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November 3, 2020

On November 2, Thailand's Ministry of Public Health published an amendment in the Royal Gazette revoking chlorpyrifos and paraquat MRLs (in Thai).

Pending MRL revocations with an effective date of June 1, 2021 will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database November 4, 2020.

July 30, 2020

On July 30, the European Union published corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/1085 changing the date of application for amended chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl MRLs to November 13, 2020.

The corrected date of application will display for these pending MRLs in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 31, 2020.

July 24, 2020

On July 24, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/1085 amending MRLs for chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl.

Amended MRLs will be effective from August 6, 2020. Relevant pending MRL changes will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on July 25, 2020.

May 20, 2020

On May 20, Thailand's Food and Drug Administration notified the WTO of a proposal to delete the MRLs for chlorpyrifos and paraquat as regulated under Notification of the Ministry of Public Health, No. 387 (B.E. 2560) (2017) Re: Food Containing Pesticide Residues.

Comments are due within 30 days. Proposed MRL revocations will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on May 21, 2020.

December 12, 2019

On December 12, the European Union notified the WTO of the following MRL proposal:

  • G/SPS/N/EU/360: Draft Commission Regulation (EU) amending Annexes II and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl in or on certain products.

The proposed MRLs from this WTO notification will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on December 13, 2019.

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