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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) 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
2,4-D 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of 2,4-D and its esters, expressed as 2,4-D.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
abamectin + chlorantraniliprole 0.01 + 1   31/07/2018 31/07/2018
alpha-cypermethrin 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of all isomers, expressed as cypermethrin.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
ametoctradin + dimethomorph 6 + 3   18/06/2015 14/03/2018
amisulbrom + tribasic copper sulphate 0.01   28/07/2017 14/03/2018
amitrole + ammonium thiocyanate 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is required for ammonium thiocyanate. The MRL for amitrole applies to wine produced after 1 Sept 2008.

MRL Notes:

For wine produced after 1 Sept 2008 use an MRL for amitrole of 0.05 mg/kg
14/06/2011 14/03/2018
amitrole + paraquat 0.05 + 0.02

Comments:

The MRLs for amitrole and paraquat apply to wine produced after 1 Sept 2008. The MRL for paraquat is at the lower limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

For wine produced after 1 Sept 2008 use an MRL for amitrole and paraquat of 0.05 mg/kg
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
azinphos-methyl 0.05

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine produced after 1 Sept 2008 and is at the lower limit of analytical determination. The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

For wine produced before 1 Sept 2008, no European Union MRLwas established. Therefore , no detectable residue is permitted in these wines, unless allowed in the regulations of the destination market.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
azoxystrobin 3   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies aizawai 0.01

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine produced after 1 Sept 2008, and is a default value as no European Union MRL has been established.

MRL Notes:

For wine produced after 1 Sept 2008, no European Union MRL was established. Therefore, no detectable residue is permitted in these wines, unless allowed in the regulations of the destination market.
14/06/2011 14/03/2018
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki 0.01

Comments:

Strains of B. thuringiensis Berliner typically do not require an MRL.

MRL Notes:

For wine produced after 1 Sept 2008, no European Union MRL was established. Therefore, no detectable residue is permitted in these wines, unless allowed in the regulations of the destination market.
01/11/2009 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 mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
11/07/2011 14/03/2018
bifenthrin 0.01   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
boscalid 5   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
bromoxynil + diflufenican 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

The MRLs for both active constituents are at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
buprofezin 1   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
captan 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
carbaryl 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
carbendazim 0.5

Comments:

An MRL of 0.3 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of benomyl and carbendazim, expressed as carbendazim.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
carfentrazone-ethyl 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
chlorantraniliprole 1   14/06/2011 14/03/2018
chlormequat 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
chlorothalonil 3

Comments:

An MRL of 1 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
chlorpyrifos 0.5   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
clothianidin 0.7

Comments:

An MRL of 0.6 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
06/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper ammonium acetate 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper ammonium complex 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper cuprous oxide 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper hydroxide 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper hydroxide + mancozeb 1 + 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper. Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper octanoate 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper oxychloride 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper silicate 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper sulphate tribasic 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper sulphate tribasic + mancozeb 1 + 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper. Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
cyanamide 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
cyflufenamid 0.15   16/05/2013 14/03/2018
cyproconazole + iodocarb 0.2 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for iodocarb so no residues are permitted.
02/12/2016 14/03/2018
cyprodinil + fludioxonil 3 + 4   23/04/2015 14/03/2018
diazinon 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
dichlobenil 0.01   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
difenoconazole 3   14/03/2018 14/03/2018
dimethoate 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
dimethomorph 3   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
dimethomorph + mancozeb 3 + 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
diquat 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
diquat + paraquat 0.05 + 0.02

Comments:

The MRLs for both active constituents are at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
dithianon 3   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
diuron 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
emamectin 0.05

Comments:

No MRL has been established. Therefore, no detectable residue is permitted.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
esfenvalerate 0.3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the sum of the RS and SR isomers of fenvalerate and esfenvalerate.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
ethephon 2   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
fenamiphos 0.03

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of fenamiphos and its sulfoxide and sulfone, expressed as fenamiphos.
18/05/2012 09/03/2018
fenarimol 0.3   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
fenhexamid 15   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
fenitrothion 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
fenpyrazamine 3   07/07/2016 09/03/2018
fipronil 0.005

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
fluazifop-P 0.01   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
fluazinam 3

Comments:

An MRL of 0.05 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes. This MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
flumioxazin 0.05   07/07/2016 09/03/2018
gibberellic acid

Comments:

No MRL required for gibberellic acid.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
glufosinate-ammonium 0.15

Comments:

An MRL of 0.1 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes. This MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
glyphosate-ipa 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of glyphosate and glyphosate trimesium. Trimethyl-sulfonium cation, resulting from the use of glyphosate, has an MRL of 0.05 mg/kg, which is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
11/07/2011 14/03/2018
glyphosate-ipa + mas 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of glyphosate and glyphosate trimesium. Trimethyl-sulfonium cation, resulting from the use of glyphosate, has an MRL of 0.05 mg/kg, which is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
11/07/2011 14/03/2018
glyphosate-mea 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of glyphosate and glyphosate trimesium. Trimethyl-sulfonium cation, resulting from the use of glyphosate, has an MRL of 0.05 mg/kg, which is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
11/07/2011 14/03/2018
glyphosate-potassium (mas) 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of glyphosate and glyphosate trimesium. Trimethyl-sulfonium cation, resulting from the use of glyphosate, has an MRL of 0.05 mg/kg, which is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
11/07/2011 14/03/2018
glyphosate-potassium salt 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of glyphosate and glyphosate trimesium. Trimethyl-sulfonium cation, resulting from the use of glyphosate, has an MRL of 0.05 mg/kg, which is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
11/07/2011 14/03/2018
glyphosate-potassium salt + mas 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of glyphosate and glyphosate trimesium. Trimethyl-sulfonium cation, resulting from the use of glyphosate, has an MRL of 0.05 mg/kg, which is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
11/07/2011 14/03/2018
haloxyfop-R methyl ester 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for haloxyfop including haloxyfop-R (haloxyfop-R methyl ester, haloxyfop-R and conjugates of haloxyfop-R).
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
hexaconazole 0.01   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
hydrogen peroxide + peroxyacetic acid - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
indoxacarb 2

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of the S and R isomers, expressed as indoxacarb. For wine produced before 1 Sept 2008, no European Union MRL was established. Therefore, no detectable residue is permitted in these wines, unless allowed in the regulations of the destination market.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
iprodione 20

MRL Notes:

Sum of iprodione and all metabolites containing the 3,5-dichloroaniline moiety expressed as iprodione.
23/04/2015 09/03/2018
isoxaben 0.05   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
maldison (malathion) 0.02

Comments:

Maldison is also known as malathion.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of malathion and malaoxon, expressed as malathion.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
mancozeb 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
01/11/2009 30/06/2016
mandipropamid 2   18/07/2011 09/03/2018
metalaxyl + copper oxychloride 1 + 1

Comments:

An MRL for metalaxyl of 2 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
metalaxyl + mancozeb 1 + 5

Comments:

An MRL for metalaxyl of 2 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
metalaxyl - M + copper hydroxide 1 + 1

Comments:

An MRL for metalaxyl - M of 2 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for metalaxyl - M is for the sum of isomers of metalaxyl, including metalaxyl - M. The MRL for copper is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
metalaxyl - M + mancozeb 1 + 5

Comments:

An MRL for metalaxyl - M of 2 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for metalaxyl - M is for the sum of isomers of metalaxyl, including metalaxyl - M. Residues of mancozeb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
metaldehyde 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
Metarhizium anisopliae var. acridum

Comments:

Biological preparations typically do not require MRLs.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
methidathion 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
methiocarb 0.3   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
methomyl 0.01

Comments:

An MRL of 0.05 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes. This MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of methomyl and thiodicarb, expressed as methomyl.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
methoxyfenozide 1   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
metiram 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
metrafenone 7   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
myclobutanil 1   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
napropamide 0.1   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
norflurazon 0.01   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
oryzalin 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination. An MRL of 0.05 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
oryzalin + simazine 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

The MRL for oryzalin is at or near the limit of analytical determination. An MRL for oryzalin of 0.05 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes. An MRL for simazine of 0.2 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
oxadixyl + propineb 0.01 + 1

Comments:

The MRL for oxadixyl is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
oxyfluorfen 0.1   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
paraffinic oil 0.01   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
paraquat 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 30/06/2016
penconazole 0.2   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
pendimethalin 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
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.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
phosphorous acid 100

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for phosphonic acid.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
pine oil

Comments:

No MRL has been established. Therefore, no detectable residue is permitted.
01/11/2009 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 0.01   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
propiconazole 0.3   11/07/2011 09/03/2018
proquinazid 0.5   18/05/2012 09/03/2018
prothiofos 0.01

Comments:

No MRL has been established. Therefore, no detectable residue is permitted.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
pyraclostrobin 2

Comments:

An MRL of 1 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide 1 + -

Comments:

No MRL has been established for piperonyl butoxide. Therefore, no detectable piperonyl butoxide residue is permitted.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
pyrimethanil 5   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
pyriofenone 0.2   02/12/2016 09/03/2018
quinoxyfen 1   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
quizalofop-P-ethyl 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
quizalofop-P-tefuryl 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
simazine 0.01

Comments:

An MRL of 0.2 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.The MRL is at the lower limit of anlaytical determination.
18/05/2012 09/03/2018
spinosad 0.5   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
spirotetramat 2

MRL Notes:

Spirotetramat and its 4 metabolites BYI08330-enol, BYI08330-ketohydroxy, BYI08330-monohydroxy, and BYI08330 enol-glucoside, expressed as spirotetramat.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
spiroxamine 0.5   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
sulfoxaflor 2

MRL Notes:

No MRL is listed for sulfoxaflor so the default of 0.01mg/kg applies.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
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.
18/05/2012 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.
18/05/2012 09/03/2018
tebuconazole 1   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
tebuconazole + azoxystrobin 1 + 3   14/03/2018 14/03/2018
tebufenozide 3   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
tetraconazole 0.5   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
tetradecenyl acetate + tetradecadienyl acetate

Comments:

Lepidopteran pheremones are generally exempt from the requirement of an MRL.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
thiram 3

Comments:

An MRL of 0.1 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes. This MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
triadimefon 2   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
triadimenol 2

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for triadimenol (any ratio of constituent isomers).
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
trichlorfon 0.01   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
Trichoderma harzianum

Comments:

Biological preparations typically do not require MRLs.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
trifloxystrobin 3   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
trifluralin 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
zineb 0.01   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
ziram 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018

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