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January 16, 2014
January 14, 2014
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Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently established MRLs for the following pesticides:

Individual changes can be viewed in the WTO notices linked above, and a complete list of MRLs can be found in PMRA's MRL Database.

Relevant changes will appear in www.mrldatabase.com tomorrow.

January 14, 2014
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Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) recently notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of proposed MRL changes for the following active ingredients:

MHLW will accept comments on these proposed changes through March 14.

January 10, 2014
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Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration notified the World Trade Organization of several MRL changes this week.

Relevant changes will appear in www.mrldatabase.com early next week.

January 10, 2014
January 10, 2014
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On January 9, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established MRLs for the active ingredient tolfenpyrad. Specific MRLs are listed at the end of this notice. Previous to this publication, the US did not have MRLs established for tolfenpyrad.

Relevant changes have been made to www.mrldatabase.com.

January 10, 2014
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On January 9, the Food Standards of Australia New Zealand published Gazette Amendment No. 145. With this publication, Australia's MRL Proposal M1009 enters into force.

Relevant MRLs have been entered in www.mrldatabase.com.

January 4, 2014
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On December 24, Brazil's Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA, National Health Surveillance Agency) announced several draft MRL amendments. The proposals are published in Portuguese and include changes for the following pesticides:

These proposals have a ten day consultation period.

January 3, 2014
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Effective January 1, Switzerland's Office Fédéral de la Santé Publique (OFSP) published the updated MRL standard Ordonnance du DFI sur les substances étrangères et les composants dans les denrées alimentaires (in French). A chronological list of Switzerland's MRL publications is available on the OFSP site.

Relevant changes may take a couple weeks to appear in www.mrldatabase.com due to this regulation's extensive revisions.

December 28, 2013
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The U.S. EPA extended the revocation date for various time-limited MRLs. This regulation is effective on December 27 and applies to fenoxaprop-ethyl, fipronil, bifenazate, and propiconazole. 

Relevant changes will appear in www.mrldatabase.com tomorrow. 

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