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

clothianidin

Product group: Insecticide
Registered products: Samurai

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.7

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.
11/02/2014 05/07/2019
Australia 0.07

MRL Notes:

The MRL specifically applies to wine grapes. The MRL for table grapes is 3 mg/kg.
06/11/2009 03/07/2019
Brazil 0.01   13/07/2012 05/07/2019
Canada 0.6   09/03/2012 05/07/2019
Chile 0.6   07/03/2018 05/07/2019
China

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.

MRL Notes:

An MRL of 0.7 has been proposed.
06/11/2009 03/07/2019
Codex 0.7   06/11/2009 05/07/2019
European Union Member Countries 0.7

Comments:

An MRL of 0.6 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
03/11/2014 05/07/2019
Fiji 0.7   16/02/2016 14/03/2018
Hong Kong

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
04/11/2014 05/07/2019
India

MRL Notes:

No MRL is established, but the Codex MRL (0.7 mg/kg) may be recognised.
07/03/2018 05/07/2019
Indonesia 0.7   31/08/2015 05/07/2019
Israel 1   15/06/2012 05/07/2019
Japan 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues resulting from the use of the parent compound thiamethoxam, as well as residues from the use of clothianidin.
07/04/2010 04/07/2019
Korea (Republic of) 2   08/04/2010 05/07/2019
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
06/11/2009 05/07/2019
Malaysia 0.7

Comments:

This is a Codex value as no Malaysian MRL has been established.
22/06/2011 05/07/2019
New Zealand 0.7   07/03/2018 05/07/2019
Norway 0.7

Comments:

An MRL of 0.6 mg/kg applies specifically to table grapes.
06/11/2009 05/07/2019
Philippines 0.7

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
18/06/2015 05/07/2019
Russia 0.7   07/03/2018 05/07/2019
Singapore 0.7

Comments:

The MRL is the Codex MRL as no Singaporean MRL has been established.
06/11/2009 05/07/2019
South Africa 0.7   06/11/2009 14/03/2018
Switzerland 0.7

Comments:

Switzerland defers to the European Union MRL for clothianidin.
19/06/2012 14/03/2018
Taiwan 1   06/07/2012 05/07/2019
Thailand 0.7

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
06/11/2009 05/07/2019
Turkey 0.7   29/06/2016 14/03/2018
United States of America 0.6   09/12/2009 05/07/2019
Vietnam 0.7   06/11/2009 05/07/2019

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