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August 8, 2016

On August 8, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments for carbosulfan, copper compounds, difenoconazole, spiromesifen, flutriafol, fluxapyroxad, glufosinate-ammonium, imidacloprid, indoxacarb, thiodicarb, gibberellic acid, abamectin, azoxystrobin, 4-indol-3-ylbutyric acid, acibenzolar-S-methyl, and carbendazim.

MRL changes from these amendments will be entered in the Global MRL Database by Wednesday, August 10.

June 30, 2016

On June 29, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for the following active ingredients (in Portuguese): gibberellic acid, 4-indol-3-ylbutyric acid, abamectin, azoxystrobin, acibenzolar-S-methyl, carbendazim, carbosulfan, copper oxychloride, difenoconazole, spiromesifen, fluazifop-P-butyl, flutriafol, glufosinate-ammonium, imidacloprid, indoxacarb, and thiodicarb.

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by July 28, 2016. Relevant proposed MRLs will show in the Global MRL Database next week.

June 3, 2014

On June 3, the European Union (EU) published MRL amendment Commission Regulation (EU) No 588/2014 in the EU Official Journal. This regulation includes MRLs for orange oil, Phlebiopsis gigantea, gibberellic acid, Paecilomyces fumosoroseus strain FE 9901, Spodoptera littoralis nucleopolyhedrovirus, Spodoptera exigua nuclear polyhedrosis virus, Bacillus firmus I-1582, s-abscisic acid, L-ascorbic acid, and Helicoverpa armigera nucleopolyhedrovirus in or on certain products.

Further details may be found on pages 16-17 of the linked Official Journal document. MRLs in this regulation will apply starting June 23, 2014, and relevant regulatory changes will appear in at that time.

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