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September 17, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Fludioxonil and Fluroxypyr

Global MRL News September 17, 2019

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On September 17, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions on the modification of the existing MRLs for fludioxonil in rhubarbs and on the evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 review of fludioxonil and fluroxypyr.

The proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 18, 2019.

September 17, 2019

EU Amends MRLs

Global MRL News September 17, 2019

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On September 17, the European Union published Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1559 amending MRLs for cyflufenamid, fenbuconazole, fluquinconazole, and tembotrione in or on certain products.

Amended MRLs will be effective from April 7, 2020. Relevant pending MRL changes will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 18, 2019.

September 13, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinions on Cyprodinil and Pyridalyl

Global MRL News September 13, 2019

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On September 13, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published reasoned opinions on the modification of the existing MRLs for cyprodinil in rhubarbs and on the review of the existing MRLs for pyridalyl according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

The proposed MRLs from these reasoned opinions will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 14, 2019.

September 13, 2019

U.S. EPA Establishes Pyraflufen-ethyl MRLs

Global MRL News September 13, 2019

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On September 12, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of pyraflufen-ethyl in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by November 12, 2019. The established MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 14, 2019.

September 11, 2019

EU Proposes Draft MRLs for Multiple Active Ingredients

Global MRL News September 11, 2019

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On September 11, Denmark's Høringsportalen posted a draft MRL amendment under consideration by the European Union's Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed. The draft amendment, SANTE/11822/2019, includes proposed MRLs for acequinocyl, acibenzolar-S-methyl, emamectin, flonicamid, flutolanil, fosetyl-Al, imazamox, and oxathiapiprolin. 

Relevant proposed MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 12, 2019. 

September 10, 2019

Australia Publishes Gazette No. 18, Proposes and Amends MRLs

Global MRL News September 10, 2019

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On September 10, the Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) published APVMA Gazette No. 18, 10 September 2019. Pages 16-19 of the gazette list draft MRLs and page 24 lists amendments to MRLs for pesticides in or on various commodities.

Relevant proposed and amended MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 11, 2019.

September 9, 2019

EU Notifies WTO of Draft Diflubenzuron MRL

Global MRL News September 9, 2019

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On September 9, the European Union notified the WTO of a draft veterinary drug MRL for diflubenzuron.

The proposed MRL is currently available in the BCGloabl Veterinary Drug MRL Database.

September 9, 2019

New Zealand Amends MRLs

Global MRL News September 9, 2019

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On August 30, New Zealand's Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) published Food Notice: Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds (2019), which is a consolidated MRL standard that includes amendments proposed in June 2019.

Relevant amended pesticide and vet drug MRLs will display in the BCGlobal MRL Databases by September 10, 2019.

September 9, 2019

U.S. EPA Establishes Abamectin MRLs

Global MRL News September 9, 2019

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On September 9, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of abamectin in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by November 8, 2019. The established MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 10, 2019.

September 5, 2019

Japan Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News September 5, 2019

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Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) recently announced proposed MRL changes for permethrin, chloropicrin, dichlobentiazox, fenpicoxamid, flutianil, prothiofos, and cephapirin. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database on September 6, 2019.

September 4, 2019

U.S. EPA Announces Receipt of Pesticide Petitions

Global MRL News September 4, 2019

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On August 30, the U.S. EPA announced the receipt of pesticide petitions to establish or modify MRLs for several active ingredients.

Comments must be received by September 30, 2019. MRLs from these proposals will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on September 5, 2019.

September 4, 2019

EFSA Publishes Reasoned Opinion on Emamectin

Global MRL News September 4, 2019

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On August 29, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a reasoned opinion on the review of the existing MRLs for emamectin according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

The proposed MRLs from this reasoned opinion will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Databaseon September 5, 2019. 

September 3, 2019

USDA Publishes FAIRS Country Report for Panama

Food Additive News, Global MRL News September 3, 2019

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On September 3, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service published a Food and Agricultural Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report for Panama

The BCGlobal Food Additive Database includes maximum use level regulations for over 850 additives in more than 70 countries worldwide. Please contact BCI for more information on subscribing.

The BCGlobal MRL Database for pesticides currently display relevant established and proposed information for Panama.

August 29, 2019

Taiwan Establishes Fluralaner MRLs

Global MRL News August 29, 2019

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On August 29, Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare notified the WTO of newly established veterinary drug MRLs for fluralaner. 

The established MRLs will display in the BCGloabl Veterinary Drug MRL Database on August 30, 2019.

August 29, 2019

U.S. EPA Establishes Buprofezin MRLs

Global MRL News August 29, 2019

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On August 29, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of buprofezin in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by October 28, 2019. The established MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 30, 2019.

August 29, 2019

Canada Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News August 29, 2019

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On August 29, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for halauxifen-methyl, ethiprole, benoxacor, spinetoram, and cyclaniliprole (PMRL2019-23 and PMRL2019-24) in or on various commodities. 

Comments are due by November 12, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 30, 2019. 

August 28, 2019

Brazil Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News August 28, 2019

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On August 28, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published draft amendments proposing to revise the monographs for ethiprole, thiodicarb, potassium bicarbonate, dicamba, glyphosate, trifluralin, chlorothalonil, thiram, carboxin, lufenuron, fipronil, glufosinate, and cyproconazole (links in Portuguese). 

Comments are due by October 26, 2019. Proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 29, 2019. 

August 27, 2019

U.S. EPA Establishes MRLs

Global MRL News August 27, 2019

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On August 27, the U.S. EPA established tolerances for residues of emamectin benzoate, nitrapyrin, and sedaxane in or on various commodities.

Objections and requests for hearings must be received by October 28, 2019. The established MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 28, 2019.

August 27, 2019

Canada Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News August 27, 2019

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On August 27, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for fluopicolide, pendimethalin, chloropicrin, flonicamid, and fluazinam in or on various commodities. 

Comments are due by November 10, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 28, 2019. 

August 27, 2019

Brazil Revises Pesticide Monographs

Global MRL News August 27, 2019

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On August 26, Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) published amendments to the monographs for fludioxonil, cyprodinil, fluxapyroxad, and pyraclostrobin (link in Portuguese).

Updated MRLs from these amendments will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 28, 2019. 

August 23, 2019

Canada Notifies the WTO of MRL Revocations

Global MRL News August 23, 2019

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On August 15, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of revoked MRLs ferbam, thiram, and ziram. The revocation of the MRLs for ferbam, thiram and ziram on corresponding commodities will take effect to allow sufficient time for legally treated commodities to clear the channels of trade.

Relevant pending MRLs will be available in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 24, 2019.

August 23, 2019

Canada Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News August 23, 2019

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On August 23, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for fluxapyroxad, pyraclostrobin, triticonazole, and metalaxyl in or on various commodities. 

Comments are due by November 6, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 24, 2019. 

August 21, 2019

Canada Proposes Flumioxazin MRLs

Global MRL News August 21, 2019

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On August 20, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed an MRL for flumioxazin on hops.

Comments are due by November 3, 2019. The proposed MRL will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 22, 2019.

August 20, 2019

Canada Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News August 20, 2019

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On August 20, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for fluroxypyr-meptyl and flumioxazin in or on various commodities.

Comments are due by November 3, 2019. The proposed MRLs will display in the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database on August 21, 2019.

August 16, 2019

Japan Proposes MRLs

Global MRL News August 16, 2019

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On July 18, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced proposed MRL changes for afidopyropen, oxpoconazole fumarate, flubendiamide, and salinomyvin. These changes were reported via the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Relevant proposed MRLs have been added to the BCGlobal Pesticide MRL Database and BCGlobal Vet Drug MRL Database.

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