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

copper oxychloride

Product group: Fungicide
Registered products: Copper Oxychloride, Copper Oxychloride WP, Coppox WG, Coppox WP, Country Copper Oxychloride 500 WP, Neoram 375 WG, Oxydul DF, Uni-Guard 500 WP

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 10

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
03/11/2009 05/07/2019
Australia

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
18/09/2009 03/07/2019
Brazil

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
03/11/2009 05/07/2019
Canada 1

Comments:

The MRL for copper compounds is 50 mg/kg for fresh fruit.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
17/06/2011 05/07/2019
Chile

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
09/10/2009 05/07/2019
China 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL applies to wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
27/10/2009 03/07/2019
Codex

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
07/10/2009 05/07/2019
European Union Member Countries 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
07/10/2009 05/07/2019
Fiji

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Hong Kong

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 05/07/2019
India

Comments:

The MRL is for copper oxychloride residue in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.

MRL Notes:

The residue is determined as copper.
14/10/2009 05/07/2019
Indonesia

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
12/10/2009 05/07/2019
Israel

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
05/05/2010 05/07/2019
Japan

Comments:

The Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare has designated copper as a substance that has no potential to cause damage to human health, and therefore it does not require an MRL. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
07/04/2010 04/07/2019
Korea (Republic of)

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
08/04/2010 05/07/2019
LCBO 1

Comments:

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

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
29/04/2010 05/07/2019
New Zealand

Comments:

Copper oxychloride is exempt from the requirement of an MRL.
12/07/2011 05/07/2019
Norway 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
01/11/2009 05/07/2019
Philippines

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
13/10/2009 05/07/2019
Russia 5   14/10/2009 05/07/2019
Singapore 7

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
02/11/2009 05/07/2019
South Africa 50

Comments:

The MRL is for copper residues in grapes. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of copper compounds, expressed as copper.
14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Switzerland 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
29/10/2009 14/03/2018
Taiwan

Comments:

In Taiwan it is not considered necessary to set an MRL for copper oxychloride. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
02/11/2009 05/07/2019
Thailand

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
09/10/2009 05/07/2019
Turkey

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
01/11/2009 14/03/2018
United States of America 0.5

Comments:

In fresh grapes, copper oxychloride is exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used in accordance with good agricultural practice.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for wine and the residue is calculated as copper.
09/12/2009 05/07/2019
Vietnam

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing copper are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
03/11/2009 05/07/2019

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