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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 Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1), Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991 s 82(2)
Registered 10 Jul 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate22-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 17 Jul 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 4, 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 Eighth day of July 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 4, 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: Glyphosate

Permitted residue:  Sum of glyphosate, N-acetyl-glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Oilseed [except cotton seed; peanut; linseed; poppy seed; rape seed (canola); sunflower seed]

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Praziquantel

Permitted residue: Praziquantel

Tuna

T*0.01

 

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

Agvet chemical: Bromoxynil

Permitted residue: Bromoxynil

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.1

Hempseed

T*0.02

 

Agvet chemical: Chlorantraniliprole

Permitted residue—plant commodities and animal commodities other than milk:  Chlorantraniliprole

Permitted residue—milk:  Sum of chlorantraniliprole, 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[(methylamino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, and 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[[((hydroxymethyl)amino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, expressed as chlorantraniliprole

Hempseed

T1

Sesame seed

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Diflubenzuron

Permitted residue—Diflubenzuron

Fish muscle

T*0.002

 

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

Eggs

*0.02

Poultry, Edible offal of

*0.02

Poultry meat

*0.02

 

Agvet chemical: Glyphosate

Permitted residue:  Sum of glyphosate, N-acetyl-glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Oilseed [except cotton seed; peanut; linseed; poppy seed; rape seed (canola); sesame seed; sunflower seed]

T*0.01

Sesame seed

T20

 

Agvet chemical: Haloxyfop

Permitted residue:  Sum of haloxyfop, its esters and conjugates, expressed as haloxyfop

Hempseed

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical: Indoxacarb

Permitted residue:  Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Hempseed

T*0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Mandestronin

Permitted residue: Mandestronin

Beans, except broad bean and soya bean

0.7

Edible offal (Mammalian)

0.02

Lettuce, Head

0.7

Lettuce, Leaf

7

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

0.02

Milk

*0.02

Beans, except broad bean and soya bean

0.7

 

Agvet chemical: Praziquantel

Permitted residue: Praziquantel

Fish muscle

T*0.02

 

Agvet chemical: Pyrethrins

Permitted residue:  Sum of pyrethrins i and ii, Cinerinsi i and ii and jasmolins i and ii, determined after calibration by means of the International Pyrethrum Standard

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.2

Edible offal (Mammalian)

*0.05

Eggs

*0.05

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

*0.05

Milks

*0.05

Poultry, Edible offal of

*0.05

Poultry, Meat (in the fat)

*0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Sethoxydim

Permitted residue:  Sum of sethoxydim and metabolites containing the 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)cyclohexene-3-one and 5-(2-ethylthiopropyl)-5-hydroxycyclohexene-3-one moieties and their sulfoxides and sulfones, expressed as sethoxydim

Sesame seed

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Trichlorfon

Permitted residue: Trichlorfon

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.05

Fish muscle

T*0.01

 

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

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

0.5

Meat (mammalian)

0.1

Rape seed (canola seed)

*0.01