Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 1)

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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 1)1
 
 
 
I, Kareena Arthy, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority, acting in accordance with my powers under subsection 32(1) and 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 paragraph 14(5)(f) of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code which is a Schedule to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994.
 
 
 
 
 
Kareena Arthy
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
 
Dated this Twenty-sixth day of March 2013
 
 
1                Name of Instrument
                  This Instrument is the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Instrument No. 4 (MRL Standard) Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 1).
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]            Part 1, section 3
substitute
3              Object
                The object of this Instrument is to establish approved standards for residues of chemical products in protected commodities.
Note   Section 7A of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 requires the APVMA to publish, in an appropriate manner, in each calendar year approved standards for residues of chemical products in protected commodities.
[2]            Subsection 4(4)
omit
                the APVMA.
substitute
                the APVMA. Prior to the making of this Instrument, the APVMA published the MRL Standard on its website.
[3]            Schedule, Part 1 Preliminary, subsection 1(7)
omit
                Australian Standards SAA 2706-1984
substitute
                Australian Standards SAA 2706-2003
[4]            Schedule, Part 2 The Tables, after subsection 3(1)
insert
      (1A)   Unless otherwise stated, the residue definitions are established both for compliance with MRLs and for estimation of dietary intake for dietary risk assessment. Where separate definitions for compliance and for dietary risk are established they are identified and the compliance definition must be used for comparison with MRLs established in Table 1.
[5]            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)

Cyflufenamid
 
 

DF       0269
Dried grapes (= Currants, Raisins and Sultanas)
0.5

MO      0105
Edible offal (Mammalian)
*0.01

PE       0112
Eggs
*0.01

VC      0045
Fruiting vegetables, Cucurbits
0.1

FB       0269
Grapes
0.1

MM     0095
Meat [mammalian][in the fat]
*0.01

ML      0106
Milks
*0.01

PO      0111
Poultry, Edible offal of
*0.01

PM      0110
Poultry meat [in the fat]
*0.01

 
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)

Fluazifop-butyl
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

VA       0384
Leek
T0.5

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

VA       0384
Leek
T0.7

 
 
 

Flutriafol
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

GS      0659
Sugar cane
T0.3

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

GS      0659
Sugar cane
*0.01

 
 
 

Metsulfuron-methyl
 

OMIT:
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
*0.01

 
 
 

Triclabendazole
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

ML      0812
Cattle milk
T*0.05

 
 
 

Triclopyr
 
 

OMIT:
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
T*0.01

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 

SO      0698
Poppy seed
*0.01

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

Bifenazate
 
 

DH      1100
Hops, dry
T3

 
 
 

Dimethoate
 
 

VO      0440
Egg plant
T0.02

 
 
 

Fluazifop-butyl
 
 

VO      0440
Egg plant
T0.1

 
 
 

Fluazinam
 
 

VR       0589
Potato
*0.01

 
 
 

Fludioxonil
 
 

TN       0664
Chestnuts
T1

 
 
 

Pyraclostrobin
 
 

VD      0536
Mung bean (dry)
T0.2

 
 
 

Spirotetramat
 
 

VS       0624
Celery
5

FI         0351
Passion fruit
0.5

VD      0541
Soya bean (dry)
T5

 
 
 

Terbuthylazine
 
 

GC      0640
Barley
T*0.01

GC      0647
Oats
T*0.01

GC      0654
Wheat
T*0.01

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

Cyflufenamid
Cyflufenamid

 
 
 [7]           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)

Cyflufenamid
 
 

AB       0269
Grape pomace, dry
0.5

 
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)
 
Flutriafol
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
AM      0659
Sugar cane fodder
T2
 
AV       0659
Sugar cane forage
T2
 
SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
AM      0659
Sugar cane fodder
*0.01
 
AV       0659
Sugar cane forage
*0.01
 
 
 
 
 
Spirotetramat
 
 
 
OMIT:
 
 
 
AL       0157
Legume animal feeds
20

SUBSTITUTE:
 
 
 
AL       0157
Legume animal feeds [except soya bean forage and fodder]
20

AL       0541
Soya bean fodder
T50

AL       1265
Soya bean forage (green)
T50


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

Pyraclostrobin
 
 

 
Mung bean fodder
T2

 
Mung bean forage
T2

 
 
 

Terbuthylazine
 
 

 
Cereal grain forage, fodder and straw [except Maize fodder; Maize forage; Sorghum forage (green); Sorghum straw and fodder, dry]
T5

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

Z, Z-3, 13-octadecadien-1-yl acetate
In dispensers for mating disruption of clearwing persimmon borer (Ichneumenoptera chrysophanes)

 
 

Z, Z-3, 13-octadecadien-1-ol
In dispensers for mating disruption of clearwing persimmon borer (Ichneumenoptera chrysophanes)

 
1        Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au