Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 6, 2014

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 6, 2014
 
 
 
I, Rajumati Bhula, Executive Director, Pesticides Program and delegate of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority for the relevant purposes pursuant to 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 eleventh day of June 2014
 
 
 
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 6, 2014.
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 12 of
17 June 2014.
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 –
 
Abamectin

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

Peanut
T*0.002

 
 

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

Strawberry
T0.5

 
 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Onion, Welsh
T0.5

 
 

Fipronil

Sum of fipronil, the sulphenyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl) sulphenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), the sulphonyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulphonyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), and the trifluoromethyl metabolite (5-amino-4-trifluoromethyl-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile)

Celery
T0.3

Lettuce, head
T0.1

Lettuce, leaf
T0.1

 
 

Flonicamid

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

Cotton seed
T1

Edible offal (mammalian)
T*0.02

Eggs
T*0.02

Meat (mammalian)
T*0.02

Milks
T*0.02

Poultry, edible offal of
T*0.02

Poultry meat
T*0.02

 
 

Haloxyfop

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

Chia
T3

 
 

Metalaxyl

Metalaxyl

Herbs [except chives, thyme]
T0.3

Kaffir lime leaves
T0.3

Lemon grass
T0.3

Lemon verbena (dry leaves)
T0.3

Rose and dianthus (edible flowers)
T0.3

Thyme
T0.5

Turmeric, root
T0.1

 
 

Naphthalene acetic acid

1-Naphthelene acetic acid

Rambutan
T*0.05

 
 

Prometryn

Prometryn

Turmeric, root
T*0.01

 
 

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
T*0.01

 
 

Spirotetramat

Sum of spirotetramat, and cis-3-(2,5-dimethylphenyl)-4-hydroxy-8-methoxy-1-azaspiro[4.5]dec-3-en-2-one, expressed as spirotetramat

Kiwifruit
T0.1

 
 

Tebuconazole

Tebuconazole

Radish
T0.3

Radish leaves
T2

 
 

Tolclofos-methyl

Tolclofos-methyl

Lettuce, head
T*0.01

Lettuce, leaf
T*0.01

 
 

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

Metalaxyl

Dill
T0.3

Parsley
0.3

 
 

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

Azoxystrobin

Lettuce, head
T15

Lettuce, leaf
T15

 
 

Bifenazate

Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1′-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate

Blackberries
T7

Cloudberry
T7

Dewberries (including boysenberry and loganberry)
T7

Raspberries, red, black
T7

 
 

Ethephon

Ethephon

Walnuts
T5

 
 

Iprodione

Iprodione

Celeriac
T0.7

Peppers
T3

 
 

Metalaxyl

Metalaxyl

Peppers
T0.1

 
 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap)
T10

 
 

Tebuconazole

Tebuconazole

Beetroot
T0.3

Beetroot leaves
T2

Chard (silver beet)
T2

Chicory leaves
T2

Endive
T2

Spinach
T2

 
 

 
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