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This instrument amends Schedule 20 – Maximum residue limits in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code 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 09 Jul 2021
Date of repeal 14 Jul 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 4, 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 Seventh day of July 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 4, 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 S203 in Schedule 20 is varied by

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

Agvet chemical:  Cypermethrin

Permitted residue:  Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Parsley

T5

 

Agvet chemical:  Dimethomorph

Permitted residue: Sum of E and Z isomers of dimethomorph

Leek

0.5

Onion, Welsh

2

 

Agvet chemical:  Fipronil

Permitted residue: Sum of fipronil, the sulphenyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl) sulphenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), the sulphonyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulphonyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), and the trifluoromethyl metabolite (5-amino-4-trifluoromethyl-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile)

Cotton seed

*0.01

Poppy seed

*0.01

Rape seed (canola)

*0.01

Sunflower seed

*0.01

 

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

Chives

3

 

Agvet chemical:  Propiconazole

Permitted residue:  Propiconazole

Pulses

T0.3


 

Agvet chemical:  Sulfoxaflor

Permitted residue:  Sulfoxaflor

Blackberries

T0.7

Blueberries

T0.7

Raspberries, red, black

T0.7

 

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

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

Cane berries (= Blackberries; Dewberries (including Boysenberry; Loganberry and Youngberry))

T0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Ametoctradin

Permitted residuecommodities 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

Beetroot

0.3

Bulb onions [except garlic; onion, bulb; shallot]

0.7

Green onions [except leek; spring onion]

3

Poppy seed

0.7

 

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

Ginger, root

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Cyantraniliprole

Permitted residue: Cyantraniliprole

Common beans (pods and/or immature seeds)

T1

 

Agvet chemical:  Cypermethrin

Permitted residue:  Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Coriander (leaves, roots, stems)

T5

Herbs

T5

 

Agvet chemical:  Cyprodinil

Permitted residue: Cyprodinil

Basil

T5

Chives

T3

Herbs [except basil; chives]

T50

Dried herbs

T200

 

Agvet chemical:  Dimethomorph

Permitted residue: Sum of E and Z isomers of dimethomorph                    

Bulb onions [except garlic; onion, bulb; shallot]

0.5

Green onions [except spring onion]

2

 

Agvet chemical:  Fipronil

Permitted residue: Sum of fipronil, the sulphenyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl) sulphenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), the sulphonyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulphonyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), and the trifluoromethyl metabolite (5-amino-4-trifluoromethyl-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile)

Oilseed

*0.01

 

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

Herbs

T20

Dried herbs

T70

 

Agvet chemical:  Flumioxazin

Permitted residue: Flumioxazin

Mints

T*0.02

Hops, dry

T*0.05

 

 

 

Agvet chemical:  Haloxyfop

Permitted residue: Sum of haloxyfop, its esters and conjugates, expressed as haloxyfop

Poppy seed

T0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Metalaxyl

Permitted residue:  Metalaxyl

Chestnuts

T0.05

 

Agvet chemical:  Omethoate

Permitted residue:  Sum of dimethoate and omethoate, expressed as dimethoate

Olives for oil production

T2

 

Agvet chemical:  Propiconazole

Permitted residue:  Propiconazole

Soya bean (dry)

T0.2

 

Agvet chemical:  Sulfoxaflor

Permitted residue:  Sulfoxaflor

Cane berries (= Blackberries; Dewberries (including Boysenberry; Loganberry and Youngberry); Raspberries, red, black)

T1

 

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

Agvet chemical:  Ametoctradin

Permitted residuecommodities 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

Cucumber

2

 

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

Rice

T0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Dimethoate

Permitted residue:  Sum of dimethoate and omethoate, expressed as dimethoate

Olive oil, refined

T0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Dimethomorph

Permitted residue: Sum of E and Z isomers of dimethomorph

Beetroot

0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Fipronil

Permitted residue: Sum of fipronil, the sulphenyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl) sulphenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), the sulphonyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulphonyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), and the trifluoromethyl metabolite (5-amino-4-trifluoromethyl-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile)

Carrot

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Fluopyram

Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin:  Fluopyram

Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin:  Sum of fluopyram and 2-(trifluoromethyl)-benzamide, expressed as fluopyram

Dried grapes (= currants, raisins and sultanas)

3

Edible offal (mammalian)

0.7

Milks

0.1

 

Agvet chemical:  Metrafenone

Permitted residue:  Metrafenone

Mushroom

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Omethoate

Permitted residue:  Sum of dimethoate and omethoate, expressed as dimethoate

Olive oil, refined

T0.2