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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 02 Apr 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Apr-2020
Tabled Senate08-Apr-2020
Date of repeal 08 Apr 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 3, 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 Thirty first day of March 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 3, 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:  Bixlozone

Permitted residue:  Bixlozone

Barley

*0.01

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

Rape seed (canola)

*0.01

Wheat

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Carbetamide

Permitted residue:  Carbetamide

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.05

Eggs

*0.05

Meat (mammalian)

*0.05

Milks

*0.05

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.05

Poultry meat

*0.05

Pulses

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Flubendazole

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

Permitted residueeggs: Flubendazole

Chicken fat/skin

0.03

Chicken liver

0.2

Chicken kidney

0.1

Chicken muscle

*0.02

Eggs

0.6

Pig fat/skin

*0.02

Pig liver

0.4

Pig kidney

0.3

Pig muscle

*0.02

 

 

 

 

[1.2]           omitting from each of the following chemicals, the foods and associated MRLs

Agvet chemical:  Lasalocid

Permitted residue:  Lasalocid

Poultry, edible offal of

0.4

Poultry meat

0.7

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Diafenthiuron

Permitted residue:  Sum of diafenthiuron; N-[2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)- 4-phenoxyphenyl]-N′-(1,1-dimethylethyl)urea; and N-[2,6-bis(1-methylethyl)-4-phenoxyphenyl]- N′-(1,1-dimethylethyl)carbodiimide, expressed as diafenthiuron

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

0.5

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits

0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Difenoconazole

Permitted residue:  Difenoconazole

Coffee beans

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Etoxazole

Permitted residue:  Etoxazole

Sweet corn (kernels)

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Fluopyram

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Fluopyram

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of fluopyram and 2-(trifluoromethyl)-benzamide, expressed as fluopyram

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel [except banana; pineapple]

T2

 

Agvet chemical:  Fluralaner

Permitted residue:  Fluralaner

Chicken eggs

1.3

Chicken fat/skin

0.6

Chicken kidney

0.4

Chicken liver

0.6

Chicken muscle

0.06

 

Agvet chemical:  Halosulfuron-methyl

Permitted residue:  Halosulfuron-methyl

Soya bean (dry)

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Imazamox

Permitted residue:  Imazamox

Eggs

*0.01

Poultry meat

*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Lasalocid

Permitted residue:  Lasalocid

Poultry kidney

0.7

Poultry liver

1.2

Poultry muscle

0.4

 

Agvet chemical:  Napropamide

Permitted residue:  Napropamide

Basil

T*0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Prosulfocarb

Permitted residue:  Prosulfocarb

Safflower seed

T*0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Tebuconazole

Permitted residue:  Tebuconazole

Coffee bean

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Trifloxystrobin

Permitted residue:  Sum of trifloxystrobin and its acid metabolite ((E,E)- methoxyimino-[2-[1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-ethylideneaminooxymethyl] phenyl] acetic acid), expressed as trifloxystrobin equivalents

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel [except banana; pineapple]

T2

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Bifenthrin

Permitted residue:  Bifenthrin

Sugar cane

T0.7

 

Agvet chemical:  Glufosinate and Glufosinate-ammonium

Permitted residue:  Sum of glufosinate-ammonium, N-acetyl glufosinate and 3-[hydroxy(methyl)-phosphinoyl] propionic acid, expressed as glufosinate (free acid)

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

T*0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Lasalocid

Permitted residue:  Lasalocid

Poultry fat/skin

0.6

 

Agvet chemical:  Oxamyl

Permitted residue:  Sum of oxamyl and 2-hydroxyimino-N,N-dimethyl-2-(methylthio)-acetamide, expressed as oxamyl

Sweet potato

0.2

 

Agvet chemical:  Trinexapac-ethyl

Permitted residue:  Trinexapac acid

Poppy seed

20

Sugar cane

0.1