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

esfenvalerate

Product group: Insecticide
Registered products: Sumi-Alpha Flex

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.01   10/02/2016 09/03/2018
Australia 0.1

MRL Notes:

The residue is for the sum of the isomers of fenvalerate.
18/09/2009 11/07/2018
Brazil

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
19/07/2011 09/03/2018
Canada 0.1

Comments:

This is a default value as no Canadian MRL has been established.
27/04/2010 09/03/2018
Chile 0.1   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
China 0.2

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for fenvalerate, which includes esfenvalerate.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
Codex

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the sum of the RR and SS isomers of fenvalerate and esfenvalerate. An MRL of 0.02 mg/kg has been established for the RS and SR isomers of fenvalerate and esfenvalerate. This MRL is at or near the limit of analytical determination.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
Fiji   16/02/2016 09/03/2018
Hong Kong 0.2

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the sum of fenvalerate isomers.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
India

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
05/11/2014 11/07/2018
Indonesia

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
31/08/2015 11/07/2018
Israel 0.5   05/05/2010 09/03/2018
Japan 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the sum of isomers of fenvalerate, including esfenvalerate.
07/04/2010 11/07/2018
Korea (Republic of) 1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for fenvalerate, which includes esfenvalerate.
08/04/2010 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Malaysia 1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
New Zealand 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is a default value as no New Zealand MRL has been established. However, for imported products the Codex MRL of 1 mg/kg for fenvalerate, which includes esfenvalerate, will be recognised in New Zealand.
09/04/2010 09/03/2018
Norway 0.3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the sum of the RS and SR isomers of fenvalerate and esfenvalerate.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
Philippines

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
Russia 0.1   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Singapore 1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
South Africa 0.05

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for fenvalerate, which includes esfenvalerate.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Switzerland 0.3

Comments:

Switzerland defers to the European Union MRL for esfenvalerate.
02/02/2016 09/03/2018
Taiwan 1

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for fenvalerate, which includes esfenvalerate.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
Thailand 0.02

Comments:

The MRL is for fruit and applies to grapes.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.3

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for RR-SS isomers. An MRL of 0.02 applies to RS-SR isomers and is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
United States of America

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/12/2009 11/07/2018
Vietnam

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
04/11/2014 11/07/2018

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