Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 7, 2014

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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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Allen Bryce
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.
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 15 of
29 July 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)           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 –
 
Abamectin

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

Mushrooms
T0.05

 
 

Azoxystrobin

Azoxystrobin

Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flowerhead brassicas
0.7

Cloudberry
T5

Dewberries (including loganberry)
T5

Peas (pods and succulent, immature seeds)
2

 
 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Cloudberry
T3

Dewberries (including  boysenberry and loganberry)
T3

Gooseberry
T3

 
 

Carbaryl

Carbaryl

Cassava
T0.1

 
 

Carfentrazone-ethyl

Carfentrazone-ethyl

Potato
*0.05

 
 

Methomyl

Methomyl

Cassava
T1

 
 

Milbemectin

Sum of milbemycin MA3 and milbemycin MA4 and their photoisomers, milbemycin (Z) 8,9-MA3 and (Z) 8,9Z-MA4

Edible offal (mammalian)
*0.002

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)
*0.002

Milk fats
*0.0005

Milks
*0.0005

Pome fruits
0.02

 
 

Paraquat

Paraquat cation

Cassava
T*0.05

 
 

Pymetrozine

Pymetrozine

Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
T*0.01

 
 

Tebuconazole

Tebuconazole

Pome fruits
*0.01

Stone fruits
*0.01

 
 

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

Azoxystrobin

Broccoli
T0.5

Brussels sprouts
T0.5

Cauliflower
T0.5

Peas
T3

Rucola (rocket)
T50

 
 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Boysenberry
1

 
 

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

Azoxystrobin

Beans [except broad and soya bean]
2

Brassica leafy vegetables [except mizuna]
2

Bulb vegetables [except fennel, bulb; onion, bulb]
2

Horseradish
0.5

Lettuce, head
15

Lettuce, leaf
15

Radish
0.5

Tree nuts [except almonds]
2

 
 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Blackberries
T3

Blueberries
T3

Raspberries, red, black
T3

 
 

Ethephon

Ethephon

Olives
T5

 
 

Fluazifop-p-butyl

Sum of fluazifop-butyl, fluazifop and their conjugates, expressed as fluazifop

Egg plant
T0.7

Leek
T1

Sweet potato
T0.3

Yams
T0.3

 
 

Fludioxonil

Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of fludioxonil and oxidisable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil
Commodities of plant origin:  Fludioxonil

Mango
3

 
 

Pymetrozine

Pymetrozine

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
T0.3

Peppers, Sweet
T0.3

 
 

Trifloxystrobin

Sum of trifloxystrobin and its acid metabolite ((E,E)-methoxyimino-[2-[1-(3-trifluoromethylphenyl)-ethylideneaminooxymethyl]phenyl] acetic acid), expressed as trifloxystrobin equivalents

Celery
T5

Chard (silver beet)
T1

Chicory leaves
T1

Endive
T1

Spinach
T1