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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.
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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 1) 2020

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

Dated                                       9 January 2020

Jason Lutze

Delegate

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 1) 2020.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 2020

 

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)

 

Bixlozone

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

SO      0495

Rape seed [canola]

*0.01

 

 

GC      0654

Wheat

*0.01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carbetamide

 

 

 

 

MO      0105

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.05

 

 

PE       0112

Eggs

*0.05

 

 

MM     0095

Meat (mammalian)

*0.05

 

 

ML      0106

Milks

*0.05

 

 

PO      0111

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.05

 

 

PM      0110

Poultry meat

*0.05

 

 

VD      0070

Pulses

*0.01

 


 

Flubendazole

 

 

 

Chicken fat/skin

0.03

 

Chicken liver

0.2

 

Chicken kidney

0.1

 

Chicken muscle

*0.02

PE       0112

Eggs

0.6

 

Pig fat/skin

*0.02

MO      1285

Pig liver

0.4

MO      1284

Pig kidney

0.3

 

Pig muscle

*0.02

 

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

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

Bifenthrin

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

GS      0659

Sugar cane

*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

GS      0659

Sugar cane

T0.7

 

 

 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate ammonium

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VP       0538

Podded pea (young pods) [snow and sugar snap]

T1

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VP       0538

Podded pea (young pods) [snow and sugar snap]

T*0.05

 

 

 

Lasalocid

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

PM      0110

Poultry meat

0.1

 

Poultry skin/fat

1

PO      0111

Poultry, edible offal of

0.4

 

 

 

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

Poultry fat/skin

0.6

 

Poultry kidney

0.7

 

Poultry liver

1.2

 

Poultry muscle

0.4

 

 

 

Oxamyl

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VR       0508

Sweet potato

T0.5

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VR       0508

Sweet potato

0.2

 

 

 

Pyrimethanil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

FP       0009

Pome fruits

T15

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

FP       0009

Pome fruits

15

 

 

 

Trinexapac-ethyl

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

SO      0698

Poppy seed

7

GS      0659

Sugar cane

T0.2

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

SO      0698

Poppy seed

20

GS      0659

Sugar cane

0.1

 

 

 

Tylosin

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

MM     0812

Cattle meat

*0.01

MO      0812

Cattle, edible offal of

*0.01

ML      0106

Milk

0.05

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

MM     0812

Cattle meat

*0.1

MO      0812

Cattle, edible offal of

*0.1

ML      0106

Milk

*0.05

 

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

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

Diafenthiuron

 

 

VC      0045

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

0.5

VO      0050

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits

0.5

 

 

 

Difenoconazole

 

 

SB       0716

Coffee beans

T*0.01

 

 

 

Etoxazole

 

 

VO      1275

Sweet corn (kernels)

T*0.01

 

 

 

Fluopyram

 

 

FI         0030

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel {except Banana; Pineapple}

T2

 

 

 

Fluralaner

 

 

PE       0840

Chicken eggs

1.3

 

Chicken fat/skin

0.6

 

Chicken kidney

0.4

PO      0840

Chicken liver

0.6

 

Chicken muscle

0.06

 

 

 

Halosulfuron-methyl

 

 

VD      0541

Soya bean (dry)

T*0.01

 

 

 

Imazamox

 

 

PE       0112

Eggs

*0.01

PM      0110

Poultry meat

*0.01

PO      0111

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

SO      0702

Sunflower seed

0.05

 

 

 

Imazapyr

 

 

SO      0702

Sunflower seed

*0.02

 

 

 

Napropamide

 

 

HH      0722

Basil

T*0.1

 

 

 

Prosulfocarb

 

 

SO      0699

Safflower seed

T*0.01

 

 

 

Tebuconazole

 

 

SB       0716

Coffee bean

T0.1

 

 

 

Trifloxystrobin

 

 

FI         0030

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel {except Banana; Pineapple}

T2

 


 

 

2  Schedule 1, Table 3—Residue definitions

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

COMPOUND

RESIDUE

Bixlozone

Bixlozone

 

 

Flubendazole

Commodities other than eggs: Sum of flubendazole and 2-amino-1 H-benzimidazole-5-yl)(4-fluorophenyl methanone, expressed as flubendazole

Eggs: Flubendazole

 

For each of the following compounds, omit the associated residue listed under 'omit' and substitute in alphabetical order the associated residue listed under 'substitute':

COMPOUND

RESIDUE

OMIT:

 

Fluralaner

{T} Fluralaner

SUBSTITUTE:

 

Fluralaner

Fluralaner

 

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)

Bixlozone

 

 

 

Barley forage, fodder and straw

0.2

 

Canola fodder, dry

0.02

 

Canola forage

0.5

 

Wheat forage, fodder and straw

0.2

 

 

 

Carbetamide

 

 

 

Primary feed commodities

2

 


 

 

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)

Glufosinate and Glufosinate ammonium

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

AL       0528

Pea vines (green)

T15

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

AL       0528

Pea vines (green)

T*0.05

 

 

 

Imazapyr

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Primary feed commodities {except Forage and fodder (dry) of cereal grains; Maize fodder, dry; Maize forage (fresh weight), Rape seed [canola] fodder (dry); Rape seed [canola] forage; Straw of cereal grains, dry}

15

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

Primary feed commodities {except Forage and fodder (dry) of cereal grains; Maize fodder, dry; Maize forage (fresh weight), Rape seed [canola] fodder (dry); Rape seed [canola] forage; Straw of cereal grains, dry; Sunflower forage and fodder}

15

 

Sunflower forage and fodder

*0.05

 

 

 

Pyrimethanil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Pome fruit pomace, dry

T100

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

Pome fruit pomace, dry

50

 


 

 

For the following compounds, insert in alphabetical order the associated animal feed commodities and MRLs listed below:

COMPOUND

ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY

MRL (mg/kg)

Diafenthiuron

 

 

 

Tomato pomace, dry

7

 

 

 

Etoxazole

 

 

 

Sweet corn fodder

T2

 

Sweet corn forage

T1

 

 

 

Halosulfuron-methyl

 

 

AL       0541

Soya bean fodder

T0.05

AL       1265

Soya bean forage (green)

T2

 

 

 

Imazamox

 

 

 

Sunflower forage and fodder

*0.05

 

Sunflower meal

0.2

Prosulfocarb

 

 

 

Safflower forage and fodder

T0.2

 

4  Schedule 1, Table 5—MRLs not necessary

For each of the following substances, omit the associated uses listed under 'omit' and substitute in alphabetical order the associated uses listed under 'substitute' (if any):

SUBSTANCE

USE

OMIT:

 

Hydrogen peroxide

·       {T} For use as an ectoparasiticide and fungicide in freshwater and saltwater fish and fish eggs.

SUBSTITUTE:

 

Hydrogen peroxide

·       {T} For use in prawns