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This instrument amends Schedule 20 – Maximum residue limits in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code 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), Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 25 Feb 2019
Date of repeal 27 Feb 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 2, 2019

I, Jason Lutze, Executive Director, Risk Assessment Capability 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.

Jason Lutze

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

Dated this twenty first day of February 2019

Part 1                 Preliminary

1                Name of instrument

                  This instrument is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards CodeSchedule 20-maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 2, 2019.

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.

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 20Maximum 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 20Maximum residue limits

 

[1]              The table to section S20–3 in Schedule 20 is varied by

 

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

Agvet chemical: Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue: Azoxystrobin

Adzuki bean (dry)

T0.7

Broad bean (dry) (fava bean)

T0.05

Chick-pea (dry)

T0.5

Common bean (dry) (navy bean)

T0.7

Field Pea (dry)

T0.05

Lentil (dry)

T0.5

Lupin (dry)

T0.05

Mung bean (dry)

T0.7

 

Agvet chemical: Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of bixafen and N-(3′,4′-dichloro-5-fluorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide (bixafen-desmethyl), expressed as bixafen

Pulses

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Fluensulfone

Permitted residue:  Sum of fluensulfone, 3,4,4-trifluorobut-3-ene-1-sulfonic acid (M-3627) and 5-chloro-thiazole-2-sulfonic acid (M-3625)

Sweet potato

T1

 

Agvet chemical: Imidacloprid

Permitted residue: Sum of imidacloprid and metabolites containing the 6-chloropyridinylmethylene moiety, expressed as imidacloprid

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel [except banana]

T1

Bergamot

T5

Burnet, salad

T5

Coriander, seed

T5

Dill, seed

T5

Fennel, bulb

T0.1

Fennel, seed

T5

Ginger, Japanese

T5

 

 

Agvet chemical: Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue: Phosphorous acid

Root and tuber vegetables

T100

 

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

Agvet chemical: Amisulbrom

Permitted residue: Amisulbrom

All other foods except animal commodities

0.02

Potato

T0.3

 

Agvet chemical: Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue: Azoxystrobin

Pulses

0.3

 

Agvet chemical: Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of bixafen and N-(3′,4′-dichloro-5-fluorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide (bixafen-desmethyl), expressed as bixafen

Pulses [except lupin (dry)]

*0.01

Lupin (dry)

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical: Cyprodinil

Permitted residue: Cyprodinil

Bayberries

T3

Bayberry, red

T3

 

Agvet chemical: Diafenthiuron

Permitted residue: Sum of diafenthiuron; N-[2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)- 4-phenoxyphenyl]-N'-(1,1-dimethylethyl)urea; and N-[2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)-4-phenoxyphenyl]- N'-(1,1-dimethylethyl)carbodiimide, expressed as diafenthiuron

All other foods except animal commodities

0.01

Rape seed (canola)

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Dinotefuran

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Dinotefuran

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of Dinotefuran and 1-methyl-3-(tetrahydro-3-furylmethyl) urea (UF) expressed as dinotefuran

All other foods except animal commodities

0.02

Mung bean (dry)

0.3

 

Agvet chemical: Ethephon

Permitted residue: Ethephon

All other foods except animal commodities

0.1

Blueberries

T10

 

Agvet chemical: Fludioxonil

Permitted residuecommodities of animal origin: sum of fludioxonil and oxidizable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil

Permitted residuecommodities of plant origin: fludioxonil

Bayberries

T2

Bayberry, red

T2

 

Agvet chemical: Indoxacarb

Permitted residue: Sum of Indoxacarb and it’s R-isomer

Bayberry, red

T1

 

Agvet chemical: Phosphine

Permitted residue: All phosphides, expressed as hydrogen phosphide (phosphine)

Garlic

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue: Phosphorous acid

Root and tuber vegetables (except potato)

T100

Potato

T700

 

Agvet chemical: Praziquantel

Permitted residue: Praziquantel

Tuna

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Spinetoram

Permitted residue: Sum of Ethyl-spinosyn-J and Ethyl-spinosyn-L

Bayberry, red

T0.5

Fig

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical: Tebuconazole

Permitted residue: Tebuconazole

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

T0.7

 

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

Agvet chemical: Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue: Azoxystrobin

Rape seed (canola)

0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Bifenthrin

Permitted residue: Bifenthrin

Cherries

T3

 

Agvet chemical: Clothianidin

Permitted residue: Clothianidin

Almonds

T0.05

Citrus fruits

0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Fluopyram

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Fluopyram

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of fluopyram and 2-(trifluoromethyl)-benzamide, expressed as fluopyram

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.3

Pome fruits

1

 

Agvet chemical: Sulfoxaflor

Permitted residue:  Sulfoxaflor

Cherimoya

T0.5

Custard apple

T0.5

Ilama

T0.5

Soursop

T0.5

Sugar apple

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Tebuconazole

Permitted residue: Tebuconazole

Pulses [except soya bean (dry)]

1