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December 6, 2017

On November 29, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for dichlorprop, cyflumetofen, flubendiamide, lepimectin, deltamethrin (tralomethrin), dexamethasone, hydramethylnon, fentin, flucarbazone sodium, propazine, and oleandomycin. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Comments are due to the embassy by December 12, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs currently display in the Global MRL Database.

September 27, 2016

On September 23, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare published a proposal to amend numerous MRLs for pesticides and veterinary drugs. Comments on these proposals are due by October 7, 2016. Any proposals containing MRL decreases will likely be announced to the WTO in the coming months.

Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database by September 30, 2016.

December 1, 2014

Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) recently notified the WTO of proposed MRL changes for the following pesticides:

The final date for comments on these proposed MRLs is January 27, 2015.

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