The US to Establish New Tolerances for Selected Pesticides

| United States | Contaminants & Pesticides
Posted By: Baviya Priyadharshini

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On February 14, 2020, the US Federal Register has published new tolerance levels for the following pesticides:

  • Acetamiprid: limited in brassica, celtuce, cottonseed, fennel, kohlrabi and other food categories;
  • Cyantraniliprole: revised entry for strawberry;
  • Chlorfenapyr: estaphished tolerances tolerances in or on basil, fresh leaves; chive, fresh leaves; and cucumber and increases the established tolerance on vegetable, fruiting, group 8–10
  • Difenoconazole: revised for ginseng, tea dried and removed limit for beet sugar and carrot.
  • Flutriafol: revised limit when in or on alfafa, barley, cattle, corn, egg and others.
  • Prohexadione Calcium: in or on alfalfa forage, alfalfa hay, and field corn forage, grain, and stover

The new maximum residue limits are applicable from the publication date of the notifications in the Federal Register.

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