Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 5, 2012

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 5, 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 May 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 5, 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 11 of
5 June 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

Emamectin
Sum of emamectin B1a and emamectin B1b

 
 

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

Sum of glyphosate and Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Oilseed [except cotton seed; linseed; Rape seed (canola)]
T*0.1

 
 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Leafy vegetables
T5

 
 

 
 
(c)           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

Maize
T*0.01

 
 

Cypermethrin

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Poppy seed
T*0.01

 
 

Dichlobenil

Dichlobenil

Blueberries
T1

Currants, black, red, white
T1

Gooseberry
T1

Raspberries, red, black
T1

 
 

Emamectin

Emamectin B1a, plus its 8,9-Z isomer and emamectin B1b, plus its 8,9-Z isomer

Brassica leafy vegetables
T0.3

 
 

Fenhexamid

Fenhexamid

Cucumber
T7

 
 

Fipronil

Sum of fipronil, the sulphenyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl) sulphenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), the sulphonyl metabolite (5-amino-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-4-[(trifluoromethyl)sulphonyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile), and the trifluoromethyl metabolite (5-amino-4-trifluoromethyl-1-[2,6-dichloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]-1H-pyrazole-3-carbonitrile)

Poppy seed
*0.01

 
 

Glyphosate

Sum of glyphosate and Aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA) metabolite, expressed as glyphosate

Oilseed [except cotton seed; linseed; rape seed (canola); sunflower seed]
T*0.1

Sunflower seed
T20

 
 

Imidacloprid

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

Beetroot
T0.05

 
 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Citrus fruits
7

Leafy vegetables [except lettuce, head; lettuce, leaf]
T5

Lettuce, head
20

Lettuce, leaf
20

 
 

Spinetoram

Sum of Ethyl-spinosyn-J and Ethyl-spinosyn-L

Ginger, root
T0.02

Ginger, Japanese
T1

Leek
T0.2

Onion, Welsh
T0.3

Shallot
T0.3

Spring onion
T0.3

 
 

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

Garlic
T0.5

 
 

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

Fenhexamid

Peppers, Sweet
T20

 
 

Metalaxyl

Metalaxyl

Ginger, root
0.5

 
 

Pyrimethanil

Pyrimethanil

Peppers, Sweet
1

 
 

 

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