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This instrument amends the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Instrument 2019 to set new and varied maximum residue limits and make other changes to the tables with respect to certain residue definitions, commodities and substances.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 12 Nov 2020

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 9) 2020

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

Dated                                       10 November 2020

Jason Lutze

Delegate

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 9) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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

Insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated foods and MRLs:

 

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

 

Acequinocyl

 

 

 

 

DF       0240

Apricots, dried

1

 

 

MO      0105

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.02

 

 

MM     0095

Meat (mammalian) [in the fat]

*0.02

 

 

ML      0106

Milks

*0.02

 

 

DF       0247

Peach, dried

1

 

 

FP       0009

Pome fruits

0.7

 

 

DF       0014

Prunes

1

 

 

FS       0012

Stone fruits

0.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiafenacil

 

 

 

 

GC      0080

Cereal grains

*0.01

 

 

SO      0691

Cotton seed

*0.01

 

 

MO      0105

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.02

 

 

PE       0112

Eggs

*0.02

 

 

MM     0095

Meat (mammalian)

*0.02

 

 

ML      0106

Milks

*0.02

 

 

PM      0110

Poultry meat

*0.02

 

 

PO      0111

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.02

 

 

VD      0070

Pulses

*0.01

 

 

SO      0495

Rape seed [canola]

*0.01

 

 

 

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)

Captan

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VL       0483

Lettuce, leaf

T7

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VL       0483

Lettuce, leaf

T15

 

 

 

Diquat

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Anise myrtle leaves

T0.5

 

Lemon myrtle leaves

T0.5

 

Native pepper (Tasmannia lanceolata) leaves

T0.5

DT       1114

Tea, green, black (black, fermented and dried)

T0.5

 

 

 

Fipronil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

FI         0030

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits - inedible peel {except Avocado; Banana}

T*0.01

FI         0353

Pineapple

T*0.01

SO      0698

Poppy seed

*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

FI         0030

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits - inedible peel {except Banana; Custard apple}

T*0.01

 

 

 

Fludioxonil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

FB       2250

Bayberries

T2

FB       0264

Blackberries

T2

FB       0020

Blueberries

T3

FB       0277

Cloudberry

T2

FB       0266

Dewberries (including boysenberry and loganberry)

T2

VL       0053

Leafy vegetables

10

VR       0589

Potato

0.02

FB       0272

Raspberries, red, black

T2

FB       0275

Strawberry

5

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

FB       0018

Berries and other small fruits {except grapes}

5

DF       0269

Dried grapes (=currants, raisins and sultanas)

5

VL       0053

Leafy vegetables

15

VR       0589

Potato

0.03

 

 

 

Paraquat

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Anise myrtle leaves

T0.5

VR       0463

Cassava

T*0.05

 

Lemon myrtle leaves

T0.5

 

Native pepper (Tasmannia lanceolata) leaves

T0.5

DT       1114

Tea, green, black (black, fermented and dried)

T0.5

 

Vegetables {except Cassava; Potato; Pulses}

*0.05

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

Vegetables {except Potato; Pulses}

*0.05

 

 

 

Pydiflumetofen

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

All other foods

T0.05

VL       0054

Brassica leafy vegetables

T10

DF       0269

Dried grapes (=currants, raisins and sultanas)

T5

FB       0269

Grapes

T2

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

All other foods

0.05

FB       0018

Berries and other small fruits {except grapes and strawberries}

3

VL       0054

Brassica leafy vegetables

15

DF       0269

Dried grapes (=currants, raisins and sultanas)

5

FB       0269

Grapes

2

FB       0275

Strawberry

2

 

 

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

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

Azoxystrobin

 

 

FB       2250

Bayberries

T5

FT       2303

Bayberry, red

T5

 

 

 

Forchlorfenuron

 

 

FP       0226

Apple

*0.01

FS       0013

Cherries

*0.01

 

 

 

Propachlor

 

 

VA       0381

Garlic

2.5

 

 

 

Ractopamine

 

 

 

Turkey kidney

0.3

 

Turkey liver

0.3

PM      0848

Turkey muscle

0.02

PF       0848

Turkey fat/skin

0.05

 

 

 

 

 

3  Schedule 1, Table 3—Residue definitions

Insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated residues:

COMPOUND

RESIDUE

Acequinocyl

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

 

 

Tiafenacil

Commodities of plant origin for enforcement: Tiafenacil

Commodities of plant origin for dietary exposure assessment: sum of tiafenacil, 2-(2-chloro-4-fluoro-5-(3-methyl-2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)-2,3-dihydropyrimidin-1(6H)-yl)phenylsulfinyl)propanoic acid (M-36), 2-((2-chloro-4-fluoro-5-(3-methyl-2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)tetrahydropyrimidin-1(2H)-yl)phenyl)sulfinyl)propanoic acid (M-53) and 2-((2-chloro-5-(2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)-2,3-dihydropyrimidin-1(6H)-yl)-4-fluorophenyl)sulfinyl)propanoic acid (M-56), expressed as tiafenacil

Commodities of animal origin: Sum of tiafenacil and 3-(2-(2-chloro-4-fluoro-5-(3-methyl-2,6-dioxo-4-(trifluoromethyl)-2,3-dihydropyrimidin-1(6H)-yl) phenylthio)propanamido)propanoic acid (M-01), expressed as tiafenacil

 

 

4  Schedule 1, Table 4—Animal Feed Commodities

Insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated animal feed commodities and MRLs:

COMPOUND

ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY

MRL (mg/kg)

Acequinocyl

 

 

AB       0226

Apple pomace, dry

5

 

 

 

Tiafenacil

 

 

 

Cereal forage and fodder

*0.01

 

Cotton gin trash

*0.01

 

Pulse forage and fodder

*0.01

 

Rape seed [canola] forage and fodder

*0.01

 

 

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)

Fipronil

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

AL       0697

Peanut forage and fodder

0.01

 

 

 

Pydiflumetofen

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

AB       0269

Grape pomace, dry

T50

 

Primary feed commodities {except Rape seed [canola] forage; Rape seed [canola] straw and fodder, dry}

T0.2

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

AB       0269

Grape pomace, dry

50

 

Primary feed commodities {except Rape seed [canola] forage; Rape seed [canola] straw and fodder, dry}

0.2

 

For the following compounds, insert in alphabetical order the associated animal feed commodities and MRLs listed below:

COMPOUND

ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY

MRL (mg/kg)

Fludioxonil

 

 

AB       0269

Grape pomace, dry

50

 

5  Schedule 1, Table 5—MRLs not necessary

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

SUBSTANCE

USE

Eugenol

As a post harvest treatment of potatoes to prevent sprouting