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This instrument varies standards in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Administered by: Health
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation Act 2003 s 54(1)
Registered 23 Jul 2020
Date of repeal 29 Jul 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Food Standards (Proposal M1017– Maximum Residue Limits (2019)) Variation

 

 

The Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand gives notice of the making of this variation under section 92 of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991. The variation commences on the date specified in clause 3 of this variation.

 

Dated 20 July 2020

 

Joanna Richards

Standards Management Officer

Delegate of the Board of Food Standards Australia New Zealand

 

Note: 

 

This variation will be published in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. FSC 134 on 28 July 2020. This means that this date is the gazettal date for the purposes of clause 3 of the variation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1             Name

This instrument is the Food Standards (Proposal M1017– Maximum Residue Limits (2019)) Variation.

2             Variation to a standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

The Schedule varies a Standard in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

3             Commencement

The variation commences on the date of gazettal.

Schedule

[1]           The table to section S20—3 in Schedule 20 is varied by

 

[1.1]        omitting all entries for the following chemicals

Agvet chemical: Etridiazole

Permitted residue:  Etridiazole

 

Agvet chemical: Fentin

Permitted residue:  Fentin hydroxide, excluding inorganic tin and Di- and Mono-phenyltin

 

[1.2]        omitting the chemical residue definition and substituting the following

Agvet chemical: Thiamethoxam

See also Clothianidin

 

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Thiamethoxam

 

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of thiamethoxam and N-(2-chloro-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-N’-methyl-N’-nitro-guanidine, expressed as Thiamethoxam

 

(Note: the metabolite clothianidin has separate MRLs)

 

[1.3]        inserting in alphabetical order

Agvet chemical: Flazasulfuron

Permitted residue:  Flazasulfuron

Almonds

0.01

 


 


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



Agvet chemical: Abamectin

Permitted residue:  Avermectin B1a

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T0.5

Herbs

T0.5

Kaffir lime leaves

T0.5

Lemon grass

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Boscalid

 

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Boscalid

 

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of boscalid, 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide and the glucuronide conjugate of 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide, expressed as boscalid equivalents

Chervil

T30

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T30

Herbs

T30

 

Agvet chemical: Buprofezin

Permitted residue:  Buprofezin

Chervil

T50

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T50

Herbs

T50

Mizuna

T50

Rucola (rocket)

T50

 

Agvet chemical: Clofentezine

Permitted residue:  Clofentezine

Cherries

1

Stone fruits [except cherries]

0.1

 

Agvet chemical: Cypermethrin

Permitted residue:  Cypermethrin, sum of isomers 

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T5

Coriander, seed

T1

Herbs

T5

Lemon balm

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Cyproconazole

Permitted residue:  Cyproconazole, sum of isomers

Pulses [except chickpea (dry); lentil (dry)]

T0.07

 

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

Herbs [except parsley]

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Emamectin

Permitted residue:  Sum of emamectin B1a and emamectin B1b

Bergamot

T0.05

Burnet, salad

T0.05

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T0.05

Coriander, seed

T0.05

Dill, seed

T0.05

Fennel, seed

T0.05

Herbs

T0.05

Kaffir lime leaves

T0.05

Lemon grass

T0.05

Lemon verbena (fresh weight)

T0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Fenazaquin

Permitted residue:  Fenazaquin

Cherries

2

 

Agvet chemical: Fenhexamid

Permitted residue:  Fenhexamid

Chervil

T15

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T15

Herbs

T15

Mizuna

T15

Rucola (rocket)

T15

 

Agvet chemical: Fenoxycarb

Permitted residue:  Fenoxycarb

Currant, black

T2

Currant, red

T2

Gooseberry

T2

 

Agvet chemical: Fluazifop-p-butyl

Permitted residue:  Sum of fluazifop-butyl, fluazifop and their conjugates, expressed as fluazifop

Herbs

T2

 

Agvet chemical: Imidacloprid

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

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T5

Herbs

T5

Kaffir lime leaves

T5

Lemon balm

T5

Lemon grass

T5

Rose and dianthus (edible flowers)

T5

Spices [except coriander (leaves, roots, stems); coriander seed; dill seed; fennel seed; ginger root]

0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Indoxacarb

Permitted residue:  Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T20

Herbs

T20

Lemon balm

T10

Mexican tarragon

T20

 

Agvet chemical: Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Berries and other small fruits [except cranberry; grapes]

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Methoxyfenozide

Permitted residue:  Methoxyfenozide

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T20

Herbs

T20

Mexican tarragon

T20

Rucola (rocket)

T20

 

Agvet chemical: Myclobutanil

Permitted residue:  Myclobutanil

Chervil

T2

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T2

Herbs

T2

Herbs [except hops, dry]

T2

Mizuna

T2

Rucola (rocket)

T2

 

Agvet chemical: Pendimethalin

Permitted residue:  Pendimethalin

Herbs

*0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue:  Phosphorous acid

Herbs

T150

Kaffir lime leaves

T150

Lemon balm

T150

Lemon grass

T150

Lemon verbena

T150

Rose and dianthus (edible flowers)

T150

 

Agvet chemical: Propiconazole

Permitted residue:  Propiconazole

Anise myrtle leaves

T10

Chervil

T10

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T10

Herbs [except parsley]

T10

Lemon balm

T10

Lemon myrtle leaves

T10

Mizuna

T10

Rucola (rocket)

T10

Stone fruits

2

 

Agvet chemical: Quinoxyfen

Permitted residue:  Quinoxyfen

Chervil

T5

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T5

Herbs

T5

Mizuna

T5

Rucola (rocket)

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Tebuconazole

Permitted residue:  Tebuconazole

Chervil

T0.5

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T0.5

Herbs

T0.5

Lemon balm

T0.5

Mizuna

T0.5

Rucola (rocket)

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Tebuthiuron

Permitted residue:  Sum of tebuthiuron, and hydroxydimethylethyl, N-dimethyl and hydroxy methylamine metabolites, expressed as tebuthiuron

Sugar cane

T0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Tetraconazole

Permitted residue:  Tetraconazole

Strawberry

0.2



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


Agvet chemical: Acephate

Permitted residue:  Acephate (Note: the metabolite methamidophos has separate MRLs)

Peanut

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Benzovindiflupyr

Permitted residue:  Benzovindiflupyr

Pome fruits

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Boscalid

 

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Boscalid

 

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of boscalid, 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide and the glucuronide conjugate of 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide, expressed as boscalid equivalents

Currants, black, red, white

15

 

Agvet chemical: Carbendazim

Permitted residue:  Sum of carbendazim and 2-aminobenzimidazole, expressed as carbendazim

Strawberry

1

 

Agvet chemical: Clofentezine

Permitted residue:  Clofentezine

Plums (including prunes)

0.1

Stone fruits [except plums (including prunes)]

1

 

Agvet chemical: Cypermethrin

Permitted residue:  Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Parsley

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Deltamethrin

Permitted residue:  Deltamethrin

Strawberry

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Dimethomorph

Permitted residue:  Sum of E and Z isomers of dimethomorph

Strawberry

0.7

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

Basil

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Endosulfan

Permitted residue:  Sum of A- and B- endosulfan and endosulfan sulphate

Cacao beans

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Fenazaquin

Permitted residue:  Fenazaquin

Citrus fruits

0.4

Dried grapes (currants, raisins and sultanas)

0.8

Grapes (except dried)

0.7

Hops, dry

30

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

0.4

Raspberries, red, black

0.7

Stone fruits

2

 

Agvet chemical: Fluazifop-p-butyl

Permitted residue:  Sum of fluazifop-butyl, fluazifop and their conjugates, expressed as fluazifop

Parsley

T2

 

Agvet chemical: Fluopicolide

Permitted residue:  Fluopicolide

Hops, dry

15

 

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

Citrus fruits

1

Currants, black, red, white

7

 

Agvet chemical: Folpet

Permitted residue:  Folpet

Strawberry

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Halosulfuron-methyl

Permitted residue:  Halosulfuron-methyl

Almonds

0.05

Eggs

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical: Imidacloprid

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

Spices [except ginger root]

0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Berries and other small fruits [except cranberry; grapes; strawberry]

T0.5

 

Cacao beans

0.2

Strawberry

0.6

 

Agvet chemical: Oxathiapiprolin

Permitted residue:  Oxathiapiprolin

Blackberry

0.5

Raspberries, red, black

0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Pendimethalin

Permitted residue:  Pendimethalin

Parsley

T*0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Phosmet

Permitted residue:  Sum of phosmet and its oxygen analogue, expressed as phosmet

Stone fruits [except cherries]

5

Agvet chemical: Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue:  Phosphorous acid

Basil

T150

Fennel, leaf

T150

Parsley

T150

 

Agvet chemical: Propiconazole

Permitted residue:  Propiconazole

Stone fruits [except plum (including prunes)]

4

 

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

Almonds

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Tetraconazole

Permitted residue:  Tetraconazole

Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Triadimenol

Permitted residue:  Triadimenol

 

see also Triadimefon

Anise myrtle leaves (dried)

T0.05

Lemon myrtle leaves (dried)

T0.05


 


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


Agvet chemical: Abamectin

Permitted residue:  Avermectin B1a

Pome fruits

0.02

 

Agvet chemical: Acequinocyl

Permitted residue:  Sum of acequinocyl and its metabolite 2-dodecyl-3-hydroxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, expressed as acequinocyl

Hops, dry

15

 

Agvet chemical: Chlorothalonil

 

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Chlorothalonil

 

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  4-hydroxy-2,5,6-trichloroisophthalonitrile metabolite, expressed as chlorothalonil

 

Peanut

0.3

 

Agvet chemical: Difenoconazole

Permitted residue:  Difenoconazole

Strawberry

2

 

Agvet chemical: Flonicamid

Permitted residue:  Flonicamid [N -(cyanomethyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)-3-pyridinecarboxamide] and its metabolites TFNA [4-trifluoromethylnicotinic acid], TFNA-AM [4-trifluoromethylnicotinamide] TFNG [N -(4-trifluoromethylnicotinoyl)glycine]

Hops, dry

20

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

Peanut

0.2

Potato

0.1

Raspberries, red, black

5

 

Agvet chemical: Hexythiazox

Permitted residue:  Hexythiazox

Hops, dry

20

 

Agvet chemical: Iprodione

Permitted residue:  Iprodione

Grapes

60

 

Agvet chemical: Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Hops, dry

20

 

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

Currants, black, red, white

3


 



[1.7]        For the Agvet chemical: Clothianidin

 

[1.7.1]     omitting the chemical residue definition and substituting the following

 

Agvet chemical: Clothianidin

Permitted residue:  Clothianidin

see also Thiamethoxam

 

[1.7.2]     omitting the maximum residue limit for the food and substituting

 

Wine grapes

0.07