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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
General Comments: This instrument was published in the Commonwealth of Australia Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Gazette on 17 January 2012.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 16 Jan 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2012
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2012
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Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 6, 2011

 

 

 

I, Rajumati Bhula, Program Manager, Pesticides Program and delegate of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority for the relevant purposes pursuant to subsection 11(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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rajumati Bhula

Program Manager

Pesticides Program

 

 

Dated this twenty-third day of December 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 6,
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 1 of
17 January 2012.

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 chemical residue definitions for the chemicals appearing in Column 1 of the Table to this sub-item, substituting the chemical residue definition appearing in Column 2–

 

Column 1

Column 2

Pyroxasulfone

Commodities of plant origin:  Sum of pyroxasulfone and (5-difluoromethoxy-1-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)methanesulfonic acid, expressed as pyroxasulfone

Commodities of animal origin:  5-Difluoromethoxy-1-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxylic acid, expressed as pyroxasulfone

 

 

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

 

Maldison

Maldison

Blueberries

0.5

Fruit [except as otherwise listed under this chemical]

2

 

 

Trichlorfon

Trichlorfon

Banana

0.2

Fruit [except banana; dried fruits; peach]

0.1

Peach

0.2

 

 

 

 

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

 

Cyprodinil

Cyprodinil

Melons, except watermelon

T0.2

Pistachio nut

T0.1

 

 

Fludioxonil

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of fludioxonil and oxidizable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil

Commodities of plant origin: Fludioxonil

Melons, except watermelon

T0.2

Pistachio nut

T0.2

 

 

Maldison

Maldison

Fruit [except citrus fruits; currant, black; dried fruits; grapes; pear; strawberry]

2

 

 

Metolachlor

Metolachlor

Potato

T*0.02

 

 

Prosulfocarb

Prosulfocarb

Potato

T*0.01

 

 

Trichlorfon

Trichlorfon

Achachairu

T3

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – edible peel

T3

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel

T3

Babaco

T3

Berries and other small fruits

T2

Fruit [except achachairu; assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – edible peel; assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel; babaco; berries and other small fruits; dried fruits; loquat; medlar; miracle fruit; quince; rollinia; shaddock (pomelo); stone fruits]

T0.1

Loquat

T3

Medlar

T3

Miracle fruit

T3

Quince

T3

Rollinia

T3

Shaddock (pomelo)

T3

Stone fruits

T3

 

 

 

 

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

 

Captan

Captan

Tree nuts

3

 

 

Carbendazim

Sum of carbendazim and 2-aminobenzimidazole, expressed as carbendazim

Mushrooms

T5

 

 

Pyroxasulfone

Commodities of plant origin:

(5-Difluoromethoxy-1-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)methanesulfonic acid, expressed as pyroxasulfone

Commodities of animal origin:

5-Difluoromethoxy-1-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxylic acid, expressed as pyroxasulfone

Cereal grains

*0.01

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.02

Eggs

*0.02

Meat (mammalian)

*0.02

Milks

*0.002

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.02

Poultry meat

*0.02

 

 

 



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