Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2014 (No. 8)

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2014 (No. 8)1
 
 
 
I, Rajumati Bhula, Executive Director, Pesticides 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 Sixteenth day of September 2014
 
 
1                Name of Instrument
                  This Instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2014 (No. 8).
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
insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated foods and MRLs
 
COMPOUND
FOOD
MRL (mg/kg)

Derquantel
 
 
 
MF      0822
Sheep fat
0.0002
 
MO      1288
Sheep kidney
0.0002
 
MO      1289
Sheep liver
0.0002
 
 
Sheep muscle
0.0002
 
 
 
 
 
Didecyldimethylammonium chloride
 
 

FI         0030
Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits - inedible peel
20

 
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)
 
Amoxycillin
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
PE       0112
Eggs
T*0.01
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
PE       0112
Eggs
*0.01
 
 
 
 
 
Boscalid
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VA       0035
Bulb Vegetables (excluding bulb onions)
T3
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VA       0035
Bulb vegetables [excluding Onion, Bulb]
T5
 
VS       0624
Celery
T15
 
VL       0465
Chervil
T30
 
 
Coriander (leaves, roots and stems)
T30
 
HH      0092
Herbs
T30
 
 
 
 
 
Chlorantraniliprole
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VD      0536
Mung bean (dry)
T0.5
 
VD      0541
Soya bean (dry)
T0.05
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VD      0524
Chick-pea (dry)
0.07
 
VD      0536
Mung bean (dry)
0.7
 
VD      0541
Soya bean (dry)
0.07
 
 
 
 
 
Chlorpyrifos
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
FT       0307
Persimmon, Japanese
0.5
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
FI         0352
Persimmon, American
T1
 
FT       0307
Persimmon, Japanese
T1
 
 
 
 
 
Clothianidin
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
GC      0645
Maize
T*0.01
 
SO      0495
Rape seed
T*0.01
 
GC      0651
Sorghum
T*0.01
 
SO      0702
Sunflower seed
T*0.01
 
VO      0447
Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
T*0.02
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
GC      0645
Maize
*0.01
 
GC      0656
Popcorn
*0.01
 
SO      0495
Rape seed [canola]
*0.01
 
GC      0651
Sorghum
*0.01
 
SO      0702
Sunflower seed
*0.01
 
VO      0447
Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
0.02
 
 
 
 
 
Cyanamide
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
FS       0012
Stone fruits
T*0.05
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
FS       0014
Plums (including Prunes)
*0.02
 
 
 
 
 
Etoxazole
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
FC       0001
Citrus fruits
0.2
 
 
 
 
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
FC       0001
Citrus fruits
0.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flonicamid
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
T1

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
T*0.02

PE       0112
Eggs
T*0.02

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
T*0.02

ML      0106
Milks
T*0.02

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
T*0.02

PM      0110
Poultry meat
T*0.02

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

SO      0691
Cotton seed
1

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
*0.02

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.02

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
0.7

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
*0.02

ML      0106
Milks
*0.02

FP       0009
Pome fruits
0.7

VR       0589
Potato
0.2

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
*0.02

PM      0110
Poultry meat
*0.02

 
 
 
 
Imidacloprid
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
GC      0080
Cereal grains [except maize and sorghum]
*0.05
 
 
 
 
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
GC      0080
Cereal grains [except maize, popcorn and sorghum]
*0.05
 
GC      0656
Popcorn
0.05
 
 
 
 
 
Iprodione
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VP       0061
Beans, except broad bean and soya bean
 T1
 
VL       0464
Chard [Silver beet]
T5
 
 
 
 
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VP       0061
Beans, except broad bean and soya bean
 T2
 
VL       0464
Chard [Silver beet]
T15
 
 
 
 
 
Metalaxyl
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
 
Vegetables [except Bulb vegetables [alliums]; Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits; Leafy vegetables; Peppers; Podded pea (young pods) [snow and sugar snap peas]]
T0.1
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VS       0621
Asparagus
0.05
 
 
Vegetables [except Asparagus; Bulb vegetables [alliums]; Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits; Leafy vegetables; Peppers; Podded pea (young pods) [snow and sugar snap peas]]
T0.1
 
 
 
 
 
Metolachlor
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VD      0070
Pulses [Except Soya beans (dry)]
T*0.05
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VD      0560
Adzuki bean (dry)
T*0.05
 
VD      0536
Mung beans (dry)
T*0.05
 
VD      0070
Pulses [Except Soya beans (dry), adzuki beans (dry), mungbeans (dry)]
*0.01
 
 
 
 
 
Milbemectin
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VO      0445
Peppers, Sweet [capsicum]
0.02
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VO      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than Cucurbits
0.02
 
 
Peppers, Chili, other cultivars
0.02
 
 
 
 
 
Pirimicarb
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VD      0545
Lupin (dry)
*0.02
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VD      0070
Pulses [except Adzuki bean (dry), Mung bean (dry) and Soya bean (dry)]
T*0.01
 
 
 
 
 
Prosulfocarb
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VD      0070
Pulses
T*0.01
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VD      0070
Pulses
*0.01
 
 
 
 
 
Pyriproxyfen
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
VP       0061
Beans, except broad bean and soya bean
T0.2
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
VP       0061
Beans, except broad bean and soya bean
T0.5
 
VB       0040
Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flowerhead brassicas
T0.7
 
VP       0544
Yard-long bean (pods)
T0.5
 
 
 
 
 
Spirotetramat
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
DF       0269
Dried grapes (=Currants, Raisins and Sultanas)
T3
 
FB       0269
Grapes
T0.7
 
FP       0009
Pome fruits
T0.5
 
FS       0012
Stone fruits
T1
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
DF       0269
Dried grapes (=Currants, Raisins and Sultanas)
2
 
FB       0269
Grapes [excluding Wine-grapes]
0.7
 
FP       0009
Pome fruits
0.5
 
FS       0012
Stone fruits
1
 
FB       1236
Wine-grapes
T0.7
 
 
 
 
 
Trichlorfon
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
 
Vegetables [except Beetroot; Brussels sprouts; Cape gooseberry; Cauliflower; Celery; Egg plant; kale; Pepino; Peppers; Pulses (dry); Sugar beet; Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
0.1
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
 
Thai egg plant
T0.5
 
 
Vegetables [except Beetroot; Brussels sprouts; Cape gooseberry; Cauliflower; Celery; Egg plant; kale; Pepino; Peppers; Pulses (dry); Sugar beet; Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob); Thai egg plant]
0.1
 

 
for each of the following compounds, insert in alphabetical order the associated foods and MRLs listed below
 
COMPOUND
FOOD
MRL (mg/kg)
 
  Abamectin
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  FI         0326
Avocado
T0.05
 
  FI         0351
Passion fruit
T0.2
 
  VR       0589
Potato
T*0.01
 
   
 
 
 
  Bifenazate
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VC      0046
Melons, except watermelon
T0.3
 
  VC      0432
Watermelon
T0.3
 
   
 
 
 
  Bifenthrin
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
   
Chia
T0.2
 
   
 
 
 
  Chlorothalonil
 
 
 
ADD:
 
 

VA       0387
Onion, Welsh
T10

FI         0352
Persimmon, American
T5

VA       0388
Shallot
T10

 
 
 

  Clopyralid
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  SO      0698
Poppy seed
T0.5
 
   
 
 
 
  Cyantraniliprole
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VA       0035
Bulb vegetables (except Onion, bulb)
7
 
  VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
0.5
 
  VO      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than Cucurbits
2
 
  VA       0385
Onion, bulb
0.05
 
  VR       0589
Potato
0.05
 
   
 
 
 
  Cypermethrin
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  FI         0352
Persimmon, American
T2
 
  FT       0307
Persimmon, Japanese
T2
 
   
 
 
 
  Cyromazine
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VO      0450
Mushrooms
10
 
   
 
 
 
  Difenoconazole
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VL       0464
Chard [silverbeet]
T3
 
  VL       0469
Chicory leaves (green and red cultivars)
T3
 
  VL       0476
Endive
T3
 
  VL       0502
Spinach
T3
 
   
 
 
 
  Glufosinate and Glufosinate ammonium
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VO      0445
Peppers, sweet [capsicum]
*0.05
 
  VP       0538
Podded pea (young pods) [snow and sugar snap]
T1
 
  GS      0659
Sugarcane
T*0.2
 
   
 
 
 
  Hexythiazox
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VC      0424
Cucumber
T1
 
  VP       0063
Peas
T*0.05
 
  VO      0445
Peppers, sweet [capsicum]
T1
 
  VO      0448
Tomato
T1
 
   
 
 
 
  Indoxacarb
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
   
Chia
T*0.05
 
   
 
 
 
  Methomyl
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  FI         0352
Persimmon, American
T0.2
 
  FT       0307
Persimmon, Japanese
T0.2
 
   
 
 
 
  Oxamyl
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VA       0387
Onion, Welsh
T0.5
 
  VA       0388
Shallot
T0.5
 
  VA       0389
Spring onion
T0.5
 
   
 
 
 
  Paclobutrazol
 
 
 
  ADD:
 
 
 
  VR       0589
Potato
T*0.01
 

[2]            Schedule, Table 3 - Residue definitions
insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated residues
COMPOUND
RESIDUE

Derquantel
Derquantel

Didecyldimethylammonium chloride
Didecyldimethylammonium chloride

 
for each of the following compounds, omit the associated residue listed under 'omit' and substitute in alphabetical order the associated residue listed under 'substitute'
 
  COMPOUND
RESIDUE

OMIT:
 

Flonicamid
{T} Commodities of plant origin: sum of flonicamid, TFNG (N-(4-trifluoromethylnicotinoyl)glycine) and TFNA (4-trifluoromethylnicotinic acid), expressed as flonicamid

 
{T} Commodities of animal origin: sum of flonicamid and TFNA-AM (4-trifluoromethylnicotinamide), expressed as flonicamid

SUBSTITUTE:
 

Flonicamid
Commodities of plant origin: sum of flonicamid, TFNG (N-(4-trifluoromethylnicotinoyl)glycine) and TFNA (4-trifluoromethylnicotinic acid), expressed as flonicamid
Commodities of animal origin: sum of flonicamid and TFNA-AM (4-trifluoromethylnicotinamide), expressed as flonicamid


[3]            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)

Clothianidin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

AL       1020
Alfalfa fodder
T*0.01

AL       1021
Alfalfa forage (green)
T0.1

 
Brassica forage crops (kale, rape, turnips and swede)
T3

 
Canola fodder (dry)
T0.3

 
Canola forage (green) [dry weight]
T3

AS       0645
Maize fodder
T0.5

AF       0645
Maize forage
T2

AF       0651
Sorghum forage (green) [dry weight]
T3

AS       0651
Sorghum straw and fodder, dry
T0.1

 
Sweet corn fodder
T0.7

 
Sweet corn forage
T2

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

AL       1020
Alfalfa fodder
*0.01

AL       1021
Alfalfa forage (green)
0.1

 
Brassica forage crops
3

 
Canola fodder (dry)
0.3

 
Canola forage (green)
3

AS       0645
Maize fodder
0.5

AF       0645
Maize forage
2

AF       0651
Sorghum forage (green)
1

AS       0651
Sorghum straw and fodder, dry
0.1

 
Sweet corn fodder
0.5

 
Sweet corn forage
2

 
 
 

Etoxazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

AB       0001
Citrus pulp, dry
1

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

AB       0001
Citrus pulp, dry
3

 
 
 

Flonicamid
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
 
Cotton seed meal and hulls
T3
 
ADD:
 
 
 
AB       0226
Apple pomace, dry
3
 
 
Cotton seed meal and hulls
3
 
 
 
 

Imidacloprid
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Forage of cereal grains (green) [except Maize forage]
T10

AF       0645
Maize forage
T20

 
Sweet corn fodder
T10

 
Sweet corn forage
T20

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Forage of cereal grains (green) [except Maize forage]
10

AF       0645
Maize forage
20

 
Sweet corn fodder
10

 
Sweet corn forage
20

 
 
 

Spirotetramat
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

AB       0226
Apple pomace, dry
T2

AB       0269
Grape pomace, dry
T1

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

AB       0226
Apple pomace, dry
5

AB       0269
Grape pomace, dry
T7


 
for the following compounds, insert in alphabetical order the associated animal feed commodities and MRLs listed below
 
COMPOUND
ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY
MRL (mg/kg)

Aminopyralid
 
 

ADD:
 
 

 
Forage brassicas (green)
T3

 
 
 

Cyantraniliprole
 
 

ADD:
 
 

 
Tomato pomace, dry
0.7

 
 
 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate ammonium
 
 

ADD:
 
 

AL       0528
Pea vines (green)
T15

AM      0659
Sugar cane fodder
T15

AV       0659
Sugar cane forage
T15

 
 
 

Halauxifen-methyl
 
 

ADD:
 
 

 
Forage brassicas (green)
T1

 
 
 

Milbemectin
 
 

ADD:
 
 

 
Tomato pomace, dry
0.1

 [4]           Schedule, Table 5 - Uses of substances where MRLs are not necessary
insert in alphabetical order the following new substances and associated uses
 
SUBSTANCE
USE

ADD:
 

Ethanedinitrile
Soil fumigant prior to planting fruits, vegetables and spices

 
for each of the following substances, omit the associated uses listed under 'omit' and substitute in alphabetical order the associated uses listed under 'substitute' (if any)
 
SUBSTANCE
USE

OMIT:
 

Didecyldimethyl ammonium chloride
Disinfection of farm buildings, hatcheries, eggs and food processing areas

SUBSTITUTE:
 

Didecyldimethylammonium chloride
Disinfection of farm buildings, hatcheries, eggs and food processing areas

 
For disinfection of grapevine cuttings

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