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June 22, 2015

Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) recently published amendments establishing MRLs for the following active ingredients (links in Portuguese):

Relevant MRL changes will be added to Global MRL Database.

June 17, 2015

On June 17, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the following reports reviewing MRLs for multiple pesticides:

  • Reasoned opinion on the refined risk assessment regarding certain MRLs of concern for the active substance chlorpyrifos
  • Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance epoxiconazole in light of confirmatory data submitted
  • Reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRL for fluoxastrobin in shallots
October 29, 2014

On October 27, Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) notified the WTO of proposed MRL changes for propiconazole, epoxiconazole, and propyzamide.

The final date for comments is December 26, 2014.

June 20, 2014

Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) recently published draft amendments proposing MRLs for epoxiconazole, acibenzolar-S-methyl, diafenthiuron, trifloxystrobin, alpha-cypermethrin, and Reynoutria sachaliensis (links in Portuguese).

Comments on these proposals are due to ANVISA by July 11, 2014. 

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