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On May 1 and 8, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the United States published new entries on the Federal Register regarding pesticide tolerances:

  • §180.355, Bentazon: new limit for Pea, dry, seed food commodity. The amendment also specifies that the compliance with the tolerance level has to be determined by measuring for only the sum of bentazon (3-(1-methylethyl)-1H2,1,3-benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one 2,2- dioxide), 6-hydroxy-3-isopropyl-1H2,1,3-benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one 2,2- dioxide, and 8-hydroxy-3-isopropyl-1H2,1,3-benzothiadiazin-4(3H)-one 2,2- dioxide calculated as the stoichiometric equivalent of bentazon;
  • §180.677, Cyflumetofen: new tolerance level for tea, dried food commodity;

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Posted by Martina Abodi on May 11, 2019

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