Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 3, 2013
I, Rajumati Bhula, Program Manager, Pesticides 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.
Dated this twenty-sixth day of June 2013
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 3, 2013.
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 13 of
2 July 2013.
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.
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.
Variations to Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits
(1)The Principal Instrument is varied by:
(a) omitting from Schedule 1 all entries for the following chemicals –
(b) inserting in Schedule 1 –
Dried grapes (currants, raisins and sultanas)
Edible offal (mammalian)
Fruiting vegetables, cucurbits
Meat (mammalian)(in the fat)
Poultry, edible offal of
Poultry meat (in the fat)
(c) inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
Sum of bifenazate and bifenazate diazene (diazenecarboxylic acid, 2-(4-methoxy-[1,1′-biphenyl-3-yl] 1-methylethyl ester), expressed as bifenazate
Sum of dimethoate and omethoate, expressed as dimethoate
see also Omethoate
Commodities of animal origin: Sum of fludioxonil and oxidisable metabolites, expressed as fludioxonil
Commodities of plant origin: Fludioxonil
Commodities of plant origin: Pyraclostrobin
Commodities of animal origin: Sum of pyraclostrobin and metabolites hydrolysed to 1-(4-chloro-phenyl)-1H-pyrazol-3-ol, expressed as pyraclostrobin
Mung bean (dry)
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
Soya bean (dry)
(d) omitting from Schedule 1, under the entries for the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food, substituting –