Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Standard 1.4.2 - Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 4, 2015

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 4, 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 sixth day of May 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 4, 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 11 of
2 June 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 alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
 
Azoxystrobin

Azoxystrobin

Rucola (rocket)
T50

 
 

Buprofezin

Buprofezin

Litchi
T0.5

 
 

Clothianidin

Clothianidin

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
T1

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits [except sweet (corn-on-the-cob) and mushroom]
T0.7

 
 

Dimethenamid-P

Sum of dimethenamid-P and its (R)-isomer

Onion, bulb
T*0.01

 
 

Flonicamid

Flonicamid [N -(cyanomethyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)-3-pyridinecarboxamide] and its metabolites TFNA [4-trifluoromethylnicotinic acid], TFNA-AM [4-trifluoromethylnicotinamide] TFNG [N -(4-trifluoromethylnicotinoyl)glycine]

Apple
0.7

 
 

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

Clothianidin

Apricot
T2

 
 

Flonicamid

Flonicamid [N -(cyanomethyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)-3-pyridinecarboxamide] and its metabolites TFNA [4-trifluoromethylnicotinic acid], TFNA-AM [4-trifluoromethylnicotinamide] TFNG [N -(4-trifluoromethylnicotinoyl)glycine]

Pome fruits
0.7

 
 

Haloxyfop

Sum of haloxyfop, its esters and conjugates, expressed as haloxyfop

Green Elk
T0.5

 
 

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

Clothianidin

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
0.02

 
 

Prochloraz

Sum of prochloraz and its metabolites containing the 2,4,6-trichlorophenol moiety, expressed as prochloraz

Litchi
T1

 
 

Thiodicarb

Sum of thiodicarb and methomyl, expressed as thiodicarb

Chia
T1

 
 

 
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