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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 May 2022
Date of repeal 18 May 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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, 2022

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 eleventh day of May 2022


 

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, 2022 (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:  Difenoconazole

Permitted residue:  Difenoconazole

Beetroot

0.5

Carrot

0.2

Cereal grains

*0.01

Tomato

0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Pydiflumetofen

Permitted residue:  Pydiflumetofen

Root and tuber vegetables

T0.05

[1.2]      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

All other foods except animal food commodities

0.02

Tomato

T0.3

 

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

Cane berries [except raspberries, red, black]

1

 

Agvet chemical:  Difenoconazole

Permitted residue:  Difenoconazole

Cereal grains [except rice]

*0.01

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits

0.3

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits

1

Peanut

*0.01

Rice

T7

Root and tuber vegetables [except celeriac; potato]

0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Mesotrione

Permitted residue:  Mesotrione

Poppy seed

T*0.01

 

Agvet chemical:  Methoxyfenozide

Permitted residue:  Methoxyfenozide

Mango

T0.5

 

Agvet chemical:  Pydiflumetofen

Permitted residue:  Pydiflumetofen

Potato

T0.05

Root and tuber vegetables [except potato]

0.3

 

Agvet chemical:  Pyriproxyfen

Permitted residue:  Pyriproxyfen

Cane berries

1

 

Agvet chemical:  Sulfoxaflor

Permitted residue:  Sulfoxaflor

Blueberries

T2

 

Agvet chemical:  Tulathromycin

Permitted residue:  Sum of tulathromycin and its metabolites that are converted by acid hydrolysis to (2R,3S,4R,5R,8R,10R,11R,12S,13S,14R)-2-ethyl-3,4,10,13-tetrahydroxy-3,5,8,10,12,14-hexamethyl-11-[[3,4,6-trideoxy-3-(dimethylamino)-ß-D-xylohexopyranosyl]oxy]-1-oxa-6-azacyclopentadecan-15-one, expressed as tulathromycin equivalents

Sheep fat

*0.05

Sheep kidney

0.3

Sheep liver

1

Sheep muscle

0.15

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

Agvet chemical:  Difenoconazole

Permitted residue:  Difenoconazole

Celery

10

 

Agvet chemical:  Pydiflumetofen

Permitted residue:  Pydiflumetofen

Peanut

0.03