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January 22, 2018

On January 19, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/78 amending MRLs for 2-phenylphenol, bensulfuron-methyl, dimethachlor, and lufenuron in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs go into effect August 8, 2018. Relevant pending MRL changes are available in the Global MRL Database.

June 15, 2017

On June 15, the European Union notified the WTO of proposed MRLs for 2-phenylphenol, bensulfuron-methyl, dimethachlor, and lufenuron in or on certain products. The proposed date of adoption for these MRLs is September 2017.

Comments are due by August 14, 2017. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on June 16, 2017.

February 2, 2017

On February 2, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for 2-phenylphenol according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

Proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on February 3, 2017.

July 14, 2014

The European Union recently published MRL amendment Commission Regulation (EU) No 737/2014 in the EU Official Journal. This regulation includes MRLs for 2-phenylphenol, chlormequat, cyflufenamid, cyfluthrin, dicamba, fluopicolide, flutriafol, fosetyl, indoxacarb, isoprothiolane, mandipropamid, metaldehyde, metconazole, phosmet, picloram, propyzamide, pyriproxyfen, saflufenacil, spinosad, and trifloxystrobin in or on certain products.

Further details, including MRL tables, may be found via the linked Official Journal document. MRLs in this regulation will apply starting July 30, 2014, and will appear in the MRL Database at that time.  

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