Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 5)

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 5)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 Eleventh day of June 2015
 
 
1                Name of Instrument
                  This Instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2015 (No. 5).
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)

Benzyladenine
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

FP       0230
Pear
T0.2

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

FP       0230
Pear
*0.005

 
 
 

Chlorfenvinphos
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VB       0400
Broccoli
T0.05

VB       0402
Brussels sprouts
T0.05

VB       0041
Cabbages, Head
T0.05

VR       0577
Carrot
T0.4

VB       0404
Cauliflower
T0.1

VS       0624
Celery
T0.4

SO      0691
Cotton seed
T0.05

VO      0440
Egg plant [aubergine]
T0.05

VR       0583
Horseradish
T0.1

VA       0384
Leek
T0.05

GC      0645
Maize
T0.05

VO      0450
Mushrooms
T0.05

VA       0385
Onion, Bulb
T0.05

SO      0697
Peanut
T0.05

VR       0589
Potato
T0.05

VR       0494
Radish
T0.1

GC      0649
Rice
T0.05

VR       0497
Swede
T0.05

VR       0508
Sweet potato
T0.05

VO      0448
Tomato
T0.1

VR       0506
Turnip, Garden
T0.05

GC      0654
Wheat
T0.05

 
 
 

Difenoconazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

HH      0749
Parsley
T*0.01

 
 
 

Dimethoate
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VO      0440
Egg plant
T0.02

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VO      0440
Egg plant
T0.2

 
 
 

Fluopyram
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
T0.05

FS       0013
Cherries
T5

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
T0.7

MM     0095
Meat (mammalian)
T0.05

ML      0106
Milks
T0.2

FP       0009
Pome fruits
T0.5

FS       0012
Stone fruits [except cherries]
T2

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
0.05

FS       0013
Cherries
3

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
0.2

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
*0.02

ML      0106
Milks
*0.02

FP       0009
Pome fruits
0.5

FS       0012
Stone fruits [except cherries]
2

 
 
 

Flusilazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

FB       0269
Grapes
0.5

FP       0009
Pome fruits
0.2

 
 
 

Penflufen
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VR       0589
Potato
T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VR       0589
Potato
*0.01

 
 
 

2-Phenylphenol
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VR       0577
Carrot
20

FS       0013
Cherries
3

VC      0424
Cucumber
10

VC      0046
Melons, except Watermelon
10

FS       0245
Nectarine
3

FS       0247
Peach
20

FP       0230
Pear
25

VO      0445
Peppers, Sweet [capsicums]
10

FI         0353
Pineapple
10

FS       0014
Plums (including Prunes)
15

VR       0508
Sweet potato
15

VO      0448
Tomato
10

 
 
 

Pirimicarb
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VA       0387
Onion, Welsh
T3

VA       0388
Shallot
T3

VA       0389
Spring Onion
T3

 
Vegetables [except Celeriac; Leafy vegetables; Lupin (dry); Onion, Welsh; Shallot; Spring onion; Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
1

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VS       0624
Celery
T15

VA       0387
Onion, Welsh
T7

VA       0388
Shallot
T7

VA       0389
Spring Onion
T7

 
Vegetables [except Celeriac; Celery; Leafy vegetables; Lupin (dry); Onion, Welsh; Shallot; Spring onion; Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
1

 
 
 

Quintozene
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

FI         0327
Banana
1

VP       0061
Beans, except broad bean and soya bean
0.01

VP       0522
Broad bean (green pods and immature seeds)
0.01

VB       0040
Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flowerhead brassicas
0.02

VS       0624
Celery
0.3

VD      0526
Common bean (dry) [navy bean]
0.2

SO      0691
Cotton seed
0.03

VL       0482
Lettuce, Head
0.3

VL       0483
Lettuce, Leaf
0.3

VO      0450
Mushrooms
10

VA       0385
Onion, Bulb
0.2

VO      0445
Peppers, Sweet [capsicums]
0.01

VR       0589
Potato
0.2

VO      0448
Tomato
0.1


 
Terbuthylazine
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
T0.01

 
 
 

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
0.01

 
 
 

Tetradifon
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
5

DH      1100
Hops, dry
5

 
 
 

Trifloxystrobin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
T0.05

FS       0012
Stone fruits
T5

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
0.05

FS       0012
Stone fruits
5


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

Acifluorfen
 
 

 
Chia
T*0.01

 
 
 

Difenoconazole
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
T*0.01

 
 
 

Sedaxane
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
T*0.01

 
omit each of the following compounds and associated foods and MRLs
 
COMPOUND
FOOD
MRL (mg/kg)

Brodifacoum
 
 
 
GC      0080
Cereal grains
T*0.00002

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
T*0.00005

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
T*0.00005

VD      0070
Pulses
T*0.00002

GS      0659
Sugar cane
*0.0005

 
 
 

Dicloran
 
 

VP       0061
Beans, except broad bean and soya bean
20

VP       0522
Broad bean (green pods and immature seeds)
20

FB       0018
Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]
20

VR       0577
Carrot
15

FB       0269
Grapes
10

VL       0482
Lettuce, Head
20

VL       0483
Lettuce, Leaf
20

VA       0385
Onion, Bulb
20

FS       0012
Stone fruits
15

VR       0508
Sweet potato
20

VO      0448
Tomato
20

 
 
 

Disulfoton
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
0.5

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
0.02

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.02

DH      1100
Hops, dry
0.5

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
0.02

ML      0106
Milks
0.01

VR       0589
Potato
0.5

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
*0.02

PM      0110
Poultry meat
*0.02

 
Vegetables
0.5

Ethoprophos
 
 

FI         0327
Banana
*0.05

GC      0080
Cereal grains
*0.005

FI         0332
Custard apple
*0.02

FI         0343
Litchi
*0.02

VR       0589
Potato
*0.02

GS      0659
Sugar cane
*0.1

VR       0508
Sweet potato
*0.02

VO      0448
Tomato
*0.01

 
 
 

Phenothrin
 
 

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
*0.5

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.5

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
*0.5

ML      0106
Milks
*0.05

GC      0654
Wheat
2

CM      0654
Wheat bran, unprocessed
5

CF       1210
Wheat germ
5


 [2]           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)

Fluopyram
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Almond hulls
T15

 
Apple pomace, dry
T5

 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Almond hulls
15

 
Apple pomace, dry
5

 
 
 

Trifloxystrobin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Almond hulls
T15

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Almond hulls
15

 
 [3]           Schedule, Table 5 - Uses of substances where MRLs are not necessary
 
omit the following substances and associated uses
 
SUBSTANCE
USE

Gibberellic acid
·         Treatment of pastures
·         Plant growth regulator when used < 625 g ai/ha/year or when used as a seed treatment

 
insert in alphabetical order the following new substances and associated uses
 
SUBSTANCE
USE

Gibberellins [including gibberellic acid and gibberellins A4 and A7]
·         Treatment of pastures
·         Plant growth regulator when used < 625 g ai/ha/year or when used as a seed treatment

Benzyladenine
·         Application to new wood of cherry trees prior to budburst

 
 
omit the following substances and associated uses
 
SUBSTANCE
USE

Dicloran
·         Seed dressing for peanuts

Flusilazole
·         As a fungicide in quarantine use on mango trees

 
 
1        Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au