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This instrument amends the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Schedule 20 - 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), Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 31 May 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 01 Jun 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code

Schedule 20 — Maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 5, 2016

 

 

 

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 Twenty-sixth day of May 2016


 

Part 1                 Preliminary

1                Name of instrument

                  This instrument is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 5, 2016.

2                Commencement

                  In accordance with subsection 82(8) of the Food Standards Australia New
Zealand Act 1991
, this instrument commences on the day 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 11 of 31 May 2016.

3                Object

                  The object of this instrument is for the APVMA to make variations to Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits in 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 Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits
in 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. Schedule 20 was published in the Food Standards Gazette FSC 96 on Thursday 10 April 2015 and was registered as a legislative instrument on 1 April 2015 (F2015L00468).

Part 2                 Variations to Schedule 20
Maximum Residue Limits

 

5                Variations to Schedule 20

                  The Schedule to this instrument sets out the variations made to the Principal Instrument by this instrument. 


 

Schedule

Variations to Schedule 20 Maximum residue limits

 

[1]           The table to section S203 in Schedule 20 is varied by

[1.1]        omitting the chemical residue definition for Glyphosate and substituting the following

Permitted residue:  Sum of glyphosate, N-acetyl-glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

[1.2]        inserting for each of the following chemicals the foods and associated MRLs in alphabetical order

Agvet chemical:  Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of acetamiprid and N-demethyl acetamiprid ((E)-N1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridyl)methyl]-N2-cyanoacetamidine), expressed as acetamiprid

Pome fruits

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Acibenzolar-S-methyl

Permitted residue:  Acibenzolar-S-methyl and all metabolites containing the benzo[1,2,3]thiadiazole-7-carboxyl moiety hydrolysed to benzo[1,2,3]thiadiazole-7-carboxylic acid, expressed as acibenzolar-S-methyl

Tomato

1

 

Agvet chemical:  Boscalid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Boscalid

Permitted residue—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

Adzuki bean

T3

 

Agvet chemical:  Clothianidin

Permitted residue:  Clothianidin

Common bean (dry) (navy bean)

T0.1

Mung bean (dry)

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Flonicamid

Permitted residue:  Flonicamid [N -(cyanomethyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)-3-pyridinecarboxamide] and its metabolites TFNA [4-trifluoromethylnicotinic acid], TFNA-AM [4-trifluoromethylnicotinamide] TFNG [N -(4-trifluoromethylnicotinoyl)glycine]

Tomato

T0.5

 


Agvet chemical:  Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Walnuts

T0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Metsulfuron-methyl

Permitted residue:  Metsulfuron-methyl

Mung bean (dry)

T0.2

 

Agvet chemical:  Pymetrozine

Permitted residue:  Pymetrozine

Strawberry

T0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Sulfoxaflor

Permitted residue:  Sulfoxaflor

Pineapple

T0.1

Strawberry

T0.7

[1.3]        omitting for each of the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food and substituting

Agvet chemical:  Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of acetamiprid and N-demethyl acetamiprid ((E)-N1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridyl)methyl]-N2-cyanoacetamidine), expressed as acetamiprid

Cotton seed

0.07