The instrument amends the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code - Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits to set new and varied maximum residue limits and make changes to certain residue definitions, commodities and substances
The Standard is applicable to Australia only. In New Zealand, maximum residue limits for agricultural compounds are set out in a Maximum Residue Limits Standard.
The object of this instrument is for the APVMA to make variations to Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits in the Australia New Zealand Food StandardsCode to include or change maximum residue limits pertaining to agricultural and veterinary chemical products.
The variation indicates the following:
Omitting the chemical residue definition for Isofetamid and substituting the following Permitted residue—commodities of plant origin: Isofetamid
Permitted residue—commodities of animal origin: Sum of Isofetamid and 2-[3-methyl-4-[2-methyl-2-(3-methylthiophene-2- carboxamido) propanoyl] phenoxy]propanoic acid (PPA), expressed as isofetamid
Omitting from each of the following chemicals, the foods and associated MRLs.
Inserting for each of the following chemicals the foods and associated MRLs in alphabetical order for various chemicals and pesticides.
Omitting for each of the following chemicals, the maximum residue limit for the food and substituting for various chemicals and pesticides.
The Regulation is effective from November 12, 2020.