Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2014 (No. 9)

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2014 (No. 9)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 Fourteenth day of October 2014
 
 
1                Name of Instrument
                  This Instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2014 (No. 9).
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)

Fluopyram
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
T0.05

FI         0327
Banana
T0.1

FS       0013
Cherries
T5

DF       0269
Dried grapes (=Currants, Raisins and Sultanas)
T15

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

FB       1235
Table-grapes
T2

 
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)

Bifenthrin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VL       0465
Chervil
T10
 
HH      0092
Herbs
T10
 
 
Mizuna
T10
 
VL       0496
Rucola [Rocket]
T10
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VL       0465
Chervil
T0.5
 
HH      0092
Herbs
T0.5
 
 
Mizuna
T0.5
 
VL       0496
Rucola [Rocket]
T0.5
 
 
 
 

Carbaryl
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

FS       0240
Apricot
10
 
VS       0621
Asparagus
10
 
FI         0326
Avocado
10

FI         0327
Banana [in the pulp]
5
 
FB       0264
Blackberries
10
 
FB       0020
Blueberries
7
 
FT       0289
Carambola
5
 
GC      0080
Cereal grains [except Barley and Sorghum]
5

FS       0013
Cherries
5
 
FC       0001
Citrus fruits
7
 
FI         0332
Custard apple
5
 
FB       0266
Dewberries (including Boysenberry and Loganberry)
10
 
MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
T0.2

PE       0112
Eggs
T0.2

FI         0371
Elephant apple
5
 
FI         0335
Feijoa
5

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
3

HS      0783
Galangal, rhizomes [fresh]
T5
 
FI         0351
Granadilla
5
 
FB       0269
Grapes
5

FT       0298
Grumichama [Brazilian cherry]
5
 
FT       0336
Guava
5

FT       0300
Jaboticaba
5

FI         0338
Jackfruit
5

 
Jambu
5
 
FI         0341
Kiwifruit
10
 
VL       0053
Leafy vegetables
10
 
FI         0343
Litchi
5

FI         0342
Longan
5

FI         0345
Mango
5

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
T0.2

ML      0106
Milks
T*0.05

FS       0245
Nectarine
10
 
VO      0442
Okra
10
 
FT       0305
Olives
10
 
DM      0305
Olives, processed
1
 
FI         0350
Papaya [pawpaw]
5
 
FI         0351
Passionfruit
5
 
FS       0247
Peach
10
 
FS       0014
Plums (including Prunes)
5
 
FP       0009
Pome fruits
5

VR       0589
Potato
0.2

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
T5

PM      0110
Poultry meat
T0.5

FI         0358
Rambutan
5

FB       0272
Raspberries
10
 
FI         0359
Sapodilla
5
 
FI         0360
Sapote, Black
5
 
FI         0361
Sapote, Green
5
 
FI         0362
Sapote, Mammey
5
 
FI         0363
Sapote, White [casimiroa]
5
 
FB       0275
Strawberry
7

GS      0659
Sugar cane
T*0.05
 
SO      0702
Sunflower seed
1
 
VO      0447
Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
1
 
TN       0085
Tree nuts
1
 
TN       0085
Tree nuts [whole in shell]
10
 
HS      0794
Turmeric, root [fresh]
T5
 
 
Vegetables [except asparagus; fruiting vegetables, cucurbits; leafy vegetables; okra; potato; sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
5
 
CM      0654
Wheat bran, unprocessed
T20

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

FI         0326
Avocado
2

VR       0574
Beetroot
0.5

GC      0080
Cereal grains [except Barley, Rice and Sorghum]
5

TN       0665
Coconut
*0.01

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
3

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.02

FI         0335
Feijoa
*0.01

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
*0.01

FB       0269
Grapes
*0.01

FT       0336
Guava
*0.01

FT       0300
Jaboticaba
*0.01

FI         0338
Jackfruit
*0.01

FC       0204
Lemon
3

FI         0343
Litchi
*0.01

FI         0342
Longan
*0.01

TN       0669
Macadamia nut
2

FI         0345
Mango
2

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian]
0.07

ML      0106
Milks
0.1

SO      0088
Oilseed [except Cotton seed]
0.1
 
FC       0004
Oranges, Sweet, Sour
3
 
TN       0672
Pecan
2
 
FP       0009
Pome fruits
0.2

VR       0589
Potato
0.1

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
0.2

PM      0110
Poultry meat
*0.02

VD      0070
Pulses
0.1
 
FI         0358
Rambutan
*0.01

FB       0272
Raspberries, Red, Black
15
 
GC      0649
Rice
7
 
FS       0012
Stone fruits [except cherry]
0.5
 
FB       0275
Strawberry
*0.01

VR       0497
Swede
2

VR       0508
Sweet Potato
0.1

VR       0506
Turnip, Garden
2

CM      0654
Wheat bran, unprocessed
10

 
 
 

Carbendazim
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
FI         0327
Banana
T1
 
FB       0018
Berries and other small fruits [except grapes]
T5
 
HS      0784
Ginger, root
T10
 
GS      0659
Sugar cane
T0.1
 
 
 
 

Diquat
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
0.5

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
*0.01

 
 
 

Dithiocarbamates (mancozeb, metham, metiram, propineb, thiram, zineb and ziram)

OMIT:
 
 

FB       0275
Strawberry
3

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

FB       0275
Strawberry
5

 
 
 

Etoxazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VP       0538
Podded pea (young pods)[snow and sugar snap]
T*0.02

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VP       0538
Podded pea (young pods)[snow and sugar snap]
T0.1

Glyphosate
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

SO      0495
Rape Seed
2

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

SO      0495
Rape Seed
20

 
 
 

Halauxifen-methyl
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

GC      0080
Cereal grains
T*0.01

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
T0.01

PE       0112
Eggs
T*0.01

MM     0095
Meat (mammalian)
T*0.01

ML      0106
Milks
T*0.01

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
T*0.01

PM      0110
Poultry meat
T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

GC      0080
Cereal grains
*0.01

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
0.01

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.01

MM     0095
Meat (mammalian)
*0.01

ML      0106
Milks
*0.01

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
*0.01

PM      0110
Poultry meat
*0.01

 
 
 

Methoxyfenozide
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VO      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits
3

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VO      0050
Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits [except sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
3

VO      0447
Sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)
T0.02

 
 
 


 
COMPOUND
FOOD
MRL (mg/kg)
 
Pirimicarb
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VL       0465
Chervil
T20

VL       0053
Leafy vegetables [except Chervil, Mizuna and Rucola (rocket)]
T7

 
Mizuna
T10

VL       0496
Rucola [rocket]
T20

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VL       0053
Leafy vegetables
T30

 
Mizuna
T30

 
 
 

Trifloxystrobin
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VR       0574
Beetroot
T0.2

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

TN       0660
Almonds
T0.05
 
VR       0574
Beetroot
T0.5

 
Beetroot leaves
T10

FS       0012
Stone fruits
T5
 

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

Chlorothalonil
 
 

FI         0345
Mango
T1

Clothianidin
 
 

FI         0331
Cherimoya
T2

FI         0332
Custard apple
T2

FI         0337
Ilama
T2

FI         0365
Soursop
T2

FI         0368
Sugar apple
T2

 
 
 

Propiconazole
 
 

FC       0001
Citrus fruit
T7

 
 
 

Proquinazid
 
 

VO      0445
Peppers, Sweet [capsicums]
0.2

VO      0448
Tomato
0.3

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

Fluopyram
{T} Commodities of plant origin: Fluopyram.
{T} Commodities of animal origin for enforcement: Sum of fluopyram and 2-(trifluoromethyl)-benzamide, expressed as fluopyram.
{T} Commodities of animal origin for dietary exposure assessment: sum of fluopyram, 2-(trifluoromethyl) benzamide and the combined residues of N-{(E)-2-[3-chloro-5-(trifluoromethyl)pyridin-2-yl]ethenyl}-2-(trifluoromethyl) benzamide and N-{(Z)-2-[3-chloro-5-(trifluoromethyl)pyridin-2-yl]ethenyl}-2-(trifluoromethyl) benzamide, all expressed as fluopyram.
 

 
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:
 

Carbaryl
Carbaryl

SUBSTITUTE:
 

Carbaryl
Commodities of plant origin: Carbaryl
Commodities of animal origin: Sum of carbaryl and conjugates, hydrolysed to carbaryl, expressed as carbaryl


 
OMIT:
 

Halauxifen-methyl
{T} Commodities of plant origin: Halauxifen methyl
{T} Commodities of animal origin: 4-Amino-3-chloro-6(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-hydroxphenyl)-pyridine-2-carboxylic acid, expressed as halauxifen-methyl

 
SUBSTITUTE:
 

Halauxifen-methyl
Commodities of plant origin: Halauxifen methyl
Commodities of animal origin: 4-Amino-3-chloro-6(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-hydroxphenyl)-pyridine-2-carboxylic acid, expressed as halauxifen-methyl

 [3]           Schedule, Table 4 - MRLs for pesticides in animal feed commodities
insert in alphabetical order the following new compounds and associated animal feed commodities and MRLs
 
COMPOUND
ANIMAL FEED COMMODITY
MRL (mg/kg)

Fluopyram
 
 

 
Almond hulls
T15

 
Apple pomace, dry
T5

 
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)

Aminopyralid
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
 
Forage brassicas (green)
T3
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
 
Forage brassicas (green)
2
 
 
 
 

Etoxazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

AL       0528
Pea vines (green)[fresh weight]
T*0.02

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

AL       0528
Pea vines (green)
T0.1

 
 
 

Glyphosate
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Primary feed commodities [other than rape seed forage, rape seed straw and fodder (dry), cotton forage, soya bean hulls and soya bean aspirated grain fractions]
150

 
Rape seed forage
50

 
Rape seed straw and fodder (dry)
1

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Canola meal
15

 
Primary feed commodities [other than cotton forage, soya bean hulls and soya bean aspirated grain fractions]
200

 
 
 

Halauxifen-methyl
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Forage brassicas (green)
T1

AF       0081
Forage of cereal grains (green)
T0.2

AS       0081
Straw and fodder (dry) of cereal grains
T0.02

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Forage brassicas (green)
1

AF       0081
Forage of cereal grains (green)
0.2

AS       0081
Straw and fodder of cereal grains (dry)
0.02

 
 
 

Imazethapyr
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

 
Primary animal feed commodities
*0.1

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

 
Primary feed commodities (fresh weight) [except Maize fodder (dry) and Maize forage (green) [fresh weight]
*0.1


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

Carbaryl
 
 

 
Rice hulls
15

 
 
 

Propiconazole
 
 

AB       0001
Citrus pulp, dry
T10

 
 
 

Proquinazid
 
 

 
Tomato pomace (dry)
5
 

Trifloxystrobin
 
 

 
Almond hulls
T15

 [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

Carbaryl
·         As an insecticide in non-crop areas including commercial, industrial and domestic areas, tobacco storage sheds and rights of way
·         As an insecticide on ornamentals and other non-food or animal feed crops and trees

 
 
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

Potassium salts of fatty acids

OMIT:
 

 
·         Insecticide on fruit, vegetables and cotton

SUBSTITUTE:
 

 
·         Insecticide on fruit, nuts, vegetables, herbs and cotton

 
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