Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 1)

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 1)1
 
 
 
I, Rajumati Bhula, Executive Director, Scientific Assessment and Chemical Review and delegate of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, having regard to s 7A of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992, make this instrument for the purposes of subsection 6(1) and the reference in subparagraph 5A(3)(b)(iii) of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code which is a Schedule to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.
 
 
 
 
 
Rajumati Bhula
Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
 
 
 
Dated this Third day of February 2015
 
 
1                Name of Instrument
                  This Instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 1).
2                Commencement
                  This Instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
3                Amendment of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) 2012
                  Schedule 1 to this Instrument amends the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) 2012.
Schedule 1        Amendments
(section 3)
[1]            Schedule, Table 1 - MRLs of agricultural and veterinary chemicals and associated substances in food commodities
 
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)

Abamectin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
*0.01

 
 
 

Chlorantraniliprole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VR       0589
Potato
*0.01

VR       0494
Radish
T0.05

VR       0497
Swede
T0.05

VR       0506
Turnip, Garden
T0.05

 
 
 

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VR       0075
Root and tuber vegetables
T0.05

 
 
 

Cypermethrin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VC      0424
Cucumber
T0.3

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
T0.3

 
 
 

Hexythiazox
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VC      0424
Cucumber
T1

VO      0445
Peppers, sweet [capsicum]
T1

VO      0448
Tomato
T1

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
T0.05

VO      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than Cucurbits [except mushrooms and sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
T1

VR       0589
Potato
T*0.02

 
 
 

Pyrimethanil
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VO      0448
Tomato
T5

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VO      0448
Tomato
1

 
 
 

Pyroxasulfone
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VD      0070
Pulses
T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VD      0070
Pulses
*0.01

 
 
 

Sulphadimidine
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

PE       0112
Eggs
T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.005

 
Thiamethoxam
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VO      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than Cucurbits
0.05

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VP       0061
Beans, except broad bean and soya bean
T0.2

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
T1

VO      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than Cucurbits
T0.5

VR       0075
Root and tuber vegetables
T0.7

 
 
 

Trimethoprim
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

PE       0112
Eggs
T*0.02

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.01

 
 
 

Trinexapac-ethyl
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

GC      0640
Barley
T0.3

GC      0647
Oats
T0.3

GC      0654
Wheat
T0.3

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

CM      0081
Bran, unprocessed of cereal grains
0.5

GC      0080
Cereal grains
0.2

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.01

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
*0.01

PM      0110
Poultry meat
*0.01

 
for each of the following compounds, insert in alphabetical order the associated foods and MRLs listed below
 
COMPOUND
FOOD
MRL (mg/kg)

Bifenthrin
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
T0.1

 
 
 

Dithiocarbamates (mancozeb, metham, metiram, propineb, thiram, zineb and ziram)

FT       0305
Olives
T2

 
 
 

Penflufen
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
T*0.01

 
 
 

Pyraclostrobin
 
 

FT       0305
Olives
T1

 
 
 

Sulfoxaflor
 
 

FI         0331
Cherimoya
T1

FI         0332
Custard apple
T1

FI         0337
Ilama
T1

FI         0365
Soursop
T1

FI         0368
Sugar apple
T1

 
 
 

Trifloxystrobin
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
T*0.02

 
 
[2]            Schedule, Table 3 - Residue definitions
 
for each of the following compounds, omit the associated residue listed under 'omit' and substitute in alphabetical order the associated residue listed under 'substitute'
 
  COMPOUND
RESIDUE

OMIT:
 

Trinexapac-ethyl
4-(cyclopropyl-a-hydroxy-methylene)-3,5-dioxo-cyclohexanecarboxylic acid

SUBSTITUTE:
 

Trinexapac-ethyl
Commodities of plant origin for enforcement: Trinexapac acid
Commodities of plant origin for dietary exposure assessment: Trinexapac and its conjugates, expressed as Trinexapac acid
Commodities of animal origin: Trinexapac acid


 
[3]            Schedule, Table 4 - MRLs for pesticides in 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)

Penflufen
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

AF       0080
Forage of cereal grains
T5

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

AF       0080
Forage of cereal grains
3

 
 
 
1        Note
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