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chlorpyrifos

Product group: Insecticide
Registered products: Chlorpos, Chlorpyrifos 500, Chlorpyrifos 500 EC, Country Chlorpyrifos 500, Cyren 500 EC, Cyren 500 WP, Generifos 500 EC, Kensban 500, Lorsban 500 EC, Lorsban 750 WG, Strike-Out 500 EC, Strike-Out 500 WP, suSCon Green

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.5

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 05/07/2019
Australia T 1

MRL Notes:

This MRL is temporary.
18/09/2009 03/07/2019
Brazil 0.5

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no national MRL has been established.
07/03/2018 05/07/2019
Canada 0.01

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for O,O-diethyl-O-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl) phosphorothioate.
27/04/2010 05/07/2019
Chile 0.5   09/10/2009 05/07/2019
China

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
19/08/2016 03/07/2019
Codex 0.5   07/10/2009 05/07/2019
European Union Member Countries 0.01

MRL Notes:

The MRL is at or near the limit of analytical quantitation.
03/07/2019 03/07/2019
Fiji 0.5   27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Hong Kong 1   27/10/2009 05/07/2019
India 0.5   14/10/2009 05/07/2019
Indonesia 0.5   05/11/2014 05/07/2019
Israel 0.1   29/06/2016 05/07/2019
Japan 1   07/04/2010 04/07/2019
Korea (Republic of) T 0.5

Comments:

The MRL is temporary.

MRL Notes:

An MRL of 1 mg/kg applies to chlorpyrifos-methyl in Korea.
07/03/2018 05/07/2019
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 05/07/2019
Malaysia 0.5

Comments:

This is a Codex value as no Malaysian MRL has been established.
29/04/2010 05/07/2019
New Zealand 1   09/04/2010 05/07/2019
Norway 0.5   01/11/2009 05/07/2019
Philippines 0.5   13/10/2009 05/07/2019
Russia 0.5   12/05/2016 05/07/2019
Singapore 1   02/11/2009 05/07/2019
South Africa 0.5   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Switzerland 0.5

Comments:

Switzerland defers to the European Union MRL for chlorpyrifos.
18/06/2012 14/03/2018
Taiwan 1   02/11/2009 05/07/2019
Thailand 0.5

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
04/11/2014 05/07/2019
Turkey 0.5   01/11/2009 14/03/2018
United States of America 0.01   18/05/2012 05/07/2019
Vietnam 0.5   07/03/2018 05/07/2019

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