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Proposals to Amend the New Zealand (Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds) Food Notice. Language(s): English. Number of pages: 12
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:
a) The amendment of existing entries in Schedule 1, Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds, for the following compounds and commodities:
- Cyantraniliprole, to set an MRL at 0.05 mg/kg in mammalian liver; and
- Tetracyclines, to remove the MRL for fish meat.
b) The removal of an existing entry in Schedule 1, Maximum Residue Levels for Agricultural Compounds, for trichlorfon.
c) The addition of a new entry in Schedule 3, for Veterinary Medicines for Which No Maximum Residue Level Applies, for lactic acid, when used as a teat sanitiser.