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


Product group: Fungicide
Registered products: 'Captan, Captan 800 WG, Captan 900 WG, Captan WG

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 15   03/11/2009 14/03/2018
Australia 10   18/09/2009 11/07/2018
Brazil 2   03/11/2009 14/03/2018
Canada 5   27/04/2010 14/03/2018
Chile 25   09/10/2009 14/03/2018
China 5   28/02/2012 11/07/2018
Codex 25   07/10/2009 11/07/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.02

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for captan. In 2018 the residue definition will include captan and THPI expressed as captan.The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
26/04/2016 11/07/2018
Fiji 25   27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Hong Kong 25   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
India 15   22/06/2018 11/07/2018
Indonesia 25   31/08/2015 11/07/2018
Israel 5   05/05/2010 14/03/2018
Japan 25   14/09/2018 14/09/2018
Korea (Republic of) 5   08/04/2010 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1


The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Malaysia 25


This is a Codex value as no Malaysian MRL has been established.
29/04/2010 11/07/2018
New Zealand 10


For imported products the Codex MRL of 25 mg/kg will be recognised in New Zealand.
09/04/2010 14/03/2018
Norway 0.02


The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
Philippines 25


This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
13/10/2009 11/07/2018
Russia 25   12/05/2016 14/03/2018
Singapore 25


The MRL is the Codex MRL as no Singaporean MRL has been established.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
South Africa 15   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Switzerland 0.03


The MRL is for wine grapes.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
Taiwan 25   22/06/2011 11/07/2018
Thailand 10   09/10/2009 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.02


The MRL for captan is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
20/07/2012 14/03/2018
United States of America 25   09/12/2009 11/07/2018
Vietnam 25   03/11/2009 11/07/2018

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