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July 28, 2017

On July 28, Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare notified the WTO of draft standards for pesticide MRLs in food and animal products, proposing the revocation of MRLs for endosulfan in fruits, vegetable, livestock tissue, and milk.

Comments are due by September 26, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on July 29, 2017.

August 1, 2016

On July 31, the remaining U.S. tolerances for endosulfan expired. These expirations were set in September 2011. The expiration date for tea was set in 2013.

These MRL changes will display in the Global MRL Database on August 2, 2016.

February 6, 2013

On February 6, 2013, the US EPA re-established a time limited tolerance for the active ingredient endosulfan on tea. Specific MRL and residue definition information can be found in 78 FR 8407 of the US Federal Register.

Relevant changes will appear in tomorrow.

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