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January 17, 2018

On January 17, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/70 amending MRLs for ametoctradin, chlorpyrifos-methyl, cyproconazole, difenoconazole, fluazinam, flutriafol, prohexadione, and sodium chloride in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs go into effect February 6, 2018. Relevant pending MRL changes will display in the Global MRL Database on January 18, 2018.

September 19, 2017

On September 15, the European Union notified the WTO of proposed MRLs for chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, and triclopyr in or on certain products. The proposed date of adoption for these MRLs is March 2018.

Comments are due by November 13, 2017. MRLs from this proposal will display in the Global MRL Database on September 20, 2017.

May 31, 2017

On May 31, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing maximum residue levels for chlorpyrifos-methyl in kaki/Japanese persimmon and granate apple/pomegranate.

Proposed MRLs from this opinion will display in the Global MRL Database on June 1, 2017.

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