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Australia: new MRLs

On September 7, Australian authorities published the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 20 — Maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 5, ... Read more→

Taiwan: new MRLs

On August 18, 2021 the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) through its Department of Health, published a new Standard regarding Pesticide Residue Limits in ... Read more→

Chinese MRLs Standard GB 2763-2021: What´s new?

Chinese MRLs Standard GB 2763-2021: What´s new? On September 3, 2021 the new Chinese MRLs Standard “GB 2763-2021” will come into effect. The previous standard GB 2763-2019 ... Read more→

EU alert: ethylene oxide presence in food products

The presence of ethylene oxide has been identified in a range of food products in different countries within the EU. Ethylene oxide is often used ... Read more→

Australia: new MRLs for Fipronil and Ametoctradin

On July 9, Australian authorities published the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code – Schedule 20 — Maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 4, ... Read more→

Canada published new Dichlobenil/Rimsulfuron MRLs

On June 21, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) published new MRLs for the herbicides Dichlobenil on currants and Rimsulfuron on grapes and hardy ... Read more→

Japan approves a tobacco bud inhibitor based on a new formulation

The Japanese regulatory agency (FAMIC) has approved the product  ホワイトリボン (White Ribbon) registered by the Japanese company SDS-BIOTECH This new product is the first plant protection ... Read more→

Great Britain raised MRLs for two active ingredients (Fluxapyroxad and Oxathiapiprolin)

On May 18th, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) raised the MRLs for Fluxapyroxad and Oxathiapiprolin through the enforcement of GB MRL 2021/002 Decision documents. The ... Read more→

New emergency fungicide approval in Italy: Corteva´s “ZORVEC VINABEL”

The Italian Ministry (Ministero della salute) has approved an emergency authorization for the product  ZORVEC VINABEL(Zoxamide+ Oxathiapiprolin) from Corteva. These active ingredients (Zoxamide+ Oxathiapiprolin) have been approved ... Read more→

New emergency herbicide approval in Spain: Gowan’s “Avanza”

The Spanish Ministry (Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación) has approved an exceptional authorization for Benzobicyclon 40% [SC] P/V used in Gowan’s, Avanza, a group ... Read more→

Iran MRLs standards are now available in Homologa®

The Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) of pesticides applicable in Iran have been added to Homologa®. The MRLs values have been published in 2016 by the Iranian ... Read more→

USA-EPA updates MRLs for metaflumizone

On April 19, 2021 US-EPA updated the tolerances on grape and melon among other commodities for the active metaflumizone through the federal register [FR Doc. 2021–07951] USA future and ... Read more→

USA-EPA ESTABLISHES MRLS FOR MCPA

On April, 13 the EPA published a rule  FR Doc. 2021–07517 that establishes new MRLs on tea and wheatgrass intermediate feeding materials for MCPA. USA proposed and current MRLs are loaded ... Read more→

Russia published new MRLs list: СанПиН 1.2.3685-21

On January 28, Russian authorities published СанПиН 1.2.3685-21 establishing new MRLs for various pesticides.The complete name of the text is "Russian Hygiene Norm 1.2.3685-21 - ... Read more→

USA-EPA establishes MRLs for fluindapyr

On March, 9 the EPA published the rule FR Doc. 2021-04786 that sets pesticide tolerances for fluindapyr. USA proposed and current MRLs are loaded and up-to-date in Homologa® database.   Please ... Read more→

USA-EPA sets new MRLs for tetraniliprole and oxalic acid

On February, 24 the EPA published the rule FR Doc. 2021-03624  that sets pesticide tolerances for tetraniliprole. Besides, on February, 23 published the rule FR Doc. 2021-03256  that elminates ... Read more→

Great Britain updated MRLs for 5 active substances

Through GB MRL 2021/001 amendment, the  Health and Safety Executive (HSE) raised the MRLs for 5 active substances. The modified MRLs have been published the ... Read more→

BRAZIL SETS new MRLS

On April 12, 2021 Brazilian gazette published  new MRLs through resolutions 1420-1444 for the following substances: abscisic-acid, cymoxanil, flutriafol, glyphosate, profenofos, tebuconazole, trifluralin and  zeta-cypermethrin Brazilian proposed and ... Read more→

Great Britain MRLs standard available in Homologa database

Since 1st January 2021, Great Britain has its own MRL setting process independant from the EU. Great Britain will continue to follow the EU MRLs figures ... Read more→

China announces a new MRL standard: GB 2763-2021

What is the current situation? GB2763-2019 is currently applicable. This 2019 standard was published on 15 August 2019 and came into effect on 15 February 2020. ... Read more→