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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 Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 07 May 2019
Date of repeal 08 May 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 3, 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 First day of May 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 3, 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

Brassica leafy vegetables [except mizuna]

2

Bulb vegetables [except fennel, bulb; onion, bulb]

2

Chard (silverbeet)

T3

Chervil

T50

Fennel, bulb

T0.1

Lettuce, head

15

Lettuce, leaf

15

Mizuna

T50

Rucola (rocket)

T50

 

Agvet chemical: Cyproconazole

Permitted residue: Cyproconazole, sum of isomers

Pulses

T0.07

 

Agvet chemical: Fenoxycarb

Permitted residue: Fenoxycarb

Olives

T1

 

Agvet chemical: Fenvalerate

Permitted residue: Fenvalerate, sum of isomers

Olives

T1

Olive oil, refined

T7


 

 

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

Agvet chemical: Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue: Azoxystrobin

Bulb vegetables [except onion, bulb]

5

Leafy vegetables

15

Onion, bulb

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Cyproconazole

Permitted residue: Cyproconazole, sum of isomers

Chick-pea (dry)

0.03

Lentil (dry)

0.03

Pulses [except chickpea (dry); lentil (dry)]

T0.07

 

Agvet chemical: Fenoxycarb

Permitted residue: Fenoxycarb

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.1

Olives for oil production

2

Table Olives

2

 

Agvet chemical: Fenvalerate

Permitted residue: Fenvalerate, sum of isomers

Olives for oil production

T1

Olive oil, crude

T5

Table olives

T1

 

Agvet chemical: Fipronil

Permitted residue: Sum of fipronil, the sulphenyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl) sulphenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), the sulphonyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulphonyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), and the trifluoromethyl metabolite (5-amino-4-trifluoromethyl-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile)

Carrot

T0.05

 


 

 

Agvet chemical: Florpyrauxifen-benzyl

Permitted residue: Sum of florpyrauxifen-benzyl and the XDE-848 acid metabolite [4-amino-3-chloro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-methoxyphenyl)-5-fluoropyridine-2-carboxylic acid] expressed as florpyrauxifen-benzyl

Sorghum

T*0.02

 

Agvet chemical: Thiabendazole

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin: Thiabendazole

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin: Sum of thiabendazole and 5-hydroxylthiabendazole, expressed as thiabendazole

Taro

T5

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

Agvet chemical: Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue: Azoxystrobin

Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, head cabbages, flowerhead brassicas

1

 

Agvet chemical: Bifenthrin

Permitted residue: Bifenthrin

Common bean (pods and/or immature seeds)

0.7

Cucumber

0.5

Pineapple

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Fenoxycarb

Permitted residue: Fenoxycarb

Olive oil, virgin

7

 

Agvet chemical: Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue: Phosphorous acid

Avocado

500

Tree nuts

3000