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This instrument amends food standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 15 Feb 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Feb-2007
Tabled Senate26-Feb-2007
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 91 – 2007

 

Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991

 

Preamble

 

The variations set forth in the Schedule below are variations to Standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code published by the National Health and Medical Research Council in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, No. P 27, on 27 August 1987, which have been varied from time to time.

 

These variations are published pursuant to section 23A of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.

 

Citation

 

These variations may be collectively known as the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 91 – 2007.

 

Commencement

 

These variations commence on Gazettal.

 

Note:  These variations were published in the Commonwealth of Australia Food Standards Gazette No. FSC 33 on 15 February 2007.

 

SCHEDULE

 

[1]          Standard 1.2.4 is varied by –

 

[1.1]       omitting from the start of subclause 6(1), A, substituting –

 

Subject to subclause (3), a

 

[1.2]       omitting from the start of subclause 6(2), Except in the case of an alcoholic beverage specified in Part 2.7 of this Code, those, substituting –

 

.  Those

 

[1.3]       inserting after subclause 6(2)

 

(3)          Subclause 6(1) does not apply to an alcoholic beverage standardised in Standard 2.7.2 to Standard 2.7.5 of this Code.

 

[2]          Standard 1.2.8 is varied by omitting paragraphs 3(o) to 3(p), substituting –

 

(o)          a kit which is intended to be used to produce an alcoholic beverage standardised in Standard 2.7.2 to Standard 2.7.5 of this Code; or

(p)          a beverage containing no less than 0.5% alcohol by volume that is not standardised in Standard 2.7.2 to Standard 2.7.5 of this Code; or


(q)          kava as standardised in Standard 2.6.3.

 

[3]          Standard 1.2.10 is varied by omitting subparagraph 2(4)(i), substituting –

 

(i)           alcoholic beverages standardised in Standard 2.7.2 to 2.7.5 of this Code; or

(j)           beverages containing no less than 0.5% alcohol by volume that are not standardised in Standard 2.7.2 to Standard 2.7.5 of this Code.

 

[4]          Standard 1.3.1 is varied by omitting from Schedule 2, the entries for

 

336

Potassium tartrate

514

Sodium sulphate

 

substituting

 

336

Potassium tartrates

514

Sodium sulphates

 

[5]          Standard 1.3.3 is varied by

 

[5.1]       omitting from clause 1, the definition of maximum permitted level, substituting

 

maximum permitted level means the maximum amount of the processing aid which may be present in the food as specified in the Tables to clauses 3 to 18.

 

[5.2]       omitting from the Table to clause 3

 

Aluminium stearate

Calcium stearate

Kaolin

Magnesium stearate

Potassium hydrogen tartrate

Potassium oleate

Potassium stearate

Sodium ethoxide

Sodium methoxide

White mineral oil

 

[5.3]       omitting from the Table to clause 3, Polyoxyethylene 40 monostearate, substituting –

 

Polyoxyethylene 40 stearate

 

[5.4]       omitting from the Table to clause 3, Polypropylene glycol alginate, substituting –

 

Propylene glycol alginate

 

[5.5]       omitting from the Table to clause 4

 

Methylphenylpolysiloxane

10

Polysorbate 60

GMP

Polysorbate 65

GMP

Polysorbate 80

GMP


[5.6]       omitting from the Table to clause 4

 

Dimethylpolysiloxane

10

 

substituting

 

Polydimethylsiloxane

10

 

[5.7]       omitting from the Table to clause 5, the Substance, Chromium, substituting –

 

Chromium (excluding chromium VI)

 

[5.8]       inserting in the Table to clause 5 –

 

Sodium ethoxide

1.0

Sodium methoxide

1.0

 

[5.9]       omitting from the Table to clause 7 –

 

Sodium stearoyl lactylate

GMP

 

[5.10]     omitting from the Table to clause 9

 

Polysorbate 60

GMP

Sodium stearoyl lactate

GMP

Talc

GMP

 

[5.11]     inserting in the Table to clause 9 –

 

White mineral oil

GMP

 

[5.12]     inserting after the Table to clause 9 –

 

Editorial note:

 

The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) is currently reviewing mineral oils, including white mineral oil.  To ensure consistency with the outcomes of this review, FSANZ will review the permission and nomenclature for white mineral oil three years from the gazettal of this Editorial note.

 

[5.13]     omitting from the Table to clause 10

 

Anhydrous sodium sulphate

GMP

Ethyl alcohol

GMP

Talc

GMP

 

[5.14]     omitting from the Table to clause 11, for the following substances, the maximum permitted levels, substituting –

 

Calcium hypochlorite

5 (available chlorine)

Chlorine

5 (available chlorine)

Chlorine dioxide

1

Copper sulphate

2

Sodium fluoride

1.5

Sodium fluorosilicate (Sodium silicofluoride)

1.5

Sodium glucoheptonate

0.08 (measured as cyanide)

Sodium hypochlorite

5 (available chlorine)

Sodium nitrate

50 (as nitrate)

Styrene-divinylbenzene cross-linked copolymer

0.03 (as styrene)

 

[5.15]     omitting from the Table to clause 11

 

Polyelectrolytes (acrylamide monomers)

GMP

 

substituting

 

Polyacrylamide (polyelectrolytes)

0.0002 (as acrylamide monomer)

 

[5.16]     omitting from the Table to clause 11, the Substance, Sodium fumate, substituting –

 

Sodium humate

 

[5.17]     omitting from the Table to clause 13

 

Trichloroethylene

All foods

2

 

[5.18]     omitting the Editorial note before the Table to clause 14, substituting –

 

Editorial note:

 

Where meat has been treated using lactoperoxidase from bovine milk, the mandatory labelling requirements in clause 4 of Standard 1.2.3 apply.

 

[5.19]     omitting from the Table to clause 14

 

Polysorbate 80

Manufacture of edible collagen casings

GMP

 

[5.20]     omitting from the Table to clause 14 –

 

Lactoperoxidase from bovine milk

EC [1.11.1.7]

 

substituting

 

Lactoperoxidase from bovine milk

EC 1.11.1.7

 

[5.21]     omitting from the Table to clause 14, for the following substances, the maximum permitted levels, substituting –

 

Potassium bromate

Germination control in malting

Limit of determination of bromate

Sodium bromate

Germination control in malting

Limit of determination of bromate

 

[5.22]     omitting from the Table to clause 14

 

Urea

Manufacture of concentrated gelatine solutions

1.5 times the mass of the gelatine present

 

substituting

 

Urea

Manufacture of concentrated gelatine solutions

1.5 times the mass of the gelatine present

 

Microbial nutrient and microbial nutrient adjunct for the manufacture of all foods, except alcoholic beverages

GMP

 

[5.23]     omitting from the Table to clause 18

 

Dextrin

Polysorbate 80

Trehalose

Urea

 

[6]          Standard 1.4.2 of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code is varied by

 

[6.1]       omitting from Schedule 1, wherever occurring, the commodity name in Column 1 of the table to this sub-item, substituting the commodity name in Column 2

 

Column 1

Column 2

Onions, bulb

Onion, bulb

Sunflower seeds

Sunflower seed

 

[6.2]       omitting from Schedule 1 all entries for the following chemical –

 

2-(thiocyanomethylthio) benzothiazole

 

[6.3]       omitting from Schedule 1 the chemical residue definitions for the chemicals appearing in Column 1 of the Table to this sub-item, substituting the chemical residue definitions appearing in Column 2

 

Column 1

Column 2

Bifenazate

 

Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1’-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate

Clothianidin

 

Commodities of plant origin:  Clothianidin

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of clothianidin, 2-chlorothiazol-5-ylmethylguanidine, 2-chlorothiazol-5-ylmethylurea, and the pyruvate derivative of N-(2-chlorothiazol-5-ylmethyl)-N’-methylguanidine expressed as clothianidin

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

 

[6.4]       inserting in Schedule 1 –

 

Aminopyralid

Commodities of plant origin:  Sum of aminopyralid and conjugates, expressed as aminopyralid

Commodities of animal origin:  Aminopyralid

Cereal grains

0.1

Edible offal (mammalian) [except kidney]

0.02

Eggs

*0.01

Kidney (mammalian)

0.3

Meat (mammalian)

*0.01

Milks

*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

Poultry meat

*0.01

Wheat bran, unprocessed

0.3

 

 

Cymiazole

Cymiazole

Cattle, kidney

T*0.04

Cattle, liver

T*0.04

Cattle fat

T*0.04

Cattle meat

T*0.04

 

 

 

[6.5]       omitting from Schedule 1 the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals

 


Ethephon

Ethephon

Triticale

T1

Wheat

T1

 

 

Fluroxypyr

Fluroxypyr

Edible offal (mammalian)

2

Meat (mammalian)

0.1

 

 

Phosphine

All phosphides, expressed as hydrogen phosphide (phosphine)

Cacao beans

*0.01

 

 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Bergamot

T3

Burnet, Salad

T3

Coriander (leaves, stem, roots)

T3

Coriander, seed

T3

Dill, seed

T3

Fennel, seed

T3

Galangal, Greater

T1

Herbs

T3

Kaffir lime leaves

T3

Lemon grass

T3

Lemon verbena (fresh weight)

T3

Mizuna

T3

Rose and dianthus (edible flowers)

T3

Turmeric, root (fresh)

T1

 

 

Pyrazophos

Pyrazophos

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits [except cucumber]

0.2

 

  

Sethoxydim

Sum of sethoxydim and metabolites containing the 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)cyclohexene-3-one and 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)-

5-hydroxycyclohexene-3-one moieties and their sulfoxides and sulfones, expressed as sethoxydim

Peas

*0.1

 

 


 

[6.6]       inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals

 


 

Azoxystrobin

 

Azoxystrobin

 

Carrot

0.2

 

 

 

 

Bifenazate

 

Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1’-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate

 

Strawberry

T2

 

 

 

 

Bifenthrin

 

Bifenthrin

 

Cherries

T1

 

 

 

 

Buprofezin

 

Buprofezin

 

Custard apple

0.1

 

 

 

 

Chlorothalonil

 

Commodities of plant origin: Chlorothalonil

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of chlorothalonil and 4-hydroxy-2, 5, 6-trichloroisophthalonitrile metabolite, expressed as chlorothalonil

 

Papaya (pawpaw)

7

 

 

 

 

Cyhalothrin

 

Cyhalothrin, sum of isomers

 

Onion, bulb

*0.05

 

 

 

 

Cypermethrin

 

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

 

Onion, bulb

*0.01

 

 

 

Fluroxypyr

 

Fluroxypyr

 

Edible offal (mammalian) [except kidney]

0.1

 

Kidney (mammalian)

1

 

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

Forchlorfenuron

 

Forchlorfenuron

 

Kiwifruit

T*0.01

 

 

 

 

Imazamox

 

Imazamox

 

Adzuki bean (dry)

T*0.05

 

Rape seed

*0.05

 

 

 

 

Imidacloprid

 

Sum of imidacloprid and metabolites  containing the 6-chloropyridinylmethylene moiety, expressed as imidacloprid

 

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel [except banana]

T1

 

 

 

 

Indoxacarb

 

Indoxacarb

 

Sunflower seed

T1

 

 

 

 

Ioxynil

 

Ioxynil

 

Shallot

T*0.02

 

Spring onion

T3

 

 

 

 

Iprodione

 

Iprodione

 

Beetroot

T0.1

 

Broccoli

T*0.05

 

Cabbages, head

T*0.05

 

Cauliflower

T*0.05

 

 

 

 

Metalaxyl

 

Metalaxyl

 

Papaya (pawpaw)

T*0.05

 

 

 

 

Metolachlor

 

Metolachlor

 

Celeriac

T*0.2

 

 

 

 

Metribuzin

 

Metribuzin

 

Peas [except peas, shelled]

T*0.05

 

Root and tuber vegetables [except Potato]

T*0.05

 

 

 

 

Pendimethalin

 

Pendimethalin

 

Coffee beans

T*0.01

 

 

 

 

Phosphine

 

All phosphides, expressed as hydrogen phosphide (phosphine)

 

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – edible peel

T*0.01

 

Pome fruits

T*0.01

 

Seed for beverages

T*0.01

 

Stone fruits

T*0.01

 

 

 

 

Pyraclostrobin

 

Commodities of plant origin:  Pyraclostrobin

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of pyraclostrobin and metabolites hydrolysed to 1-(4-chloro-phenyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-ol, expressed as pyraclostrobin

 

Potato

*0.02

 

 

 

 

Sethoxydim

 

Sum of sethoxydim and metabolites containing the 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)cyclohexene-3-one and 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)-

5-hydroxycyclohexene-3-one moieties and their sulfoxides and sulfones, expressed as sethoxydim

 

Peas (pods and succulent, immature seeds)

T0.5

 

 

 


 

[6.7]       omitting from Schedule 1, under the entries for the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food, substituting

 


Buprofezin

Buprofezin

Egg plant

T2

Passionfruit

2

Pear

0.2

Persimmon, Japanese

1

Tomato

T2

 

 

Epoxiconazole

Epoxiconazole

Barley

0.05

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.05

Eggs

*0.01

Milks

*0.005

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

Poultry meat (in the fat)

*0.01

Wheat

0.05

Wheat bran, unprocessed

0.3

Wheat germ

0.2

 

 

Flumiclorac pentyl

Flumiclorac pentyl

Cotton seed

0.1

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.01

Eggs

*0.01

Meat (mammalian)

*0.01

Milks

*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

Poultry meat

*0.01

 

 

Fluquinconazole

Fluquinconazole

Milks

*0.02

 

 

Iprodione

Iprodione

Beans [except broad bean and soya bean]

T1

 

 

Permethrin

Permethrin, sum of isomers

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

0.2

 

 

Phosphine

All Phosphides, expressed as Hydrogen phosphide (Phosphine)

Sugar cane

*0.01

 

 

Pymetrozine

Pymetrozine

Leafy vegetables

T5

 

 

Sethoxydim

Sum of sethoxydim and metabolites containing the 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)cyclohexene-3-one and 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)-

5-hydroxycyclohexene-3-one moieties and their sulfoxides and sulfones, expressed as sethoxydim

Fennel, bulb

0.2

 

 

Uniconazole-p

Sum of uniconazole-p and its

Z-isomer expressed as uniconazole-p

Avocado

T0.5

 

 


 

[7]          Standard 1.5.2 is varied by inserting into the Table to clause 2

 

Food derived from glyphosate-tolerant lucerne J101 and J163

 

 

 

[8]          Standard 2.7.5 is varied by omitting from clause 1, the definition of liqueur, substituting –

 

liqueur means a spirit flavoured or mixed with other foods, which contains more than 15% alcohol by volume, measured at 20°C.