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Start Date 13 Apr 2017

Schedule 21           Extraneous residue limits

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.

                   Extraneous residue limits are regulated by subsection 1.1.1—10(6) and Standard 1.4.2. This Standard identifies *active constituents of agvet chemicals, and their permitted residues, for the purpose of section 1.4.2—5.

Note 2        This Standard applies in Australia only. In New Zealand, extraneous residue limits for agricultural compounds are set out in a Maximum Residue Limits Standard.

S21—1                Name

                            This Standard is Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 21 – Extraneous residue limits.

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

S21—2                Interpretation

                            In this Schedule:

                            (a)      an asterisk (*) indicates that the *ERL is set at the limit of determination; and

                            (b)      the symbol ‘T’ indicates that the ERL is a temporary ERL; and

                            (c)      the symbol ‘E’ indicates an ERL.

S21—3                Extraneous residue limits

                            For section 1.4.2—5, the *agvet chemicals, permitted residues, and amounts are as follows, expressed in mg per kg:

Extraneous residue limits


Agvet chemical:  Aldrin and Dieldrin

Permitted residue:  Sum of HHDN and HEOD

Asparagus

E0.1

Banana

E0.05

Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flowerhead brassicas

E0.1

Cereal grains

E0.02

Citrus fruits

E0.05

Crustaceans

E0.1

Diadromous fish

E0.1

Edible offal (mammalian)

E0.2

Egg plant

E0.1

Eggs

E0.1

Freshwater fish

E0.1

Fruit

E0.05

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

E0.1

Lettuce, head

E0.1

Lettuce, leaf

E0.1

Marine fish

E0.1

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

E0.2

Milks (in the fat)

E0.15

Molluscs (including cephalopods)

E0.1

Onion, bulb

E0.1

Peanut

E0.05

Peppers, sweet

E0.1

Pimento, fruit

E0.1

Poultry, edible offal of

E0.2

Poultry meat (in the fat)

E0.2

Radish leaves (including radish tops)

E0.1

Root and tuber vegetables

E0.1

Sugar cane

E*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  BHC (other than the gamma isomer, Lindane)

Permitted residue:  Sum of isomers of 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane, other than lindane

Cereal grains

E0.1

Crustaceans

E0.01

Edible offal (mammalian)

E0.3

Eggs

E0.1

Fish

E0.01

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

E0.3

Milks (in the fat)

E0.1

Molluscs (including cephalopods)

E0.01

Peanut

E0.1

Poultry, edible offal of

E0.3

Poultry meat (in the fat)

E0.3

Sugar cane

E0.005

 

Agvet chemical:  Chlordane

Permitted residue:  Sum of cis- and trans-chlordane and in the case of animal products also includes ‘oxychlordane’

Cereal grains

E0.02

Citrus fruits

E0.02

Cotton seed oil, crude

E0.05

Cotton seed oil, edible

E0.02

Crustaceans

E0.05

Edible offal (mammalian)

E0.02

Eggs

E0.02

Fish

E0.05

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

E0.05

Linseed oil, crude

E0.05

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

E0.2

Milks (in the fat)

E0.05

Molluscs (including cephalopods)

E0.05

Pineapple

E0.02

Pome fruits

E0.02

Soya bean oil, crude

E0.05

Soya bean oil, refined

E0.02

Stone fruits

E0.02

Sugar beet

E0.1

Vegetables [except as otherwise listed under this chemical]

E0.02

 

Agvet chemical:  DDT

Permitted residue:  Sum of p,p ′-DDT; o,p ′-DDT; p,p ′-DDE and p,p ′-TDE (DDD)

Cereal grains

E0.1

Crustaceans

E1

Edible offal (mammalian)

E5

Eggs

E0.5

Fish

E1

Fruit

E1

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

E5

Milks (in the fat)

E1.25

Molluscs (including cephalopods)

E1

Peanut

E0.02

Poultry, edible offal of

E5

Poultry meat (in the fat)

E5

Vegetable oils, edible

E1

Vegetables

E1

 

Agvet chemical:  HCB

Permitted residue:  Hexachlorobenzene

Cereal grains

E0.05

Crustaceans

E0.1

Diadromous fish

E0.1

Edible offal (mammalian)

E1

Eggs

E1

Freshwater fish

E0.1

Marine fish

E0.1

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

E1

Milks (in the fat)

E0.5

Molluscs (including cephalopods)

E0.1

Peanut

E0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

E1

Poultry meat (in the fat)

E1

 

Agvet chemical:  Heptachlor

Permitted residue:  Sum of heptachlor and heptachlor epoxide

Carrot

E0.2

Cereal grains

E0.02

Citrus fruits

E0.01

Cotton seed

E0.02

Crustaceans

E0.05

Edible offal (mammalian)

E0.2

Eggs

E0.05

Fish

E0.05

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

E0.2

Milks (in the fat)

E0.15

Molluscs (including cephalopods)

E0.05

Peanut

E0.01

Pineapple

E0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

E0.2

Poultry meat

E0.2

Soya bean

E0.02

Soya bean oil, crude

E0.5

Soya bean oil, refined

E0.02

Sugar cane

E0.02

Tomato

E0.02

Vegetables [except as otherwise listed under this chemical]

E0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Lindane

Permitted residue:  Lindane

Apple

E2

Cereal grains

E0.5

Cherries

E0.5

Cranberry

E3

Crustaceans

E1

Edible offal (mammalian)

E2

Eggs

E0.1

Fish

E1

Fruits [except as otherwise listed in Schedules 1 and 2]

E0.5

Grapes

E0.5

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

E2

Milks (in the fat)

E0.2

Molluscs (including cephalopods)

E1

Oilseed [except peanut]

E0.05

Peach

E2

Peanut

E0.05

Plums (including prunes)

E0.5

Poultry, edible offal of

E0.7

Poultry meat (in the fat)

E0.7

Strawberry

E3

Sugar cane

E*0.002

Vegetables

E2

 


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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 21 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 21 was published in the Food Standards Gazette No. FSC96 on 10 April 2015 as part of Amendment 154 (F2015L00471 –- 1 April 2015) and has since been amended as follows:

 

Section affected

A’ment No.

FRL registration

Gazette

Commencement

(Cessation)

How affected

Description of amendment

Note 1 to Std

168

F2017L00414

11 April 2017

FSC110

13 April 2017

 

13 April 2017

am

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