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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 05 Nov 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Nov-2009
Tabled Senate16-Nov-2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 113 – 2009

 

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.

 

Citation

 

These variations may be collectively known as the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Amendment No. 113 – 2009.

 

Commencement

 

These variations commence on 5 November 2009.

 

Note:  These variations were published in the Commonwealth of Australia Food Standards Gazette No. FSC 55 on 5 November 2009.

 

SCHEDULE

 

[1]          Standard 1.3.1 is varied by –

 

[1.1]       inserting in Schedule 1, under item 4.1 Unprocessed fruits and vegetables –

 

              blueberries

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[1.2]       omitting from Schedule 1, under item 4.1 Unprocessed fruits and vegetables –

 

Longans

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

10

mg/kg

 

 

 

substituting –

 

              longan

 

 

220 221 222 223 224 225 228

Sulphur dioxide and sodium and potassium sulphites

10

mg/kg

 

edible aril only, that is, the edible portion of the fruit

 

[2]          Standard 1.4.2 is varied by

 

 [2.1]      omitting from Schedule 1, the commodity name under the chemical appearing in Column 1 of the Table to this sub-item, substituting the commodity name appearing in Column 2 –

 

 

Column 1

Column 2

Maldison

Currant, black

 

[2.2]       omitting from Schedule 1 the chemical residue definition for the chemical appearing in Column 1 of the Table to this sub-item, substituting the chemical residue definition appearing in Column 2 –

 

Column 1

Column 2

Abamectin

Sum of avermectin B1a, avermectin B1b and (Z)-8,9 avermectin B1a, and (Z)-8,9 avermectin B1b

Propachlor

Sum of propachlor and metabolites hydrolysable to N-isopropylaniline, expressed as propachlor

 

[2.3]       inserting in Schedule 1 –

 


Flubendiamide

Commodities of plant origin: Flubendiamide

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of flubendiamide and 3-iodo-N-(2-methyl-4-[1,2,2,2-tetrafluoro-1-(trifluoromethyl)ethyl]phenyl)phthalimide, expressed as flubendiamide

Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flowerhead brassicas

T3

Common bean (pods and/or immature seeds)

T2

Lettuce, head

T5

Lettuce, leaf

T5

Peppers, Sweet

T1

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

T*0.05

Tomato

T2

 

 

Profoxydim

Sum of profoxydim and all metabolites converted to dimethyl-3-(3-thianyl)glutarate-S-dioxide after oxidation and treatment with acidic methanol, expressed as profoxydim

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.5

Eggs

*0.05

Meat (mammalian)

*0.05

Milks

*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.05

Poultry meat

*0.05

Rice

0.05

 

 

Pyroxsulam

Pyroxsulam

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

Wheat

*0.01

 

 

Sulphur dioxide

see Standard 1.3.1


 

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

 


Azoxystrobin

Azoxystrobin

Leek

0.5

 

 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Egg plant

T0.5

Okra

T0.5

Peppers

T0.5

Tomato

0.5

 

 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Apple

0.2

Pear

T0.2

Stone fruits

T0.5

 

 

Fenvalerate

Fenvalerate, sum of isomers

Strawberry

1

 

 

Halofuginone

Halofuginone

Cattle meat

T*0.01

 

 

Indoxacarb

Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Strawberry

T1

 

 

Isoxaflutole

The sum of isoxaflutole, 2-cyclopropylcarconyl-3-(2-methylsulfonyl-4-trifluoromethylphenyl)-3-oxopropanenitrile and 2-methylsulfonyl-4-trifluoromethylbenzoic acid expressed as isoxaflutole

Cereal grains

T*0.05

 

 

Linuron

Sum of linuron plus 3,4-dichloroaniline, expressed as linuron

Vegetables [except celery and leek]

*0.05

 

 

Phosphorous acid

Phosphorous acid

Assorted tropical and subtropical fruits – inedible peel

T100

 

 

Pirimicarb

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

Vegetables [except as otherwise listed under this chemical]

1

 

 


 

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

 


Azoxystrobin

Azoxystrobin

Bulb vegetables [except fennel, bulb; onion, bulb]

T7

 

 

Bifenazate

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

Cucumber

T0.5

Peppers, Sweet

T2

Tomato

T0.5

 

 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits

0.5

 

 

Boscalid

Commodities of plant origin:  Boscalid

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of boscalid, 2-chloro-N-(4’-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide and the glucuronide conjugate of 2-chloro-N-(4’-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide, expressed as boscalid equivalents

Apple

2

 

 

Carbofuran

Sum of carbofuran and 3-hydroxycarbofuran, expressed as carbofuran

Garlic

T0.1

 

 

Cyhalothrin

Cyhalothrin, sum of isomers

Garlic

*0.05

 

 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]

0.5

 

 

Dithiocarbamates

Total dithiocarbamates, determined as carbon disulphide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as milligrams of carbon disulphide per kilogram of food

Herbs [except parsley]

T5

 

 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Cherries

1

Citrus fruits

T0.1

Dried grapes

1.5

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits

T0.1

Pome fruits

0.2

Stone fruits [except cherries]

0.1

 

 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Kiwifruit

15

 

 

Fenvalerate

Fenvalerate, sum of isomers

Berries and other small fruits

1

 

 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate-ammonium

Sum of glufosinate-ammonium, N-acetyl glufosinate and 3-[hydroxy(methyl)-phosphinoyl] propionic acid, expressed as glufosinate (free acid)

Maize

0.2

Soya bean (dry)

2

 

 

Halofuginone

Halofuginone

Cattle fat

0.025

Cattle muscle

0.01

 

 

Indoxacarb

Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]

T1

Celery

T5

 

 

Linuron

Sum of linuron plus 3,4-dichloroaniline, expressed as linuron

Celeriac

T0.5

Vegetables [except celeriac; celery; leek]

*0.05

 

 

Methomyl

Sum of methomyl and methyl hydroxythioacetimidate (‘methomyl oxime’), expressed as methomyl

see also thiodicarb

Onion, Welsh

1

Radish

T1

Shallot

1

Spring onion

1

Swede

T1

Turnip, garden

T1

 

 

Metribuzin

Metribuzin

Sugar cane molasses

0.1

 

 

Phosphorous acid

Phosphorous acid

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

T100

Avocado

T500

Pirimicarb

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

Soya bean (dry)

T0.5

Vegetables [except leafy vegetables; lupin (dry); soya bean (dry)]

1

 

 

Prochloraz

Sum of prochloraz and its metabolites containing the 2,4,6-trichlorophenol moiety, expressed as prochloraz

Mandarins

T10

 

 

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

Apple

1

Sunflower seed

T0.3

 

 


 

[2.6]       omitting from Schedule 1, under the entries for the following chemicals, the MRL for the food, substituting –

 


Abamectin

sum of avermectin b1a, avermectin b1b and (z)-8,9 avermectin b1a, and (z)-8,9 avermectin b1b

Currant, black

0.02

Peas

T0.5

 

 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Common bean (pods and/or immature seeds)

T1

 

 

Dithiocarbamates

Total dithiocarbamates, determined as carbon disulphide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as milligrams of carbon disulphide per kilogram of food

Litchi

5

 

 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Grapes

0.5

 

 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate-ammonium

Sum of glufosinate-ammonium, N-acetyl glufosinate and 3-[hydroxy(methyl)-phosphinoyl] propionic acid, expressed as glufosinate (free acid)

Rape seed

5

 

 

Halofuginone

Halofuginone

Cattle kidney

0.03

Cattle liver

0.03

 

 

Isoxaflutole

The sum of isoxaflutole, 2-cyclopropylcarconyl-3-(2-methylsulfonyl-4-trifluoromethylphenyl)-3-oxopropanenitrile and 2-methylsulfonyl-4-trifluoromethylbenzoic acid expressed as isoxaflutole

Chick-pea (dry)

*0.03

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.05

Eggs

*0.05

Meat (mammalian)

*0.05

Milks

*0.05

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.05

Poultry meat

*0.05

Sugar cane

*0.01

 

 

Methomyl

Sum of methomyl and methyl hydroxythioacetimidate (‘methomyl oxime’), expressed as methomyl

see also thiodicarb

Beetroot

1

 

 

Metribuzin

Metribuzin

Sugar cane

*0.02

 

 

Pymetrozine

Pymetrozine

Almonds

T*0.01

 

 

Trinexapac-ethyl

4-(cyclopropyl-a-hydroxy-methylene)-3,5-dioxo-cyclohexanecarboxylic acid

Sugar cane

T0.2

 

 


 

[2.7]       omitting from Schedule 2 the foods and associated ERLs for each of the following chemicals –

 

Aldrin and Dieldrin

Sum of HHDN and HEOD

Carrot

E0.1

Cucumber

E0.1

Horseradish

E0.1

Parsnip

E0.1

Potato

E0.1

Radish

E0.1

 

 

 

[2.8]       inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 2, the foods and associated ERLs for each of the following chemicals –

 

Aldrin and Dieldrin

Sum of HHDN and HEOD

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

E0.1

Root and tuber vegetables

E0.1