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The MRL values listed below apply to grapes, unless otherwise stated.

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Active Constituent MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
2,2-DPA (dalapon-sodium)

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
2,4-D 0.1

Comments:

This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
01/02/2016 11/07/2018
abamectin + chlorantraniliprole 0 + T1   31/07/2018 31/07/2018
alpha-cypermethrin 0.2   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
ametoctradin + dimethomorph 2 + 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL for ametoctradin is temporary.
28/07/2017 11/07/2018
amisulbrom + tribasic copper sulphate

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
28/07/2017 11/07/2018
amitrole + ammonium thiocyanate 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
amitrole + paraquat 0.05 + 0.01   01/02/2016 11/07/2018
azinphos-methyl 1

Comments:

The MRL is for fruit and applies to grapes.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
azoxystrobin 5   29/09/2011 11/07/2018
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies aizawai

Comments:

Strains of B. thuringiensis Berliner typically do not require an MRL.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki

Comments:

Strains of B. thuringiensis Berliner typically do not require an MRL.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
benalaxyl + mancozeb 0.3 + 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
bifenthrin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
boscalid 5   07/03/2018 11/07/2018
bromoxynil + diflufenican - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
buprofezin 0

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
captan 5   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
carbaryl

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
carbendazim 3   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
carfentrazone-ethyl

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
chlorantraniliprole 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
chlormequat

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
chlorothalonil 0.5   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
chlorpyrifos

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
19/08/2016 11/07/2018
clothianidin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.

MRL Notes:

An MRL of 0.7 has been proposed.
06/11/2009 11/07/2018
copper ammonium acetate 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper ammonium complex 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper cuprous oxide 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper hydroxide 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper hydroxide + mancozeb 1 + 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper. Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper octanoate 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper oxychloride 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper silicate 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper sulphate tribasic 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper sulphate tribasic + mancozeb 1 + 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper. Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
cyanamide 0.05

MRL Notes:

The MRL for cyanamide has been set "at or about" the limit of analytical quantitation.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
cyflufenamid 0

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
16/05/2013 11/07/2018
cyproconazole + iodocarb - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed so no residues are permitted.
02/12/2016 11/07/2018
cyprodinil + fludioxonil 20 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for fludioxonil, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
diazinon

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
dichlobenil

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
difenoconazole 0.5   14/03/2018 11/07/2018
dimethoate

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
dimethomorph 5   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
dimethomorph + mancozeb 5 + 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates.
28/02/2012 11/07/2018
diquat

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
diquat + paraquat - + 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed for diquat, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
dithianon

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
19/08/2016 11/07/2018
diuron

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
emamectin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
esfenvalerate 0.2

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for fenvalerate, which includes esfenvalerate.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
ethephon 1   28/10/2015 11/07/2018
etoxazole

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
11/07/2018
fenamiphos 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
14/02/2012 11/07/2018
fenarimol 0.3   28/10/2015 11/07/2018
fenhexamid 15

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
fenitrothion 0.5

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
fenpyrazamine

Comments:

No MRL is listed so no quantifiable residue is permitted.
07/07/2016 11/07/2018
fipronil 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
fluazifop-P

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
fluazinam

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
flumioxazin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
07/07/2016 11/07/2018
gibberellic acid

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
glufosinate-ammonium

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
glyphosate-ipa 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
glyphosate-ipa + mas 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
glyphosate-mea 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
glyphosate-potassium (mas) 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
glyphosate-potassium salt 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
glyphosate-potassium salt + mas 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
haloxyfop-R methyl ester 0.02   28/10/2015 11/07/2018
hexaconazole 0.1   14/02/2012 11/07/2018
hydrogen peroxide + peroxyacetic acid - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
24/11/2011 11/07/2018
indoxacarb

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
iprodione 10   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
isoxaben

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
maldison (malathion) 8

Comments:

Maldison is also known as malathion.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
mancozeb 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
mandipropamid 2

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary.
10/05/2013 11/07/2018
metalaxyl + copper oxychloride 1 + 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper is for wine and the residue is calculated for copper.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
metalaxyl + mancozeb 1 + 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
metalaxyl - M + copper hydroxide 1 + 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL for metalaxyl - M is for metalaxyl, which includes metalaxyl - M. The MRL for copper is for wine and the residue is calculated for copper.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
metalaxyl - M + mancozeb 1 + 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL for metalaxyl - M is for metalaxyl, which includes metalaxyl - M. Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
metaldehyde

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
Metarhizium anisopliae var. acridum

Comments:

Biological preparations typically do not require MRLs.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
methidathion

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
methiocarb

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
methomyl 0.2

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
methoxyfenozide

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
metiram 5   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
metrafenone 5

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary.
11/07/2018
myclobutanil 1   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
napropamide

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
norflurazon

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
oryzalin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
oryzalin + simazine - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
oxadixyl + propineb - + 5

Comments:

No MRL is listed for oxadixyl, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
14/02/2012 11/07/2018
oxyfluorfen

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
paraffinic oil   27/10/2009 09/03/2018
paraquat 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is at the limit of analytical determination.
01/02/2016 11/07/2018
penconazole 0.2   28/10/2015 11/07/2018
pendimethalin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
petroleum oil

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
phosphorous acid 10

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary. This MRL is based on the residue tolerance for Fosetyl-aluminium for which the residue definition is the sum of Ethylphosphonic acid, phosphoric acid and its phosphate, expressed as Ethylphosphonic acid.
11/03/2014 11/07/2018
pine oil

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
potassium bicarbonate

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
procymidone 5   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
propiconazole

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
proquinazid

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
16/05/2013 11/07/2018
prothiofos

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
pydiflumetofen

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
11/07/2018
pyraclostrobin 2   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
pyrimethanil 4   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
pyriofenone

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
02/12/2016 11/07/2018
quinoxyfen 2   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
quizalofop-P-ethyl

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
quizalofop-P-tefuryl

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
simazine

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
spinetoram

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
01/02/2016 11/07/2018
spinosad 0.5   28/10/2015 11/07/2018
spirotetramat 2

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary.
07/11/2014 11/07/2018
spiroxamine

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
sulfoxaflor

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
07/11/2014 11/07/2018
sulfur + copper oxychloride - + 1   01/02/2016 14/03/2018
sulfur, present as elemental or crystalline sulfur

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
sulfur, present as polysulfide

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
tebuconazole 2   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
tebuconazole + azoxystrobin 2 + 5   14/03/2018 11/07/2018
tebufenozide 2   01/02/2016 11/07/2018
tetraconazole

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
tetradecenyl acetate + tetradecadienyl acetate - + -

Comments:

Lepidopteran pheremones are generally exempt from the requirement of an MRL.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
thiram   09/03/2018 11/07/2018
triadimefon

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
triadimenol

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
trichlorfon 0.2   14/02/2012 11/07/2018
Trichoderma harzianum

Comments:

Biological preparations typically do not require MRLs.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
trifloxystrobin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
trifluralin

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
zineb

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
ziram   09/03/2018 11/07/2018

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