On November 22nd, 2021, the European Food Safety Authority published the regulation on “Modification of the existing maximum residue level for Ametoctradin in Honey” in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.
The scope of the assessment highlights the following:
- The available analytical methods are sufficient to control the residues of Ametoctradin and derive the MRLs;
- Applicable to the food commodity at the validated screening detection limit (SDL) of 0.0025 mg/kg;
- The existing maximum residue limits for Honey is proposed from 0.05 mg/kg to 5 mg/kg;
- Short-term and Long-term dietary intake of residues in food of plant and animal origin (including honey) is unlikely to present a risk to consumer health.
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