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December 11, 2015

On December 11, the European Union notified the WTO of proposed MRLs for 1-naphthylacetamide, 1-naphthylacetic acid, chloridazon, fluazifop-P, fuberidazole, mepiquat, and tralkoxydim in or on certain products.

The final date for comments is February 9, 2016. Relevant proposed MRLs will be added to Global MRL Database.

August 11, 2015

On August 11, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on 1-naphthylacetamide and 1-naphthylacetic acid and a technical report on fluquinconazole in light of confirmatory data.

April 15, 2015

On April 15, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published technical reports on the consultations with Member States, the applicant, and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessments for 1-naphthylacetamide and 1-naphthylacetic acid in light of confirmatory data. 

June 17, 2014

On June 17, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 12 - 17 June 2014. Pages 30-33 of the gazette outline established MRLs for several pesticides on various commodities, amending Australia's Standard 1.4.2.

These changes will appear in shortly. 

May 22, 2013

On May 22, the US EPA published a final rule in the US Federal Register amending the MRL regulation for the active ingredient 1-Naphthaleneacetic acid. Objections and requests for hearing must be received on or before July 22.

Relevant changes have been made to

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