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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 16 Oct 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2020
Date of repeal 21 Oct 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 7, 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 Thirteenth day of October 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 7, 2020  (Amendment Instrument).

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

Agvet chemical:  Buprofezin

Permitted residue:  Buprofezin

Cotton seed oil, crude

T0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Chlorantraniliprole

Permitted residue—plant commodities and animal commodities other than milk:  Chlorantraniliprole

 Permitted residue—milk:  Sum of chlorantraniliprole, 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[(methylamino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, and 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[[((hydroxymethyl)amino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, expressed as chlorantraniliprole

Tree nuts [except almonds; pistachio nut; walnuts]

0.02

 

Agvet chemical:  Cyazofamid

Permitted residue:  Cyazofamid

Broccoli

2

 

Agvet chemical:  Glyphosate

Permitted residue:  Sum of glyphosate, N-acetyl-glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Cereal grains [except barley; maize; sorghum; wheat]

T*0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Indoxacarb

Permitted residue:  Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Peppers, sweet

0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Methomyl

Permitted residue:  Methomyl

Celeriac

0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Spinosad

Permitted residue:  Sum of spinosyn A and spinosyn D

Burnet, salad

5

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

5

Kaffir lime leaves

5

Lemon grass

5

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Ametoctradin

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Ametoctradin

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of ametoctradin and 6-(7-amino-5-ethyl [1,2,4] triazolo [1,5-a]pyrimidin-6-yl) hexanoic acid

Basil

T20

 

Agvet chemical:  Buprofezin

Permitted residue:  Buprofezin

Cereal grains

*0.01

Oilseed [except cotton seed]

*0.01

Pulses

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Cyazofamid

Permitted residue:  Cyazofamid

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

2

Brassica leafy vegetables

15

Parsley

T10

 

Agvet chemical:  Glyphosate

Permitted residue:  Sum of glyphosate, N-acetyl-glyphosate and aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Cereal grains [except barley; maize; popcorn; sorghum; wheat]

T*0.1

Popcorn

T2

 

Agvet chemical:  Propyzamide

Permitted residue:  Propyzamide

Safflower seed

T0.02

 

Agvet chemical:  Proquinazid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Proquinazid

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of proquinazid and 3-(6-iodo-4-oxo-3-propyl-3H-quinazolin-2-yloxy)propionic acid, expressed as proquinazid

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.1

Pome fruits

0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Spinosad

Permitted residue:  Sum of spinosyn A and spinosyn D

Herbs

5

Rhubarb

2

 

Agvet chemical:  Uniconazole-p

Permitted residue:  Sum of uniconazole-p and its Z-isomer expressed as uniconazole-p

Walnuts

T*0.01

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Amisulbrom

Permitted residue:  Amisulbrom

Potato

0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue:  Azoxystrobin

Basil

T50

 

Agvet chemical:  Buprofezin

Permitted residue:  Buprofezin

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.1

Cotton seed

0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Chlorantraniliprole

 

Permitted residue—plant commodities and animal commodities other than milk:  Chlorantraniliprole

Permitted residue—milk:  Sum of chlorantraniliprole, 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[(methylamino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, and 3-bromo-N-[4-chloro-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-[[((hydroxymethyl)amino)carbonyl]phenyl]-1-(3-chloro-2-pyridinyl)-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide, expressed as chlorantraniliprole

 

Safflower seed

T0.1