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December 6, 2017
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On November 29, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for dichlorprop, cyflumetofen, flubendiamide, lepimectin, deltamethrin (tralomethrin), dexamethasone, hydramethylnon, fentin, flucarbazone sodium, propazine, and oleandomycin. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the embassy by December 12, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs currently display in the Global MRL Database.

December 6, 2017
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On December 6, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for methomyl, novaluron, picloram, triclopyr-butotyl, and trichoderma asperelloides (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by January 4, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on December 7, 2017.

December 5, 2017
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On December 5, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for novaluron, profenofos, acibenzolar-S-methyl, chlorothalonil, carfentrazone-ethyl, benzalkonium chloride, lambda-cyhalothrin, diafenthiuron, flutriafol, indoxacarb, lufenuron, pymetrozine, difenoconazole, dimoxystrobin, thiophanate-methyl, haloxyfop, etofenprox, benthiavalicarb isopropyl, aminopyralid, and acetamiprid (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by January 3, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on December 6, 2017,

December 4, 2017
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On December 4, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for cymoxanil.

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on December 5, 2017.

December 1, 2017
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On December 1, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for fenpyrazamine. 

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on December 1, 2017.

December 1, 2017
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On December 1, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for sulfoxaflor. 

Proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on December 1, 2017.

November 30, 2017
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New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) recently notified the WTO of Proposals to Amend the Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds Food Notice 2017.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted by January 29, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on December 1, 2017.

 

November 28, 2017
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On November 28, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for flumioxazin on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through February 11, 2018. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 29, 2017.

November 28, 2017
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On November 28, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 24 – 28 November 2017. Pages 42-43 of the gazette list draft MRLs and pages 48-51 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by January 2, 2018. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on November 29, 2017.

November 27, 2017
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On November 27, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by December 27, 2017. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on November 28, 2017. 

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