EFSA Modifies Existing Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides Cyprodinil in Various Berry Fruits

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Posted By: Ognjen Djunisijevic

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On March 23, 2021, the European Food Safety Authority published regulation “Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for Cyprodinil in Blueberries, Cranberries, Currants and Gooseberries” in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

The document highlights the following information for immediate implementation:

  • Various analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of cyprodinil on the specified fruit berries at the validated limit of quantification (LOQ) of 0.01 mg/kg.
  • Use levels of cyprodinil on blueberries, cranberries, currants and gooseberries and toxicological study reports concludes no significant health risks associated in long term exposure were identified.
  • The available residue trials were sufficient to derive MRL of 8 mg/kg for blueberries, cranberries, currants and gooseberries.

The regulation is effective from March 23, 2021.

To view the complete regulation assessment report, check out the Food News Monitoring System.

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