On February 12, 2019, Health Canada updated the MRL Database with new residue limits on various pesticides.

Maximum residue levels were introduced for the following fungicides:

  • Amisulbrom, limited when used on grapes, tomatoes and raisins food commodities;
  • Isopyrazam, forbidden in various food categories, such as tomatoes, ground cherries and goji berries;
  • Mandestrobin, limited in its use on eggs, fat of hogs, sheep meet, and more.

On February 18, 2019, new limits were added for the pesticides:

  • Chlorothalonil, to be limited when used as a fungicide on edible-podded commodities, such as soybeans, runner beans and sugar snap peas;
  • Acequinocyl, an acaricide in which new limits were applied for summer squash, dry tepari beans, and more;
  • Clethodim, limited in its use as a herbicide on succulent shelled peas, shallot bulbs and edible-podded pigeon peas, etc.

All residues levels are applicable from the date of publication on the MRL Database.

Find all maximum residue limits for Canada here.

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Feb 19, 2019

Selerant Regulatory Specialist

Topics: Canada, Pesticides, MRLs

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