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February 7, 2017

On February 6, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing changes for benthiavalicarb-isopropyl, acetamiprid, and etofenprox (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals must be submitted by March 7, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on February 8, 2017.

September 12, 2013

Recently, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) established new and revised MRLs for several active ingredients.

MRLs have been amended for flonicamid and benthiavalicarb-isopropyl.

An updated list of Canadian MRLs can be accessed in their online database. Relevant changes have also been made

August 7, 2013

On August 6, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) published an amendment (in Japanese) to their national MRL standard. The amendment includes MRL changes for benthiavalicarb-isopropyl, ethaboxam, flonicamid, formetanate hydrochloride, ipfencarbazone, novaluron, pyrimethanil, and simeconazole.

MRLs that are newly-added or revised to a less restrictive level have entered into force. For MRLs changing to a more restrictive level, Japan is implementing a six month grace period. These changes will go into effect in February 2014.

Relevant changes will appear in tomorrow.

June 4, 2013

June 3, 2013, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) published Proposed Maximum Residue Limit PMRL2013-40 announcing draft MRLs for the active ingredient benthiavalicarb-isopropyl. PMRA will accept comments submitted by August 17.

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