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This instrument amends the 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 5 June 2012
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 31 May 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Jun-2012
Tabled Senate18-Jun-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Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 5, 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 twenty-fifth day of May 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 5,
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 11 of
5 June 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

Emamectin

Sum of emamectin B1a and emamectin B1b

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Glyphosate

Sum of glyphosate and Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Oilseed [except cotton seed; linseed; Rape seed (canola)]

T*0.1

 

 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Leafy vegetables

T5

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Abamectin

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

Maize

T*0.01

 

 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Poppy seed

T*0.01

 

 

Dichlobenil

Dichlobenil

Blueberries

T1

Currants, black, red, white

T1

Gooseberry

T1

Raspberries, red, black

T1

 

 

Emamectin

Emamectin B1a, plus its 8,9-Z isomer and emamectin B1b, plus its 8,9-Z isomer

Brassica leafy vegetables

T0.3

 

 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Cucumber

T7

 

 

Fipronil

Sum of fipronil, the sulphenyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl) sulphenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), the sulphonyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulphonyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), and the trifluoromethyl metabolite (5-amino-4-trifluoromethyl-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile)

Poppy seed

*0.01

 

 

Glyphosate

Sum of glyphosate and Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Oilseed [except cotton seed; linseed; rape seed (canola); sunflower seed]

T*0.1

Sunflower seed

T20

 

 

Imidacloprid

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

Beetroot

T0.05

 

 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Citrus fruits

7

Leafy vegetables [except lettuce, head; lettuce, leaf]

T5

Lettuce, head

20

Lettuce, leaf

20

 

 

Spinetoram

Sum of Ethyl-spinosyn-J and Ethyl-spinosyn-L

Ginger, root

T0.02

Ginger, Japanese

T1

Leek

T0.2

Onion, Welsh

T0.3

Shallot

T0.3

Spring onion

T0.3

 

 

Spirotetramat

Sum of spirotetramat, and cis-3-(2,5-dimethylphenyl)-4-hydroxy-8-methoxy-1-azaspiro[4.5]dec-3-en-2-one, expressed as spirotetramat

Garlic

T0.5

 

 

 

 


 

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

 

 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Peppers, Sweet

T20

 

 

Metalaxyl

Metalaxyl

Ginger, root

0.5

 

 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Peppers, Sweet

1

 

 

 



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