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Phytosanitary treatment

National and international trade of vegetal products is governed by rules aimed at protecting the receiving region against the introduction of foreign pests. The norms in force regulate the conditions of production, harvesting, packaging, transfer and, where applicable, the phytosanitary treatment required for national and international trade in product.

 

NOM-022-FITO

WORKING PLAN FOR IRRADIATION

 

The following products can already receive the Phytosanitary Treatment for Export in BENEBION, to comply with the applicable regulations:

Note: Before proceeding to manufacture a new kind of packaging box, please contact APHIS and SV technicians at our BENEBION Irradiation plant.

Authorized configurations for star fruit

Last Update: April 12, 2016
* Full board inside mesh bag to pdi or Fruit in boxes with insect proof mesh.
Note: Incomplete treatment plates not allowed.

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
209Star Fruit 5.5kg (8x11) *Box 1342014-12-054.856.1551X31X1688
225Star Fruit 3.7kg (10x11) *Box 1012015-05-143.454.0542X25X16110

Authorized configurations of Manzano Pepper

Last Update: January 24, 2017
* Full board inside mesh bag to pdi or Fruit in boxes with insect proof mesh.
Note: Incomplete treatment plates not allowed

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
92Manzano Pepper 4kg (8x14) *Box 41 Mini Pallets2011-09-223.84.444X27X13112
96B043 MPepper 4.4kg (9x14) *Box 412011-11-143.57544X27X13126
98Manzano Pepper 5.2kg (6x14) *Box 322011-11-104.5654X28X1284
193Manzano Pepper 4 kg (8x14) *Box 642014-08-294.064.4650X29X14112
217Manzano Pepper 5 kg (8x13) *Box 1562015-03-184.85.6250X28X15104
234Manzano Pepper 5 kg (9x14) *Box 1742015-06-114.535.2840X33X13126
239Manzano Pepper 4 kg (8x17) *Box 1452015-07-093.674.9348X29X11136
291Manzano Pepper 4.5 kg (8x17) *Box 1982016-03-074.24.7543X33X11136
339Manzano Pepper 5 kg (6x14) *Box 2212016-11-104.895.4955X30X1284
346Manzano Pepper 5.25 kg (6x14) *Box 322017-01-204.875.6454X28X1284
380Manzano Pepper 5.175kg (8x13) *Box 2482017-08-314.865.4949X30X13104

Authorized Citrus Configurations

Last Updated: November 23, 2015
* Fruit in Insect-proof Boxes or Full Board inside a mesh bag to pdi
Note: Incomplete treatment plates not allowed

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
93Grapefruit Size55(5x12) *Box 592011-10-2415.7116.740X60X1660
94Grapefruit Size35(5x11) *Box 602011-10-2515.8317.340X60X1855
95Grapefruit Size56(10x6) *Box 582011-10-2515.91740X30X2960
97Grapefruit Size32 15kg(10x6) *Box 582011-10-24131440X30X2960
100Lima Dulce 042,12kg(9x6)Box 342011-05-1710.513.6342X29X2754
100Lima Dulce 042,12kg(9x6)Box 752011-05-1710.513.6342X29X2754
114Naranja Size56-138 18kg (9x6) *Box 682012-08-0116.419.643X29X2554
123Mandarin Sizes 80 to 120 *Box 692012-12-0616.5619.1852X34X2156
262Lima Dulce 15kg(10x6) *Box 582015-11-1314.4116.8940X30X2960

Guava is a fresh product that has excellent nutritional characteristics and has been widely accepted in the United States. In Mexico it is mainly produced in Aguascalientes, Zacatecas, Michoacán and the State of Mexico.

The only phytosanitary treatment approved by USDA for the export of this fruit to the United States is irradiation and in the BENEBION plant, it can be irradiated in industrial pallets, with the certification required for its acceptance in the neighboring country.

BENEBION has USDA approved the following Configurations for Guava:

Authorized Configurations for Guava

Last Updated: July 21, 2016
* Fruit in insect-proof boxes or Stage completed within a mesh bag to POI
Note : Incomplete Platforms are not allowed for treatment

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
75Guava 5kg (12x14) *Plastic Box 512017-04-125.25.340X25X14168
91Guava 8kg (6x9) *Box 33 Mini Pallets2011-10-137.78.2953X29X1354
99Guava 7.2kg (6x14) *Box 322011-12-2078.554X28X1284
101Guava 11 lbs (12x12) *Box 572017-07-205.185.7640X24X15144
105Guava 13 lbs (8x14) *Box 642012-01-205.767.2750X29X14112
120Guava 8 kg (6x10) *Box 842017-07-207.467.9454X29X1260
121Guava 8 kg (6x14) *Box 332012-11-267.568.3453X29X1384
158Guava 10 kg (7x9) *Box 972014-02-269.7311.4650X33X2063
159Guava 5 kg (10x13) *Box 1012014-02-264.415.2742X25X16130
173Guava 13 Lb (7x9) *Box 1012015-05-305.766.9942X25X16110
174Guava 20 Lb (10x13) *Box 1342014-05-308.589.5155X33X2088
197Guava 6 kg (8x17) *Box 1452014-10-025.336.7448X29X11136
216Guava 20 Lb (10x13) *Box 412015-03-185.556.6744X27X13112
261Guava 6 kg (9x14) *Box 1742015-11-065.976.8540X33X13.4126
265Guava 15 kg (7x5) *Box 1932015-12-0913.7317.150.2X33.4X34.535
266Guava 9 kg (7x9) *Box 972015-12-098.459.549.5X33X19.563
276Guava 7.5 kg (7x9) *Box 972016-01-196.148.7949.5X33X19.563
290Guava 6 kg (8x17) *Box 1982016-02-245.686.8143.5X33X11136
311Guava 7.8 kg (6x14) *Box 322016-06-037.288.3154X28X1284
325Guava 8.8 kg (5x16) *Box 2112017-06-078.419.2360X40X1380
349Guava 5.95 kg (9x14) *Box 412017-02-175.776.1444X27X13126
350Guava 7.99 kg (8x14) *Box 332017-02-177.78.2953X29X13112
363Guava 6.3 kg (5x22) *Box 2362017-05-257.145.4859X40X9110
373Guava 10.47 kg (5x16) *Box 2432017-08-0710.1810.7660X40X1380
374Guava 7.77 kg (6x14) *Box 2352017-07-187.278.2751X31X1384
375Guava 9.375 kg (5x16) *Box 2112017-07-219.119.6460X40X1380

Settings Authorized for Pomegranate

Last Updated: November 14, 2016
* Full board inside mesh bag to pdi or Fruit in boxes with insect proof mesh
Note: Incomplete treatment plates not allowed

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
180076 Pomegranate Mexican Citrus *Box ID 342014-07-0912.1413.442X29X2754
196078 Pomegranate *Box ID 1772014-09-189.612.460X40X1370
244089 Pomegranate *Box ID 1782015-08-116.197.8353X34X1478
245094 Pomegranate *Box ID 1792015-08-1116.4317.7353X34X2836
334111 Pomegranate *Box ID 1342016-09-156.166.9451X31X1696
337112 Pomegranate *Box ID 2172016-10-0713.3114.7751X31X2048
338113 Pomegranate *Box ID 2182016-10-076.036.6344X33X10144
381Pomegranate 4.66kg (10x16) *Box 2492017-08-314.235.0940X29X10160
382Pomegranate 13.57 kg (8x7) *Box 2452017-09-1912.9414.249X30X2256

Settings Authorized for Fig

Last Update: January 24, 2017
* Full board inside mesh bag to pdi or Fruit in boxes with insect proof mesh
Note: Incomplete treatment plates not allowed

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
221Fig 1kg (20x27) *Box 1592015-05-080.70.930X20X6540
222Fig 3.7kg (5x24) *Box 1602015-05-083.63.852X40.5X7120
300Fig 1.9kg (10x24) *Box 1992016-04-211.742.1340.5X30X7240
301Fig 2.9kg (5x24) *Box 2022016-04-212.82359X41X7120
344Fig 8kg (5x16) *Box 2112017-01-137.418.7660X40X1380

Authorized configurations Mango

Last Updated: February 23, 2017
Note : Stage Complete in mesh bag to IDPs Incomplete treatment not allowed Platforms

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
78Mango Size 8-10 5lb (20x15)Box 562012-04-172.342.8828X20X12300
107Mango Size 18-24 4kg (14x15)Box 712012-03-053.844.5632X25X11210
108Mango Size 6-16 4kg (14x15)Box 712012-04-174.14.732X25X11210
109Mango Size 6-40 4kg (14x14)Box 722012-05-094.14.732X25X12196
110Mango Size 6-40 4kg (12x15)Box 362012-05-093.84.330X27X11180
111Mango Size 6-17 4kg (14x15)Box 732012-07-153.94.532X25X11210
112Mango Size 12-40 4kg (12x16)Box 742012-05-093.94.432X26X11192
130Mango All Size 6kg (3X3x14)Box 802013-04-196.016.7440X33X13126
133Mango Size 7-24 4kg (4x4x15)Box 522013-07-083.644.7834X25X11210
133Mango Size 7-24 4kg (4x4x15)Box 92017-07-203.644.7834X25X11210
138Mango Size 12-24 10lb (4X3x15)Box 1002017-07-204.264.7634X27.5X11.5180
175Mango Size 12-14 7kg (3x2x14)Box 232014-05-316.437.1741X36X1384
218Mango All Size 5kg (4X3x15)Box 242013-03-254.515.6131X29X12180
231Mango All Size 7kg (3X3x14)Box 252015-06-025.788.2639X34X12126
292Mango All Size 5kg (4X3x14)Box 262013-03-234.265.1532X27X12168
299Mango All Size 4.8kg (14x14)Box 522016-04-194.615.0434X25X11196
348Mango All Size 4.71kg (14x15)Box 522017-02-104.345.0934X25X11210
351Mango 120 Box 4.72kg (12x15)Box 292017-02-224.255.233X29X12180
352Mango 121 Box 4.95kg (14x13)Box 302017-03-064.435.4833X25X12182

Authorized configurations for Pitaya

Last Update: 11/June/2015
* Full board inside mesh bag to pdi or Fruit in boxes with insect proof mesh
Note: Incomplete treatment plates not allowed

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
230Pitaya 9kg (4x2) *Guava Box132015-05-278.6910.151X31X1680

Authorized configurations for Dragon Fruit

Last Updated: July 1, 2016
* Full board inside mesh pouch or fruit in boxes with insect proof mesh Note: Incomplete treatment boards not alloweds
Note : Incomplete Platforms are not allowed for treatment

IDConfigurationID BoxUpdate USDAKg Min. BoxKg Max. BoxMeasures BoxBoxes / Scaffold
243Dragon Fruit 5.5kg (8x12) *Box 1772015-07-285.116.0542X31X1696
251Dragon Fruit 5kg (8x13) *Box 1832015-09-084.665.7642X32X14104
312Dragon Fruit 7.5kg (8x10) *Box 1342016-06-036.898.1651X31X1680
321Dragon Fruit 6kg (8x12) *Box 2102016-06-305.416.6544X34X1596
379Dragon Fruit 6.45kg (8x13) *Box 2462017-08-305.837.0650x30x13104
388Dragon Fruit 7.67kg (7x13) *Box 2512017-10-207.078.2650x34x1491