Restrictions on import of plants - terms of «Ural Airlines»

Restrictions on import of plants

In order to protect the territory of the Russian Federation from import of hazardous organisms (pests, plant pathogens, weed plants) from other states, pursuant to statutory provisions on phytosanitary control, it is prohibited to import the following in baggage and cabin baggage:

  • seeds of cultivated and wild plants
  • live plants and parts thereof
  • fresh vegetables and fruits
  • soil and plants with soil
  • leguminous crops (peas, mung beans, chickpeas, etc.)
  • nuts, root vegetables, bulbs
  • and other phytogenic materials not accompanied with international standard documents to confirm phytosanitary safety of the specified products.

Pursuant to Article 16 of the Federal Law On Phytosanitary Control, the state phytosanitary inspector is granted the right to detain, confiscate, and destroy the above-mentioned materials imported in violation of phytosanitary requirements as well as infected or contaminated with quarantine organisms.