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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)
Registered 28 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Dec-2019
Tabled Senate02-Dec-2019
Date of repeal 04 Dec 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 7, 2019

 

 

 

I, Jason Lutze, 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 this Twenty Seventh day of November 2019


 

Part 1                 Preliminary

1                Name of instrument

                  This instrument is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 7, 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 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 20 Maximum 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

Tree nuts [except almonds]

2

 

Agvet chemical:  Difenoconazole

Permitted residue:  Difenoconazole

Mizuna

T5

 

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

Olives

T1

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Afidopyropen

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin: Afidopyropen

Permitted residue—commodities  of animal origin: Afidopyropen and the carnitine conjugate of cyclopropanecarboxylic acid (M440I060), expressed as afidopyropen

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.02

Strawberry

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Aminopyralid

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

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin: Aminopyralid

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.02

 

 

Agvet chemical:  Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue:  Azoxystrobin

Macadamia nuts

*0.01

Tree nuts [except almonds and macadamia nuts]

2

 

Agvet chemical:  Benzovindiflupyr

Permitted residue:  Benzovindiflupyr

Barley

0.2

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.01

Eggs

*0.01

Meat (mammalian) [in the fat]

*0.01

Milks

*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

Poultry meat [in the fat]

*0.01

Wheat

0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Cypermethrin

Permitted residue:  Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Hempseed

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Flumioxazin

Permitted residue:  Flumioxazin

Garlic

T*0.02

 

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

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Imazapyr

Permitted residue:  Imazapyr

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Hazelnuts

T*0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Napropamide

Permitted residue:  Napropamide

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

T*0.1

 

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

Table olives

T0.3

Olives for oil production

T0.3

Olive oil, crude

T1

 

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

Fennel, leaf

1

Olive oil, crude

T3

 

Agvet chemical:  Pyriproxyfen

Permitted residue:  Pyriproxyfen

Avocado

0.05

Macadamia nuts

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Quizalofop-ethyl

Permitted residue:  Sum of quizalofop-ethyl and quizalofop acid and other esters, expressed as quizalofop-ethyl

Hempseed

T*0.02

 

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

Hempseed

T0.5

Safflower seed

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Sulfoxaflor

Permitted residue:  Sulfoxaflor

Longans

T3

Agvet chemical:  Terbuthylazine

Permitted residue:  Terbuthylazine

Sugar cane

*0.01

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Abamectin

Permitted residue:  Avermectin B1a

Custard apple

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Cyflufenamid

Permitted residue:  Cyflufenamid

Strawberry

0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Difenoconazole

Permitted residue:  Difenoconazole

Chard (silver beet)

T5

Chicory leaves (green and red cultivars)

T5

Endive

T5

Spinach

T5

 

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

Pineapple

T5

 

Agvet chemical:  Imidacloprid

Permitted residue:  Sum of imidacloprid and metabolites containing the 6-chloropyridinylmethylene moiety, expressed as imidacloprid

Hazelnuts

T0.05