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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 12 Nov 2020
Date of repeal 18 Nov 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 8, 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 Tenth day of November 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 8, 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 the chemical residue definition for isofetamid and substituting the following

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Isofetamid

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of isofetamid and 2-[3-methyl-4-[2-methyl-2-(3-methylthiophene-2- carboxamido) propanoyl]phenoxy]propanoic acid (PPA), expressed as isofetamid

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Bifenthrin

Permitted residue:  Bifenthrin

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

T1

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Bifenazate

Permitted residue:  Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1′-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.2

Avocado

T2

 

Agvet chemical:  Bifenthrin

Permitted residue:  Bifenthrin

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

0.5

Cabbages, head

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Isofetamid

Permitted residue: Isofetamid

Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]

5

Poultry eggs

*0.02

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.02

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

*0.02

Milks

*0.02

Milk fats

*0.02

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.02

Poultry meat (in the fat)

*0.02

 

Agvet chemical:  Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Parsley

T0.3

 

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Abamectin

Permitted residue:  Avermectin B1a

Adzuki bean (dry)

*0.002

Avocado

0.05

Blackberries

0.1

Blueberries

*0.02

Bulb vegetables

0.05

Common bean (dry) (navy bean)

*0.002

Cucumber

0.05

Custard apple

*0.01

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits [except mushrooms, sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]

0.1

Litchi

0.05

Mung bean (dry)

*0.002

Mushrooms

0.05

Papaya (pawpaw)

0.1

Passionfruit

0.2

Peas

0.5

Raspberries, red, black

0.1

Root and tuber vegetables

*0.01

Squash, summer

0.05

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Bifenthrin

Permitted residue:  Bifenthrin

Leafy vegetables [except chervil; mizuna; rucola (rocket)]

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Bupirimate

Permitted residue:  Bupirimate

Egg plant

1

 

Agvet chemical:  Carfentrazone-ethyl

Permitted residue:  Carfentrazone-ethyl

Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]

*0.05

 

 

Agvet chemical:  Clofentezine

Permitted residue:  Clofentezine

Almonds

0.5

Tomato

0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Cyprodinil

Permitted residue:  Cyprodinil

Bulb vegetables [except fennel, bulb; onion, bulb]

3

Chives

3

 

Agvet chemical:  Fludioxonil

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of fludioxonil and oxidisable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Fludioxonil

Bulb vegetables [except fennel, bulb; onion, bulb]

3

Chestnuts

1

Chives

3

Pineapple

5

 

Agvet chemical:  Metsulfuron-methyl

Permitted residue:  Metsulfuron-methyl

Mung bean (dry)

0.2

 

Agvet chemical:  Phosphorous acid

Permitted residue:  Phosphorous acid

Basil

T300

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T300

Fennel, leaf

T300

Parsley

T300

 

Agvet chemical:  Tolclofos-methyl

Permitted residue:  Tolclofos-methyl

Lettuce, head

*0.01

Lettuce, leaf

*0.01

 

 

Agvet chemical:  Triadimenol

Permitted residue:  Triadimenol

Anise myrtle leaves (dried)

0.05

Lemon myrtle leaves (dried)

0.05

Parsnip

0.2

Radish

0.2

Riberry

0.3

Swede

0.2

Turnip, garden

0.2