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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
Exempt from sunsetting by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2), Legislative Instruments Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 28 Jan 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Feb-2014
Tabled Senate11-Feb-2014
Date of repeal 29 Jan 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003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, 2014

 

 

 

I, Rajumati Bhula, Executive Director, 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

Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

 

 

 

Dated this twenty-third day of January 2014

 

 

 


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,
2014.

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 2 of
28 January 2014.

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.

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

Rhubarb

T0.05

 

 

Bifenazate

Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1′-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate

Bitter melon

T0.5

Egg plant

T0.1

Peppers

T0.5

Sinkwa or Sinkwa towel gourd

T0.5

Squash, Summer

T0.5

Yard-long bean (pods)

T1

 

 

Dithiocarbamates

Total dithiocarbamates, determined as carbon disulphide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as milligrams of carbon disulphide per kilogram of food

Avocado

7

 

 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Papaya

T0.1

 

 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Peppers

T30

Tomato

T2

 

 

Spinetoram

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

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

*0.01

 

 

Triclopyr

Triclopyr

Litchi

0.1

 

 

 


 

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

 

Bifenazate

Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1′-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate

Peppers, Sweet

T2

 

 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Peppers, Sweet

T20

 

 

 

 

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

 

Bifenazate

Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1′-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate

Tomato

T1

 

 

Boscalid

Commodities of plant origin:  Boscalid

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of boscalid, 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide and the glucuronide conjugate of 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide, expressed as boscalid equivalents

Blueberries

T15

 

 

Dithiocarbamates

Total dithiocarbamates, determined as carbon disulphide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as milligrams of carbon disulphide per kilogram of food

Mango

7

 

 

Ethephon

Ethephon

Mango

T*0.02

 

 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Cucumber

T10

Lettuce, head

T50

Lettuce, leaf

T50

 

 

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)

Honey

0.01

 

 

Ioxynil

Ioxynil

Onion, Welsh

T10

Shallot

T10

Spring onion

T10

 

 

Prothioconazole

Commodities of plant origin:  Sum of prothioconazole and prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of prothioconazole, prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), prothioconazole-3-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol) and prothioconazole-4-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.2

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

0.02

Peanut

*0.02

 

 

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

Blueberries

T5

 

 

Spinetoram

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

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.2

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

2

 

 

Triclopyr

Triclopyr

Citrus fruits

0.2