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Wednesday, February 15 2017 at 8:56 am

U.S. EPA Amends Thiamethoxam MRL

On February 15, the U.S. EPA established a tolerance for residues of thiamethoxam in or on bananas.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by April 17, 2017. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on February 16, 2017.

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