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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 14 Jan 2020
Date of repeal 15 Jan 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 1, 2020

 

 

 

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 Eighth day of January 2020


 

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 1, 2020.

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]           inserting in alphabetical order

Agvet chemical:   Cinmethylin

Permitted residue: Cinmethylin

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.01

Eggs

*0.01

Meat (mammalian)

*0.01

Milks

*0.01

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:  Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of bixafen and N-(3′,4′-dichloro-5-fluorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide (bixafen-desmethyl), expressed as bixafen

Oilseed

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Dithiocarbamates

Permitted residue:  Total dithiocarbamates, determined as carbon disulphide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as milligrams of carbon disulphide per kilogram of food

Olives

T2

 

Agvet chemical:  Indoxacarb

Permitted residue:  Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Chervil

T10

Leafy vegetables [except chervil; lettuce, head; mizuna; rucola]

5

Mizuna

T10

Rucola (rocket)

T20

 

 

 

 

[1.3]           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

Carrot

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Bixafen

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of bixafen and N-(3′,4′-dichloro-5-fluorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide (bixafen-desmethyl), expressed as bixafen

Cotton seed

T0.3

Cotton seed oil, crude

T0.5

Oilseed [except cotton seed]

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Dithiocarbamates

Permitted residue:  Total dithiocarbamates, determined as carbon disulphide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as milligrams of carbon disulphide per kilogram of food

Olives for oil production

T30

Table olives

T30

 

Agvet chemical:  Etofenprox

Permitted residue:  Etofenprox

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

Stone fruits [except cherries]

5

 

Agvet chemical:  Etoxazole

Permitted residue:  Etoxazole

Passionfruit

T0.1

 


 

Agvet chemical:  Indoxacarb

Permitted residue:  Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Fennel, leaf

5

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

0.2

Leafy vegetables [except lettuce, head]

5

 

Agvet chemical:  Iprodione

Permitted residue:  Iprodione

Beetroot leaves

T20

Chicory leaves

T20

Cucumber

T0.5

Endive

T20

 

Agvet chemical:  Prothioconazole

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Sum of prothioconazole and prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of prothioconazole, prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), prothioconazole-3-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol) and prothioconazole-4-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Cotton seed

T0.2

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Amoxycillin

Permitted residue:  Inhibitory substance, identified as amoxycillin

Eggs

0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Emamectin

Permitted residue:  Sum of emamectin B1a and emamectin B1b

Leafy vegetables [except lettuce, head and lettuce, leaf]

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Imidacloprid

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

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

T0.2

 

Agvet chemical:  Indoxacarb

Permitted residue:  Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Asparagus

*0.01

Celery

3

Cherries

1

Edible offal (mammalian) [except kidney]

0.02

Kidney (mammalian)

0.5

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

3

Milk fats

2

Tomato

0.2