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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 vetinary chemical products.
Administered by: Health
General Comments: This instrument was published in the Commonwealth of Australia Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Gazette on 28 August 2012.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 27 Aug 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Sep-2012
Tabled Senate10-Sep-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Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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 8, 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 first day of August 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 8,
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 17 of
28 August 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 –

 

Linuron

Sum of linuron plus 3,4-dichloroaniline, expressed as linuron

Vegetables [except celeriac; celery; leek]

*0.05

 

 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Vegetables [except adzuki bean (dry); leafy vegetables; lupin (dry); mung bean (dry); onion, Welsh; shallot; soya bean (dry); spring onion; sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]

1

 

 

 

 

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

 

Chlorantraniliprole

Plant commodities and animal commodities other than milk: Chlorantraniliprole

Milk: Sum of chlorantraniliprole, 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[(methylamino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, and 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[[((hydroxymethyl)amino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, expressed as chlorantraniliprole

Radish

T0.05

Swede

T0.05

Turnip, Garden

T0.05

 

 

Chlorfenapyr

Chlorfenapyr

Onion, Welsh

T1

 

 

Clofentezine

Clofentezine

Tomato

T1

 

 

Cyprodinil

Cyprodinil

Lettuce, leaf

T10

 

 

Difenoconazole

Difenoconazole

Celeriac

T0.5

 

 

Fenbutatin oxide

Bis[tris(2-methyl-2-phenylpropyl)tin]-oxide

Nectarine

3

Tomato

T2

 

 

Fludioxonil

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

Commodities of plant origin:  Fludioxonil

Lettuce, leaf

T10

 

 

Haloxyfop

Sum of haloxyfop, its esters and conjugates, expressed as haloxyfop

Guar bean (dry)

T2

 

 

Linuron

Sum of linuron plus 3,4-dichloroaniline, expressed as linuron

Parsnip

T0.05

Vegetables [except celeriac; celery; leek; parsnip]

*0.05

 

 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Celeriac

0.1

Vegetables [except adzuki bean (dry); celeriac; leafy vegetables; lupin (dry); mung bean (dry); onion, Welsh; shallot; soya bean (dry); spring onion; sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]

1

 

 

Prochloraz

Sum of prochloraz and its metabolites containing the 2,4,6-trichlorophenol moiety, expressed as prochloraz

Litchi

T2

 

 

Pyraclostrobin

Commodities of plant origin:  Pyraclostrobin

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of pyraclostrobin and metabolites hydrolysed to 1-(4-chloro-phenyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-ol, expressed as pyraclostrobin

Litchi

T2

 

 

Pyriproxyfen

Pyriproxyfen

Strawberry

T0.5

 

 

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

 

Ioxynil

Ioxynil

Leek

T2

 

 

Iprodione

Iprodione

Garlic

T10

 

 

 



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