Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 3, 2015

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 3, 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 eighth day of April 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 3, 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 9 of
5 May 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)           omitting from Schedule 1 the chemical residue definition for Trinexapac-ethyl and substituting the following chemical residue definition-
 
Trinexapac acid
 
(b)           inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
 
Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Almonds
T0.1

 
 

Chlorantraniliprole

Plant commodities and animal commodities other than milk:  Chlorantraniliprole
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

Root and tuber vegetables
T0.05

 
 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
T0.3

 
 

Dithiocarbamates

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

Olives
T2

 
 

 
Hexythiazox

Hexythiazox

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
T0.05

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

Potato
T*0.02

 
 

Penflufen

Penflufen

Cotton seed
T*0.01

 
 

Pyraclostrobin

Commodities of plant origin:  Pyraclostrobin
Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of pyraclostrobin and metabolites hydrolysed to 1-(4-chloro-phenyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-ol, expressed as pyraclostrobin

Olives
T1

 
 

Sulfoxaflor

Sulfoxaflor

Cherimoya
T1

Custard apple
T1

Ilama
T1

Soursop
T1

Sugar apple
T1

 
 

Thiamethoxam

Commodities of plant origin:  Thiamethoxam
Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of thiamethoxam and N-(2-chloro-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-N′-methyl-N′-nitro-guanidine, expressed as thiamethoxam

Beans [except broad bean and soya bean]
T0.2

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
T1

Root and tuber vegetables
T0.7

 
 

Trifloxystrobin

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

Cotton seed
T*0.01

 
 

Trinexapac-ethyl

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

Bran, unprocessed of cereal grains
0.5

Cereal grains
0.2

Eggs
*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of
*0.01

Poultry meat
*0.01

 
 

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

Plant commodities and animal commodities other than milk:  Chlorantraniliprole
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

Potato
*0.01

Radish
T0.05

Swede
T0.05

Turnip, Garden
T0.05

 
 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Cucumber
T0.3

 
 

Hexythiazox

Hexythiazox

Cucumber
T1

Peppers, Sweet
T1

Tomato
T1

 
 

Trinexapac-ethyl

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

Barley
T0.3

Oats
T0.3

Wheat
T0.3

 
 

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

Sum of avermectin B1a, avermectin B1b and (Z)-8,9 avermectin B1a, and (Z)-8,9 avermectin B1b

Almonds
*0.01

 
 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Tomato
1

 
 

Pyroxasulfone

Commodities of plant origin:  Sum of pyroxasulfone and (5-difluoromethoxy-1-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)methanesulfonic acid, expressed as pyroxasulfone
Commodities of animal origin:  5-Difluoromethoxy-1-methyl-3-trifluoromethyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxylic acid, expressed as pyroxasulfone

Pulses
*0.01

 
 

Sulphadimidine

Sulphadimidine

Eggs
*0.005

 
 

Thiamethoxam

Commodities of plant origin:  Thiamethoxam
Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of thiamethoxam and N-(2-chloro-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-N′-methyl-N′-nitro-guanidine, expressed as thiamethoxam

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits
T0.5

 
 

Trimethoprim

Trimethoprim

Eggs
*0.01