US Establishes Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticide Mandestrobin

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Posted By: Baviya Priyadharshini

Selerant_efsa-to-examine-emergency-use-of-pesticides-neonicotinoids-1On May 12th, 2022, the U.S Federal Register published a regulation by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency on “Mandestrobin; Pesticide Tolerances, 40 CFR 180.690, 87 FR 180.1321”.

 

The document highlights the following:

  • The tolerance of residues for Mandestrobin is applicable in or on lettuce, head; lettuce, leaf; and rapeseed subgroup 20A;
  • The established residue levels in or on residues of this pesticide’s tolerances for the specified food commodities is 0.2 ppm;
  • Risk assessment data ensures the safety of infants and the general population is adequately protected based on Toxicological profile and dietary exposure;
  • Short‐term and long‐term intake of residues resulting from the use of tolerance on these food products is unlikely to pose a health risk to consumers.

 

The regulation is effective from May 12th, 2022.

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