Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 9, 2012

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Australia New Zealand
Food Standards Code —
Standard 1.4.2 — Maximum Residue Limits Amendment Instrument No. APVMA 9, 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 twelfth day of September 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 9, 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 19 of
25th September 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

Methomyl
Methomyl

 
 

Thiodicarb
Sum of thiodicarb and methomyl, expressed as thiodicarb

 
 
(b)           inserting in Schedule 1 –
 
Penflufen

Penflufen

Cereal grains
T*0.01

Edible offal (mammalian)
T*0.01

Eggs
T*0.01

Meat (mammalian) (in the fat)
T*0.01

Milks (in the fat)
T*0.01

Poultry, edible offal of
T*0.01

Poultry meat (in the fat)
T*0.01

 
 

 
(c)           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

Pulses [except adzuki bean (dry); cowpea (dry); mung bean (dry); soya bean (dry)]
5

 
 

Prothioconazole

Commodities of plant origin: Sum of prothioconazole and prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole
Commodities of animal origin: Sum of prothioconazole, prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), prothioconazole-3-hydroxydesthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol) and prothioconazole-4-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Oats
*0.05

 
 

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

Cypermethrin, sum of isomers

Celery
T1

 
 

Glyphosate

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

Guar bean (dry)
10

Pulses [except adzuki bean (dry); cowpea (dry); guar bean (dry); mung bean (dry); soya bean (dry)]
5

 
 

Paclobutrazol

Paclobutrazol

Tomato
T*0.01

 
 

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

Clopyralid

Hops, dry
2

 
 

Methomyl

Sum of methomyl and methyl hydroxythioacetimidate
(‘methomyl oxime’), expressed as methomyl
see also thiodicarb

Lettuce, head
2

Lettuce, leaf
2

 
 

Phosphorous acid

Phosphorous acid

Flowerhead brassicas
50

 
 

Prothioconazole

Commodities of plant origin: Sum of prothioconazole and prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole
Commodities of animal origin: Sum of prothioconazole, prothioconazole desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), prothioconazole-3-hydroxydesthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-3-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol) and prothioconazole-4-hydroxy-desthio (2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-1-(2-chloro-4-hydroxyphenyl)-3-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)-propan-2-ol), expressed as prothioconazole

Cereal grains
0.3

Rape seed (canola)
*0.02

 
 

Tebuconazole

Tebuconazole

Rape seed (canola)
0.3

 
 

 

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