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

amitrole + ammonium thiocyanate

Product group: Herbicide
Registered products: Amitrole T (ChemAg), Amitrole T (Nufarm)

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.05 + 0.05

Comments:

No Argentine MRL has been established for amitrole. This is a Codex MRL for amitrole 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 0.01 + -

Comments:

No MRL is required for ammonium thiocyanate.

MRL Notes:

The MRL for amitrole has been set "at or about" the limit of analytical quantitation.
18/09/2009 11/07/2018
Brazil - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
03/11/2009 14/03/2018
Canada 0.1 + 0.1

Comments:

These are default values as no Canadian MRLs have been established.
27/04/2010 14/03/2018
Chile 0.05 + -

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
19/07/2012 14/03/2018
China 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
Codex 0.05 + -

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is required for ammonium thiocyanate.
05/11/2014 11/07/2018
Fiji 0.05 + -

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Hong Kong 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, and therefore the Hong Kong Authorities recommend that ammonium thiocyanate residues be avoided.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
India - + -

MRL Notes:

No MRL is established for amitrol or ammonium thiocyanate, but the Codex MRL (0.05 mg/kg) for amitrol may be recognised.
13/06/2012 11/07/2018
Indonesia 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residue is permited.
12/10/2009 11/07/2018
Israel 0.02 + -

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established. No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
06/07/2011 14/03/2018
Japan 0.05 + 0.01

Comments:

The MRL for ammonium thiocyanate is a default value as no Japanese MRL has been established.
08/01/2013 11/07/2018
Korea (Republic of) 0.05 + -

Comments:

The amitrol MRL is from Codex as no Korean MRL has been established for grapes. No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
08/04/2010 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1 + 0.1

Comments:

These MRLs apply to wine.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Malaysia 0.05 + 0.01

Comments:

This is a default value as no Malaysian or Codex MRL has been established for ammonium thiocyanate.
22/06/2011 11/07/2018
New Zealand 0.05 + 0.1

Comments:

The MRL for amitrole is at the limit of detection. The MRL for ammonium thiocyanate is a default value as no New Zealand MRL has been established.
09/04/2010 14/03/2018
Norway 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
Philippines 0.05 + -

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
13/10/2009 11/07/2018
Russia 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
04/11/2014 14/03/2018
Singapore 0.05 + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for ammonium thiocyanate, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. The MRL for amitrole is the Codex MRL as no Singaporean MRL has been established.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
South Africa 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
Switzerland 0.05 + -

Comments:

Switzerland defers to the European Union MRL for amitrol. No detectable residue of ammonium thiocyanide is permitted.
02/02/2016 14/03/2018
Taiwan

Comments:

No MRLs are listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
Thailand 0.05 + 0.01

Comments:

The value for amitrole is the Codex MRL as no MRL has been established. The MRL for ammonium thiocyanate is the default MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
04/11/2014 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.05 + -   07/03/2018 14/03/2018
United States of America - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
09/12/2009 11/07/2018
Vietnam 0.05 + 0.01

Comments:

The value for amitrole is the Codex MRL as no MRL has been established. The MRL for ammonium thiocyanate is the default MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
03/11/2009 11/07/2018

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