Many countries around the world require certification documents to accompany products being imported into their country. Per TCA "Certificate of free sale" means a certificate issued by the department that certifies that the manufacturer of the food, nonprescription drugs, or cosmetics listed in the document is duly authorized to manufacture the products and either that: A The products may be sold freely to the public in the United States, and the Free for sale is in substantial compliance with this chapter as determined by an inspection conducted by the department; or B The manufacturer has provided the department with a complete copy of the report of the most recent inspection conducted by the United States food and drug administration for each Tennessee location where the foods, nonprescription drugs or cosmetic products for which the certificate is being Free for sale are manufactured; and that, based on the inspection report or reports, it is evident that the manufacturer is authorized to sell the products freely in the United States.
Payment is due prior to the certificates being issued. Payment can be made by credit card, by callingor by check, made out to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
Certificates take up to ten 10 business days to issue. Certificates are mailed from the Department. Go to TN. Print This .
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Certificate of Free Sale. What is a Certificate of Free Sale?
How much does a Certificate of Free Sale cost? To acquire the certificate you will need the following: Current permit with the Department with a balance that is in good standing The most recent inspection must be on file with the Department Or provide the Department with a copy of the most recent inspection by the US Food and Drug Administration How do I order a certificate?
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