Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 1, 2012

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 1, 2012
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rajumati Bhula
Program Manager
Pesticides Program
 
 
Dated this twenty-fifth day of January 2012
 
 
 
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 1, 2012.
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 2 of
31 January 2012.
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[1].
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)           omitting from Schedule 1 the chemical residue definitions for the chemicals appearing in Column 1 of the Table to this sub-item, substituting the chemical residue definition appearing in Column 2 –
 
Column 1
Column 2

Phenmedipham
Commodities of plant origin: Phenmedipham
Commodities of animal origin: 3-methyl-N-(3-hydroxyphenyl)carbamate

 
(b)           omitting from Schedule 1 the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
 
 
Fluazifop-butyl

Fluazifop-butyl

Carrot
0.1

Endive
0.05

Lettuce, leaf
0.05

Parsnip
0.1

 
 

Phenmedipham

Phenmedipham

Leafy vegetables
T1

 
 

Pyraclostrobin

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

Tree nuts
*0.01

 
 

 
(c)           inserting in alphabetical order in Schedule 1, the foods and associated MRLs for each of the following chemicals –
 
 
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

Pistachio nut
T2

 
 

Cyfluthrin

Cyfluthrin, sum of isomers

Custard apple
T0.1

Litchi
T0.1

Mango
T0.1

Persimmon, American
T0.1

Persimmon, Japanese
T0.1

 
 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Beetroot
T0.1

Cucumber
T0.3

 
 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Blackberries
T20

Cloudberry
T20

Dewberries (including boysenberry, loganberry and youngberry)
T20

Raspberries, red, black
T20

 
 

Fluazifop-butyl

Fluazifop-butyl

Coriander (leaves, stem, roots)
T2

Leafy vegetables [except lettuce, head]
T2

Root and tuber vegetables [except potato; sweet potato]
T1

 
 

Phenmedipham

Phenmedipham

Chard (silver beet)
2

Leafy vegetables [except chard (silver beet)]
T1

 
 

Pyraclostrobin

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

Pistachio nut
T1

Tree nuts [except pistachio nut]
*0.01

 
 

Thiabendazole

Commodities of plant origin: Thiabendazole
Commodities of animal origin: sum of thiabendazole and 5-hydroxythiabendazole, expressed as thiabendazole

Peanut
T*0.01

 
 

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

Fluazifop-butyl

Herbs
T2

 
 

Phenmedipham

Phenmedipham

Beetroot
0.5

 
 

 

[1] Note     An amendment history from 20 December 2000 appears at the beginning of the Australia New Zealand Food Standard Code.