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August 2, 2016

On August 2, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance propyzamide.

The European Union's current propyzamide MRLs display in the Global MRL Database.

January 13, 2016

On January 13, the U.S. EPA established a tolerance for residues of propyzamide, also known as pronamide, in or on leaf lettuce.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by March 14, 2016. The amended MRL will be added to Global MRL Database.

September 9, 2015

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently opened public consultations on the active substances carfentrazone-ethyl and propyzamide. Comments on rapporteur Member State's assessment reports must be sent to EFSA by November 6, 2015.

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.

October 24, 2014

On October 24, the European Union published amendment Commission Regulations (EU) No 1126/2014 and (EU) No 1127/2014 in the EU Official Journal concerning MRLs for multiple active ingredients in or on certain products.

Both regulations shall apply from May 13, 2015, and relevant changes will be made to MRL Database at that time.

August 27, 2014

On August 26, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority published Gazette No. APVMA 17. The gazette contains variations to Standards 1.4.2 of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, Australia's international MRL regulation.

MRL changes are made for blueberries, pulses, potato, rape seed, strawberry, celery, poppy seed, and animal products.

Relevant changes will appear in tomorrow.

July 14, 2014

The European Union recently published MRL amendment Commission Regulation (EU) No 737/2014 in the EU Official Journal. This regulation includes MRLs for 2-phenylphenol, chlormequat, cyflufenamid, cyfluthrin, dicamba, fluopicolide, flutriafol, fosetyl, indoxacarb, isoprothiolane, mandipropamid, metaldehyde, metconazole, phosmet, picloram, propyzamide, pyriproxyfen, saflufenacil, spinosad, and trifloxystrobin in or on certain products.

Further details, including MRL tables, may be found via the linked Official Journal document. MRLs in this regulation will apply starting July 30, 2014, and will appear in the MRL Database at that time.  

September 26, 2013

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