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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 chemicals 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)
Made 13 Oct 2014
Registered 16 Oct 2014
Tabled HR 20 Oct 2014
Tabled Senate 28 Oct 2014
Date of repeal 22 Oct 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003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 9, 2014

 

 

 

I, Rajumati Bhula, Executive Director, Scientific Assessment and Chemical Review and delegate of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, acting in accordance with my powers under 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 Thirteenth day of October 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 9, 2014
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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 21 of
21 October 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 Schedule 1

 

Halauxifen-methyl

Commodities of plant origin: Halauxifen-methyl

Commodities of animal origin: 4-Amino-3-chloro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-pyridine-2-carboxylic acid, expressed as halauxifen-methyl

Cereal grains

T*0.01

Edible offal (mammalian)

T0.01

Eggs

T*0.01

Meat (mammalian)

T*0.01

Milks

T*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

T*0.01

Poultry meat

T*0.01

 

 

 

(b)           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

Melons, except watermelon

T0.02

Onion, Welsh

T0.05

Shallot

T0.05

Spring onion

T0.05

Watermelon

T0.02

 

 

Cyhalothrin

Cyhalothrin, sum of isomers

Onion, Welsh

T0.05

Shallot

T0.05

Spring onion

T0.05

 

 

Pymetrozine

Pymetrozine

Celery

T*0.1

 

 

 

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

 

Abamectin

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

Peppers

T0.1

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

T0.05

 

 

Metolachlor

Metolachlor

Potato

*0.01

 

 

Prosulfocarb

Prosulfocarb

Potato

*0.01