Clopyralid in Honey

EU Modifies the Existing Maximum Residue Limits for Clopyralid in Honey

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Posted By: Abed Moghrabi

eu-proposes-import-tolerances-for-the-pesticide-deltamethrin (3) (1)-1On January 17th, 2024, the European Food Safety Authority published a regulation on theModification of the Existing Maximum Residue Level for Clopyralid in Honeyper Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

The scientific document highlights the following points:

  • Various analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of clopyralid;
  • The maximum residue limit has been set at 0.001 mg/kg in honey;
  • Short‐term and long‐term intake of residues resulting from Clopyralid on Oilseed rape is pose no health risk on consumption. 

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