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September 17, 2018
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On September 13, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for simeconazole, tebufenpyrad, triflumizole, pyriofenone, fluazifop-butyl, fluensulfone, metaflumizone, and thymol. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by September 27, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on September 18, 2018.

August 27, 2018
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On August 27, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) notified the WTO of a food additive proposal concerning aluminum ammonium sulfate and aluminum potassium sulfate. The MHLW first published this proposal in April 2018.

  
Japan's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare notified the WTO of a food additive proposal concerning sodium selenite and biotin.

Japan's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

July 23, 2018
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On July 18, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0703 No. 1 and Food Safety Update 0713 No. 2 affecting numerous active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the Global MRL Database by July 25, 2018.

July 2, 2018
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On June 27, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for acrinathrin, chinomethionat, lancotrione sodium, etoxazole, diflubenzuron, and betamethasone. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by July 11, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on July 3, 2018.

June 4, 2018
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On May 30, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published a new MRL amendment affecting numerous active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the Global MRL Database on June 5, 2018.

May 24, 2018
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On May 21, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for 2, 4-D, chlorfluazuron, chlormequat, picoxystrobin, pyribencarb, metalaxyl, metalaxyl-M,  and spinosad. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by June 4, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on May 25, 2018.

April 11, 2018
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On April 11, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare published a proposal to amend the standards or use for food additives. Comments are due by April 20, 2018.

  
Japan's food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

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