Smolensk customs officers have seized nearly 40 tons of fruit and vegetables carried under a flame retardant spray and the polymeric material
Smolensk customs officers have seized nearly 40 tons of fruit and vegetables carried under a flame retardant spray and a polymeric material
Smolensk customs officers, together with UGIBDD of Russia across the Smolensk region has identified about 18 tons of Turkish tomatoes and more than 19 tonnes of pears, which were transported under the guise of fire resistant spray and a polymer.
Vehicle with tomatoes, owned by the Belarusian carrier, detained in Yartsevo district, Smolensk oblast. The driver presented shipping documents for a shipment from Poland to St. Petersburg fire resistant filling composition. Customs officers revealed the lack of a transit Declaration for the goods, and when viewed from the cargo compartment found fresh tomatoes from Turkey. Supporting documents, including documents confirming the phytosanitary security, had not been charged.
The second vehicle, also owned by the Belarusian carrier has been detained in the town of Safonovo, Smolensk region. The driver sued the transit Declaration for another vehicle. According to documents in the car from Lithuania to Moscow transported polymeric material (MDI). After inspecting the cargo Bay, customs officers discovered there is fresh pear. Phytosanitary documents to them the driver could not provide.
Goods moved in trucks with canvas coverage, which is a violation of the conditions of storage during transport. Documents and cars with cargo for further inspection and decision-making was transferred to the staff of the Rosselkhoznadzor for the Bryansk and Smolensk regions.
Polymer MDI of methylendianiline. It is a raw material for polyurethane foams and is used in the production of car seat and furniture, thermal insulation of refrigeration systems and pipes, synthetic wood, interior parts of automobiles and other products.