US Publishes Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides Cyflufenamid and Fomesafen

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Posted By: Baviya Priyadharshini

EU recall (1) (1)On May 10, 2023, the U.S Federal Register published regulations by the U.S environmental protection agency on “Cyflufenamid; Pesticide Tolerance, 40 CFR” and “Fomesafen; Pesticide Tolerances, 40 CFR”.  

The regulations indicate the following points for consideration:

  • The tolerance limit of Cyflufenamid is applicable on Sugar beet;
  • Maximum residue limit is established for Beet, sugar, roots at 0.15 ppm;
  • Fomesafen residual limit has been approved on vegetable bulb groups at 0.02ppm;
  • The toxicological and dietary exposure studies ensure the safety of infants and children;
  • Short‐term and long‐term intake of residues is unlikely to pose a health risk to consumers.  

The regulation is effective for Cyflufenamid from May 10, 2023, and Fomesafen from May 09, 2023.    

To view the complete regulation, check out the Food News Monitoring System.