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July 20, 2018

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.

September 19, 2016

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.

March 30, 2016

On March 30, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) notified the WTO of proposed MRL changes for the following active ingredients:

The final date for comments is May 29, 2016. Relevant proposed MRLs will appear in the Global MRL Database tomorrow.

July 22, 2015

On July 22, the U.S. EPA proposed, in follow-up to cancelled product registrations or uses, to revoke certain tolerances for acephate, aldicarb, azinphos-methyl, etridiazole, fenarimol, imazamethabenz-methyl, tepraloxydim, thiacloprid, thiazopyr, and tralkoxydim, and tolerance exemptions for certain pesticide active ingredients.

Comments must be received by September 21, 2015. Relevant proposed MRL changes will be added to Global MRL Database.

July 18, 2014

On July 18, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for tepraloxydim in Jerusalem artichoke and radishes.

August 20, 2013

The European Union (EU) recently published Commission Regulation (EU) No 777/2013. This regulation amends the EU's national MRL regulation, pertaining specifically to the following active ingredients: clodinafop, clomazone, diuron, ethalfluralin, ioxynil, iprovalicarb, maleic hydrazide, mepanipyrim, metconazole, prosulfocarb and tepraloxydim.

MRL changes enter into force on March 6, 2014. At that time, changes will be reflected in

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