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Registered 13 Apr 2017
Start Date 13 Apr 2017

Schedule 24           Restricted plants and fungi

Note 1        This instrument is a standard under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). The standards together make up the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. See also section 1.1.1—3.

                   Restricted plants and fungi are regulated by paragraphs 1.1.1—10(5)(a) and (6)(e) and Standard 1.4.4.This Standard lists plants and fungi for the definition of restricted plant or fungus in section 1.1.2—3.

Note 2        The provisions of the Code that apply in New Zealand are incorporated in, or adopted under, the Food Act 2014 (NZ). See also section 1.1.1—3.

S24—1                Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 24 – Restricted plants and fungi.

                                      Note    Commencement:
This Standard commences on 1 March 2016, being the date specified as the commencement date in notices in the Gazette and the New Zealand Gazette under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 (Cth). See also section 93 of that Act.

S24—2                Restricted plants and fungi

                            For paragraph (a) of the definition of restricted plant or fungus in section 1.1.2—3, the plants and fungi are:

Restricted plants and fungi

Species name

Common name

Natural toxicant

Artemisia absinthium

Common wormwood

Thujone, santonin

Artemisia cina Berg

Levant wormseed

Thujone, santonin

Artemisia maritima

Levant wormseed

Thujone, santonin

Artemisia vulgaris


Thujone, santonin

Chrysanthemum balsamita



Chrysanthemum parthenium (see Tanacetum parthenium)



Cinchona spp.



Cinnamomum camphora

Camphor tree oil

Safrole, coumarin

Cinnamomum micranthum

Micranthum oil

Safrole, coumarin

Hedeoma pulegioides oil

American pennyroyal



White snakeroot oil


Hypericum perforatum

St John's wort


Mentha pulegium oil

European pennyroyal oil


Sassafras albidum

American sassafras oil


Sassafras officinale (see Sassafras albidum)



Tanacetum balsamita (see Chrysanthemum balsamita)



Tanacetum parthenium



Tanacetum vulgare

Tansy oil


Thuja occidentalis

Thuja, White cedar



Amendment History

The Amendment History provides information about each amendment to the Schedule. The information includes commencement or cessation information for relevant amendments.


These amendments are made under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 unless otherwise indicated. Amendments do not have a specific date for cessation unless indicated as such.


About this compilation


This is compilation No. 1 of Schedule 24 as in force on 13 April 2017 (up to Amendment No. 168). It includes any commenced amendment affecting the compilation to that date.


Prepared by Food Standards Australia New Zealand on 13 April 2017.


Uncommenced amendments or provisions ceasing to have effect


To assist stakeholders, the effect of any uncommenced amendments or provisions which will cease to have effect, may be reflected in the Schedule as shaded boxed text with the relevant commencement or cessation date. These amendments will be reflected in a compilation registered on the Federal Register of Legislation including or omitting those amendments and provided in the Amendment History once the date is passed.



The following abbreviations may be used in the table below:


ad = added or inserted                                          am = amended

exp = expired or ceased to have effect                  rep = repealed

rs = repealed and substituted


Schedule 24 was published in the Food Standards Gazette No. FSC96 on 10 April 2015 as part of Amendment 154 (F2015L00438 –- 1 April 2015) and has since been amended as follows:


Section affected

A’ment No.

FRL registration




How affected

Description of amendment

Note 1 to Std



11 April 2017


13 April 2017


13 April 2017