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October 20, 2014

The European Union recently published amendment Commission Regulation (EU) No 1096/2014 in the EU Official Journal concerning MRLs for carbaryl, procymidone, and profenofos in or on certain products.

This regulation shall apply on May 7, 2015, and relevant changes will made to MRL Database at that time. 

September 10, 2014

On September 10, the U.S. EPA announced the reinstatement of streamside no-spray buffer zones to protect endangered or threatened Pacific salmon and steelhead in California, Oregon, and Washington.

This stipulated injunction was issued on August 15, 2014, and the no-spray buffer zones will apply to the pesticides carbaryl, chlorpyrifos, diazinon, malathion, and methomyl.

July 29, 2014

On July 29, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published Gazette No. 15 – 29 July 2014. Pages 18-19 of the gazette list proposed amendments to MRLs. Pages 23-25 outline established MRLs for several pesticides on various commodities, amending Australia's Standard 1.4.2.

Comments on proposed MRLs must be submitted by August 28, 2014, and relevant established MRLs will be reflected in MRL Database

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