Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 1, 2015

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 1, 2015
 
 
 
I, Rajumati Bhula, Executive Director, Scientific Assessment and Chemical Review and 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rajumati Bhula
Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
 
 
 
Dated this twenty first day of January 2015
 
Part 1                 Preliminary
1                Name of Instrument
                  This Instrument is the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument
No. APVMA 1, 2015.
2                Commencement
                  Pursuant to subsection 82(8) of the Food Standards Australia New
Zealand Act 1991, this Amendment Instrument commences on the day a
copy of 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 No. APVMA 2 of
27 January 2015.
3                Object
                  The object of this Instrument is for the APVMA to make variations to Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits of 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 Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits
of 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.  The whole of the Australia New Zealand Food Standard Code (including Standard 1.4.2) was further published in Gazette P 30 of 20 December 2000.
Part 2                 Variations to Standard 1.4.2 —
Maximum Residue Limits
 
5                Variations to Standard 1.4.2
                  The Schedule to this Instrument sets out the variations made to the Principal Instrument by this Amendment Instrument. 
Schedule
Variations to Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits
1                Variations
(1)The Principal Instrument is varied by:
 
(a)               inserting in Schedule 1 –
 
Fluopyram

Commodities of plant origin: Fluopyram
Commodities of animal origin for enforcement: Sum of fluopyram and 2-(trifluoromethyl)-benzamide, expressed as fluopyram
Commodities of animal origin for dietary exposure assessment: Sum of fluopyram, 2-(trifluoromethyl) benzamide and the combined residues of N-{(E)-2-[3-chloro-5-(trifluoromethyl)pyridin-2-yl]ethenyl}-2-(trifluoromethyl) benzamide and N-{(Z)-2-[3-chloro-5-(trifluoromethyl)pyridin-2-yl]ethenyl}-2-(trifluoromethyl) benzamide, all expressed as fluopyram

Almonds
T0.05

Banana
T0.1

Cherries
T5

Dried grapes (currants, raisins and sultanas)
T15

Edible offal (mammalian)
T0.7

Meat (mammalian)
T0.05

Milks
T0.2

Pome fruits
T0.5

Stone fruits [except cherries]
T2

Table-grapes
T2

 
 

 
(b)               inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
 
Azamethiphos

Azamethiphos

Edible offal (mammalian)
*0.05

Meat (mammalian)
*0.05

Milks
*0.05

 
 

Chlorothalonil

Commodities of plant origin:  Chlorothalonil
Commodities of animal origin:  4-hydroxy-2,5,6-trichloroisophthalonitrile metabolite, expressed as chlorothalonil

Lettuce, head
T10

Lettuce, leaf
T10

Mango
T1

 
 

 
Clothianidin

Clothianidin

Cherimoya
T2

Custard apple
T2

Ilama
T2

Olives
T0.5

Soursop
T2

Sugar apple
T2

 
 

Emamectin

Sum of Emamectin B1a and Emamectin B1b

Beetroot
T0.05

Leafy vegetables [except lettuce head; lettuce leaf; mizuna]
T0.5

Parsnip
T0.05

Radish
T0.05

Swede
T0.05

Turnip, garden
T0.05

 
 

Ethephon

Ethephon

Banana
T*0.05

 
 

Methoxyfenozide

Methoxyfenozide

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits [except sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
3

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
T0.02

 
 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Leafy vegetables [except mizuna]
T30

 
 

Propiconazole

Propiconazole

Citrus fruits
T7

Gai lum
T1

 
 

Proquinazid

Commodities of plant origin:  Proquinazid
Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of proquinazid and 3-(6-iodo-4-oxo-3-propyl-3H-quinazolin-2-yloxy)propionic acid, expressed as proquinazid

Peppers, Sweet
0.2

Tomato
0.3

 
 

Triadimenol

Triadimenol
see also Triadimefon

Chives
T3

Leek
T3

Onion, Chinese
T3

Onion, Welsh
T3

Shallot
T3

Spring onion
T3

 
 

 
Trifloxystrobin

Sum of trifloxystrobin and its acid metabolite ((E,E)-methoxyimino-[2-[1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-ethylideneaminooxymethyl]phenyl] acetic acid), expressed as trifloxystrobin equivalents

Almonds
T0.05

Beetroot leaves
T10

 
 

 
(c)               omitting from Schedule 1 the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
 
Emamectin

Sum of Emamectin B1a and Emamectin B1b

Brassica leafy vegetables
T0.3

Chervil
T0.05

Rucola (rocket)
T0.05

 
 

Methoxyfenozide

Methoxyfenozide

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits
3

 
 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Chervil
T20

Leafy vegetables [except chervil; mizuna; rucola (rocket)]
T7

Rucola (rocket)
T20

 
 

Propiconazole

Propiconazole

Brassica leafy vegetables
T0.7

 
 

 
(d)               omitting from Schedule 1, under the entries for the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food, substituting –
 
Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Chervil
T0.5

Herbs
T0.5

Mizuna
T0.5

Rucola (rocket)
T0.5

Diquat

Diquat cation

Poppy seed
*0.01

 
 

Dithiocarbamates

Total dithiocarbamates, determined as carbon disulphide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as milligrams of carbon disulphide per kilogram of food

Strawberry
5

 
 

Emamectin

Sum of Emamectin B1a and Emamectin B1b

Mizuna
T0.5

 
 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap)
 
T0.1

Halauxifen-methyl

Commodities of plant origin:  Halauxifen-methyl
Commodities of animal origin:  4-Amino-3-chloro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-pyridine-2-carboxylic acid, expressed as halauxifen-methyl

Cereal grains
*0.01

Edible offal (mammalian)
0.01

Eggs
*0.01

Meat (mammalian)
*0.01

Milks
*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of
*0.01

Poultry meat
*0.01

 
 

Methomyl

Methomyl

Onion, Welsh
T2

Shallot
T2

Spring onion
T2

 
 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Mizuna
T30

 
 

Propiconazole

Propiconazole

Chicory leaves
T1

Endive
T1

Radicchio
T1

 
 

Trifloxystrobin

Sum of trifloxystrobin and its acid metabolite ((E,E)-methoxyimino-[2-[1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-ethylideneaminooxymethyl]phenyl] acetic acid), expressed as trifloxystrobin equivalents

Beetroot
T0.5

Stone fruits
T5

 
 

 
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