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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.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 02 Sep 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Sep-2020

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 7) 2020

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

Dated                                       31 August 2020

Jason Lutze

Delegate

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 7) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 2019

1  Schedule 1, Table 1—MRLs in food commodities

 

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)

Ametryn

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

SO      0691

Cotton seed

0.05

FP       0009

Pome fruits

0.1

 

 

 

Clothianidin

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

TN       0660

Almonds

T0.05

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

TN       0660

Almonds

0.05

 

 

 

Cyfluthrin

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VB 0040

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

0.5

FT 0289

Carambola

T0.1

GC 0080

Cereal grains

2

SO 0691

Cotton seed

0.01

OC 0691

Cotton seed oil, crude

0.02

VO 0440

Egg plant [aubergine]

T0.2

VP 0060

Legume vegetables

0.5

 

Lemon aspen

T1

VO 0442

Okra

T0.2

TN 0672

Pecan

T0.05

VO 0445

Peppers, sweet [capsicum]

T0.2

VD 0070

Pulses

0.5

SO 0495

Rape seed [canola]

*0.05

VO 0448

Tomato

0.2

CM 0654

Wheat bran, unprocessed

5

 

 

 

Fluralaner

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

MF      0812

Cattle fat

T*0.06

 

Cattle muscle

T*0.005

MO      1280

Cattle, kidney

T*0.025

MO      1281

Cattle, liver

T*0.05

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

MF      0812

Cattle fat

T0.7

 

Cattle muscle

T0.07

MO      1280

Cattle, kidney

T0.25

MO      1281

Cattle, liver

T0.6

 

 

 

Hexazinone

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

FI         0353

Pineapple

1

 

 

 

Metribuzin

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VR       0075

Root and tuber vegetables {except Carrot; Potato}

T*0.05

HS      0784

Ginger, root

T*0.05

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

HS      0784

Ginger, root

T*0.01

 

 

 

Pyraflufen-ethyl

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VD      0523

Broad bean (dry) [faba bean (dry)]

*0.02

VD      0561

Field pea (dry)

*0.02

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VD      0070

Pulses

*0.02

 

 

 

Saflufenacil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

GC      0080

Cereal grains

0.2

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

GC      0080

Cereal grains {except Rice}

0.2

GC      0649

Rice

*0.01

 

 

 

Terbacil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

TN       0660

Almonds

0.5

FP       0009

Pome fruits

*0.04

FS       0012

Stone fruits

*0.04

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

FP       0226

Apple

*0.04

FS       0247

Peach

*0.04

 

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

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

Cypermethrin

 

 

FB       0020

Blueberries

T0.5

 

 

 

Imidacloprid

 

 

VR       0582

Galangal, lesser

T0.05

 

Ginger, Japanese

T0.05

2  Schedule 1, Table 3—Residue definitions

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:

 

Bicyclopyrone

Bicyclopyrone and its structurally related metabolites determined as the common moieties SYN503780 and CSCD68648 and expressed as bicyclopyrone

SUBSTITUTE:

 

Bicyclopyrone

Bicyclopyrone and its structurally related metabolites determined as the common moieties SYN503780 and CSCD686480 and expressed as bicyclopyrone

 

3  Schedule 1, Table 4—Animal Feed Commodities

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)

Clothianidin

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Almond hulls

T5

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

Almond hulls

15

 

 

 

Saflufenacil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Forage and fodder of cereal grains {except Sorghum forage (fresh weight); Sorghum straw and fodder, dry}

1

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

Primary Feed Commodities {except Legume animal feeds; Oilseed Fodder; Oilseed forage (fresh weight); Rice forage (fresh weight); Rice straw and fodder, dry; Sorghum forage (fresh weight); Sorghum straw and fodder, dry}

1

 

Rice forage (fresh weight)

*0.01

AS       0649

Rice straw and fodder, dry

*0.01

Omit each of the following compounds and associated animal feed commodities and MRLs:

COMPOUND

ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY

MRL (mg/kg)

Cyfluthrin

 

 

 

Broad bean, dry [faba bean] forage

5

 

Chick-pea forage

5

 

Common Bean, dry [navy bean] forage and fodder

1

 

Field pea forage

5

AF       0081

Forage of cereal grains (green)

5

 

Grass pastures

2

 

Legume pastures {except Vetch}

3

AL       0545

Lupin, forage

2

 

Rape seed [canola] fodder, dry

2

 

Rape seed [canola] forage

1

AF       0651

Sorghum forage (green)

0.5

AS       0081

Straw and fodder (dry) of cereal grains

5

 

4  Schedule 1, Table 5—MRLs not necessary

For the following substances, insert in alphabetical order the associated uses listed below:

SUBSTANCE

USE

D-Limonene

When used as an insecticide

 

 

Hydrogen peroxide

{T} For use in fish and fish eggs