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October 3, 2017

On September 27, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for cadusafos, clethodim, chlorantraniliprole, desmedipham, tricyclazole, pyrifluquinazon, fluopicolide, procymidone, abamectin, and flavophospholipol. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the Embassy by October 11, 2017. Relevant Proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database over the next week.

February 21, 2017

On February 20, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opened public consultations on the active substances desmedipham and phenmedipham. Comments on the rapporteur Member States' assessment reports must be sent to EFSA by April 22, 2017.

The European Union's current desmedipham and phenmedipham MRLs display in the Global MRL Database.

November 19, 2015

On November 19, the European Union published Reg. (EU) 2015/2075 in the EU Official Journal, amending MRLs for abamectin, desmedipham, dichlorprop-P, haloxyfop-P, oryzalin, and phenmedipham in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs go into effect June 9, 2016. Relevant pending MRL changes will be added to Global MRL Database.

July 28, 2014

On July 28, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of existing MRLs for desmedipham.

July 1, 2013

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently established several MRLs.

On June 22, PMRA established the phenmedipham MRLs first proposed on March 26, 2013, under document PMRL2013-13.

On June 22, PMRA established the desmedipham MRLs first proposed on March 26, 2013, under document PMRL2013-12.

On June 22, PMRA established the sedaxane MRLs first proposed on March 26, 2013, under document PMRL2013-11.

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March 27, 2013

March 26, 2013, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) published consultation document Proposed Maximum Residue Limit PMRL2013-12. New MRLs for the active ingredient desmedipham are proposed for the commodities garden beet tops and garden beet roots.

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