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February 15, 2019

U.S. EPA Amends MRLs for Trifloxystrobin and Trifluralin

Global MRL News February 15, 2019

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On February 15, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of trifloxystrobin and trifluralin in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by April 16, 2019. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on February 16, 2019.

February 15, 2019

Canada Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News February 15, 2019

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On February 15, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for amisulbrom, mandestrobin, and isopyrazam.

Individual changes can be viewed in the linked WTO notices. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on February 16, 2019.

February 14, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Reports

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 14, 2019

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On February 14, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) reports for the Philippines, the Russian Federation, Belgium-Luxembourg, and the EU-28

The Food Additive Database includes the regulations for the Philippines, the Eurasian Economic Union, and the European Union, in English. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.
  

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for the Philippines, Russia, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the European Union. 

February 14, 2019

Brazil Proposes Pesticide Revisions

Global MRL News February 14, 2019

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On February 14, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for prallethrin, pyriproxyfen, cyantraniliprole, methomyl, deltamethrin, clothianidin, fipronil, and imidacloprid (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposed revisions must be received by March 14, 2019.

February 11, 2019

Canada Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News February 11, 2019

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On February 11, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for the following active ingredients:

  • G/SPS/N/CAN/1214/Add.1 - Tetrachlorvinphos, carbofuran, diazinon, dicofol, dinocap, diphenamid, disulfoton, nicotine, phosalone, pirimicarb, sodium trichloroacetic acid (TCA), and vinclozolin
  • G/SPS/N/CAN/1215/Add.1 - Kresoxim-methyl

Individual changes can be viewed in the linked WTO notifications. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on February 12, 2019.

February 6, 2019

U.S. EPA Announces Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News February 6, 2019

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On February 6, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by March 8, 2019. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on February 7, 2019.

February 6, 2019

Canada Proposes MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News February 6, 2019

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Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently proposed MRLs for aminoethoxyvinylglycine hydrochloridepenflufen, difenoconazole, and penthiopyrad in or on various commodities.

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through April 22, 2019 (aminoethoxyvinylglycine hydrochloride, penflufen) and April 23, 2019 (difenoconazole, penthiopyrad). The proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on February 9, 2019.

February 6, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Croatia

Food Additive News, Global MRL News February 6, 2019

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On February 6, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Croatia.
 

The European Union’s food additive regulations are included in the Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI.

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Croatia.

February 5, 2019

U.S. EPA Publishes Proposed Tolerance and Tolerance Exemption Actions

Global MRL News February 5, 2019

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On February 5, the U.S. EPA published proposed tolerance and tolerance exemption actions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by February 5, 2019. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on February 6, 2019.

February 4, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News February 4, 2019

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently published reasoned opinions on the evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL reviews for imazamox, spinosad, and flutolanil.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the Global MRL Database on February 5, 2019.

February 1, 2019

Korea Publishes MRL Amendment

Global MRL News February 1, 2019

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On January 31, Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) published Notice No. 2019-7 (link in Korean) revising their food regulations, including numerous MRL changes.

MRL changes from this amendment are currently displaying in the Global MRL Database.

January 31, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News January 31, 2019

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On January 31, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions on the modification or review of existing MRLs for sulfoxaflor, imidacloprid, and hexythiazox.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the Global MRL Database on February 1, 2019.

January 30, 2019

EU Publishes Draft MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News January 30, 2019

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The European Union recently published a draft amendment regarding MRLs for aminopyralid, captan, cyazofamid, flutianil, kresoxim-methyl, lambda-cyhalothrin, mandipropamid, pyraclostrobin, spiromesifen, spirotetramat, teflubenzuron, and tetraconazole in various commodities.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on January 31, 2019.

January 30, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Hong Kong

Food Additive News, Global MRL News January 30, 2019

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On January 30, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Hong Kong
  

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

The Global MRL Database currently displays relevant established and proposed MRLs for Hong Kong.

January 29, 2019

Australia Publishes Gazette No. 2, Proposes and Amends MRLs

Global MRL News January 29, 2019

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On January 29, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 2 - 29 January 2019. Pages 19-21 of the gazette list draft MRLs and page 26-28 list amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Comments on the draft MRLs must be submitted to the APVMA by February 26, 2019. Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 30, 2019.

January 28, 2019

EU Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News January 28, 2019

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On January 24, the European Union published the following Commission Regulations amending MRLs for several active substances:
  • Reg. (EU) 2019/88 regarding acetamiprid in or on certain products.
  • Reg. (EU) 2019/89 regarding bromadiolone, etofenprox, paclobutrazol, and penconazole in or on certain products.
  • Reg. (EU) 2019/90 regarding bromuconazole, carboxin, fenbutatin oxide, fenpyrazamine, and pyridaben in or on certain products.
  • Reg. (EU) 2019/91 regarding buprofezin, diflubenzuron, ethoxysulfuron, ioxynil, molinate, picoxystrobin, and tepraloxydim in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs will go into effect on August 13, 2019, except for acetamiprid in olives for oil production, table olives, barley, and oats, which go into effect on February 13, 2019. Relevant pending MRL changes will be available in the Global MRL Database by January 29, 2019.

January 28, 2019

Taiwan Amends Pesticide MRL Standards

Global MRL News January 28, 2019

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On January 28, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) published updated versions of its Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods and Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Animal Products.

Amended MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 29, 2019.

January 25, 2019

Japan Amends MRLs

Global MRL News January 25, 2019

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On January 22, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare posted Food Safety Update 0122 No. 1 affecting numerous active ingredients.

Relevant MRL changes will appear in the Global MRL Database by January 30, 2019.

January 24, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Spiromesifen

Global MRL News January 24, 2019

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On January 24, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for spiromesifen according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

The proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on January 25, 2019.

January 23, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News January 23, 2019

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On January 21, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions on the modification of existing MRLs for tetraconazole, trifloxystrobin, aclinofen, and aminopyralid.

Proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the Global MRL Database on January 24, 2019.

January 22, 2019

Brazil Proposes Pesticide Revisions

Global MRL News January 22, 2019

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On January 22, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for acetamiprid, pyriproxyfen, diafenthiuron, abamectin, thiamethoxam, tebuconazole, mancozeb, metalaxyl-M, pyraclostrobin, and fluxapyroxad (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposed revisions must be received by February 20, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 23, 2019.
January 22, 2019

Taiwan Notifies WTO of Draft MRLs

Global MRL News January 22, 2019

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On January 18, Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare notified the WTO of a draft standards for pesticide residue limits in foods, proposing MRLs for multiple active ingredients on various commodities. 

Comments must be submitted by March 19, 2019. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on January 23, 2019.

January 22, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Spirotetramat

Global MRL News January 22, 2019

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On January 18, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRLs for spirotetramat in various crops.

The proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on January 23, 2019.

January 16, 2019

EU Publishes Draft Imazalil MRLs

Global MRL News January 16, 2019

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In December, the European Union published a draft amendment regarding MRLs for imazalil in various commodities.

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on January 17, 2019.

January 14, 2019

EU Amends MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News January 14, 2019

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On January 14, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/50 amending MRLs for chlorantraniliprole, clomazone, cyclaniliprole, fenazaquin, fenpicoxamid, fluoxastrobin, lambda-cyhalothrin, mepiquat, onion oil, thiacloprid, and valifenalate .

The majority of amended MRLs went into effect on January 1, 2019. Relevant MRL changes will be available in the Global MRL Database on January 15, 2019.

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