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This instrument amends the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 1.4.2 - Maximum Residue Limits (Australia Only) to include or change maximum residue limits pertaining to agricultural and veterinary chemical products.
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 27 Sep 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Oct-2011
Tabled Senate11-Oct-2011
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code

Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 3, 2011

 

 

 

I, Eva Bennet-Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, acting in accordance with my powers under subsection 32(1) of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992, make this instrument for the purposes of subsection 82(1) of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eva Bennet-Jenkins

Chief Executive Officer

 

 

 

Dated this twenty-third day of September 2011

 

 

 


Part 1                 Preliminary

1                Name of Instrument

                  This Instrument is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument
No. APVMA 3,
2011.

2                Commencement

                  Pursuant to subsection 82(8) of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991, this Amendment Instrument commences on the day a copy of it is published in the Gazette.

 

Note:      A copy of the variations made by the Amendment Instrument was published in the Commonwealth of Australia Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Gazette No. APVMA 19 of
27 September 2011.

3                Object

                  The object of this Instrument is for the APVMA to make variations to Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code to include or change maximum residue limits pertaining to agricultural and veterinary chemical products. 

4                Interpretation

                  In this Instrument: —

APVMA means the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority established by section 6 of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992; and

Principal Instrument means Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits of the Australia New Zealand Food Standard Code as defined in Section 4 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 being the code published in Gazette No. P 27 on 27 August 1987 together with any amendments of the standards in that code.  The whole of the Australia New Zealand Food Standard Code (including Standard 1.4.2) was further published in Gazette P 30 of 20 December 2000[1].

Part 2                 Variations to Standard 1.4.2 Maximum Residue Limits

  

5                Variations to Standard 1.4.2

                  The Schedule to this Instrument sets out the variations made to the Principal Instrument by this Amendment Instrument. 

 

Schedule

Variations to Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits

1                Variations

(1)The Principal Instrument is varied by:

 

(a)           omitting from Schedule 1 the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –

 

Phenmedipham

Phenmedipham

Chard (silver beet)

T0.2

Chicory leaves

T0.2

Endive

T0.2

Lettuce, head

T0.2

Lettuce, leaf

T0.2

Spinach

T0.2

 

 

Prothioconazole

Commodities of plant origin: Sum of prothioconazole and prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of prothioconazole, prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), prothioconazole-3-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol) and prothioconazole-4-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Barley

0.3

Wheat

0.3

 

 

 

 

(b)           inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –

 

Bromoxynil

Bromoxynil

Garlic

T0.1

 

 

Carbendazim

Sum of carbendazim and 2-aminobenzimidazole, expressed as carbendazim

Garlic

T0.2

 

 

Flupropanate

Flupropanate

Milks

0.1

 

 

Imidacloprid

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

Garlic

T0.5

 

 

Iprodione

Iprodione

Garlic

T0.3

 

 

Methoxyfenozide

Methoxyfenozide

Persimmon, American

1

Persimmon, Japanese

1

 

 

Phenmedipham

Phenmedipham

Leafy vegetables

T1

 

 

Prothioconazole

Commodities of plant origin: Sum of prothioconazole and prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of prothioconazole, prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), prothioconazole-3-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol) and prothioconazole-4-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Cereal grains

T0.3

 

 

Quinoxyfen

Quinoxyfen

Chard (silver beet)

T3

 

 

Trifloxystrobin

Sum of trifloxystrobin and its acid metabolite ((E,E)-methoxyimino-[2-[1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-ethylideneaminooxymethyl]phenyl] acetic acid), expressed as trifloxystrobin equivalents

Beetroot

T0.2

 

 

 

 

(c)           omitting from Schedule 1, under the entries for the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food, substituting –

 

Phenmedipham

Phenmedipham

Radicchio

T1

 

 

Phosphorous acid

Phosphorous acid

Leafy vegetables

T150

 

 

Thiabendazole

Commodities of plant origin:  Thiabendazole

Commodities of animal origin:  sum of thiabendazole and 5-hydroxythiabendazole, expressed as thiabendazole

Sweet potato

0.05

 

 

Thiamethoxam

Commodities of plant origin:  Thiamethoxam

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of thiamethoxam and N-(2-chloro-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-N′-methyl-N′-nitro-guanidine, expressed as thiamethoxam

Mango

T0.2

 

 

 

 



[1] Note     An amendment history from 20 December 2000 appears at the beginning of the Australia New Zealand Food Standard Code.