US Published Maximum Residue Limits for Clothianidin

| Contaminants & Pesticides
Posted By: Baviya Priyadharshini

On October 12nd, 2021, the US Environmental Protection Agency established the maximum levels for residues “Clothianidin; Pesticide Tolerances”.


The scope of the document highlights the following:

  • The toxicological profile shows no adverse health effects on human health;
  • Clothianidin is classified as ‘‘Not Likely to be Carcinogenic to Humans”;
  • Determines the tolerance “Safe” for its uses;
  • Risk assessment for each potential exposure (dietary food, drinking water, etc.) does not underestimate potential exposure and risk for infants or children;
  • Tolerances are established for residues in or on food and feed commodities (other than those covered by a higher tolerance) at 0.01 ppm.


The regulation is effective from October 12nd, 2021.

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