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NSPM 22

Guidelines for Assessment, of


Fumigation Agencies for

Audit and Accreditation


Undertaking Aluminium Phosphide Fumigation

Government of India Ministry of Agriculture Department of Agriculture & Cooperation

irectorate of Plant Protection, !uarantine " Storage N#$%I&, Farida'ad%(2())(


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,ontents
Sectio n Contents Endorsement Review & Amendment Control & Distribution IN-./ U,-I/N 1.0 (# ( (# 2 (# 2 (# 4 (# 5 (# 6 (# 7 (# 8 2.0 2#( 2.1.1 2.1.2 2#2 2.2.1 2.2.2 2.2.3 2#2 2#4 2.4.1 2.4.2 2.4.3 2.4.4 2#5 G0N0.A1 .0!UI.0M0N-S Accreditation Authorit+ .egistration Protocols -ransfer of Agenc+ from one place to another 3ithin a State and from one State to another -ransfer of accredited Fumigation /perator from /ne 'ranch to another 'ranch '+ the agenc+ .ene3al of approval of Agenc+ .esponsi'ilities of Fumigation Agenc+ " Fumigation /perator Fumigation ,ertification -reatment under supervision of authori9ed P! /fficer SP0,IFI, .0!UI.0M0N-S 0ligi'ilit+ of Fumigation /perator Educational Qualifications Training Requirement Assessment Protocol Assessment of fumigation operator Assessment of equipment & facilities Assessment of organization & personnel Issue of ,ertificate of .egistration:Accreditation Audit Protocols Initial Audit Announced audit n!announced audit " #urprise c$ec% Re!instatement audit Suspension and .einstatement Protocols 11 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13 14 14 14 14 1415 ! ! ! "1 0 1 0 1 0 Particulars Page No 1-2 3 4-5 5-6 6

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Appeal " .evision Protocols ocuments " .ecords .eporting of Fumigation Activities Schedule of -reatment 3ith A1P Important ,onsideration and -reatment <est 0ffective use of A1P ,onstraints in use of A1P etectors of A1P

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/S0S /F FUMIGAN- AN P.0,AU-I/NS -/ <0 -A=0N 2# ( .ecommended usage 2# 2 Precautions for operators 2# 2 Medical aid 4# ) MA*/. S-/.0 P./ U,-S P0S-S 5# ) MA*/. ./ 0N- SP0,I0S Appen#i$-%& 'egister of (umigation Company )it* Accre#ite# (umigation +perators

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Appen#i$-%%& Application for appro,al of fumigation agency or organi-ation for stoc. an# use of Aluminium /*osp*i#e Anne$ure to Application 0Appen#i$-%%1 Appen#i$-%%%& Application for recognition of fumigation operator Appen#i$%2 /roforma for un#erta.ing to 3e furnis*e# 3y t*e pest control operators for stoc. an# use of Aluminium /*osp*i#e Appen#i$-2& 'eport on %nspection of t*e premises of pest control agency Anne$ure to %nspection 4eam 'eport 0A//56D%7-21 Appen#i$2%& 5ssential (umigation 8 9afety 5:uipments Appen#i$2%%& Certificate of appro,al of (umigation Agency 8 +rgani-ation Appen#i$-2%%%& Certificate of recognition of (umigation +perator Anne$ure to Appen#i$.-2%%% Appen#i$%7& +n sig*t Au#it C*ec. of (umigation Company an# accre#itate# (umigation +perator Appen#i$7& Correcti,e Action 'eport Appen#i$7%& 9toc. an# %ssue 'egister for (umigant 0A;/1 /estici#e Appen#i$7%%& (umigation Certificate Appen#i$-7%%%& Mont*ly 'eport of 9toc. an# <se of A;/ Appen#i$-7%2& 'eporting of 9toc. an# <se of Aluminium /*osp*i#e to Dte. of //=&9 Appen#i$ >72 & (ormat of n!announced audit " 9urprise C*ec. of Accre#itate# (umigation Agency Appen#i$> 72% & Application for 9uper,ision of (umigation +perations 3y

/lant =uarantine Aut*orities Appen#i$> 72%% & /ayment particular for super,ising fumigation operation 3y /= +fficer Appen#i$> 72%%% & =uarantine +r#er for super,ising fumigation operation 3y /= +fficer Appen#i$> 7%7 & Comments of super,ising +fficer ???

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0ndorsement

4*is stan#ar# entitle# >Guidelines for Assessment, Accreditation and Audit of Fumigation Agencies? prepare# 3y t*e Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ (ari#a3a#-121001 #uring 2011 for ren#ering gui#ance in assessment@ au#it an# accre#itation of fumigation operators for un#erta.ing effecti,e fumigation operations as per pro,isions of t*e stan#ar# on AQuarantine Treatments and Application rocedures! "# Aluminium $osp$ide fumigation%# 4*is stan#ar# *as 3een prepare# in ,ie) of tec*nological a#,ancements an# nee# of t*e *our. 4*is stan#ar# replaces t*e gui#elines mentione# in t*e Manual for (umigation +perators #e,elope# 3y Directorate of //=&9@ 6.B. %2@ (ari#a3a# #uring 1"" . 4*is stan#ar# is #uly appro,e# for a#option an# s*all come into force from August@ 2011. CCCCCCCCCCCCC C 0Dr. 2. D. Ea#a,a1 /lant /rotection A#,iser Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ 6B-%2.@ (ari#a3a#-121001 Date& August@ 2011#

.evie3 " Amendment 4*is stan#ar# )ill 3e su3Fect to perio#ic re,ie) an# amen#ment as may 3e #eci#e# 3y t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser. 4*is stan#ar# s*all 3e up#ate# an# re,ise# )it* t*e a#,ancement of tec*ni:ues an# nee# of t*e *our@ if necessary. 4*e *ol#ers of t*is stan#ar# s*all ensure t*at t*e current e#ition of t*is stan#ar# is 3eing use#. ,ontrol " istri'ution of the standard 4*e master copy of t*is stan#ar# s*all 3e *el# 3y t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser an# t*e controlle# copies #istri3ute# 3y A##itional /lant /rotection A#,iser 0/=1@ Dte of /lant /rotection =uarantine & 9torage@ (ari#a3a# to all /= stations an# all accre#ite# officers of Dte of //=98(umigation Agencies. 4*is stan#ar# )ill 3e *oste# on Directorate )e3site ))).plant:uarantinein#ia.org for easy access to all t*e concerne#. 4*e stan#ar# can 3e freely repro#uci3le for official use an# any alterations an# mo#ifications to t*is stan#ar# s*all 3e ma#e only )it* t*e )ritten appro,al of t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser. Any en:uiries regar#ing t*is stan#ar# s*all 3e ma#e to t*e A##itional /lant /rotection A#,iser 0//1@ /= Di,ision@ Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ (ari#a3a#-121001. ,ontrolled ,op+ $older Director 0/=1@ /lant =uarantine Di,ision@ D//=9@ 6.B-%2.@ (ari#a3a#-121001. Goint Director 0//85nt1@ B=@ (ari#a3a# +fficer-in-c*arge@ 6ational /lant =uarantine 9tation@ 'angapuri@ 6e) Del*i-11003 +fficer-in-c*arge@ 'egional /lant =uarantine 9tation@ 'aFa 9ansi Airport@ Amritsar143101. +fficer-in-c*arge@ 'egional /lant =uarantine 9tation@ Meenam3a..am@ C*ennai600021. +fficer-in-c*arge@ 'egional /lant =uarantine 9tation@ 9e)ri@ Mum3ai-400014. +fficer-in-c*arge@ 'egional /lant =uarantine 9tation@ 9alt ;a.e City@ Dol.ata- 00024. /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ Hangaon@ 24-/araganas@ I.H. /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ Dan#la /ort@ Jan#*i#*am@ Dan#la@ JuFarat /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ Coc*in /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ Mangalore /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ /anitan.i /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@. 4uticorin-62!001. /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ 4*iru,anat*apuram6"5024 /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ Bar3our@ 2is*a.*apatnam35. /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt1@ /lant =uarantine 9tation@ 'aFi, Jan#*i %nternational Airport Airport Cargo Comple$@ By#era3a#-500016. Assistant Director 05nt.1@ Central %ntegrate# /est Management Centre@ I*ite fiel#@ Hangalore-5600 0. /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@ Central %ntegrate# /est Management Centre@ ,op + No# 1 2-5 6 ! " 10 11 12 13 14 15 1 1! 1" 20 21 22

H*an)ar Dua Main 'oa#@ %n#ore-452001 /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@ Central %ntegrate# /est Management Centre@ Joa /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@ Central %ntegrate# /est Management Centre@ ;uc.no) /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@ /=9@ Calicut /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@ Central %ntegrate# /est Management Centre@ Ma*anagar 5$tension@ 6agpur /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@/=9@ 9onauli /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@/=9@ Han3asa /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@/=9@ 'upa#ia* /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@/=9@ Dalimpong /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@/=9@ Hangalore /lant /rotection +fficer 0//85nt.1@/=9@ Da.ina#a All Accre#ite# (umigation +perators All 9tate ;icensing Aut*orities ???

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IN-./ U,-I/N Scope 4*is stan#ar# sets out gui#elines for assessment@ au#it an# accre#itation of fumigation operators for un#erta.ing fumigation operations )it* Aluminium /*osp*i#e as per t*e pro,isions containe# in Insecticides Act, (;68 and .ules (;7(# <ackground (umigation is an appro,e# treatment met*o# e$tensi,ely use# for controlling pest infestation in agricultural pro#ucts in many countries of t*e )orl#. 4*e /*ytosanitary regulations of many countries re:uire certain commo#ities to 3e fumigate# Fust prior to e$port an# re:uire t*e fumigation treatment to 3e en#orse# on t*e /*ytosanitary certificate or t*e fumigation certificate issue# 3y an appro,e# fumigation agency to accompany t*e consignment@ clearly #etailing t*e treatment. /*osp*ine fumigant 0Aluminium /*osp*i#e1 can 3e use# to fumigate sta.e# materials 3y co,ering )it* a tarpaulin ma#e from plastic s*eeting. 4*is allo)s fumigant to 3e containe# to t*e treate# material only. 4*e most important aspect of a successful fumigation )it* any fumigant is t*e #egree to )*ic* t*e space is seale#. Containers@ truc.s@ ,ans an# ot*er transport ,e*icle s*ippe# 3y rail may 3e fumigate# intransit. Bo)e,er@ it is not legal to mo,e suc* ,e*icles o,er pu3lic roa#s or *ig*)ays until t*ese *a,e 3een aerate# an# )arning placar#s remo,e#. Consignee nee#s to 3e notifie# if t*e commo#ity is to 3e s*ippe# un#er fumigation so t*at necessary precautions may 3e ta.en 3efore unloa#ing t*e commo#ity. Aluminium /*osp*i#e generates /*osp*ine gas )*en e$pose# to )ater molecules in atmosp*ere. 4*e /*osp*ine is *ig*ly to$ic to insects@ *uman 3eings an# ot*er forms of animal life. %n a##ition to its to$ic properties@ t*e gas may corro#e certain metals an# may ignite spontaneously in air at concentration greater t*an its lo)er flamma3le limit of 1.!K 02821 01 "00ppm1. .eferences &''Q#. 1((). *anual for +umigation ,perators- &irectorate of 'lant 'rotection- Quarantine & #torage- ../!I0- +arida1ad!121221 3India4.

G0N0.A1 .0!UI.0M0N-S 1.1. Accreditation Authorit+@

4*e Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ un#er t*e Ministry of Agriculture s*all 3e t*e aut*ority for granting accre#itation to fumigation agencies for performance of fumigation treatments )it* Aluminium /*osp*i#e 0A;/1 un#er Accre#itation 9c*eme. 4*e /lant /rotection A#,iser s*all accre#it t*e fumigation operators for un#erta.ing Aluminium /*osp*i#e fumigation for pre-s*ipment treatments an# :uarantine purposes. 4*e use of Aluminium /*osp*i#e is restricte# an# it s*all 3e use# un#er t*e super,ision of persons aut*ori-e# 3y /lant /rotection A#,iser. 4*e 9tate Jo,ernments s*all 3e responsi3le to issue license for sale8stoc.8use of Aluminium /*osp*i#e fumigant only after necessary ,erification of certificate of appro,al grante# to fumigation agency )it* accre#ite# fumigation operator 3y //A as per register of fumigation agencies maintaine# 3y t*e Directorate at its )e3site& ))).plant:uarantinein#ia.org . 1.2. .egistration Protocols@

4*e Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ 6.B-%2@ (ari#a3a#-121001@ )ill esta3lis* a central register of fumigation agencies )it* accre#ite# fumigation operators as per t*e format prescri3e# in AppendiA%I. %n or#er to 3e registere# )it* t*e Dte of //=9@ t*e fumigation agency must *a,e accre#ite# fumigation operator. 4*e fumigation agency )it* accre#ite# fumigation operator )ill 3e allotte# a uni:ue registration num3er an# eac* accre#ite# fumigation operator s*all 3e assigne# a uni:ue accre#itation num3er. 4*e registere# fumigation agency must recor# t*e registration 8 Certificate num3er in correspon#ence )it* t*e Dte of //=9@ 6.B-%2@ (ari#a3a#-121001. 4*e fumigation company or agency or organi-ation see.ing registration along )it* accre#ite# fumigation operator s*all 3e re:uire# to apply to t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser in format prescri3e# in AppendiA%II " III )it* #ocuments as specifie# along )it* a registration fee of 's. 25@0008- paya3le 3y a 3an. #raft in fa,our of AAccounts /fficer@ irectorate of Plant Protection, !uarantine " Storage, Farida'adL an# #uly signe# compliance agreement 0AppendiA%I&1. 4*e registration of fumigation agency s*all 3e grante# for a perio# of one year initially an# t*ereafter rene)e# e,ery t)o years. 4*e 'egistere# (umigation Agency s*all apply for rene)al at least 45 #ays prior to e$piry of registration in t*e same format as prescri3e# in AppendiA%II along )it* original registration certificate an# rene)al fee of 's.15@ 0008-. Dte of //=9 )ill con#uct re,ie) assessment in line )it* t*e original appro,al process 3efore granting rene)al. (or accre#itation of a##itional fumigation operator@ t*e registere# fumigation agency s*all apply in same application form as prescri3e# in AppendiA%II )it* a fee of 's.5@ 0008- an# suc* accre#itation s*all 3e grante# after necessary assessment as per 9ection 2.2. Note& 4*e registration certificate grante# 3y t*e /lant protection A#,iser is ,ali# only as long as t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator is )or.ing )it* t*at fumigation agency or company or organi-ation. Dte of //=9 s*oul# 3e notifie# 3y t*e registere# agency in )riting of any c*anges in arrangements 3et)een registere# fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operators or c*anges )it*in t*e company. 4*e accre#itation grante# to t*e fumigation operator s*all 3e cancelle# in t*e e,ent of lea,ing t*e company.

-ransfer of agenc+ from one place to another 3ithin a State or from one State to another State@. Agency is allo)e# to transfer t*e )*ole set up of t*e agency inclu#ing staff from one place to anot*er place )it*in a 9tate or from one 9tate to ot*er 9tate )it* prior appro,al of /lant /rotection A#,iser. Bo)e,er@ t*e Agency *as to su3mit necessary #ocumentary proof of facilities at ne) place along )it* t*e application for appro,al. (acility at ne) premises 8 site )ill 3e ,erifie# 3y a team of officers nominate# 3y t*e //A 3efore granting appro,al. 4*e application of transfer s*oul# 3e accompanie# )it* a fee of 's. 10@0008-. Bo)e,er@ for s*ifting of agency )it*in a city from one 3uil#ing to anot*er 3uil#ing@ t*e fee is e$empte#. 1.4 -ransfer of accredited fumigation operator from one 'ranch to another 'ranch '+ the agenc+@ 011 4ransfer of fumigation operator from one 3ranc* to anot*er 3ranc* of t*e agency is permitte# )it* t*e prior appro,al of /lant /rotection A#,iser. 4*e application s*oul# 3e accompanie# )it* a fee of 'upees 5@0008- only. (urt*er on transfer@ t*e perio# of recognition of ,ali#ity of fumigation operator once grante# )ill remain unc*ange# unless fumigation operator lea,es t*e agency to )*ic* *e is attac*e#. I*en any agency opens a ne) 3ranc* an# transfer t*e fumigation operator from ol# 3ranc*@ t*e agency )ill 3e assesse# for t*e 3asic facilities at ne) place 3esi#es t*e fumigation operator.

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1.5 .ene3al of approval of agenc+ after eApir+ of validit+ period@ 011 %f an agency fails to apply for rene)al of its appro,e# registration at least 45 #ays 3efore t*e #ate of e$piry of t*e registration@ agency )ill 3e suspen#e# an# s*all not un#erta.e fumigation operation till furt*er or#er or re,ali#ation of agency. A penal fee of 's. 10@0008- )ill 3e c*arge# for re,ali#ation of t*e registration of suc* agency. I*en an agency applies for rene)al of registration )it*in stipulate# time perio#@ 3ut #ue to t*e proce#ural #elay at 'egional /lant =uarantine 9tations@ coul# not get it in time@ t*e agency may continue operati,e )or. of fumigation till t*e receipt of rene)e# registration certificate. %n case t*e 'egional /= station #oes not rene) t*e registration )it*in 30 #ays of t*e #ate of its e$piry@ t*e registration s*all 3e #eeme# to *a,e 3een rene)e#. =ualifying percentage of Mar.s #uring Assessment of applicant for accre#itation un#er 69/M-22.

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Applicants )ill 3e e$amine# for t*eir tec*nical competence t*roug* )ritten an# oral e$aminations. 4o :ualify t*e test applicants must secure at least 5K mar.s in eac* of t*e sai# e$amination. %f any can#i#ate fails to :ualify@ *e may appear for t*e sai# e$amination st again 3ut not earlier t*an 3 mont*s of 1 assessment.

(#6 .esponsi'ilities@ 11 Responsibilities of Fumigation Agenc& 4*e fumigation company s*oul#& 1M *ol# a ,ali# appro,al certificate grante# 3y t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser an# a license to purc*ase@ stoc. an# use restricte# pestici#es grante# 3y t*e Director of Agriculture of t*e concerne# 9tateN 2M perform fumigation operations al)ays un#er t*e super,ision of accre#ite# fumigation operatorN 3M a#,ise t*e client on stoc.ing of consignment for carrying out effecti,e treatmentN 4M a#,ise t*e client a3out t*e time re:uirements for complete an# successful treatment of consignmentN 5M see. from t*e client information regar#ing any specific con#itions attac*e# to t*e treatment of consignmentN 6M inform t*e client of any ot*er factors t*at affect treatment of commo#ity suc* as imper,ious pac.age or sorpti,e nature of commo#ityN M ensure a#opting correct fumigation practices an# follo) safety precautions@ )*ile un#erta.ing treatment operationsN !M maintain proper recor#s on stoc. an# use of fumigantN "M issue fumigation certificate after ensuring t*at fumigation *as 3een carrie# out effecti,elyN 10M follo) t*e gui#elines stipulate# in t*e stan#ar# an# a3i#e 3y instructions issue# 3y t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser from time to timeN 11M ensure not to un#erta.e fumigation in for3i##en places unsafe to pu3lic an# animal life or of for3i##en commo#itiesN 12M 9u3mit t*e information to Dte. of //=&9 timelyN 13M 9u3mit regularly t*e mont*ly report of ,arious acti,ities of agency inclu#ing stoc. an# use of restricte# pestici#es.

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Responsibilities of Fumigation 'perator 1M 6ot to un#erta.e fumigation in resi#ential areas )*ere animal8*uman life e$ists. 2M Display )arning signs an# ta.e a#e:uate safety precautions #uring fumigation. 3M 5nsure safety of )or.ers #uring fumigation operations. 4M <n#erta.e super,ision of all fumigation operations. 5M 4o monitor an# #etect gas lea.age if any@ an# ta.e appropriate measures to seal lea.age@ monitor gas concentration an# aeration of fumigate# commo#ities. 6M 4o monitor 8 repair essential fumigation 8safety e:uipments. M 4o #ispose off empty containers of fumigants in safe manner as per t*e %nsectici#es Act an# 'ules. !M 4o maintain appropriate recor#s relate# to fumigation. 1. . Fumigation ,ertification@

All Aluminium /*osp*i#e fumigation treatments s*oul# 3e un#erta.en 3y appro,e# 8 registere# fumigation companies un#er t*e super,ision of accre#ite# fumigation operator. Accre#ite# (umigation +perator@ 3efore issuing fumigation Certificate@ s*all& 1M monitor t*e fumigation treatment to ensure t*at correct #osage of fumigant is applie# an# appropriate concentration of fumigant is maintaine# to ma.e it effecti,e 2M affi$ an official stamp on t*e fumigation certificate )it* a uni:ue accre#itation num3er assigne# to *imN 3M recor# all t*e #etails of fumigation in prescri3e# format confirming t*at t*e fumigation )as carrie# out in accor#ance )it* t*is Aluminium /*osp*i#e 0A;/1 9tan#ar#. 1.!. -reatment Under Supervision of Authorised P! /fficer@ %f a fumigation agency@ in emergency 0a3sence of accre#ite# (umigation +perator1@ )ants to carry out fumigation treatment un#er t*e super,ision of aut*ori-e# /= officer@ t*e agency *as to apply in prescri3e# format BAppendiA%C&IID to //A along )it* Deman# Draft of 's.1@ 0008- per consignment #ra)n in fa,our of Account +fficers@ Directorate of //= & 9@ (ari#a3a#. Ior. or#er )ill 3e issue# 3y t*e competent aut*ority in t*e prescri3e# format BAppendiA%C&IIID#

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2# SP0,IFI, .0!UI.0M0N-S 2#(# 0ligi'ilit+ of Fumigation /perator@ "#(#(# Educational Qualifications 4*e fumigation operator see.ing recognition 8 accre#itation )it* t*e Dte of //=9 s*all possess t*e e#ucational :ualifications namely& H. 9c Degree in Agriculture or H. 9c Degree in ;ife 9cience 8 Hio-9cience )it* C*emistry as one of t*e su3Fect from any recogni-e# <ni,ersity. "#(#"#Training Re)uirements 4*e person *a,ing e#ucational :ualification as prescri3e# in 9ection 2.1.1 s*all un#ergo training for a perio# of at least fifteen #ays at t*e training institute recogni-e# 3y Jo,t. of %n#ia to 3e eligi3le to apply as operator. 4*e training programme s*oul# 3e structure# to impart tec*nical s.ills an# competency in performance of effecti,e fumigation operations )it* Aluminium /*osp*i#e. Hesi#es@ ot*er aspects t*e training programme s*oul# inclu#e t*e follo)ing areas ,i-.@ 1M 2M 3M 4M 5M 'egulations86ational 9tan#ar#s 'ole of 'egulating Agencies & 'esponsi3ilities of (umigation +perators Jeneral principles of fumigation /*ysico-c*emical properties 8formulations of Aluminium /*osp*i#e 0A;/1 an# t*eir safe use. Correct fumigation practices )it* A;/ 0correct 8 recommen#e# #osage of fumigantN proper fumigant #istri3utionN re:uire# e$posure perio#N correct concentration of gas )it*in fumigation c*am3erN proper un#erstan#ing of temperature@ *umi#ity relations*ips an# C 7 4 relations*ip for effecti,e fumigation1 Detecting gas lea.ages 8 Measuring an# monitoring gas concentration <se of safety e:uipment@ first ai# an# safety precautions (actors contri3uting to success8failure of fumigation 9*ip fumigation@ container 8 stac. fumigation etc.

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4*e training programme s*all inclu#e po)er point presentations an# #emonstration of goo# fumigation practices as )ell as group interactions on specific pro3lems an# issues relate# to fumigation operations. 4*ere s*all 3e a post training e,aluation to assess a#e:uacy of s.ills of fumigation operator. 2#2# Assessment Protocol@ A panel at least of t)o tec*nical e$perts appro,e# 3y t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser s*all un#erta.e t*e assessment of fumigation agency an# t*e operator for accre#itation. 4*e tec*nical e$perts must possess re:uire# s.ill competency in performance of effecti,e fumigation operations )it* Aluminium /*osp*i#e an# 3e fully ac:uainte# )it* t*e pro,isions of t*is A;/ 9tan#ar# inclu#ing re:uirements for t*e accre#itation of fumigation agency. 4*e panel of e$perts after initial assessment s*all su3mit a report to t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser in 11

t*e format prescri3e# in AppendiA%& for consi#eration of appro,al of fumigation agency )it* accre#ite# fumigation operator# T$e TA*DA in respect of nominated 'fficers for assessment s$all be borne b& t$e D Q&+ and no liabilit& to t$is effect rest wit$ t$e treatment providers. "#"#(# Assessment of fumigation operator 4*e fumigation operator s*all 3e assesse# 3y a panel of tec*nical e$perts appro,e# 3y t*e //A@ for .no)le#ge an# s.ill competency to perform effecti,e fumigation treatment in line )it* t*is Aluminium /*osp*i#e 9tan#ar# of Dte of //=9. 4*e fumigation operator s*all 3e assesse# for& 1M soun# .no)le#ge of regulatory re:uirements@ principles of fumigation an# general practicesN 2M a3ility to carry out t*e tests nee#e# to ensure t*at t*e treatment is successfulN 3M a3ility to recogni-e an# analy-e t*e factors lea#ing to successful fumigation as )ell as a faile# or potential to fail fumigation operationsN 4M a3ility to compre*en# t*e la3el re:uirements an# *a-ar#s associate# )it* t*e use of Aluminium /*osp*i#eN 5M a3ility to #emonstrate t*e use of safety e:uipments an# possess .no)le#ge of Aluminium /*osp*i#e poisoning@ first ai# an# emergency an# safety measures. 6M capa3ility to measure fumigant concentration in enclosure )it* t*e *elp of monitor an# 4*res*ol# ;imit 2alue 04;21 in8aroun# t*e c*am3er )it* t*e *elp of lea. gas #etector. "#"#"# Assessment of e)uipments & facilities 4*e fumigation agency s*all 3e assesse# for possessing essential e:uipments an# accessories BAppendiA%&ID t*at are re:uire# for un#erta.ing Aluminium /*osp*i#e treatments an# t*eir )or.ing con#ition@ a,aila3ility of a separate secure# place for stoc.ing fumigant@ proper up.eep an# maintenance of safety e:uipments 0gas mas.s 8 9CHA1 an# cali3ration of measuring e:uipments etc. "#"#,# Assessment of organi-ation & personnel 4*e fumigation company must *a,e an organi-ational c*art )it* clear Fo3 #escriptions. At minimum le,el@ it s*all *a,e a general manager or e:ui,alent@ )*o s*all *a,e aut*ority an# resources to carry out assigne# a#ministrati,e Fo3s for up-.eep of t*e office an# a tec*nical manager 0fumigation operator1@ )*o s*all 3e responsi3le for all fumigation tec*nical acti,ities. 4*e fumigation company must *a,e sufficient num3er of tec*nical personnel to carry out its acti,ities. A minimum of t)o persons s*all 3e re:uire# to carry out eac* fumigation acti,ity inclu#ing an accre#ite# fumigation operator. Hot* t*e management of fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator must 3e a)are of all t*e regulatory re:uirements inclu#ing t*e licensing re:uirements regar#ing use of fumigants an# t*e operational re:uirements outline# in t*e Aluminium /*osp*i#e stan#ar# of t*e Dte of //=9. 4*ey must 3e a)are of t*eir responsi3ilities an# t*e nee# to ac:uaint e,ery one associate# )it* fumigation treatment process. 1 2

2.3.

Issue of ,ertificate of Approval " Accreditation@

5ac* assesse# fumigation agency )it* accre#ite# fumigation operator s*all 3e issue# a certificate of appro,al in t*e prescri3e# format 0AppendiA%&II1 5ac* fumigation operator after successful assessment s*all 3e issue# recognition Accre#itation Certificate 0AppendiA%&III1@ ,ali# for a perio# of 1 0one1 year initially an# t*ereafter it can 3e rene)e# after e,ery t)o year. Accre#ite# fumigation operators are re:uire# to apply for rene)al at least 45 #ays prior to t*e e$piry of accre#itation. +n receipt of a rene)al application@ Dte of //=9 )ill con#uct an assessment in line )it* original appro,al process. %f t*e assessment is foun# satisfactory@ rene)e# certificate of appro,e# registration 8 accre#itation )ill 3e issue#. 2.4. Audit Protocols@

Dte. of //=9 s*all esta3lis* an au#it system outline# 3elo) to measure t*e performance of (umigation Company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator against t*e re:uirements of t*e Aluminium /*osp*i#e stan#ar# of t*e Dte of //=9. 4*e au#it )ill 3e carrie# out 3y t*e specifie# officers of t*e Dte of //=9 as per t*e c*ec.list in AppendiA%IC. At t*e en# of eac* au#it@ t*e au#itor s*all list out non-conformities un#er t*e follo)ing t*ree categories& 1M ,ritical non%conformit+& occurs )*en as a result of collection an# analysis of o3Fecti,e e,i#ence it is conclu#e# t*at t*e fumigation agency *as grossly ,iolate# t*e regulatory re:uirements an# t*e re:uirements of t*e Aluminium /*osp*i#e stan#ar# esta3lis*e# 3y t*e Dte of //=9 an# t*e Accre#itation 9c*eme. 2M MaEor non%conformit+& A #e,iation or multiple #e,iations from t*e #ocumente# proce#ures t*at is confirme# t*roug* t*e collection of o3Fecti,e e,i#ence t*at s*o)s #iscrepancies or lapses in #iscipline relating #irectly to eit*er t*e 9tan#ar# an#8or regulatory re:uirements an# )*ic* may compromise t*e o,erall effecti,eness of t*e Accre#itation 9c*eme. Note@ % 4)o MAG+' non-conformities e:ual to one C'%4%CA; non-conformity .

1M Minor non%conformit+@ A #e,iation from t*e #ocumente# proce#ures t*at is confirme# t*roug* t*e collection of o3Fecti,e e,i#ence t*at s*o)s minor #iscrepancies or lapses in #iscipline relating to t*e 9tan#ar# t*at #o not compromise t*e o,erall effecti,eness of t*e Accre#itation 9c*eme. Note& -4)o M%6+' non-conformities e:ual to one MAG+' non-conformity.

4*e critical non-conformities )ill result in imme#iate suspension of t*e fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator from t*e Accre#itation 9c*eme. MaFor an# minor non-conformities )ill result in correcti,e actions an# an a##itional announce# au#it.

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Dte of //=9 )ill notify t*e fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator in )riting )it*in )or.ing #ays of t*e nonconformity an# a#,ise t*e fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator of su3se:uent compliance action to 3e ta.en 3y t*e sai# fumigation company. 4*e fumigation company s*all su3mit a correcti,e action report in t*e format prescri3e# in AppendiA%C to t*e Dte of //=9@ )it* recor#s an# #etails nonconformities@ correcti,e action an# t*e propose# #ate for rectification. -+pe of Audits@ 2.4.1. .nitial Audit

An initial au#it of a company )ill ta.e place for first time registration of company8agency along )it* fumigation operator assesse# as 3eing tec*nically competent. %nitial au#it )ill 3e repeate# until t*e fumigation company )it* accre#ite# fumigation operator #emonstrate tec*nical competency in fulfilling t*e re:uirements of t*e stan#ar# an# Accre#itation 9c*eme st for 1 registration. 4*ere after initial au#it s*all 3e replace# 3y annual au#its an# ran#om c*ec.s. 2.4.2. Announced audit

Dte of //=9 )ill un#erta.e announce# au#it at least once in e,ery 12 mont*s perio#. 4)o nominate# officers of Dte of //=9@ )it* prior intimation@ )ill un#erta.e t*e au#it on a mutually con,enient #ate arrange# )it* (umigation Company an# t*eir accre#ite# fumigation operators. 2.4.3. /n0announced audit * surprise c$ec1

Dte of //=9 may un#erta.e an un-announce# au#it 8 surprise c*ec. at least once in e,ery 12 mont*s or at any time on pu3lic complaint )it*out any prior intimation to t*e fumigation agency an# its accre#ite# fumigation operators to assess t*e competency an# compliance of t*e stan#ar## 4*e fin#ings of suc* un-announce# au#it 8 surprise c*ec. s*all 3e su3mitte# to //A in format as per AppendiA%C&. 2.4.4. Re0instatement audit

Dte of //=9 )ill un#erta.e reinstatement au#it follo)ing a perio# of suspension for noncompliance 3y t*e agency. 'e-instatement au#it )ill 3e con#ucte# at a con,enient #ate arrange# )it* fumigation agency an# its accre#ite# fumigation operators. 2.5. Suspension and .einstatement Protocol

Dte of //=9 may imme#iately suspen# fumigation agency an# accre#ite# fumigation operators t*at perform ineffecti,e fumigation operations. 4*e suspen#e# fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operators )ill 3e ser,e# a s*o) cause notice as to )*y t*ey s*oul# not 3e remo,e# from t*e Accre#itation 9c*eme. 9uc* agency )ill 3e su3Fect to reinstatement au#it if t*ey )ant to continue t*e fumigation acti,ities.

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%f #uring an au#it@ one or more critical non-conformities@ t)o or more t*an t)o maFor nonconformities@ four or more t*an four minor non-conformities@ are foun#@ fumigation company an# its accre#ite# fumigation operator )ill 3e suspen#e# imme#iately an# )ill 3e su3Fect to a reinstatement au#it@ if t*ey )ant to continue t*e fumigation acti,ities. %f #uring an au#it@ less t*an t)o maFor an# less t*an four minor non-conformities are foun# t*e fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator )ill 3e su3Fect to an a##itional announce# au#it )it*in si$ 061 )ee.s. %f #uring t*e follo)-up au#it@ it is o3ser,e# t*at t*e sai# non-conformities *a,e not 3een a##resse#@ t*e fumigation agency an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator )ill 3e suspen#e# imme#iately an# )ill 3e su3Fect to a reinstatement au#it )it*in si$ 061 )ee.s. 'einstatement au#it )ill 3e repeate# if re:uire# until t*e fumigation agency an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator #emonstrate competency in fulfilling t*e re:uirements of t*e Aluminium /*osp*i#e 9tan#ar#. 4*e appro,al grante# to t*e fumigation agency an# t*e recognition grante# to t*e fumigation operator )ill 3e cancelle#@ if& 1M on a reinstatement au#it@ a critical or t)o maFor non-conformities *a,e accrue# or 2M t*ey are suspen#e# on t*ree separate occasions )it*in a perio# of ten years. 3M t*e receipt of non-compliance notification from importing countries on t*e groun# of #etection of li,e pests )ill 3e treate# as sufficient groun# for imme#iate suspension of fumigation agency concerne#. +nce an accre#itation *as 3een cancelle#@ 3efore re-accre#itation can ta.e place@ t*e accre#ite# fumigation operators )ill 3e re:uire# to un#erta.e a##itional accre#itation training. 4*ereafter t*e fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator )ill 3e re:uire# to complete assessment process a fres*. 2.6. Appeal and .evision Protocol@

%f t*e fumigation company an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator 3elie,e t*at t*ere )ere e$tenuating circumstances in respect to t*e occurrence of non-conformity@ t*e fumigation agency an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator may appeal against t*e #ecision of //A. Compliance action )ill remain in place@ )*ile t*e appeal is 3eing consi#ere#. (or t*is purpose@ t*e fumigation agency an# t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator s*all apply a memoran#um of appeal against t*e #ecision to t*e Goint 9ecretary@ in-c*arge of /lant /rotection Di,ision@ Department of Agriculture & Cooperation@ Dris*i H*a,an@ 6e) Del*i110001@ )it*in se,en )or.ing #ays of t*e communication of #ecision. 4*e memoran#um of appeal s*oul# clearly set out t*e groun#s for appeal. Goint 9ecretary@ in-c*arge of /lant /rotection Di,ision@ s*all ac.no)le#ge t*e receipt of t*e appeal )it*in 5 )or.ing #ays an# en#ea,our to ma.e a #ecision on t*e appeal in )riting )it*in 30 )or.ing #ays of t*e receipt of all a,aila3le facts relating to t*e matter. Goint 9ecretary 0/lant /rotection1 may call for all t*e recor#s relating to t*e #ecision from t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser for t*e purpose of satisfying *imself to t*e legality or propriety of any suc* #ecision passe# 3y t*e //A 3efore any suc* or#er as #eeme# fit s*all 3e passe#. 1 5

Bo)e,er@ 3efore any suc* or#er is passe#@ //A s*all 3e gi,en a reasona3le opportunity to 3e *ear# an# no suc* or#er s*all 3e passe# after e$piry of 30 )or.ing #ays. 2. . ocuments:.ecords of Fumigation@

4*e fumigation agency must ensure t*at a stan#ar# operational proce#ure is #ocumente# in line )it* t*e pro,isions of t*e Aluminium /*osp*i#e stan#ar# of t*e Dte of //=9. 4*e fumigation agency must ensure t*at t*e follo)ing recor#s an# #ocuments relating to super,ision@ monitoring an# testing of compliance )it* t*e proce#ures are maintaine# in prescri3e# format an# .ept up to #ate. 1M 2M 3M 4M 5M 6M M !M "M 9toc. an# %ssues 'egister for fumigant 0A;/1 0AppendiA%CI1 Cali3ration recor#s (umigants 9toc. 'egister 'ecor# of 9er,icing of 5:uipments & 'eplacement of Accessories 4est 'eport of s*eet permea3ility pro,i#e# 3y t*e manufacturer /ersonal Bealt* 'ecor#s of (umigation +perators & Co-)or.ers 'ecor# of Accre#ite# (umigation +perators (umigation Certificates 0AppendiA%CII1 Mont*ly 'ecor# of A;/ use 3y t*e agency BAppendiA F CIIID

2.!. .eporting of Fumigation Activities@ 4*e fumigation agency must report to t*e Dte of //=9 3y 5 #ay of t*e mont* regar#ing t*e stoc. 8 use of Aluminium /*osp*i#e fumigant an# t*e #etails of all t*e fumigation operations carrie# out in t*e pre,ious mont* as per format in AppendiA%CI&. 2#; Schedule of -reatment 3ith A1P@ 4*e A'ecommen#e# usageL of fumigant is gi,en 3elo). 4*is inclu#es commo#ities@ pest organisms@ #osage@ permissi3le concentration in air@ aeration8)aiting perio# an# ma$imum num3er of fumigation suggeste#. Bo)e,er@ if t*ere is specific stipulation 3y t*e importing country in respect of a3o,e parameters@ t*e same is to 3e a#opte#. Common 6ame& Aluminium /*osp*i#e 0A;/1 generating /*osp*ine gas@ 0/B31 Composition & 0a1 Acti,e ingre#ients& Aluminium /*osp*i#e 56K )8)8 minimum. 031 +t*er ingre#ients& Ammonium salts@ )a$@ fillers an# a#Fu,ants 44K )8) ma$imum 0c1 A 3 gm ta3let generates 1 gm /B3 along)it* 6B3 an# C+2
t*

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Important consideration in -reatment@ 011 Do not recirculate@ follo) normal #iffusion. 6ot recommen#e# for ,acuum fumigation. 021 %n or#er to ensure 100K mortality of all t*e stages of insects a 10 #ay e$posure )oul# 3e necessary especially in 3ul. grain treatment. 031 %n or#er to generate /B3 from ta3lets free moisture is re:uire#. Bence@ too #ry grain s*oul# not 3e fumigate# )it* /B3 ta3lets. 2#(( <est effective use of Alp@ 12At relati,e *umi#ity of o,er 5K ma$imum release of /B3 occurs in 45 *rs. at 250 C. (or 3ag stac.s a minimum of #ays e$posure at a #osage of 6 ta3lets per tone at 250 C gi,es 3est .ill of insects. /erfect gas-tig*t con#itions gi,e #esire# resultsN gas loss coul# 3e unmanagea3le at temperature e$cee#ing 250 C. +nly traine# fumigation operator .no)ing to$icological properties an# *a,ing tec*nological s.ill s*oul# use t*e Alp.

2#(2 ,onstraints in use of Alp@ 123145(umigation s*oul# not 3e attempte# at 'elati,e Bumi#ity 0'B1 less t*an 50K 0grain moisture contents aroun# 10K1 9ome insect species are *ig*ly tolerant to /B3 especially at lo) temperatures an# s*ort e$posures. +il 3earing commo#ities ten# to air slo)ly an# *a,e to 3e c*ec.e# for resi#ual /B3. +#our t*res*ol# is 2 ppmN unfa,ora3le on long e$posure. (lamma3ility *a-ar#. Hrass an# copper are attac.e#.

2#(2 etectors for Alp@ 1- /aper strip #etectors sensiti,e to 0.3 ppm. 2- Detector tu3es sensiti,e to 0.01 mg /B3.

2# /S0S /F FUMIGAN- BA1PD AN P.0,AU-I/NS -/ <0 -A=0N 2#( .ecommended Usage@


Fumigant ,ondition s of use Pest : /rganis m osage Permissi% 'l e ,oncentr a tio n ai In r Bp p mD 0Aposur e Period Aeratio n: Gaiting period Bda+sD MaAimu m num'er of repeated fumigatio n suggested

Applicatio n

Geight:volum e

1 Aluminium

2 0 i 1

3 store # 9.o.

4 Air tig *t

5 3 ta3lets

6 Minimu m 4*res*ol #

! +ne *our o f

" As an #

/*osp*i#e

)*ole cereals a n # see# grains@ millets@

4.c. '.r. 4.g. +.s. C.c au

0co ,er

or

03gms. eac*

5 09.+.

#a ys

go#o)ns1 per tonne of commo#ity

li mi t ,a lu e

partial of aeratio n i n

)* en re:uire#. 'esi#ue le, no el t to e$cee#

#a ys t.g.14 #a ys 1

0. pp 3 m or 0.004 mg8litre

case of nonpolyet*ylen e pac.e#

pulses@ #ry fru its@ nu an ts@ # spices

C.c*. C.cep.

of air 00.4 mg8 m3

commo#itie s follo) 3 e# y 6-! *ours of f u aeratio ll n. ( o r /olyet*ylen e pac.e # commo#itie s minimum aerati on per 4 io# is ! *o 4 urs * . e )aitin g per fo io# r t*e release of sto i 4 c.s s ! *ours in 3ot* t * case e s. Jener al recommen# e aeratio # n for 3ag stoc. > 15 #ays Aerati on as )aitin g per io# #ay s@ t o 3 e

0.05 ppm.

0ii1 Mille# pro#ucts& #e-oile# ca.es@ ric e@ 3ra n@

4. c. + .s . C.cep. C.cau. ; .o . 4. p. C .. .

Airtig*t 0co,er or go#o)ns1

3 ta3lets8tonne or 225 gm

5 #ays

8100m3

4*res*ol # li m it ,a lu of e 0 . pp 3 m o r 0.00 4

As )* en

an #

re:uire#. 'esi#ue le, el no t

flo suF ur@ i@ m eal s & crus*e# gr ai n

mg8litre of air 00.4 mg 8m3 1

c*ec.e# )it* / B #etecto r 3 stri ps

to e$cee# 0.01 ppm

0Animal & poultry fo o# spl 1 it pulses 0Dals1 an# ot *e r processe # fo o# s 0ii i1 5mpty go#o)ns an# s*e#s

All insect p es ts

<n#er airtig*t con#itions

14 ta3lets81000 cft. +r 150gm8100 m3

2 *ours

4*res*ol # li m it ,a lu e of 0 . pp 3 m o 0.00 r 4 mg8litre of air 00.4 mg 8m3

Aerati on per io# *o urs Detect or stri ps or /*osp*ine #etect or tu3 s*ou es l# u s 3 e e # in t * premis e es t sign o al saf ety of atmosp*ere 2 4

As )* en

an #

re:uire#

0i, 1 Hurro)s

'o#ent s M. p 4.i. H. 3. '.r M. 3 M. m. J. c.

1-2 pellets of 0.6 gm Alp83urro)

24 *ours

As )* en

an #

re:uire#

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2#2 Precautions for operators Bincluding t+pe of detectors:canister reHuired to 'e usedD@ 123456!"Do not in*ale Aluminium /*osp*i#e #ust an# /*osp*ine gas. Do not open Alp containers )it* any s*arp metallic #e,ice as contents may catc* fire #ue to friction. /rotecti,e clot*ing li.e *an# glo,es an# special respirator )it* reaction type canister must 3e )orn #uring fumigation )it* aeration. Do not )or. alone in any fumigation )or.. +#our of t*e fumigant s*oul# not 3e relie# upon as an in#ication of poisonous concentration of t*e fumigant. /*osp*ine #etector strips or tu3es 3e use# 3efore allo)ing )or.ers entry into t*e fumigate# premises. 9mo.ing or eating at any time #uring fumigation s*oul# 3e strictly pro*i3ite#. /ersons )it* puncture# ear #rums must not 3e employe# for fumigation )or.. Alt*oug* most formulations are #esigne# to #elay li3eration of /B3 from Aluminium /*osp*i#e ta3lets@ t*ey li3erate *ig*ly to$ic /*osp*ine gas on opening t*e container. 4*e gas is li3erate# on e$posure to air. All fumigation )or. s*oul#@ t*erefore@ 3e planne# so t*at operation of placing t*e ta3lets@ co,ering )it* fumigation co,ers an# closing #oors an# ,entilators s*oul# 3e complete# )it*in s*ortest possi3le time 3ut not more t*an 30 minutes. 4o ensure uniform an# spee#y placement 8 #istri3ution of ta3lets@ t*e points of application s*oul# 3e #eci#e# in a#,ance. Iarning notices must 3e paste# at t*e fumigation site to pre,ent e$posure of employees8pu3lic to t*e gas. /*osp*ine reacts )it* metals especially )it* copper or copper containing e:uipments. 9o all copper containing e:uipment an# parts in t*e go#o)ns or ot*er structures s*oul# 3e protecte# 3efore t*e start of fumigation. Al)ays open t*e containers in open air. 4ins or tu3es once opene# )*ic* *a,e to 3e store# for a s*ort perio# must 3e seale# tig*tly an# .ept a)ay from c*il#ren an# pets. r# %n or#er to *a,e proper #istri3ution of /B3 gas@ 283 of t*e Aluminium /*osp*i#e ta3lets s*oul# 3e place#8#istri3ute# on t*e upper *alf of t*e stac..

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3.3 Medical aid@ 3.3.1 +&mptoms of poisoning5

/*osp*ine is *ig*ly to$ic to *uman 3eings. 4*e gas is not a3sor3e# t*roug* t*e s.in. 4*ere is no e,i#ence of cumulati,e effects from intermittent@ lo) le,el e$posure of 10 ppm or less. At *ig*er concentration@ in*alation of /*osp*ine may pro#uce symptoms inclu#ing nausea@ ,omiting@ #iarr*ea@ *ea#ac*e@ c*est pain an# massi,e accumulation of flui#s in t*e lungs 3efore #eat*. 3.3.2 Treatment &

4*e treatment is only symptomatic an# supporti,e. %f /*osp*ine *as 3een in*ale#@ imme#iate *ospitali-ation an# o3ser,ation for 2 *ours for #elaye# onset of se,ere pulmonary oe#ema is a#,isa3le.

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+3tain c*est 7-ray@ e$amine for infiltrates an# perform analysis of arterial 3loo# gases. Maintain /+2 a3o,e 60 mg. Bg 3y instituting in step)ise fas*ion@ t*e follo)ing measures are nee#e#N 1- A#ministration of 60 to 100 percent o$ygen 3y mas. or cannulaN 2- %ntu3ation an# mec*anical ,entilation@ an# 3- /ositi,e an# e$piratory 3reat*ing. (lui# 3alance must 3e maintaine#N use of #iuretic may 3e re:uire#. 9teroi#s may 3e a#ministere# for t)o to four #ays to #ecrease t*e inflammatory response of t*e lung. 4- 4reat central ner,ous system effects symptomatically. 4. MA*/. S-/.0 P./ U,-S P0S-S A''reviati on used in teAt 9.o. '.#. 4.g. 4.c. +.s. 4.m. 9.p. ;.s. C.c*. ;.o. A.f. C.*. 6.r. C.p. A.p. C.cep*. C.cau. 4.p. C... D.fer. D.-on. D.cuc. C.,es.

,ommon Name 'ice Iee,il ;esser grain 3orer D*apra 3eetle 'ust re# flour 3eetle 9a)-toot*e# grain 3eetle Ca#elle 3eetle Drug 9tore 3eetle Cigarette 3eetle /ulse 3eetle ;ong-*ea#e# flour 3eetle Coffee 3erry 3orer Drie#-fruit 3eetle 'e# legge# *am 3eetle (lat grain 3eetle Carpet 3eetle 'ice mot* Almon# mot* Mites (ruit fly

Scientific Name #itop$ilus or6zae 374 R$izopert$a dominica 3+4 Trogoderma granarium E8erts. Tri1olium castaneum 3/er1st4 ,r6zaep$ilus surinamensis Tene1roides mauritanicus 374 #tego1ium paniceum 374 7asioderma serricorne 3+4 9alloso1ruc$us c$inensis +a1r. 7at$eticus or6zae 3:ater$ouse4 Araecerous fascilutatus 9arpop$6lus $emipterous .ecro1ia rufipes 3&e.;.4 9r6ptolestes praillus 3#c$on4 Attagenous piceous 9orc6ra cep$alonica 3#taint.4 Ep$estia 3 9adra4 cautella 3:al%4 T6rop$agus puterescentiae 3#c$4 9alogl6p$us %remeri 3<er4 &acus ferrugineus 3+a1.4 &.zonatus 3#aund4 &.cucur1itae 39oq4 9arpom6ia 8ersu8iana

2 0

5# MA*/. ./ 0N- SP0,I0S ,ommon Name Scientific Name A''reviati on used in teAt

;esser 3an#icoot rat %n#ian Desert Jer3il 4*e 3ro)n spiny mouse Bouse mouse 9e)er rat Bouse rat 9oft furre# fiel# rat %n#ian Jer3ill ;arge 3an#icoot rat ;ittle fiel# mouse

<andicota 1engalensis *eriones $urrianae *us plat6t$ir= *us musculus Rattus nor8egicus Rattus rattus Rattus meltada Tatera indica <andicota indica *us 1ooduga ???

H.3. M.*. M.p. M.m '.n. '.r. '.m. 4.i. H.i. M.3.

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APP0N IC%I irectorate of Plant Protection, !uarantine " Storage, Farida'ad%(2())(#

.egister of Fumigation Agencies 3ith Accredited Fumigation /perators


.egister a tion Num'er ate of Issue &alid up%to .evali d up%to Name of the Fumigation Agenc+:<ranch " Address Name of Accredited Fumigation /perator Accredit a tion Num'er ate of issue &alid Up to .evali d Up to /ther Identificatio n Num'er: Marks, if an+ .emarks " Sign of .egistrar

APP0N IC FII
APP1I,A-I/N F/. APP./&A1 /F FUMIGA-I/N AG0N,I /. /.GANIJA-I/N F/. S-/,=:US0 /F A1UMINIUM P$/SP$I 0

4o@ 4*e /lant /rotection A#,iser Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ 6.B.%2@ (ari#a3a# Baryana > 121001. 9ir@

F/. /FFI,0 US0 'egistration 6o.& Date&

%8Ie on 3e*alf of t*e follo)ing firm apply for granting appro,al for stoc.8use of Aluminium p*osp*i#e Control +perations )it*in t*e 9tate8<.4.89pecifie# port in accor#ance )it* t*e pro,isions of 'ules an# 'egulations issue# un#er %nsectici#es Act@ 1"6!. 4*e particulars furnis*e# as un#er& 1. 6ame of t*e (irm83ranc* & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC )it* complete /ostal A##ress CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 2. 'egistration8;icense 6o. & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC & Date 0Commercial1 %f any. CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC Area of +peration & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

3 . 4.

Bea# office particulars of & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC t*e firm & a##ress & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CC

5 .

Hrief Account of t*e Acti,ities of t*e firm

6 .

Details of 4ec*nical & /ersonnel employe# 3y t*e firm

A . H .

9uper,isory 9taff +perational 9taff

& &

;ist of (umigation89afety& 5:uipments & accessories a,aila3le )it* t*e firm

A##itional information@ if any & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

". 011 021 031

D5C;A'A4%+6 %8Ie #eclare t*at t*e information gi,en a3o,e is true to my8our .no)le#ge an# 3elief an# no part t*ereof is false 8 conceale#. %8Ie a3i#e 3y t*e pro,isions of rele,ant regulations un#er t*e %nsectici#es Act@ 1"6! an# rules notifie# t*ere un#er. %8Ie also a3i#e 3y t*e Compliance agreement8un#erta.ing e$ecute# *ere)it*.

/lace & Date & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 9ignature of Hranc* Manager8 Bea# of t*e +ffice 0+ffice 9eal1

2 4

ANN0CU.0S -/ APP1I,A-I/N BAPP0N IC F IID ANN0CU.0 ( F 1ist of .ecognised Supervisor+ Staff 9 ; 6 o . 1 . 2 3 . ANN0CU.0 2 F 1ist of /perational Staff 9 ; 6 o . 1 . 2 3 . 4 . 5 . ANN0CU.0 2 F 1ist of 0Huipment:Accessories BAttach 1ist as per formatD 9 ; 6 o. 6ame 5:uipme nt8 Accessori es of t* e Ma.e 9pecifications inclu#ing %9%@ %f any 6o. of a,aila3 le firm unit s )it * o Date f purc*ase8proc u rement 6ame Date of 5mployment 5#ucational =ualifications 4raining in Jeneral /est Control +perations 'emar .s 6ame Date of 5mployment Dte. of //=& 9

recognition certificate 6o. & #ate 0if any1.

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APP0N IC FIII APP1I,A-I/N F/. .0,/GNI-I/N /F FUMIGA-I/N /P0.A-/. 4o@ 4*e /lant /rotection A#,iser Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ 6.B.%2@ (ari#a3a# Baryana > 121001. 9ir@

F/. /FFI,0 US0 'egistration 6o.& Date&

% *ere3y apply for issue of a certificate of recognition of my e$pertise for un#erta.ing fumigation operations )it* Aluminium /*osp*i#e at t*e premises of t*e firm #escri3e# *ere)it*. 4*e particulars furnis*e# as un#er& 1 . 2 . 3 . & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C

6ame of t*e Applicant

Age an# Date of Hirt* 6ame an# A##ress of firm& CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 5. 0i1 5#ucational =ualifications 0#ocumentary proof to 3e attac*e#1 Degree 9u3Fects <ni,ersity Eear /assin g o f

4 .

A##ress of place )*ere (irm is 8 to 3e esta3lis*e#

0ii1 4raining in (umigation 0#ocumentary proof to 3e attac*e#1 6ame of t*e %nstitute /erio# of training /articulars of certificate

issue#

2 6

0iii1 Apprentices*ip particulars 0Certificates to 3e attac*e#1 6ame of firm83ranc* )*ere )or.e# 'ecogni-e# operator un#er )*ose super,ision )or.e# /erio# apprentices*ip o f

6. A##itional information & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC %f any. CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC . Declaration of t*e applicant& % #eclare t*at t*e information gi,en a3o,e is true to my .no)le#ge an# 3elief an# no part t*ereof is false 8conceale#. % carefully *a,e rea# t*e terms an# con#itions for recognition of my tec*nical e$pertise 3y t*e /lant /rotection A#,iser an# agree to a3i#e 3y t*em. %n t*e e,ent of my retirement or resignation from t*e sai# firm@ % )ill surren#er t*e 'ecognition Certificate to /lant /rotection A#,iser. /lace & Date & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 9ignature of t*e Applicant !. Declaration 3y t*e firm & 0i1 %8Ie on 3e*alf of t*e firm -------------------------------------------- certify t*at t*e applicant Mr.8 Ms. ------------------------------ is employe# 3y t*e firm. 0ii1%8Ie on 3e*alf of t*e sai# firm #eclare t*at information furnis*e# 3y t*e applicant is ,erifie# from recor#s an# foun# correct. 031 %8Ie recommen# t*e a3o,e applicant for recognition of tec*nical e$pertise 3y /lant /rotection A#,iser. 041 %8Ie *ere3y un#erta.e to intimate t*e transfer or@ retirement or resignation or #eat* of t*e recogni-e# e$pert an# s*all surren#er t*e original certificate so issue#. /lace & Date & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 9ignature of Hranc* Manager8 Bea# of t*e +ffice 0+ffice 9eal1

APP0N IC FI&
,/MP1IAN,0 AG.00M0N- -/ <0 FU.NIS$0 <I -$0 P0S- ,/N-./1 /P0.A-/. BP,/D F/. S-/,=:US0 /F A1UMINIUM P$/SP$I 0

(rom & M8s. CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC @ CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 9ir@ %8Ie *ere3y agree to un#erta.e an# a3i#e 3y t*e follo)ing& 1. 2.

4o@ 4*e /lant /rotection A#,iser Directorat e of /lant =uarantine & 9torage 6.B.%2@ (ari#a3a# Baryana > 121001.

/rotecti on@

4o ta.e all possi3le precautions for t*e safety of )or.ers engage# in fumigation operations )it* Aluminium /*osp*i#e un#er close super,ision of t*e recogni-e# fumigation operator. 4o a3i#e 3y t*e pro,isions of clauses 10@ 35 to 42@ 44 of %nsectici#es 'ules@ 1" 1 issue# un#er %nsectici#es Act > 1"6!@ )*ile un#erta.ing fumigation an# commercial pest control operations. 6ot to un#erta.e any fumigation operations )it* Aluminium /*osp*i#e in resi#ential premises@ cattle s*e#s an# ot*er pu3lic areas )*ere animal8*uman life is present. 4o follo) all instructions an# proce#ures@ prescri3e# 3y t*e /lant =uarantine aut*orities in planning@ set-up an# con#uct of fumigation. 4o inform /lant /rotection A#,iser any c*ange of a##ress of t*e firm or transfer@ retirement@ resignation an# #eat* of t*e recogni-e# fumigation operators )it*in t)o )ee.s from t*e #ate of effect. 4o pro,i#e all essential e:uipments for fumigation operation an# maintain t*em in goo# )or.ing con#itions. 4o e$ten# all necessary assistance an# cooperation to t*e officers of Dte. of //=&9 #uring annual8surprise au#it c*ec.. 4o follo) correct fumigation practices as specifie# in t*e stan#ar#. 4o .eep an# maintain up to #ate all recor#s relate# to fumigation as specifie# in t*e stan#ar# an# ma.e t*ese a,aila3le for ,erification #uring au#it c*ec..

3. 4. 5.

6. . !. ".

/lace & Date & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 9ignature of t*e Aut*ori-e# /erson & 9eal of t*e +rgani-ation

2!

APP0N IC F & .0P/.- /N INSP0,-I/N /F -$0 P.0MIS0S /F -$0 P0S- ,/N-./1 AG0N,I 6ame & Designation of officers )*o con#ucte# t*e %nspection Date of %nspection /lace of %nspection 6ame an# a##ress of t*e firm Applying for recognition 6ame of t*e person aut*ori-e# 8to 3e aut*ori-e# 3y //A for super,ising t*e (umigation operations )it* 'eference 6o. & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

1 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 .

6. 6ame of t*e fumigant for )*ic* & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC Application *as 3een ma#e . 2erification of tec*nical e$pertise & 0e#ucational :ualifications8 4raining etc.1 supporte# 3y Appropriate #ocumentary e,i#ence !. 2erification of e:uipments 0As per AppendiA%&I1 & !.1. 9.6o. ;ist out t*e essential e:uipment or p*ysical facilities not possesse# 3y t*e firm for t*e Fo3& 6ame of t*e 5:uipment /urpose

". %s t*e team satisfie# )it* t*e & Ees86o /*ysical facilities a,aila3le )it* t*e firm for t*e Fo3O %f it is A6oL state t*e #eficiencies. 10. 'ecommen#ations of t*e inspection & team 11. 6ame & 9ignature of team mem3ers )it* #ate&

1.CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 2. CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 2 "

ANN0CU.0S -/ INS0P,-I/N -0AM .0P/.- BAPP0N IC%&D AnneAure I /articulars of tec*nical e$pertise 0e#ucational :ualifications8training etc.1 supporte# 3y appropriate #ocumentary e,i#ence. 9.6o. /articulars 1. 6ame of 5$pert 2. 3. 4. 5#ucational =ualifications %nstitute from )*ere 3asic training on fumigation ac:uire#. 'eference 6o. & #ate of appro,al of e$pertise 3y Dte. of //=&9@ if any.

AnneAure 2 ;ist of e:uipments ,erifie# 9 . 6 o 6ame of t*e e:uipment Ma.e 9pecification s 8 %9% mar.@ if any 6o. o f possess e# t*e firm <nit s 3y Ior.in g con#ition

as assesse# 3y t*e %nspecti on 4eam inclu#in cali3ratio g n as applica3le

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APP0N IC F &I 0SS0N-IA1 FUMIGA-I/N:SAF0-I 0!UIPM0N-S S N o 1 0Huipment Specification including ISI, if an+ (umigation co,ers 04arpaulin1 0a1 ;o) #ensity polyt*ene films or 031 'u33eri-e# polyt*ene s*eets 2 9an# sna.es As per %9% 450! > 1"63 Minimu m No# of Units 2 4 car o o ry ut fumigati on operatio un#e ns r a temporary enclosur e 4 ma. o e groun# seali ng of fumigati on co,ers so as to ma.e it air tig*t. ( o r measuring relati ,e *umi#ity )*il un#erta.in e g fumigati on )it* A;/. 4 maintain8repai o r of e:uipment (or sealing ( o r A;/ 3ul. intro#ucin g ta3l ets for grai Purpose

As per %9% 4!10 1"6! 1 meter lengt*@ 15 cm. #iameter Accor#in g to re:uirem e nt

Bygrometer

A s

per

%9%

specification

4ool Ho$

A#*esi,e 4ape 0/lastic1

2P )i#t*

As re:uire# 1

Metal /ro3e for intro#ucing A;/ ta3lets

12 ft. lengt*

n fumigati on in stora 3i ge ns an# s*ip *ol#s. 4 prote o ct against in*alatio o to$i n f c fumigant . 2 4 prote o ct against in*alatio o to$i n f c fumigant . 4 prote o ct against in*alatio n of c*emical #usts@ a aerosols etc. 5mergen cy supply of o$ygen 31 4o ren#er first ai# measure prot 4o ect eyes applyin )*ile g fumigan t. prote 4o ct *an#s fr o m *a-ar#ous c*emica ls

Jas mas. 0(ull ,ision face mas.1

A s per %9&!52381" fu ,ision mas ll face . ) it * corrugate# tu3e@ carrying strap -

Canisters for use )it* A;/ or <ni,ersal

"

Dust Mas.s

10

/orta3le o$ygen cylin#er )it* nose an# mout* cap

11 12

(irst Ai# Ho$ Joggles

1 4 pairs

13

Jlo,es

'u33eri-e#8/2 C

4 pairs

14

'esuscitato r

15

Jum 3oots

2 pairs

restor 4o e 3reat*ing in case of acci#ental e$posure to fumigant. prot 4o ect feet fr o m *a-ar#ous c*emica ls. 4o /*osp*i ne lea.ages #etect gas

16

/*osp*ine gas #etection strips

4est strips impregnate# )i c*emica t* ls #etection of /*osp*ine ga s

1 Ho $ for

Drager type multi > gas #etector tu3es

Consist of carrying ca spar pa se e rts set scre) #ri,er gas pump. Drager #etector tu3es 258 /*osp*ine a !101621

1 tu3 es p.t s

uni t@ in

4o /*osp*i ne lea.ages fumigati on

#etect gas #urin g

1!

/*osp*ine& monitor

Alert

person al

)a 4o rn operator /*osp*ine presence 4o protect fire *a-ar#s 4 #ete o ct infestati on surface

t*e of again st

1"

(ire 5$tinguis*er Magnifier 0poc.et type1

10$ magnification

20

insect 3y

e$aminati on stores 21 9pecimen tu3es ,ial Bomoeopat*ic s )it* cor. or plastic cap 9e sealin lf g 1 .g.8400g. capacity 10

of

4o collect pests for i#entification.

22

/lastic sampling 3ags

25

4o collect samples

3 2

AppendiA%&II ,ertificate of .egistration of Fumigation Agenc+ Government of India Ministr+ of Agriculture 0Department of Agriculture & Cooperation1

irectorate of Plant Protection, !uarantine " Storage 6.B-%2.@ (ari#a3a#-121001. .egistered Num'er@ ate of Issue@ &alid up to@

T$is is to certif6 t$at t$e follo>ing fumigation agenc6"1ranc$ $as 1een assessed and granted registration for underta%ing Aluminium '$osp$ide fumigation treatments >it$ an accredited fumigation operator in accordance >it$ requirements specified in t$is #tandard and under t$e pro8isions of #ection 1? of t$e Insecticides Act- 1(@? and su1Aect to terms and conditions specified as under& CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C 0 1 Plant Protection Adviser Name of Fumigation Agenc+:'ranch Address -erms " ,onditions@ 1. 4*e 'egistration Certificate s*all 3e #isplaye# in a prominent place open to pu3lic 3y t*e fumigation agency an# t*e registration num3er s*all 3e :uote# in all correspon#ence )it* Directorate of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage an# in t*e fumigation certificates 3eing issue#. 2. 4*e fumigation agency s*all *ol# ,ali# license issue# 3y t*e Director of Agriculture of t*e concerne# 9tate 3. 4*e certificate is ,ali# for t*e perio# of one year as in#icate# a3o,e unless ot*er)ise rene)e# 3y t*e competent aut*ority. 4*e fumigation agency s*all apply for rene)al at least 45 #ays prior to e$piry of registration. 4. 4*e fumigation agency s*all un#erta.e all fumigation operations un#er #irect super,ision of accre#ite# fumigation operator an# a3i#e 3y t*e con#itions specifie# in Compliance Agreement. 5. 4*e certificate of registration grante# s*all 3e lia3le to 3e )it*#ra)n8cancelle#@ s*oul# t*e sai# firm in,ol,e# in ma.ing false recor#s or issue frau#ulent certificates or faile# to meet t*e re:uirements of t*e aluminium p*osp*i#e 9tan#ar# or ,iolates any pro,isions of %nsectici#es Act@ 1"6! an# 'ules & 'egulations issue# t*ere. 6. 4*is Certificate s*all 3e ,ali# for un#erta.ing A;/ fumigation. t*roug* out t*e state.
5n#orsements& 'e,ali#ate#8suspen#e#8cancelle# on CCCCCCCCCCC 3yCCCCCCCCCCC 'e,ali#ate#8suspen#e#8cancelle# onCCCCCCCCCCCC3yCCCCCCCCCCC

'einstate# onCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC3yCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

,op+ to@ 3 3

AppendiA%&III ,ertificate of Accreditation of Fumigation /perator Government of India Ministr+ of Agriculture 0Department of Agriculture & Cooperation1

irectorate of Plant Protection, !uarantine " Storage 6.B-%2.@ (ari#a3a#-121001. Accreditation Num'er@ ate of Issue@ &alid up to@ T$is is to certif6 t$at t$e follo>ing +umigation ,perator emplo6ed >it$ t$e follo>ing fumigation agenc6"1ranc$ $as 1een assessed for tec$nical competenc6 for performance of fumigation treatments >it$ Aluminium '$osp$ide and granted accreditation in accordance >it$ requirements specified in t$is #tandard and t$e pro8isions of #ection 1? of t$e Insecticides Act- 1(@? and su1Aect to terms and conditions specified $ereunder. CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC C 0 1 Plant Protection Adviser Name of Fumigation /perator Fumigation ,ompan+: 'ranch:Address Affi$ stamp si-e p*oto

-erms " ,onditions@ 1. 4*e (umigation operator s*all al)ays #irectly super,ise t*e fumigation operations an# s*all 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

!. 0ndorsements@ 'e,ali#ate#8suspen#e#8cancelle# on CCCCCCCCCCC 3yCCCCCCCCCCC

3eresponsi3le for t*e safety of )or.ers engage# in t*e fumigation operations. Be must #isplay t*e Accre#itation car# 0 see anneA1 at t*e site of fumigation for rea#y recognition@ )*ene,er any fumigation treatment performe#. . Be s*all 3e responsi3le for un#erta.ing fumigation treatments in accor#ance )it* re:uirements specifie# in t*e aluminium p*osp*i#e 0A;/1 9tan#ar# an# Accre#itation 9c*eme. Be s*all 3e responsi3le for issue of fumigation certificates after successful fumigation #uly signe#. 4*e certificate of accre#itation grante# is ,ali# for a perio# of one year unless ot*er)ise rene)e# an# is ,ali# only for )or.ing )it* t*e specifie# company 8 3ranc* unless en#orse# 3y t*e competent aut*ority 4*e certificate of accre#itation grante# s*all 3e lia3le to 3e )it*#ra)n 8cancelle#@ s*oul# t*e fumigation operator is in,ol,e# in ma.ing false recor#s or issue frau#ulent certificates or faile# to meet t*e re:uirements of t*e A;/ 9tan#ar# or ,iolates any pro,isions of %nsectici#es Act@ 1"6! an# 'ules & 'egulations issue# t*ere un#er. 4*e certificate is not transfera3le an# s*oul# 3e surren#ere# to .competent aut*ority in t*e e,ent of accre#ite# fumigation operator retiring or lea,ing t*e afore sai# Company. 4*is Certificate s*all 3e ,ali# for un#erta.ing A;/ fumigation t*roug* out t*e state .

'e,ali#ate#8suspen#e#8cancelle# onCCCCCCCCCCCC3yCCCCCCCCCCC 'einstate# onCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC3yCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC ,op+ to@ 34

AnneA to AppendiA%&III Accreditation ,ard Affi$ 9tamp si-e p*oto CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 09ignature of (+1 ,ontact Num'er KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK KKK No@ ate of Issue &alid up to

Fumigation /perator@ Mr# CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC Fumigation ,ompan+:Address@ M:s CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCC Issued '+@ KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK BPlant protection AdviserD

35

APP0N IC%IC

/nsite Audit ,heck of Fumigation ,ompan+ and Accredited Fumigation /perator#


Name of Fumigation compan+:'ranch audited Name of the General:<ranch Manager Name of Accredited Fumigation /perator BsD ate BsD of Audit Audited '+ Non% ,onformit Activit+ Does t*e fumigation company *a,e ,ali# license8registrationO Does t*e fumigation company *a,e a#e:uate organi-ational structure an# staff resources to carry out fumigationO e fumigation operator *as t*e necessary :ualifications & tec*nical ncyO Does t*e fumigation company *a,e all t*e essential e:uipments for carrying out fumigation operations as per t*e 9tan#ar#O Does t*e fumigation company *a,e proper recor# .eeping systemO %s t*ere any secure# & )ell ,entilate# place for storage of fumigantsO %s t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator a3le to #emonstrate t*e .no)le#ge of t*e 9tan#ar# & Accre#itation 9c*emeO %s t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator #irectly super,ising all t*e fumigation operationsO %s t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator un#erta.ing all responsi3ilities for )*ic* *e *as 3een accre#ite#O Are t*e gas monitoring 8temperature measuring e:uipments8 *umi#ity measuring e:uipment regularly cali3rate# to manufacturer specificationsO %s t*e gas monitoring e:uipment 3eing use# #uring fumigation operationsO Are t*e e:uipment cali3rations recor#s maintaine# for 2 yearsO %s t*e relati,e *umi#ity 050K or a3o,e for 3est effecti,e use1 #etermine# prior to t*e fumigation t*roug* a ,erifia3le source an# recor#e#O Does t*e goo#s co,ere# )it* or pac.age# in gas imper,ious materials 0suc* as plastic )rapping or laminate# plastic films@ lac:uere# or painte# surfaces@ Aluminium foil@ tarre# or )a$e# paper1 must *a,e t*e co,erings or pac.aging opene#@ cut or remo,e#@ prior to fumigationO. Does t*e fumigation s*eets use# meet t*e permea3ility re:uirements as specifie# in t*e 9tan#ar#O Di# accre#ite# fumigation operator meet t*e s*eet fumigation construction re:uirements of t*e 9tan#ar#O Ie s No 1evel ,ritical MaEor ,ritical ,ritical Minor Minor Minor MaEor MaEor MaEor MaEor Minor MaEor MaEor

MaEor MaEor 3

Any ,apori-er use# for applying met*yl 3romi#e in gaseous MaEor stateO MaEor Does t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator monitor gas concentrations at specifie# times #uring t*e fumigation as per t*e stan#ar#O Minor Does t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator c*ec. t*e fumigation enclosure for gas lea.ages )it* t*e *elp of lea. #etector after application of Aluminium /*osp*i#eO MaEor I*et*er protecti,e e:uipments suc* as respirators89CHA 3eing use# #uring fumigationO MaEor Ba,e t*e protecti,e e:uipments 3een regularly ser,ice# an# maintaine# in )or.ing con#ition as per t*e #ocumente# plan of t*e fumigation companyO Does t*e fumigation company un#erta.e regular *ealt* c*ec.-up Minor of fumigation operator & )or.ersO Minor %s t*e enclosure aerate# at t*e en# of fumigation an# teste# gasfree 3efore releaseO Are t*e #anger sign-3oar#s #isplaye# #uring fumigationO Minor Does t*e accre#ite# fumigation operator *as t*e .no)le#ge a3out MaEor emergency measures8rescue operations in case of acci#ental poisoning 3y A;/ fumigantO 6ame & 9ignature of Au#itee )it* #ate 0Authori9ed Signator+ of ,ompan+1 6ame & 9ignature of Au#itor 0s1 )it* #ate 1.CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC2.CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

APP0N IC%C

,orrective Action .eport


Name of Fumigation ,ompan+:<ranch@ etails of Nonconformit+ 1ocation@ ,orrective Action to 'e taken Proposed date for rectification

Name " Signature of Authori9ed Signator+ of ,ompan+ 3ith ate

ate @ Place @

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APP0N IC F CI S-/,=:ISSU0 .0GIS-0. F/. FUMIGAN- BA1PD:P0S-I,I 0S

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Date of 5ntry

+pening 9toc. of fumigant

=uantity +f fumigant /urc*ase#

/articular s of %n,oice8 ;'8Hill 6o & Dt8stoc. 4ransfer 6o. #ate

4otal 9toc. of fumigant

=uantity of fumigant use# 8 transferre #

Closing 3alance

9ignatur e Aut*oris e# 9ignator y8 Bea# +ffice

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APP0N IC % CII

Fumigation ,ertificate
B,ompan+ letter headD B
-reatment ,ertificate Num'er ate of Issue
te PP!S .egd No# KKKKKKKKK datedKKKKKKKKD

T$is is to certif6 t$at t$e goods descri1ed 1elo> >ere treated in accordance >it$ t$e fumigation treatment requirements of importing countr6 3BBBBBBBBBBBBBB4 and declared t$at t$e consignment $as 1een 8erified free of imper8ious surfaces"la6ers suc$ as plastic >rapping or laminated plastic films- lacquered or painted surfaces- aluminium foil- tarred or >a=ed paper etc. t$at ma6 ad8ersel6 effect t$e penetration of t$e fumigant- prior to fumigation

etails of -reatment
6ame of (umigant Date of fumigation /lace of fumigation Dosage of (umigant Duration of (umigation 0 in #ays1 A,erage am3ient *umi#ity #uring fumigation 0 K1 (umigation performe# un#er gastig*t s*eets

Ies:No

escription of Goods
Container 6um3er 0or numerical lin.1.89eal 6um3er 6ame & A##ress of e$porter 6ame & A##ress of consignee 4ype an# #escription of cargo =uantity 0M4s18 6o of pac.ages86o of pieces Description of pac.aging material 9*ipping mar. or 3ran# 6ame & 9ignature of Accre#ite# (umigation +perator )it* seal & #ate8 Accre#itation 6um3er 5n#orse# 3y 9pecifie# +fficer of Dte of //=9

Name ,Signature " office seal

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APP0N IC F CIII M/N-$1I .0P/.- /F S-/,=:US0 /F A1P A# A1UMINIMUM P$/SP$I 0 Mont* +pening 9toc. 2 =uantity purc*ase# 3 =uantity use# Closing 9toc. 5 Appro$imate :uantity of commo#ity fumigate# 6

APP0N IC%CI&

.eporting of Stock and Use of Aluminium Phosphide to te# of PP!"S


Name of Fumigation ,ompan+:<ranch@ B PP!S .egd# No#KKKKKKKKKKKKKdatedKKKKKKKKKKKKD /pening stock !t+ purchased -otal !t+ B=gD during month B=gD B=gD Month of .eporting@

!t+ used B=gD

,losing <alance B=gD

Particulars of Fumigations carried out IMP/.-S ,ommod it+ /rigin !t+ of comm o dit+ !t+# of A1P used ,ommod it+

0CP/.-S 0Aported -o !uantit+ of ,ommo di t+ !t+# of A1P used

-otal Name " Signature of Accredited Fumigation /perator 3ith date KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK K

-otal Name " Signature of GM:<M of Fumigation Agenc+ 3ith date KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

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APP0N IC F C& F/.MA- /F SU.P.IS0 ,$0,= /F A,,.0 I-A-0 FUMIGA-I/N AG0N,I 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6ame an# a##ress of (umigation agency inspecte# & & & &

Date & time of surprise inspection 9urprise c*ec. carrie# out 3y 9toc. position of A;/8MH on #ate )it* t*e firm 0as p*ysically ,erifie#1 Discrepancies@ if any note# in t*e Maintenance of stoc. recor#s 0as re,eale# from c*ec.ing of in,oices & utili-ation of fumigants recor#s I*et*er t*e firm possess ,ali# Certificate of appro,al8permission for use of A;/8MH issue# 3y t*e Dte. of /lant /rotection@ =uarantine & 9torage@ (ari#a3a# 0D//=91 %f so@ t*e #ate of its e$piryO .

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I*et*er tec*nical e$pertise recogni-e# & Hy t*e Directorate is on pay roll of t*e (irm on #ate I*et*er t*e fumigation8safety 5:uipment possesse# 3y t*e firm are %n )or.ing con#ition I*et*er t*e firm is su3mitting regular mont*ly returns on stoc.8use of A;/ to D//=&9@ if not gi,e reason 0s*oul# 3e supporte# 3y #ocumentary e,i#ences1 &

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I*et*er t*e firm possesses separate & /lace for storage of fumigants. 11. Action ta.en 3y t*e firm on noncompliances 8interceptions reporte# 3y importing countries During t*e last one year 12. Date of last surprise ,isit an# & #iscrepancies@ if any notice# an# action ta.en 3y t*e firm 13. 'emar.s an# recommen#ations of officers&

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APP0N IC F C&I APP1I,A-I/N F/. SUP0.&ISI/N /F FUMIGA-I/N /P0.A-I/NS <I P1AN!UA.AN-IN0 AU-$/.I-I0S KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK 4o@ 4*e +fficer-%n C*arge (or +ffice <se 3y /= 9tation /lant =uarantine an# (umigation 9tation@ 'egistration 6o. Date of 'eceipt of application CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . . ! . 6ame an# A##ress of party 0%mporter85$porter8or *is Agent1 /.=. 'ef. 6o. & Date Commo#ity &

& &

=uantity 0It. in M4.82ol.cum1 & 6ame of fumigation agency <n#erta.ing fumigation /lace of fumigation Date an# time of fumigation /articulars of container 6os. or 2essel name@ if any@ 0%f container 8s*ip fumigation in,ol,e#1 & & & &

" . Date of propose# s*ipment & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 0,1A.A-I/N:UN 0.-A=ING %8Ie #eclare t*at t*e information furnis*e# a3o,e is true to t*e 3est of my8our .no)le#ge. %8Ie *ere3y un#erta.e to pay t*e necessary fees to)ar#s super,ision of fumigation operations. %8Ie a3i#e 3y all t*e instructions an# proce#ures re:uire# 3y /lant =uarantine aut*orities in planning8set-up8con#uct of fumigation. /lace & Date & CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 6ame & 9ignature of %mporter85$porter8or *is agent

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APP0N IC%C&II Pa+ment particulars for supervising Fumigation /peration '+ P! /fficers CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 1. 'ecei,e# a sum of 's.CCCCCCCCCCCCCC 0'upees CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC1 ,i#e DD84.'.5 6o.CCCCCCCCCCCCCC#ate# CCCCCCCCCC (rom M8s. CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC to)ar#s c*arges for super,ising fumigation operation. 09ignature of Ca*ier8A.+CCCCCCCCCCCC1 CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

APP0N IC%C&III !uarantine /rder for Supervising Fumigation /peration '+ P! /fficer KKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK /ermitte# to un#erta.e fumigation of CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 0commo#ity8container8s*ip1 lying at CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC t*roug* t*e a3o,e name# appro,e# 0place8site8go#o)n1 fumigation agency un#er t*e super,ision of CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC on CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC 06ame & #esignation of super,ising +fficer1 0#ate8time1 as per t*e sc*e#ule of treatment #escri3e# 3elo)& C*emical CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCN Dosage CCCCCCCCCCCCgm8cumN DurationCCCCCCCCCCCCC 4empCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCun#er 6A/82acuum 0CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC1in fumigation c*am3er8 gas-proof co,ers8containers8s*ip. Name, esignation " Signature of /fficers 45

APP0N IC%CIC ,/MM0N-S /F SUP0.&ISING /FFI,0.

1. (umigation atten#e# on CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC at CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

0 6ame & 9ignature1 2. Degassing atten#e# on CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC at CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

06ame & 9ignature1

3. (umigant concentration after #egassing on CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC at CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC

06ame & 9ignature1

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