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This instrument amends the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 20 – Maximum residue limits to set new and varied maximum residue limits and make changes to certain residue definitions, commodities and substances.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 07 Jul 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Aug-2017
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2017
Date of repeal 12 Jul 2017
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 7, 2017

 

 

 

I, Helen Stokes, Acting 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helen Stokes

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

 

 

 

Dated this Sixth day of July 2017


 

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 7, 2017.

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 14 of 11 July 2017.

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]        inserting in alphabetical order

Agvet chemical:  Bicyclopyrone

Permitted residue:  Bicyclopyrone and its structurally related metabolites determined as the common moieties SYN503780 and CSCD686480 and expressed as bicyclopyrone

Barley

0.02

Edible offal (mammalian)

2

Eggs

*0.02

Meat (mammalian)

*0.02

Milk

*0.02

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.02

Poultry meat

*0.02

Wheat

0.02

Wheat bran, unprocessed

0.05

 


[1.2]        omitting from each of the following chemicals, the foods and associated MRLs

Agvet chemical:  Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Vegetables [except asparagus; beetroot; bulb vegetables [alliums]; fruiting vegetables, cucurbits; leafy vegetables; peppers; podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap peas)]

T0.1

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

Agvet chemical:  Iprodione

Permitted residue:  Iprodione

Chestnuts

T10

 

Agvet chemical:  Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

All other foods except animal commodities

0.05

Tomato

T0.5

Vegetables [except asparagus; beetroot; bulb vegetables [alliums]; fruiting vegetables, cucurbits; leafy vegetables; peppers; podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap peas); tomatoes]

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Propyzamide

Permitted residue:  Propyzamide

Pulses

*0.01

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

Agvet chemical:  Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Cereal grains

*0.01