Health Canada’s PMRA Publishes New Limits for Ten Pesticides in the MRL Database

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Oct 30, 2018

October 2018: Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), released 10 new amendments for the List of Pesticides such as Fomesafen, Novaluron, Methomyl, Sethoxydim, Mandipropamid, Flubendiamide, Trifloxystrobin, Quinclorac, Rimsulfuron, and Pyroxasulfone in the Maximum Residue Limit database for some food categories.

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Topics: Canada, Pesticides, limits

Health Canada’s PMRA Publishes New Limits for Four Pesticides in the MRL Database

Posted by Baviya Priyadharshini on Aug 20, 2018

On August 16, 22 and 26, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released four new amendments for the List of Pesticides such as Pyrimethanil (PMRL2018-10), Abamectin (PMRL2018-11), Pydiflumetofen (PMRL2018-15) and Fludioxonil (PMRL2018-16) in the Maximum Residue Limit database for some food categories.

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Topics: Pesticides, MRLs, Health Canada

EU Amends Pesticide Regulation 396/2005

Posted by Aleksa Soldatic on Jul 10, 2018

European Parliament has adopted a new amendment to Regulation 396/2005, setting new limits for the substance lambda-cyhalothrin. Regulation (EU) 2018/960 was adopted on July 6, 2018, and it replaces all the limits set in the previous Regulation (EU) 2017/626.

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Topics: MRLs, Pesticides, Europe

New Mexican Regulation on MRLs of Pesticides: NOM-082-SAG-FITO/SSA1-2017

Posted by Ofelia Medina on Oct 10, 2017

Mexico has released the NOM-082-SAG-FITO/SSA1-2017 “Maximum residues limits (MRL). Technical Guidelines and Procedures for the Authorization and Revision,” publishing the content of the Standard in the website of the Mexican Official Journal (Diario Oficial de la Federación) on October 4, 2017.

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Topics: COFEPRIS, Pesticides, Mexico

EU: Pesticides limits in human food

Posted by Daniela Milani on Jun 27, 2017

Bitertanol, chlormequat and tebufenpyrad residues

The European Union published the Corrigendum to Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/693 of April 7, 2017 amending Annexes II, III and V to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for bitertanol, chlormequat and tebufenpyrad in or on certain products.

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Topics: European Union, Pesticides, MRLs

EU: Pesticide Limits in Human Food

Posted by Daniela Milani on May 9, 2017

Acequinocyl, amitraz, coumaphos, diflufenican, flumequine, metribuzin, permethrin, pyraclostrobin and streptomycin residues

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Topics: Pesticides, European Union, MRLs, Residues in food

South Africa About to Change Pesticide MRLs

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on May 8, 2017

 

South African Department of Health is looking to amend the Regulation governing the maximum limits for pesticide residues that may be present in in foodstuffs, published under Government Notice No. R 246 of 11 February 1994 and its amendments.

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Topics: South Africa, Pesticides, Food Safety, MRLs

EU: Pesticides Limits in Human Food

Posted by Daniela Milani on Apr 7, 2017

 

Bifenthrin, carbetamide, cinidon-ethyl, fenpropimorph and triflusulfuron residues

The European Union published the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/170 of 30 January 2017 amending Annexes II, III and to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for bifenthrin, carbetamide, cinidon-ethyl, fenpropimorph and triflusulfuron in or on certain products.

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Topics: European Union, Pesticides, MRLs

Taiwan: March Updates for Pesticide MRLs

Posted by Annie He on Apr 4, 2017

On March 15, 2017, Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) published Amendment to “Standards for Pesticide Residue Limits in Foods”. These changes took effect immediately.

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Topics: Taiwan, MRL, Pesticides, TFDA

Canada: March 2017 Pesticide MRLs Update

Posted by Lionello Sannuto on Mar 31, 2017

Health Canada published this month via its MRL Database different new MRLs for the following substances:

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Topics: Canada, Pesticides, Health Canada, PMRA, MRL

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