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

emamectin

Product group: Fungicide
Registered products: Proclaim

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.15   07/03/2018 14/03/2018
Australia 0.002

MRL Notes:

The residue is for emamectin B1a, plus its 8,9-Z isomer and emamectin B1b, plus its 8,9-Z isomer. The MRL is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
18/09/2009 11/07/2018
Brazil 0.03   07/03/2018 14/03/2018
Canada 0.1

Comments:

This is a default value as no Canadian MRL has been established.
27/04/2010 14/03/2018
Chile 0.05   07/03/2018 14/03/2018
China

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
Codex 0.03   23/05/2013 11/07/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.05

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the emamectin benzoate B1a, expressed as emamectin.
10/06/2010 11/07/2018
Fiji 0.03   16/02/2016 14/03/2018
Hong Kong

Comments:

No MRL is listed, and therefore the Hong Kong Authorities recommend that residues be avoided.
04/11/2014 11/07/2018
India

MRL Notes:

No MRL is established, but the Codex MRL (0.03 mg/kg) may be recognised.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
Indonesia 0.03   07/03/2018 11/07/2018
Israel 0.3

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
Japan 0.1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of emamectin, emamectin benzoate, amino-emamectin, formylamino- emamectin, N-methylformylamino-emamectin and 8,9-Z-emamectin, expressed as emamectin benzoate.
07/04/2010 11/07/2018
Korea (Republic of) 0.05   08/04/2010 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 14/03/2018
Malaysia 0.03

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
23/05/2013 11/07/2018
New Zealand 0.002

Comments:

The MRL is at the limit of detection.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of emamectin B1a, emamectin B1b, (Z)-8,9 emamectin B1a and (Z)-8,9 emamectin B1b, expressed as emamectin.
09/04/2010 14/03/2018
Norway 0.05

Comments:

No MRL has been established. Therefore, no detectable residue is permitted.
07/03/2018 14/03/2018
Philippines 0.03

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no MRL has been established.
18/06/2015 11/07/2018
Russia 0.05   14/10/2009 14/03/2018
Singapore 0.03

Comments:

The MRL is the Codex MRL as no Singaporean MRL has been established.
23/05/2013 11/07/2018
South Africa 0.03

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
12/07/2011 14/03/2018
Switzerland 0.05

Comments:

Switzerland defers to the European Union MRL for emamectin.
29/10/2009 14/03/2018
Taiwan 0.03   29/06/2016 11/07/2018
Thailand 0.005

Comments:

The MRL is for fruit and applies to grapes.
07/03/2018 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.05   20/07/2012 14/03/2018
United States of America 0.03   28/10/2015 11/07/2018
Vietnam 0.03   23/05/2013 11/07/2018

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