Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 7, 2014
I, Allen Bryce, Executive Director, Veterinary Medicines 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.
Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
Dated this twenty-fourth day of July 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 7, 2014.
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 15 of
29 July 2014.
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.
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.
Variations to Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits
(1)The Principal Instrument is varied by:
(a) omitting from Schedule 1 the chemical residue definition for Milbemectin and substituting the following chemical residue definition-
“Sum of milbemycin MA3 and milbemycin MA4 and their photoisomers, milbemycin (Z) 8,9-MA3 and (Z) 8,9-MA4”
(b) inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
Sum of avermectin B1a, avermectin B1b and (Z)-8,9 avermectin B1a, and (Z)-8,9 avermectin B1b
Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flowerhead brassicas
Dewberries (including loganberry)
Peas (pods and succulent, immature seeds)
Dewberries (including boysenberry and loganberry)
Sum of milbemycin MA3 and milbemycin MA4 and their photoisomers, milbemycin (Z) 8,9-MA3 and (Z) 8,9Z-MA4
Edible offal (mammalian)
Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)
Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
(c) omitting from Schedule 1 the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
(d) omitting from Schedule 1, under the entries for the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food, substituting –
Beans [except broad and soya bean]
Brassica leafy vegetables [except mizuna]
Bulb vegetables [except fennel, bulb; onion, bulb]
Tree nuts [except almonds]
Raspberries, red, black
Sum of fluazifop-butyl, fluazifop and their conjugates, expressed as fluazifop
Commodities of animal origin: Sum of fludioxonil and oxidisable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil
Commodities of plant origin: Fludioxonil
Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
Sum of trifloxystrobin and its acid metabolite ((E,E)-methoxyimino-[2-[1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-ethylideneaminooxymethyl]phenyl] acetic acid), expressed as trifloxystrobin equivalents
Chard (silver beet)