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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 18 Feb 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Feb-2021
Tabled Senate22-Feb-2021
Date of repeal 24 Feb 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 2, 2021

 

 

 

I, Sheila Logan, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheila Logan

Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

 

 

 

Dated this Seventeenth day of February 2021

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 2, 2021 (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]           inserting in alphabetical order

Agvet chemical:  Tiafenacil

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Tiafenacil

Permitted residue—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

Cereal grains

*0.01

Cotton seed

*0.01

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.02

Eggs

*0.02

Meat (mammalian)

*0.02

Milks

*0.02

Poultry meat

*0.02

Poultry, edible offal of

*0.02

Pulses

*0.01

Rape seed (canola)

*0.01

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Acequinocyl

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

Cherries

0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Acetamiprid

 Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of acetamiprid and N-demethyl acetamiprid ((E)-N1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridyl)methyl]-N2-cyanoacetamidine), expressed as acetamiprid

Avocado

0.05

Mango

0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Cyproconazole

Permitted residue:  Cyproconazole, sum of isomers

Chick-pea (dry)

0.03

Lentil (dry)

0.03

 

Agvet chemical:  Fludioxonil

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

Bayberries

T2

Blackberries

5

Blueberries

T3

Boysenberry

5

Cloudberry

T2

Currants, black, red, white

2

Dewberries (including boysenberry and loganberry) [except boysenberry]

T2

Raspberries, red, black

5

 

Agvet chemical: Pyriproxyfen

Permitted residue:  Pyriproxyfen

Avocado

0.05

Mango

0.05

Olives

1

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Acequinocyl

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

Apricots, dried

1

Edible offal (mammalian)

*0.02

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)

*0.02

Milks

*0.02

Peach, dried

1

Pome fruits

0.7

Prunes

1

Stone fruits

0.7

                                    

Agvet chemical: Acetamiprid

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Acetamiprid

 Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of acetamiprid and N-demethyl acetamiprid ((E)-N1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridyl)methyl]-N2-cyanoacetamidine), expressed as acetamiprid

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel

0.2

Olives for oil production

T0.5

Persimmon, Japanese

T0.3

Table olives

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical: Afidopyropen

Permitted residue:  commodities of plant origin: Afidopyropen

Permitted residue:   commodities of animal origin: Afidopyropen and the carnitine conjugate of cyclopropanecarboxylic acid (M440I060), expressed as afidopyropen

Artichoke, globe

0.1

Barley

*0.01

Rape seed [canola]

*0.01

Rhubarb

0.1

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

*0.01

Wheat

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue:  Azoxystrobin

Bayberries

T5

Bayberry, red

T5

 

Agvet chemical: Cyproconazole

Permitted residue:  Cyproconazole, sum of isomers

Pulses

0.05

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Fludioxonil

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

Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]

5

Dried grapes (currants, raisins and sultanas)

5

 

Agvet chemical: Flumioxazin

Permitted residue:  Flumioxazin

Banana

T*0.02

 

Agvet chemical:  Forchlorfenuron

Permitted residue:  Forchlorfenuron

Apple

*0.01

Cherries

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Propachlor

Permitted residue:  Sum of propachlor and metabolites hydrolysable to N-isopropylaniline, expressed as propachlor

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.05

Garlic

2.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Pydiflumetofen

Permitted residue:  Pydiflumetofen

Berries and other small fruits [except grapes; strawberry]

3

Strawberry

2

 

Agvet chemical: Pyriproxyfen

Permitted residue:  Pyriproxyfen

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel

0.3

Olives for oil production

1

Persimmon, Japanese

T0.2

Table olives

1

 

Agvet chemical:  Ractopamine

Permitted residue:  Ractopamine

Turkey kidney

0.3

Turkey liver

0.3

Turkey meat

0.02

Turkey fat/skin

0.05

 

Agvet chemical: Tetraniliprole

Permitted residue:  Tetraniliprole

All other foods except animal commodities

0.02

Mango

T0.2

Meat (mammalian)

*0.01

 

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

Agvet chemical: Afidopyropen

Permitted residue:  commodities of plant origin: Afidopyropen

Permitted residue:  commodities of animal origin: Afidopyropen and the carnitine conjugate of cyclopropanecarboxylic acid (M440I060), expressed as afidopyropen

Carrot

*0.01

Strawberry

0.2

 

Agvet chemical: Azoxystrobin

Permitted residue:  Azoxystrobin

Maize

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Captan

Permitted residue:  Captan

Lettuce, leaf

T15

 

Agvet chemical: Cyproconazole

Permitted residue:  Cyproconazole, sum of isomers

Maize

*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Fludioxonil

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

Leafy vegetables

15

 

Agvet chemical:  Pydiflumetofen

Permitted residue:  Pydiflumetofen

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.05

Brassica leafy vegetables

15

Dried grapes (currants, raisins and sultanas)

5

Grapes

2