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This instrument amends the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 20 – Maximum residue to include or change maximum residue limits pertaining to agricultural and veterinary chemical products.
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 13 Aug 2019
Date of repeal 14 Aug 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 5, 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 Seventh day of August 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 5, 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]           inserting in alphabetical order

Agvet chemical:  Fluralaner

Permitted residue:  Fluralaner

Cattle muscle

T*0.005

Cattle liver

T*0.05

Cattle kidney

T*0.025

Cattle fat

T*0.06

Sheep muscle

T*0.005

Sheep liver

T*0.05

Sheep kidney

T*0.025

Sheep fat

T*0.06

 

Agvet chemical:  Mefentrifluconazole

Permitted residue:  Mefentrifluconazole

Apple

1

Dried grapes (currants, raisins and sultanas)

3

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.02

Eggs

*0.01

Grapes

1

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

0.02

Milks

*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

0.02

Poultry meat (in the fat)

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Topramezone

Permitted residue:  Topramezone

Barley

*0.01

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.05

Eggs

*0.01

Meat (mammalian)

*0.01

Milks

*0.001

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

Poultry meat

*0.01

Wheat

*0.01

 

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

Agvet chemical: Cyprodinil

Permitted residue: Cyprodinil

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

T3

 

Agvet chemical: Fludioxonil

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of fludioxonil and oxidisable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Fludioxonil

 

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

T3

 

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*0.1

 

Agvet chemical: Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue: Phosphorous acid

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

T100

 

Agvet chemical: Haloxyfop

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

Garlic

T0.05

Guar bean (dry)

T2

Sugar cane

T0.03

 

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

Agvet chemical: Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of acetamiprid and N-demethyl acetamiprid ((E)-N1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridyl)methyl]-N2-cyanoacetamidine), expressed as acetamiprid

Avocado

0.05

Macadamia nuts

*0.01

Mango

0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Aminopyralid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Sum of aminopyralid and conjugates, expressed as aminopyralid

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Aminopyralid

Rape seed (canola)

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Bromoxynil

Permitted residue:  Bromoxynil

Onion, bulb

T*0.01

 


Agvet chemical: Cyprodinil

Permitted residue: Cyprodinil

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

T3

 

Agvet chemical: Fludioxonil

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of fludioxonil and oxidisable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Fludioxonil

 

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

T3

 

Agvet chemical:  Fluxapyroxad

Permitted residue:  Fluxapyroxad

Tree nuts

0.07

 

Agvet chemical: Glyphosate

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

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

T*0. 1

Sesame seed

T20

 

Agvet chemical:  Halauxifen-methyl

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin: Halauxifen-methyl

Permitted residue—commodities  of animal origin: 4-Amino-3-chloro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-pyridine-2-carboxylic acid, expressed as halauxifen-methyl

Rape seed

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Haloxyfop

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

Sesame seed

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Imazapyr

Permitted residue:  Imazapyr

Broad bean (dry)

T0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Mandestrobin

Permitted residue: Mandestrobin

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

 

Agvet chemical: Metolachlor

Permitted residue: Metolachlor

Sesame seed

T*0.02

 

Agvet chemical: Penthiopyrad

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Penthiopyrad

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of penthiopyrad and 1-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-4-ylcarboxamide, expressed as penthiopyrad

Bayberries

T5

Bayberry, red

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue: Phosphorous acid

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel [except avocado; passionfruit]

T100

Passionfruit

T500

 

Agvet chemical: Pirimicarb

Permitted residue:  Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Sesame seed

T0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Pyripoxyfen

Permitted residue: Pyripoxyfen

Avocado

0.05

Macadamia nuts

*0.01

 

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Clofentezine

Permitted residue:  Clofentezine

Tomato

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Cyfluthrin

Permitted residue: Cyfluthrin, sum of isomers

Chia

T*0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Pyraclostrobin

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Pyraclostrobin

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of pyraclostrobin and metabolites hydrolysed to 1-(4-chloro-phenyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-ol, expressed as pyraclostrobin

Tree nuts [except pistachio nut and walnut]

0.07