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

bifenthrin

Product group: Fungicide
Registered products: 'Arrow 100 EC, Astral 250EC, Bifenthrin 100, Bifenthrin 100 EC, Bifentin, Choice BiFendoff 100, Disect 100 EC, Out of Bounds, Tal-Ken 100, Talstar 100 EC, Talstar 250 EC, Venom 100 EC

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.3

Comments:

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

Comments:

The MRL for bifenthrin has been set "at or about" the limit of analytical quantitation.
08/01/2016 11/07/2018
Brazil 0.1   03/11/2009 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 0.2   07/03/2018 14/03/2018
China

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
Codex 0.3

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.01   27/03/2017 11/07/2018
Fiji

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Hong Kong 0.2   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
India

MRL Notes:

No MRL is established for bifenthrin, but the Codex MRL (0.3 mg/kg) may be recognised.
14/10/2009 11/07/2018
Indonesia   12/10/2009 11/07/2018
Israel 2   05/05/2010 14/03/2018
Japan 2   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 14/03/2018
Malaysia 0.3

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
22/06/2011 11/07/2018
New Zealand 0.3

Comments:

The MRL is a default value as no New Zealand MRL has been established. Under the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition legislation the Australian MRL of 0.2 mg/kg will be recognised in New Zealand for imports from Australia.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
Norway 0.01   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
Philippines 0.3

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
Russia 0.2   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Singapore 0.3

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
South Africa 0.3

Comments:

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

Comments:

The MRL is for wine grapes.
02/02/2016 14/03/2018
Taiwan 1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
Thailand 0.05

Comments:

The MRL is for fruit and applies to grapes.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.2   20/07/2012 14/03/2018
United States of America 0.2   09/12/2009 11/07/2018
Vietnam 0.3

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
03/11/2009 11/07/2018

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