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August 8, 2018
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On August 6, Malaysia's Ministry of Health published a draft MRL amendment to their Food Regulations 1985.

Comments are due September 6, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 9, 2018.

August 6, 2018
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On August 6, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for benfuracarb, carbosulfan, and furathiocarb (link in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposed MRLs must be submitted by September 5, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 7, 2018.

August 6, 2018
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On July 31, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for 1,3-Dichloropropene, acynonapyr, acibenzolar-S-methyl, chlorothalonil, probenazole, and morantel. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by August 14, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 7, 2018.

July 31, 2018
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On July 30, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) notified the WTO of proposed MRL changes for dimethenamid, fluxapyroxad, gibberellin, heptachlor, fluvalinate, teflubenzuron, 2,4-D, chlorfluazuron, chlormequat, metalaxyl and metalaxyl-M, and spinosad.

The final deadline for comments is September 28, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on August 1, 2018.

July 30, 2018
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On July 30, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for mepiquat in various crops.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on July 31, 2018.

July 25, 2018
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On July 25, Korea's Ministry of Food and Safety (MFDS) posted Notice No. 2018-316 (in Korean) proposing revisions to their food regulations, including several MRL changes.

Relevant proposed MRLs will appear in the Global MRL Database on July 26, 2018.

July 24, 2018
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On July 24, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish of modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by August 23, 2018. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on July 25, 2018.

July 20, 2018
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On July 19, the European Union notified the WTO of SANTE 10151-2018, proposing draft MRLs for buprofezin, diflubenzuron, ethoxysulfuron, ioxynil, molinate, picoxystrobin, and tepraloxydim in or on certain products.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on July 21, 2018.

July 19, 2018
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On July 19, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for ethylene bis-dithiocarbamate (EBDC) fungicides (mancozeb, metiram, maneb, and zineb) in or on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through October 2, 2018. The proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on July 20, 2018.

 

July 19, 2018
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On July 19, Malaysia's Ministry of Health notified the WTO of proposed MRL changes for several active ingredients.

Comments are due by September 17, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on July 20, 2018.

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