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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.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 13 May 2022

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 3) 2022

I, Sheila Logan, Delegate of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, make the following instrument.

Dated                                       11 May 2022

Sheila Logan

Delegate

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument (No. 3) 2022.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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)

 

2-Phenylphenol

 

 

 

 

FC       0001

Citrus fruits

10

 

 

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)

Fenhexamid

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

FB       0264

Blackberries

T20

FB       0277

Cloudberry

T20

VC      0424

Cucumber

T10

FB       0266

Dewberries (including boysenberry and loganberry)

T20

VL       0482

Lettuce, head

T50

VL       0483

Lettuce, leaf

T50

VP       0063

Peas (pods and succulent = immature seeds)

T5

VO      0051

Peppers

T30

 

Peppers, chili, other cultivars

T30

FB       0272

Raspberries, red, black

T20

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

FB       2005

Cane berries

20

FB       0277

Cloudberry

20

VC      0424

Cucumber

10

VL       0482

Lettuce, head

50

VL       0483

Lettuce, leaf

50

VP       0063

Peas (pods and succulent = immature seeds)

5

VO      0051

Peppers

30

 

Peppers, chili, other cultivars

30

 

 

 

Indoxacarb

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

TN       0669

Macadamia nuts

T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

TN       0669

Macadamia nuts

0.03

 

 

 

Mandestrobin

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VB       0040

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

2

VL       0053

Leafy vegetables {except Lettuce, head}

20

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VL       0483

Lettuce, leaf

20

 

 

 

Propiconazole

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Gai lum

T1

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VL       0401

Broccoli, Chinese

T1

 

 

 

Prothioconazole

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VD      0070

Pulses {except Chick-pea (dry); Lupin (dry)}

*0.02

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VD      0070

Pulses {except Chick-pea (dry); Lupin (dry); Soya bean (dry)}

*0.02

VD      0541

Soya bean (dry)

0.1

SO      0702

Sunflower seed

*0.02

Tebuconazole

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VD      0541

Soya bean (dry)

T0.1

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VD      0541

Soya bean (dry)

0.1

SO      0702

Sunflower seed

0.1

 

 

 

Thiabendazole

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

VR       0505

Taro

T5

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

VR       0505

Taro

T50

 

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

COMPOUND

FOOD

MRL (mg/kg)

Bifenthrin

 

 

FT       0297

Fig

T1

 

 

 

Diflufenican

 

 

SO      0699

Safflower seed

T*0.05

 

 

 

Fluopyram

 

 

TN       0678

Walnuts

T0.07

 

 

 

Tebufenozide

 

 

FB       0020

Blueberries

T2

 

 

 

Tetraniliprole

 

 

FT       0297

Fig

T0.5

 

 

 

Trifludimoxazin

 

 

GC      0647

Oats

*0.01

GC      0653

Triticale

*0.01

 

2  Schedule 1, Table 4—Animal Feed Commodities

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)

Fenhexamid

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

AL       0528

Pea vines (green)

T150

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

AL       0528

Pea vines (green)

150

 

 

 

Metolachlor

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

AF       0651

Sorghum forage (green)

0.2

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

AF       0651

Sorghum forage (green)

3

 

 

 

Prothioconazole

 

 

OMIT:

 

 

 

Pulse forage and fodder {except Lupin forage and fodder}

7

SUBSTITUTE:

 

 

 

Pulse forage and fodder {except Lupin forage and fodder; Soya bean forage and fodder}

7

AL       0541

Soya bean forage and fodder

30

 

Sunflower forage and fodder

3

 


 

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

COMPOUND

ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY

MRL (mg/kg)

Trifludimoxazin

 

 

 

Oat forage

0.1

AS       0647

Oat straw and fodder, dry

*0.01

 

Primary Feed Commodities {except Barley forage; Barley straw and fodder, dry; Oat forage; Oat straw and fodder, dry; Triticale forage; Triticale straw and fodder, dry; Wheat forage; Wheat straw and fodder, dry}

0.2

 

Triticale forage

0.1

 

Triticale straw and fodder, dry

*0.01

 

3  Schedule 1, Table 5—MRLs not necessary

 

Insert in alphabetical order the following new substances and associated uses:

SUBSTANCE

USE

Gonadotrophins [Pregnant Mare Serum (PMSG), Chorionic and Serum Gonadotrophin, Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Ovine and Porcine Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)]

Cattle: induction of superovulation; treatment of cystic ovarian syndrome and anoestrus.

{T} Cattle: for use in in vitro fertilization (IVF).

Fish: induction of spawning in finfish broodstock

Goats: induction of superovulation

Horses: induction of ovulation and treatment of anoestrus

Pigs: oestrus induction in sows and gilts

Sheep: induction of superovulation

Recombinant bovine granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (rbGM-CSF)

{T} Cattle: for use in in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Polydimethylsiloxane

{T} For the control of mosquitos in livestock drinking water

Salubrinal

{T} Cattle: for use in in vitro fertilization (IVF)

 


 

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

Gonadotrophin Releasing Factor (GnRF)-protein conjugate

Vaccine for female pigs for suppression of ovarian function and to reduce the associated sexual behaviour (standing oestrus)

 

 

Omit the following substances and associated uses:

SUBSTANCE

USE

Gonadotrophins [including Pregnant Mare Serum]

Cattle: induction of superovulation; treatment of cystic ovarian syndrome and anoestrus

Gonadotrophin (PMSG), Serum Gonadotrophin, Chorionic Gonadotrophin, Luteinizing Hormone (LH), ovine and porcine Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

Goats: induction of superovulationes

Horses: induction of ovulation and treatment of anoestrus

Sheep: induction of superovulation

Pigs: oestrus induction in sows and gilts

Fish: induction of spawning in finfish broodstock