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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), Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 06 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Sep-2019
Tabled Senate10-Sep-2019
Date of repeal 11 Sep 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 6, 2019

I, Jason Lutze, Executive Director 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 Fourth day of September 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 6, 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 20Maximum 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 20Maximum residue limits

 

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

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

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

All other foods

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Clothianidin (see also thiamethoxam

Permitted residue:  Clothianidin

All other foods except animal food commodities

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Thiamethoxam

Permitted residue:  commodities of plant origin:  Thiamethoxam

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of thiamethoxam and N-(2-chloro-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-N’-methyl-N’-nitro-guanidine, expressed as Thiamethoxam

(Note: the metabolite clothianidin has separate MRLs)

All other foods except animal food commodities

T0.5