Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 10, 2014

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 10, 2014
 
 
 
I, Rajumati Bhula, Executive Director, Scientific Assessment and Chemical Review and delegate of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, acting in accordance with my powers under 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 Twelfth day of December 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 10, 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 25 of
16 December 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 Schedule 1 –
 
Derquantel

Derquantel

Sheep fat
0.0002

Sheep kidney
0.0002

Sheep liver
0.0002

Sheep muscle
0.0002

 
 

Didecyldimethylammonium chloride

Didecyldimethylammonium chloride

Assorted tropical and sub-tropical fruits – inedible peel
20

 
 

 
(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

Avocado
T0.05

Passionfruit
T0.2

Potato
T0.01

 
 

Bifenazate

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

Melons, except watermelon
T0.3

Watermelon
T0.3

 
 

Bifenthrin

Bifenthrin

Chia
T0.2

 
 

Boscalid

Commodities of plant origin:  Boscalid
Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of boscalid, 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide and the glucuronide conjugate of 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide, expressed as boscalid equivalents

Celery
T15

Chervil
T30

Coriander (leaves, stem, roots)
T30

Herbs
T30

 
 

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

Chick-pea (dry)
0.07

 
 

Chlorothalonil

Commodities of plant origin:  Chlorothalonil
Commodities of animal origin:  4-hydroxy-2,5,6-trichloroisophthalonitrile metabolite, expressed as chlorothalonil

Onion, Welsh
T10

Persimmon, American
T5

Shallot
T10

 
 

Chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos

Persimmon, American
T1

 
 

Clopyralid

Clopyralid

Poppy seed
T0.5

 
 

Clothianidin

Clothianidin

Popcorn
*0.01

 
 

Cyanamide

Cyanamide

Plums (including prunes)
*0.02

 
 

Cyantraniliprole

Commodities of plant origin:  Cyantraniliprole
Commodities of animal origin for enforcement:  Cyantraniliprole
Commodities of animal origin for dietary exposure assessment:  Sum of cyantraniliprole and 2-[3-bromo-1-(3-chloropyridin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazol-5-yl]-3,8-dimethyl-4-oxo-3,4-dihydroquinazoline-6-carbonitrile (IN-J9Z38), 2-[3-bromo-1-(3-chloropyridin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazol-5-yl]-8-methyl-4-oxo-3,4-dihydroquinazoline-6-carbonitrile (IN-MLA84), 3-bromo-1-(3-chloropyridin-2-yl)-N-{4-cyano-2-[(hydroxymethyl)carbamoyl]-6-methylphenyl}-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide (IN-MYX98) and 3-bromo-1-(3-chloropyridin-2-yl)-N-[4-cyano-2-(hydroxymethyl)-6-(methylcarbamoyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-5-carboxamide (IN-N7B69), expressed as cyantraniliprole

Bulb vegetables [except onion, bulb]
7

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
0.5

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits
2

Onion, bulb
0.05

Potato
0.05

 
 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Persimmon, American
T2

Persimmon, Japanese
T2

 
 

Cyromazine

Cyromazine

Mushrooms
10

 
 

Difenoconazole

Difenoconazole

Chard (silverbeet)
T3

Chicory leaves (green and red cultivars)
T3

Endive
T3

Spinach
T3

 
 

Flonicamid

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

Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
0.7

Pome fruits
0.7

Potato
0.2

 
 

Glufosinate and Glufosinate ammonium

Sum of glufosinate-ammonium, N-acetyl glufosinate and 3-[hydroxy(methyl)-phosphinoyl] propionic acid, expressed as glufosinate (free acid)

Peppers, Sweet (capsicum)
*0.05

Podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap)
T1

Sugar cane
T*0.2

 
 

Hexythiazox

Hexythiazox

Cucumber
T1

Peas
T*0.05

Peppers, Sweet
T1

Tomato
T1

 
 

Imidacloprid

Sum of imidacloprid and metabolites  containing the 6-chloropyridinylmethylene moiety, expressed as imidacloprid

Cereal grains [except maize; popcorn; sorghum]
*0.05

Popcorn
0.05

 
 

Indoxacarb

Sum of indoxacarb and its R-isomer

Chia
T*0.05

 
 

Metalaxyl

Metalaxyl

Asparagus
0.05

Vegetables [except asparagus; bulb vegetables (alliums); fruiting vegetables, cucurbits; leafy vegetables; peppers, Sweet; podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap peas)]
T0.1

 
 

Methomyl

Methomyl

Persimmon, American
T0.2

Persimmon, Japanese
T0.2

 
 

Metolachlor

Metolachlor

Adzuki bean (dry)
T*0.05

Mung bean (dry)
T*0.05

Pulses [except soya beans (dry); adzuki bean (dry); mung bean (dry)]
*0.01

 
 

Milbemectin

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

Fruiting vegetables, other than cucurbits
0.02

 
 

Oxamyl

Sum of oxamyl and 2-hydroxyimino-N,N-dimethyl-2-(methylthio)-acetamide, expressed as oxamyl

Onion, Welsh
T0.5

Shallot
T0.5

Spring onion
T0.5

 
 

Paclobutrazol

Paclobutrazol

Potato
T*0.01

 
 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Pulses [except adzuki bean (dry); mung bean (dry); soya bean (dry)]
T*0.01

 
 

Pyriproxyfen

Pyriproxyfen

Brassica (cole or cabbage) vegetables, Head cabbages, Flowerhead brassicas
T0.7

Yard-long bean (pods)
T0.5

 
 

Trichlorfon

Trichlorfon

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

 
 

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

Cyanamide

Stone fruits
T*0.05

 
 

Imidacloprid

Sum of imidacloprid and metabolites  containing the 6-chloropyridinylmethylene moiety, expressed as imidacloprid

Cereal grains [except maize and sorghum]
*0.05

 
 

Metalaxyl

Metalaxyl

Vegetables [except bulb vegetables; fruiting vegetables, cucurbits; leafy vegetables; peppers; podded pea (young pods) (snow and sugar snap)]
T0.1

 
 

Metolachlor

Metolachlor

Beans [except broad bean and soya bean]
*0.02

Pulses [except soya bean (dry)]
T*0.05

 
 

Milbemectin

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

Peppers, Sweet
0.02

 
 

Pirimicarb

Sum of pirimicarb, demethyl-pirimicarb and the N-formyl-(methylamino) analogue (demethylformamido-pirimicarb), expressed as pirimicarb

Lupin (dry)
*0.02

 
 

Trichlorfon

Trichlorfon

Vegetables [except beetroot; Brussels sprouts; cape gooseberry; cauliflower; celery; egg plant; kale; pepino; peppers; pulses; sugar beet; sweet corn (corn-on-the-cob)]
0.1

 
 


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

Inhibitory substance, identified as amoxycillin

Eggs
*0.01

 
 

Boscalid

Commodities of plant origin:  Boscalid
Commodities of animal origin:  Sum of boscalid, 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide and the glucuronide conjugate of 2-chloro-N-(4′-chloro-5-hydroxybiphenyl-2-yl) nicotinamide, expressed as boscalid equivalents

Bulb vegetables [except onion, bulb]
T5

 
 

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

Mung bean (dry)
0.7

Soya bean (dry)
0.07

 
 

Chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos

Persimmon, Japanese
T1

 
 

Clothianidin

Clothianidin

Maize
*0.01

Rape seed (canola)
*0.01

Sorghum
*0.01

Sunflower seed
*0.01

Sweet corn (corn-on-the cob)
0.2

 
 

Etoxazole

Etoxazole

Citrus fruits
0.5

 
 

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
1

Edible offal (mammalian)
*0.02

Eggs
*0.02

Meat (mammalian)
*0.02

Milks
*0.02

Poultry, edible offal of
*0.02

Poultry meat
*0.02

 
Iprodione

Iprodione

Beans [except broad bean and soya bean]
T2

Chard (silver beet)
T15

 
 

Prosulfocarb

Prosulfocarb

Pulses
*0.01

 
 

Pyriproxyfen

Pyriproxyfen

Beans [except broad bean and soya bean]
T0.5

 
 

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

Pome fruits
0.5