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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.

June 12, 2017

On June 10, the European Union published Reg. (EU) 2017/983 in the EU Official Journal, amending MRLs for tricyclazole in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs go into effect June 30, 2017. Relevant pending MRL changes will display in the Global MRL Database on June 13, 2017.

February 3, 2017

On February 3, Denmark's Høringsportalen posted draft MRL amendments under consideration by the European Union's Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed. These include:

Relevant proposed MRLs will appear in the Global MRL Database on February 4, 2017.

November 16, 2016

On November 16, the European Union notified the WTO of proposed MRLs for tricyclazole in or on certain products.

The final date for comments is January 15, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database by November 17, 2016.

June 11, 2014

On June 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established MRLs for tricyclazole and amended MRLs for spirodiclofen on citrus, oil. These regulations are effective immediately, but objections and requests for hearings will be accepted through August 11, 2014.

Relevant changes will be made to

April 23, 2013

On April 18, 2013 the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published Reasoned opinion on the modification of the existing MRL for tricyclazole in rice in which EFSA concludes that an import tolerance request is not sufficiently supported by data.

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