Canada Proposes Maximum Residues Limits for Pesticide Pyraziflumid

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Posted By: Trace One

Trace One_efsa-amends-the-maximum-residue-levels-for-tebufenozide-in-apricots-and-peachesOn February 28th, 2022, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) issued a notice on “Proposed Maximum Residue Limit PMRL2022-02, Pyraziflumid”. The notice proposes the acceptability of the uses on various commodities.

The scope of the document summarizes the following key points:

  • The proposed limits for the residues are applicable on the commodities such as Bushberries, Caneberries, Stone fruits, Pome fruits, Tree nuts, Raisins, Small fruits vine climbing, except fuzzy kiwi fruit;
  • Tolerance limits proposed for Bushberries at 6.0 ppm, Caneberries at 4.0 ppm, Stone fruits at 2.0 ppm, Pome fruits at 0.4 ppm, Tree nuts at 0.3 ppm, etc.;
  • The requested tolerances pose no risk to consumer health and ensures safety of its uses;
  • The data determines that resulting residues on human exposure are less than or equal to the acceptable level.

The consultation period for public comments is valid until 75 days.

To view the draft consultation, check out the Food News Monitoring System.