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

2,4-D

Product group: Herbicide
Registered products:

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.1

Comments:

No Argentine MRL has been established. This is a Codex MRL which is acceptable, provided that the Argentine authorities do not consider there to be an unacceptable risk from the residue.
03/11/2009 07/03/2018
Australia T 0.05

MRL Notes:

The MRL is temporary and has been set "at or about" the limit of analytical quantitation.
18/09/2009 11/07/2018
Brazil

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
19/07/2011 14/03/2018
Canada 0.1

Comments:

This is a default value as no Canadian MRL has been established.
27/04/2010 14/03/2018
Chile 0.1   09/10/2009 14/03/2018
China 0.1

Comments:

This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
01/02/2016 11/07/2018
Codex 0.1

Comments:

This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of 2,4-D and its esters, expressed as 2,4-D.
31/10/2014 11/07/2018
Fiji 0.1   27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Hong Kong 0.1

Comments:

This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
India 2

Comments:

The MRL is for fruit, which includes grapes.
14/10/2009 11/07/2018
Indonesia 0.1

Comments:

This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
31/08/2015 11/07/2018
Israel 0.1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no Israeli MRL has been established.
05/05/2010 14/03/2018
Japan 0.5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of 2,4-D, its sodium, dimethylamine and alkanolamine salts, and its ethyl, isopropyl and butoxyethyl esters.
07/04/2010 11/07/2018
Korea (Republic of) 0.5   08/04/2010 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
Malaysia 0.1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no Malaysian MRL has been established.This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
29/04/2010 11/07/2018
New Zealand 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is a default value as no New Zealand MRL has been established.
09/04/2010 14/03/2018
Norway 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
Philippines 0.1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established. This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
11/07/2018 11/07/2018
Russia 0.1   04/11/2014 14/03/2018
Singapore 0.1

Comments:

This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
South Africa 0.1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Switzerland 0.1

Comments:

Switzerland defers to the European Union MRL for this pesticide.
02/02/2016 14/03/2018
Taiwan 0.1   02/11/2009 11/07/2018
Thailand 0.1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established. This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
09/10/2009 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.01   29/06/2016 14/03/2018
United States of America 0.05

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for 2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid), both free and conjugated, determined as the acid.
05/07/2011 11/07/2018
Vietnam 0.1

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established. This MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
03/11/2009 11/07/2018

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