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February 22, 2018
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On February 22, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for mefenpyr-diethyl, prothiconazole, and tebuconazole on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on proposed MRLs through May 7, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 26, 2018.

June 26, 2017
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On June 26, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels for tebuconazole according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

Proposed MRLs from this opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on June 27, 2017.

May 2, 2017
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In the past week, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for Paecilomyces lilacinus, 2,4-D, spinosad, flubendiamide, and tebuconazole (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by June 1, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on May 3, 2017.

 

March 20, 2017
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On March 20, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments for chlorfluazuron, spinetoram, cyproconazole, clethodim, azadirachtin, amicarbazone, azoxystrobin (proposed via Consulta Pública n° 296 and n° 306), halosulfuron-methyl, indaziflam, linuron, mepiquat chloride, propaquizafop, triclopyr, thiodicarb, tebuconazole (proposed via Consulta Pública n° 304 and n° 308), and iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium.

MRL changes from these amendments will be displayed in the Global MRL Database on March 21.

February 10, 2017
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This week, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published proposed monograph changes (including some MRL revisions) for chlorfluazuron, spinetoram, cyproconazole, clethodim, azadirachtin, amicarbazone, azoxystrobin (Consulta Pública n° 296 and  306), halosulfuron-methyl, indaziflam, linuron, mepiquat chloride, propaquizafop, triclopyr, thiodicarb, tebuconazole (Consulta Pública n° 304 and  308), iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by March 11, 2017 for iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium, azoxystrobin (n° 306), and tebuconazole (n° 308) and by March 10, 2017 for all other active ingredients. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on February 11, 2017.

October 19, 2016
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Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for clopyralid and tebuconazole in or on various products.

Individual changes may be viewed in the linked WTO notices. Relevant MRL changes currently display in the Global MRL Database.

September 19, 2016
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On September 16, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published a new MRL amendment affecting acetochlor, diethofencarb, ceftiofur, tebuconazole, tepraloxydim, trifloxystrobin, fenobucarb, fenhexamid, fluazuron, fluopyram, flubendazole, and benthiavalicarb.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the Global MRL Database on September 20, 2016.

July 14, 2016
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Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently proposed MRLs for the active ingredients clopyralid and tebuconazole.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through September 26, 2016. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on July 15, 2016.

July 5, 2016
June 24, 2016
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On June 24, the European Union published MRL amendments affecting the following active ingredients:

  • Reg. (EU) 2016/1002: AMTT, diquat, dodine, glufosinate, tritosulfuron
  • Reg. (EU) 2016/1003: abamectin, acequinocyl, acetamiprid, benzovindiflupyr, bromoxynil, fludioxonil, fluopicolide, fosetyl, mepiquat, proquinazid, propamocarb, prohexadione, tebuconazole

Amended MRLs from Reg. (EU) 2016/1002 go into effect on January 14, 2017. Amended MRLs from Reg. (EU) 2016/1003 go into effect on July 16, 2016. Relevant pending MRL changes will be entered in the Global MRL Database in the next week.

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