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Proposals to Amend the New Zealand (Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds) Food Notice. Language(s): English. Number of pages: 14
The document contains technical details on proposals to amend the current Notice issued under the Food Act 2014 that lists the maximum residue levels (MRLs) for agricultural compounds in New Zealand.
MPI proposes the following amendments to the Notice:
The amendment of existing entries in Schedule 1, Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds, for the following compounds and commodities: Chloramphenicol, to update the MRL for "any food" from 0.0003(*) mg/kg to 0.00015(*) mg/kg. Febantel, to update the MRLs to 0.05 mg/kg in mammalian fat, 0.05 mg/kg in mammalian kidney, 0.5 mg/kg in mammalian liver, and 0.05 mg/kg in mammalian meat. Mefentrifluconazole, to set MRLs at 0.07 mg/kg in grapes and 0.01(*) mg/kg in pome fruits. Methomyl, to remove the MRL for pome fruits. (*) indicates that the maximum residue level has been set at or about the limit of analytical quantification.
The removal of existing entries in Schedule 1, Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds, for azaconazole, fenarimol, fenbuconazole, and tolylfluanid. The addition of new entries in Schedule 3, for Veterinary Medicines for Which No Maximum Residue Level Applies, for the following compounds: Adenosine and its 5'-mono-, 5'-di-, and 5'-triphosphates, when used as a vasodilator in animals. Performic acid, when used as a teat sanitiser on dairy cattle.