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This instrument amends the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Instrument 2019 to amend the maximum residue limits in relation to which the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority may have regard in its consideration of whether chemical products meet the safety criteria pursuant to section 5A of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code, as scheduled to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.
Administered by: Agriculture
Registered 14 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Nov-2019
Tabled Senate25-Nov-2019
To be repealed 25 Feb 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 3) 2019

I, Jason Lutze, Delegate of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, make the following instrument.

Dated                                       13 November 2019

Jason Lutze

Delegate

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 3) 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 6(2), for the purposes of subparagraph 5A(3)(b)(iii) of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code, as scheduled to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Instrument 2019

1  Schedule 1, Table 1—MRLs in food commodities

Insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated foods and MRLs:

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

 

Mesotrione

 

 

 

 

GC      0640

Barley

*0.01

 

 

MO      0105

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.01

 

 

PE       0112

Eggs

*0.01

 

 

MM     0095

Meat (mammalian)

*0.01

 

 

ML      0106

Milks

*0.01

 

 

PO      0111

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

 

 

PM      0110

Poultry meat

*0.01

 

 

GC      0654

Wheat

*0.01

 

 

For each of the following compounds, insert in alphabetical order the associated foods and MRLs listed below:

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

2,4-D

 

 

FS       0013

Cherries

*0.05

TN       0678

Walnuts

*0.05

 

 

 

Bifenthrin

 

 

VF       0371

Truffle

T*0.01

 

 

 

Fenhexamid

 

 

FS       0013

Cherries

T7

 

 

 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate ammonium

 

 

VF       0371

Truffle

T*0.2

 

 

 

Glyphosate

 

 

VF       0371

Truffle

T*0.05

 

 

 

Methiocarb

 

 

VF       0371

Truffle

T0.05

 

 

 

Sethoxydim

 

 

FS       0012

Stone fruits

T*0.03

FB       1236

Wine-grapes

T*0.03

 

2  Schedule 1, Table 3—Residue definitions

Insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated residues:

COMPOUND

RESIDUE

Mesotrione

Mesotrione

 

3  Schedule 1, Table 4—Animal Feed Commodities

Insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated animal feed commodities and MRLs:

COMPOUND

ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY

MRL (mg/kg)

Mesotrione

 

 

 

Cereal forage and fodder

*0.01

 

For each of the following compounds, omit the associated animal food commodities and MRLs listed under 'omit' and substitute in alphabetical order the associated animal feed commodities and MRLs listed under 'substitute' (if any):

COMPOUND

ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY

MRL (mg/kg)

Florasulam

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

AF       0081

Forage of cereal grains (green) (fresh weight) {except Rye forage}

*0.05

 

Primary feed commodities {except Forage of cereal grains (fresh weight) {except Rye forage, Straw and fodder (dry) of cereal grains}

0.3

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

AF       0081

Forage of cereal grains (green) (fresh weight)

*0.05

 

Primary feed commodities {except Forage of cereal grains (fresh weight); Straw and fodder (dry) of cereal grains}

0.3

 

4  Schedule 1, Table 5—MRLs not necessary

Insert in alphabetical order the following new substances and associated uses:

SUBSTANCE

USE

Bacillus subtilis strain MBI600 (Bacillus amyloliquefaciens)

When used as a fungicide on food producing crops

Salicylic acid

For oral use in pigs

Sodium nitrite

Use in baits for the control of feral pigs