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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 14 February 2012.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 13 Feb 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR15-Feb-2012
Tabled Senate27-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Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 2, 2012

 

 

 

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 Ninth day of February 2012

 

 

 


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 2,
2012

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 3 of
14 February 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 foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –

 

Buprofezin

Buprofezin

Cucumber

T0.5

Egg plant

T2

Squash, summer

T0.5

Tomato

T2

 

 

Trichlorfon

Trichlorfon

Vegetables [except beetroot; Brussels sprouts; cauliflower; celery; kale; peppers; pulses; sugar beet; sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]

0.1

 

 

 

 

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

 

Buprofezin

Buprofezin

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

T2

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits

T2

Lettuce, leaf

T10

 

 

Imidacloprid

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

Peanut

T0.5

 

 

Trichlorfon

Trichlorfon

Cape gooseberry

T0.5

Egg plant

T0.5

Pepino

T0.5

Vegetables [except beetroot; Brussels sprouts; cape gooseberry; cauliflower; celery; egg plant; kale; pepino; peppers; pulses; sugar beet; sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]

0.1

 

 

 



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