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

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 4)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 Fourteenth day of May 2015
 
 
1                Name of Instrument
                  This Instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 4).
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
insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated foods and MRLs
 
COMPOUND
FOOD
MRL (mg/kg)

Bixafen
 
 

GC      0640
Barley
T0.3

PE       0112
Eggs
T*0.02

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
T1

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian] [in the fat]
T0.3

ML      0106
Milks
T*0.02

PO      0111
Poultry, edible offal of
T*0.02

PM      0110
Poultry meat [in the fat]
T*0.02

VD      0070
Pulses
T0.1

SO      0495
Rape seed
T*0.01

GC      0654
Wheat
T0.05

 
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)

Azoxystrobin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Anise myrtle leaves
T100

 
Lemon myrtle leaves
T100

 
Riberries
T10

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Anise myrtle leaves (dried)
T3

 
Lemon myrtle leaves (dried)
T3

 
Riberries
T1

Bifenazate
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VC      4197
Bitter melon
T0.5

VC      0424
Cucumber
T0.5

VO      0440
Egg plant
T0.1

VC      0046
Melons, except watermelon
T0.3

FI         0350
Papaya [pawpaw]
T0.5

VO      0051
Peppers
T0.5

 
Peppers, Chili, other cultivars
T0.5

VC      4243
Sinkwa or Sinkwa towel gourd
T0.5

VC      0431
Squash, Summer [Zucchini]
T0.5

FB       0275
Strawberry
T2

VO      0448
Tomato
T1

VC      0432
Watermelon
T0.3

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.01

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
1

VC      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than Cucurbits [except mushrooms and sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
1

FI         0350
Papaya [pawpaw]
2

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
*0.01

PM      0110
Poultry meat
*0.01

FB       0275
Strawberry
2

 
 
 

Fluxapyroxad
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Milk fats
0.02

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

FM      0183
Milk fats
0.1

GC      0654
Wheat
*0.01

 
 
Indoxacarb
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Chia
T*0.05

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Chia
T0.5

 
 
 

Prothioconazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VD      0524
Chick-pea (dry)
T0.7

VD      0533
Lentil (dry)
T0.7

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VD      0070
Pulses
T0.1

 
 
 

Triadimenol
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Riberries
T5

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Riberries
T0.3

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

Cyprodinil
 
 

VA       0036
Bulb vegetables [except Fennel, Bulb; Garlic; Onion, Bulb]
T3

HH      0727
Chives
T3

 
 
 

Difenoconazole
 
 

 
Anise myrtle leaves (dried)
T10

 
Lemon myrtle leaves (dried)
T10

 
Riberries
T1

 
 
 

Fludioxonil
 
 

VA       0036
Bulb vegetables [except Fennel, Bulb; Garlic; Onion, Bulb]
T3

HH      0727
Chives
T3

Tebuconazole
 
 

 
Anise myrtle leaves (dried)
T5

 
Lemon myrtle leaves (dried)
T5

 
 [2]          Schedule, Table 3 - Residue definitions
insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated residues
 
COMPOUND
RESIDUE

Bixafen
{T} Commodities of plant origin for enforcement: Bixafen
{T} Commodities of plant origin for dietary exposure assessment: Sum of bixafen and N-(3',4'-dichloro-5-fluorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide (bixafen-desmethyl), expressed as bixafen
{T} Commodities of animal origin: Sum of bixafen and N-(3',4'-dichloro-5-fluorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide (bixafen-desmethyl), expressed as bixafen

 [3]           Schedule, Table 4 - MRLs for pesticides in animal feed commodities
insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated animal feed commodities and MRLs
 
COMPOUND
ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY
MRL (mg/kg)

Bixafen
 
 

 
Canola forage
T5

 
Canola straw and fodder (dry)
T0.3

 
Forage and fodder of cereal grains
T10

 
Pulse forage and fodder
T7

 
 
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)

Fluxapyroxad
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Barley forage
7

AS       0640
Barley straw and fodder, dry
7

 
Primary feed commodities (except barley forage, barley straw and fodder, dry)
1

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Forage and fodder of cereal grains
20

 
Primary feed commodities (except forage and fodder of cereal grains)
1

 
 
 

Propaquizafop
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Legume pastures (green)
5

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Primary feed commodities except Cotton fodder, Legume animal feeds [except legume pastures, peanut forage(green) and fodder], Peanut fodder and Peanut forage
5

Prothioconazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

AL       0157
Legume animal feeds [except Peanut fodder]
T3

 
Rape seed [canola] forage, fodder and straw
3

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Pulse forage and fodder
T7

 
Rape seed [canola] forage, fodder and straw
T10

 
 [4]           Schedule, Table 5 - Uses of substances where MRLs are not necessary
insert in alphabetical order the following new substances and associated uses
 
SUBSTANCE
USE

(Z, E)-7, 9, 11-dodecatrienyl formate
·       {T} Pheromone for mating disruption of carob moth (Ectomyelois ceratoniae)

 
1        Note
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