refined edible lard (fat)) Edible animal fats
42 1501900000 Poultry fat (except products of headings 0209 and 1503) 104 Poultry fat (except products of headings 0209 and 1503) (refined edible poultry oil (fat)) Edible animal fats
43 1502100000 Beef and sheep fat (except products of heading 1503) 109 Beef and sheep fat (except products of heading 1503) (refined edible tallow (fat)) Edible animal fats
44 1502100000 Beef and sheep fat (except products of heading 1503) 110 Beef and mutton fat (except products of heading 1503) (refined edible mutton fat (fat)) Edible animal fats
45 1502900000 Other beef and lamb fats (except products of heading 1503) 110 Other beef and mutton fats (except products of heading 1503) (refined edible mutton fat (fat)) Edible animal fats
46 1502900000 Other beef and lamb fats (except products of heading 1503) 109 Other beef and lamb fat (except products of heading 1503) (refined edible tallow (fat)) Edible animal fats
47 1506000090 Other animal oils, fats and their fractions 111 Other animal oils, fats and their fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (other edible animal oils (fats) that have been refined) Edible animal fats
48 1507100000 Virgin soybean oil 999 Virgin soybean oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
49 1507900000 Refined soybean oil and its fractions 101 Refined soybean oil and its fractions (including virgin soybean oil fractions, but not chemically modified) (virgin edible soybean oil) Edible vegetable oil
50 1507900000 Refined soybean oil and its fractions 102 Refined soybean oil and its fractions (including virgin soybean oil fractions, but not chemically modified) (edible soybean oil) Edible vegetable oil
51 1508100000 Virgin peanut oil 999 Virgin peanut oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
52 1508900000 Refined peanut oil and its fractions 999 Refined peanut oil and its fractions (including virgin peanut oil fractions, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
53 1509100000 Virgin olive oil 999 Virgin olive oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
54 1509900000 Refined oil olive oil and its fractions 999 Refined oil olive oil and its fractions (including virgin olive oil fractions, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
55 1510000000 Other olive oils and their fractions 102 Other olive oils and their fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified, including mixtures of oils or fractions mixed with heading 1509) (other virgin vegetable edible oils) Edible vegetable oil
56 1510000000 Other olive oils and their fractions 101 Other olive oils and their fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified, including mixtures of oils or fractions mixed with heading 1509) (virgin edible olive oil) Edible vegetable oil
57 1510000000 Other olive oils and their fractions 103 Other olive oils and their fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified, including mixtures of oils or fractions mixed with heading 1509) (edible olive oil) Edible vegetable oil
58 1511100000 Virgin palm oil 999 Virgin palm oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
59 1511901000 Palm oil 999 Palm liquid oil (melting point is 19℃-24℃, without chemical modification) Edible vegetable oil
60 1511902001 Solid palm stearin (50℃≤melting point≤56℃) 999 Solid palm stearin (50℃≤melting point≤56℃) (without chemical modification) Edible vegetable oil
61 1511902090 Palm stearin 999 Palm stearin (44℃≤melting point<50℃, without chemical modification) Edible vegetable oil
62 1511909000 Other refined palm oil 999 Other refined palm oil (including palm oil fractions, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
63 1512110000 Virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil 102 Virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil (but not chemically modified) (virgin edible safflower oil) Edible vegetable oil
64 1512110000 Virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil 101 Virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil (but not chemically modified) (virgin edible sunflower oil) Edible vegetable oil
65 1512110000 Virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil 103 Virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil (but not chemically modified) (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
66 1512190000 Refined sunflower oil and safflower oil and their fractions 101 Refined sunflower oil and safflower oil and their fractions (including virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil fractions, but not chemically modified) (edible sunflower oil) Edible vegetable oil
67 1512190000 Refined sunflower oil and safflower oil and their fractions 102 Refined sunflower oil and safflower oil and their fractions (including virgin sunflower oil and safflower oil fractions, but not chemically modified) (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
68 1512210000 Virgin cottonseed oil 999 Virgin cottonseed oil (whether or not gossypol is removed) Edible vegetable oil
69 1512290000 Refined cottonseed oil and its fractions 999 Refined cottonseed oil and its fractions (including virgin cottonseed oil fractions, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
70 1513110000 Virgin coconut oil 999 Virgin coconut oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
71 1513190000 Other coconut oil and its fractions 999 Other coconut oil and its fractions (including fractions of virgin coconut oil, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
72 1513210000 Virgin Palm Kernel Oil or Babassu Palm Fruit Oil 101 Virgin palm kernel oil or babassu palm fruit oil (not chemically modified) (virgin edible palm oil) Edible vegetable oil
73 1513210000 Virgin Palm Kernel Oil or Babassu Palm Fruit Oil 102 Virgin palm kernel oil or babassu palm fruit oil (not chemically modified) (other virgin vegetable edible oils) Edible vegetable oil
74 1513290000 Refined palm kernel oil or babassu palm fruit oil 999 Refined palm kernel oil or babassu palm fruit oil (including fractions, but not chemically modified, except virgin) Edible vegetable oil
75 1514110000 Virgin Canola Oil 999 Virgin canola oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
76 1514190000 Other canola oil 999 Other canola oils (including their isolates, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
77 1514911000 Virgin non-canola sauerkraut oil 999 Virgin non-canola oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
78 1514919000 Virgin mustard oil 999 Virgin mustard oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
79 1514990000 Refined non-canola sauerkraut oil, mustard oil 101 Refined non-canola oil, mustard oil (including its fractions, but not chemically modified) (edible rapeseed oil) Edible vegetable oil
80 1514990000 Refined non-canola sauerkraut oil, mustard oil 102 Refined non-canola oil, mustard oil (including its fractions, but not chemically modified) (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
81 1515110000 Virgin linseed oil 999 Virgin linseed oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
82 1515190000 Refined linseed oil and its fractions 999 Refined linseed oil and its fractions (including virgin linseed oil fractions, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
83 1515210000 Virgin corn oil 999 Virgin corn oil (but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
84 1515290000 Refined corn oil and its fractions 999 Refined corn oil and its fractions (including virgin corn oil fractions, but not chemically modified) Edible vegetable oil
85 1515500000 Sesame oil and its fractions 102 Sesame oil and its fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (edible sesame oil) Edible vegetable oil
86 1515500000 Sesame oil and its fractions 101 Sesame oil and its fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (virgin edible sesame oil) Edible vegetable oil
87 1515909010 Red pine seed oil 101 Korean pine seed oil (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (other virgin vegetable edible oil) Edible vegetable oil
88 1515909010 Red pine seed oil 102 Korean pine seed oil (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
89 1515909090 Other fixed vegetable oils, fats and their fractions 102 Other fixed vegetable oils, fats and their fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (other virgin vegetable edible oils) Edible vegetable oil
90 1515909090 Other fixed vegetable oils, fats and their fractions 104 Other fixed vegetable oils, fats and their fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
91 1515909090 Other fixed vegetable oils, fats and their fractions 103 Other fixed vegetable oils, fats and their fractions (whether refined or not, but not chemically modified) (edible tea oil) Edible vegetable oil
92 1516100000 Animal oils, fats and their fractions 999 Hydrogenated, esterified or anti-oleic acidified animal oils and fats (including their fractions, whether refined or not, but without further processing) Edible animal fats
93 1516200000 Hydrogenated, esterified or anti-oleic acidified vegetable oils and fats 101 Hydrogenated, esterified or anti-oleinized vegetable oils and fats (including their fractions, whether refined or not, but without further processing) (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
94 1516200000 Hydrogenated, esterified or anti-oleic acidified vegetable oils and fats 103 Hydrogenated, esterified or anti-oleinized vegetable oils and fats (including their fractions, whether refined or not, but without further processing) (edible shortening) Edible vegetable oil
95 1516200000 Hydrogenated, esterified or anti-oleic acidified vegetable oils and fats 104 Hydrogenated, esterified or anti-oleic acidified vegetable oils and fats (including their fractions, whether refined or not, but without further processing) (edible other processed fats and oils) Edible vegetable oil
96 1517100000 Margarine 102 Margarine (but not liquid) (edible other processed fats and oils) Edible vegetable oil
97 1517100000 Margarine 101 Margarine (but not liquid) (edible vegetable butter) Edible vegetable oil
98 1517901001 Shortening 999 Shortening made of animal fats (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (edible shortening made of animal fats) Edible animal fats
99 1517901090 Shortening made from vegetable fats and oils 101 Shortening made from vegetable fats and oils (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (edible vegetable blended oils) Edible vegetable oil
100 1517901090 Shortening made from vegetable fats and oils 102 Shortening made from vegetable fats and oils (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (other processed edible fats and oils) Edible vegetable oil
101 1517909001 Other mixed animal fats and oils 101 Other animal-based edible oils and fats or products made by mixing (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (mixed animal-based edible oils (fats) or products) Edible animal fats
102 1517909001 Other mixed animal fats and oils 102 Other animal-based edible fats and oils or products made by mixing (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (edible other processed fats and oils) Edible animal fats
103 1517909090 Other plant-based edible oils or products made by mixing 101 Other vegetable-based edible fats and oils or products made from mixtures (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (edible vegetable blended oils) Edible vegetable oil
104 1517909090 Other plant-based edible oils or products made by mixing 102 Other vegetable edible oils or products made from mixtures (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
105 1517909090 Other plant-based edible oils or products made by mixing 103 Other plant-based edible fats and oils or products made from mixtures (excluding edible oils, fats and their fractions of heading 1516) (edible other processed fats and oils) Edible vegetable oil
106 1518000000 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats 102 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats (including their fractions and non-edible fats and oils or products made from the mixture of fats and oils in this chapter, except for products of heading 1516) (edible vegetable butter) Edible vegetable oil
107 1518000000 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats 104 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats (including their fractions and non-edible fats and oils or products made from the mixture of fats and oils in this chapter, except for products of heading 1516) (edible shortening) Edible vegetable oil
108 1518000000 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats 105 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats (including their fractions and non-edible fats and oils or products made from the mixture of fats and oils in this chapter, except for the products of heading 1516) (edible other processed fats and oils) Edible vegetable oil
109 1518000000 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats 108 Chemically modified animal and vegetable oils and fats (including their fractions and non-edible fats and oils or products made from the mixture of fats and oils in this chapter, except for the products of heading 1516) (palm oil) Edible vegetable oil
110 2103909000 Other sauces and condiments; mixed condiments 101 Other seasonings (edible tea oil) Edible vegetable oil
111 2103909000 Other sauces and condiments; mixed condiments 102 Other seasonings (edible sesame oil) Edible vegetable oil
112 2103909000 Other sauces and condiments; mixed condiments 103 Other seasonings (edible vegetable blend oil) Edible vegetable oil
113 2106909090 Food not listed in other numbers 101 Other foods not listed in the number (other edible plant blend oils) Edible vegetable oil
114 2106909090 Food not listed in other numbers 102 Foods not listed in other numbers (other edible vegetable oils) Edible vegetable oil
115 2106909090 Food not listed in other numbers 146 Foods not listed in other numbers (edible other processed fats and oils) Edible vegetable oil
GACC Customs Code for Imported Edible Oils and Oilseeds (Download)

Imported Food Compliance Services

1. Feasibility analysis of food import

2. Regulatory requirements and compliance procedures related to food import

3. Special product pre-license consultation

4. Consultation on other food import problems

Product technical compliance support

Purpose: To determine whether food can be imported into China

1. Determine the product classification and whether it can be imported

2. Check whether the product is illegally added or the dosage and content are not compliant

3. Whether the imported food meets the national food safety standards

4. If there is any non-compliance, propose amendments

Product Label Review

Purpose: To ensure that the Chinese labels of imported products meet the requirements

1. Review the original product standard and give suggestions for revision

2. Review Chinese labels, translate and make Chinese labels

New food raw material declaration and consultation

1. New food raw material compliance consultation and training

2. Identification of new food raw materials

3. Substantial Equivalence Argument

4. New food raw material declaration

The remedy here is a self-definition or appellation of the institution for the following business conditions, and does not mean that the official expression and is not related to any other third-party and economic remedy.

GACC Access Remedy

According to GACC Decree No. 248 from January 1 2022, overseas manufacturers of imported food will be admitted in accordance with new policies, regulations and procedures. We provide all-round consultation and analysis. After adjustment and verification, the enterprises meet China's food production safety and hygiene standards, product pesticide and veterinary drug residues and other laws and regulations, but also according to the country (region) and product, free assistance to check the conformity assessment and give non-binding and pragmatic market access feasibility suggestions for reference.

Agent Remedy

The original agent caused unacceptable losses due to lack of technical level and experience; the original agent voluntarily canceled the entrustment or lost contact, resulting in application interruption and economic losses. According to the specific situation, we can continue to register and application service or give free reference suggestions.

Data remedy

In October 2021, GACC arranged to open "green channel" for registration of 18 categories of food for one month. Some overseas competent authorities submitted incomplete or confusing enterprise elements, such as the address of the enterprise, the country name as the business license number, and the type of product as Names of people, etc., so that the corresponding overseas producers are still unable to use valid GACC codes to assist in customs declaration. Our agency has reasonably relieved many cases.

Remedy for overseas competent authority's administrative account

Due to the different organizational structure and supervision system of each country, some countries cannot effectively transmit the new GACC regulations and practical guidelines, some are completely unaware of the new GACC regulations, and some have heard of them but they do not know how to obtain the management account granted by GACC and which ones in their own countries. The institution should obtain a management account and conduct classified management; for this reason, our institution will participate in the assistance of embassy personnel when necessary through email, telephone, video conference, etc., fully publicize and implement the essentials of the laws and regulations, understand and discuss the country's governance and supervision system, and successfully implement remedy for multiple cases. Provide in-depth explanations on the use of training and operation guidelines for the management terminal of overseas competent authorities, so that they can fully understand the positive significance of the human-friendly architecture GACC Cifer system as a supporting measure for GACC Decree No.248. more+

Training, translating and Consultants

When there is no knowledge or understanding of China's regulatory system, food safety laws and regulations, and access procedures, we can provide paid training translation services to enterprises, so that enterprises can fully understand China's regulatory system, laws and regulations, and can complete the work independently. Enterprise access registration and product labeling compliance work, or become the annual partner of regulatory consulting and product compliance. The team is well established, familiar with the evolution of all regulations, rich in technical reserves, smooth in multilingual communication, convenient in handling affairs, mastering key points of compliance, and understanding of trade customs clearance and quarantine matters. The appointment of consultants is not an open business, and the invitation system is adopted. After evaluation and analysis, those who meet the conditions will be actively invited by our institution. more+

Customs Clearance reject and early warning remedy

Misjudgment caused by enterprise qualification problems, product technology non-compliance, label non-compliance or self-perceived compliance or misclassification in the process of food trade. Sanctions such as return request of shipments, suspension of imports, and revocation of qualifications caused by triggering risk warnings. We can try to assist producer and companies in product compliance, corporate rectification, training, re-certification, re-communication and other measures to promote the process of removing sanctions.

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