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

South Africa

Active Constituent MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
2,2-DPA (dalapon-sodium) 0.05

Comments:

South Africa adopts EU or Codex MRLs where no national MRL is established.
12/07/2011 14/03/2018
2,4-D 0.1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
abamectin + chlorantraniliprole 0.01 + 1   31/07/2018 31/07/2018
alpha-cypermethrin 0.05

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of all isomers of cypermethrin, expressed as cypermethrin.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
ametoctradin + dimethomorph 6 + 5   29/06/2016 14/03/2018
amisulbrom + tribasic copper sulphate 0.5   15/03/2018 15/03/2018
amitrole + ammonium thiocyanate 0.05 + 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
amitrole + paraquat 0.05 + 0.02

Comments:

The MRL for paraquat is at or near the lower limit of analytical determination.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
azinphos-methyl 1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
azoxystrobin 1   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies aizawai 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
benalaxyl + mancozeb 2 + 3

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 dithiocarbamates.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
bifenthrin 0.3

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
boscalid 5   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
bromoxynil + diflufenican 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
buprofezin 1   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
captan 15   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
carbaryl 2.5   07/03/2018 14/03/2018
carbendazim 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
carfentrazone-ethyl 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

The residue is determined as carfentrazone and expressed as carfentrazone-ethyl.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
chlorantraniliprole 1   12/07/2011 14/03/2018
chlormequat 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
chlorothalonil 3

Comments:

An MRL of 1 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
chlorpyrifos 0.5   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
clothianidin 0.7   06/11/2009 14/03/2018
copper ammonium acetate 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper ammonium complex 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper cuprous oxide 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper hydroxide 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper hydroxide + mancozeb 50 + 3

Comments:

The MRL for copper hydroxide is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper hydroxide is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed 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 dithiocarbamates.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper octanoate 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper oxychloride 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper silicate 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper sulphate tribasic 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
copper sulphate tribasic + mancozeb 50 + 3

Comments:

The MRL for copper sulphate is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper sulphate is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed 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 dithiocarbamates.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
cyanamide 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for cyanamide, including it salts, expressed as cyanamide.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
cyproconazole + iodocarb 0.1 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for iodocarb so no residues are permitted.
02/12/2016 14/03/2018
cyprodinil + fludioxonil 0.5 + 0.5   29/06/2016 14/03/2018
diazinon 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
dichlobenil 0.05

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
difenoconazole 0.2   14/03/2018 14/03/2018
dimethoate 2

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the sum of dimethoate and omethoate, expressed as dimethoate.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
dimethomorph 5   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
dimethomorph + mancozeb 5 + 3

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 dithiocarbamates.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
diquat 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
diquat + paraquat 0.01 + 0.02

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
dithianon 3   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
diuron 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
emamectin 0.03

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
12/07/2011 14/03/2018
esfenvalerate 0.05

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for fenvalerate, which includes esfenvalerate.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
ethephon 5   12/07/2011 09/03/2018
etoxazole 0.5   19/07/2012 09/03/2018
fenamiphos 0.03

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues fenamiphos, and its sulphoxide and sulphone, expressed as fenamiphos.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
fenarimol 0.2   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
fenhexamid 5   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
fenitrothion 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
fenpyrazamine 3   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
fipronil 0.005

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
fluazifop-P 0.05   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
fluazinam 3   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
flumioxazin 0.05   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
gibberellic acid 0.2   12/07/2011 09/03/2018
glufosinate-ammonium 0.15

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.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
glyphosate-ipa 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.

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.
29/06/2016 14/03/2018
glyphosate-ipa + mas 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.

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.
29/06/2016 14/03/2018
glyphosate-mas 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.

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.
29/06/2016 14/03/2018
glyphosate-mea 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.

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.
29/06/2016 14/03/2018
glyphosate-potassium salt 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.

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.
29/06/2016 14/03/2018
glyphosate-potassium salt + mas 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.

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.
29/06/2016 14/03/2018
haloxyfop-R methyl ester 0.02

Comments:

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

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of haloxyfop esters, haloxyfop and its conjugates, expressed as haloxyfop.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
hexaconazole 0.1   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
hydrogen peroxide + peroxyacetic acid 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies to each.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
indoxacarb 1.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of the S and R isomers, expressed as indoxacarb.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
iprodione 5   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
isoxaben 0.05   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
maldison (malathion) 2

Comments:

Maldison is also known as malathion.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
mancozeb 3

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 dithiocarbamates.
29/06/2016 29/06/2016
mandipropamid 1   24/04/2017 09/03/2018
metalaxyl + copper oxychloride 1.5 + 50

Comments:

The MRL for copper oxychloride is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for copper oxychloride is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
metalaxyl + mancozeb 1.5 + 3

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 dithiocarbamates.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
metalaxyl - M + copper hydroxide 1.5 + 50

Comments:

The MRL for copper hydroxide is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper 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.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for metalaxyl - M is for metalaxyl, which includes metalaxyl - M. The MRL for copper hydroxide is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
metalaxyl - M + mancozeb 1.5 + 3

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 dithiocarbamates.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
metaldehyde 0.01

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
Metarhizium anisopliae var. acridum 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
methidathion 0.02   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
methiocarb 0.2

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of methiocarb, methiocarb sulfoxide and sulfone, expressed as methiocarb.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
methomyl 0.3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of methomyl and thiodicarb, expressed as methomyl.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
methoxyfenozide 1   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
metiram 3

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram 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 dithiocarbamates.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
metrafenone 0.5   19/07/2012 09/03/2018
myclobutanil 0.2   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
napropamide 0.1   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
norflurazon 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
oryzalin 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination. An MRL of 0.05 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
oryzalin + simazine 0.05 + 0.2   29/06/2016 14/03/2018
oxadixyl + propineb 2 + 3

MRL Notes:

Residues of propineb are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL for propineb is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
oxyfluorfen 0.1   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
paraffinic oil 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
paraquat 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is at or near the lower limit of analytical determination.
07/03/2018 29/06/2016
penconazole 0.2   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
pendimethalin 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
petroleum oil 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies. 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.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
phosphorous acid 25   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
pine oil 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
potassium bicarbonate 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
procymidone 5   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
propiconazole 0.2   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
prothiofos 1   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
pyraclostrobin 0.5   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
pyrethrins + piperonyl butoxide 1 + 0.01

Comments:

An MRL of 5 mg/kg for piperonyl butoxide applies to table grapes.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
pyrimethanil 5   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
pyriofenone 0.2

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
quinoxyfen 1   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
quizalofop-P-ethyl 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
quizalofop-P-tefuryl 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
simazine 0.2

Comments:

The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination. An MRL of 0.2 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
spinetoram 0.5   24/04/2017 09/03/2018
spinosad 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of spinosyn A and spinosyn D, expressed as spinosad.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
spirotetramat 1   24/04/2017 09/03/2018
spiroxamine 1   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
sulfoxaflor 2   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.
29/06/2016 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.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
tebuconazole 5   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
tebuconazole + azoxystrobin 5 + 1   14/03/2018 14/03/2018
tebufenozide 2   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
tetraconazole 0.5   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
tetradecenyl acetate + tetradecadienyl acetate 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies to each.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
thiram 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of thiram 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 dithiocarbamates.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
triadimefon 2

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of triadimefon and triadimenol.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
triadimenol 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of triadimefon and triadimenol.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
trichlorfon 0.2   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
Trichoderma harzianum 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
trifloxystrobin 0.5   29/06/2016 09/03/2018
trifluralin 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
zineb 3

MRL Notes:

Residues of zineb 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 dithiocarbamates.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
ziram 3

MRL Notes:

Residues of ziram 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 dithiocarbamates.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018

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