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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 15 January 2013.
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Made 11 Jan 2013
Registered 14 Jan 2013
Tabled HR 05 Feb 2013
Tabled Senate 05 Feb 2013
Date of repeal 16 Jan 2013
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

 

 

Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code

Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 1, 2013

 

 

 

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 eleventh day of January 2013

 

 

 


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 1, 2013
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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
15th January 2013.

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 –

 

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

 

 

 

(b)           inserting in alphabetical order in 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; peanut; poppy seed; linseed; rape seed (canola); sunflower seed]

T*0.1

Poppy seed

T20

 

 

Imidacloprid

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

Blueberries

T0.1

Hops, dry

T10

 

 

Methoxyfenozide

Methoxyfenozide

Almonds

T0.2

 

 

Spinetoram

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

Rape seed (canola)

*0.01

 

 

 

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

 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate-ammonium

Sum of glufosinate-ammonium, N-acetyl glufosinate and 3-[hydroxy(methyl)-phosphinoyl] propionic acid, expressed as glufosinate (free acid)

Hops, dry

T1

 

 

Iprodione

Iprodione

Egg plant

T1

 

 

Spinetoram

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

Milk fats

0.03

 

 

 



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