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

carbendazim

Product group: Fungicide
Registered products:

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 3

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 14/03/2018
Australia 0.3

MRL Notes:

The residue is for the sum of carbendazim and 2-aminobenzimidazole, expressed as carbendazim.
23/05/2013 11/07/2018
Brazil 0.7   19/07/2011 14/03/2018
Canada 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL for carbendazim is for methyl N-1H-benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamate (carbendazim) and dimethyl N,N′-[1,2-phenylenebis(iminocarbonothioyl)]bis[carbamate], expressed as carbendazim.
27/04/2010 14/03/2018
Chile 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of carbendazim and benomyl.
09/10/2009 14/03/2018
China 3   27/10/2009 11/07/2018
Codex 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.5

Comments:

An MRL of 0.3 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl and carbendazim, expressed as carbendazim.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
Fiji 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Hong Kong 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
India 5

MRL Notes:

An MRL of 3 mg/kg for carbendazim was proposed in 2017.
14/10/2009 11/07/2018
Indonesia 3   12/10/2009 11/07/2018
Israel 3

Comments:

The MRL is the Codex MRL as no Israeli MRL have been established.
05/05/2010 14/03/2018
Japan 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of carbendazim, benomyl, thiophanate and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
07/04/2010 11/07/2018
Korea (Republic of) 3

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, thiophanate-methyl and carbendazim.
03/11/2014 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Malaysia 3

Comments:

This is a Codex value as no Malaysian MRL has been established.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
29/04/2010 11/07/2018
New Zealand 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for combined residues of benomyl, thiophanate methyl and carbendazim, expressed as carbendazim.
09/04/2010 14/03/2018
Norway 0.5

Comments:

An MRL of 0.3 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of benomyl and carbendazim, expressed as carbendazim.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
Philippines 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
13/10/2009 11/07/2018
Russia 3   12/05/2016 14/03/2018
Singapore 5

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
South Africa 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
Switzerland 0.5

Comments:

The MRL is for wine grapes.
18/06/2012 14/03/2018
Taiwan 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL includes carbendazim residues occurring as a metabolic product of benomyl or thiophanate-methyl, or from direct use of carbendazim.
09/03/2012 11/07/2018
Thailand 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
09/10/2009 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.5

Comments:

An MRL of 0.3 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl and carbendazim, expressed as carbendazim.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
United States of America

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
17/06/2011 11/07/2018
Vietnam 3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of benomyl, carbendazim and thiophanate-methyl, expressed as carbendazim.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018

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