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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 31 July 2012.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 24 Jul 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR14-Aug-2012
Tabled Senate14-Aug-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Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 7, 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 twentieth day of July 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 7,
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 15 of
31 July 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)           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

Adzuki bean (dry)

T*0.002

Common bean (dry)[navy bean]

T*0.002

Mung bean (dry)

T*0.002

 

 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Cabbages, Head

T7

 

 

Clodinafop acid

(R)-2-[4-(5-chloro-3-fluoro-2-pyridinyloxy) phenoxy] propanoic acid

Barley

T*0.02

 

 

Clodinafop-propargyl

Clodinafop-propargyl

Barley

T*0.02

 

 

Cyhalothrin

Cyhalothrin, sum of isomers

Coriander (leaves, stem, roots)

T1

Parsley

T1

 

 

Diquat

Diquat cation

Poppy seed

0.5

 

 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Cucumber

5

 

 

 


 

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

 

Amitrole

Amitrole

Hops, dry

*0.01

 

 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Brassica(cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flower head brassicas [except Cabbages, Head]

T1

Cucumber

T0.5

 

 

Diquat

Diquat cation

Oilseed [except linseed and poppy seed]

5

 

 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Banana

0.2

Stone fruits [except cherries]

0.3

 

 

Isoxaben

Isoxaben

Hops, dry

*0.1

 

 

Pendimethalin

Pendimethalin

Hops, dry

*0.1

 

 

 



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