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

gibberellic acid

Product group: Plant Growth Regulator
Registered products: Gala, N-Large, ProGibb

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.01

Comments:

An MRL of 0.15 mg/kg applies to table grapes.
09/03/2018 05/07/2019
Australia

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
18/09/2009 03/07/2019
Brazil

Comments:

An MRL has not been established for gibberellic acid due to its natural occurrence in grapes.
03/11/2009 05/07/2019
Canada 0.1

Comments:

This is a default value as no Canadian MRL has been established.
27/04/2010 05/07/2019
Chile

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/10/2009 05/07/2019
China

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 03/07/2019
Codex

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
07/10/2009 05/07/2019
European Union Member Countries 0.01   11/07/2018 05/07/2019
Fiji

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Hong Kong

Comments:

No MRL is listed, and therefore the Hong Kong Authorities recommend that residues be avoided.
27/10/2009 05/07/2019
India

MRL Notes:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
14/10/2009 05/07/2019
Indonesia

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
12/10/2009 05/07/2019
Israel

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
05/05/2010 05/07/2019
Japan 0.1

MRL Notes:

the MRL is for Gibberelin A3.
03/07/2019 03/07/2019
Korea (Republic of) 0.01

Comments:

This is the default MRL as no Korean MRL has been established for this active constituent.
05/07/2019 05/07/2019
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 05/07/2019
Malaysia 0.01

Comments:

This is a default value as no Malaysian or Codex MRL has been established.
29/04/2010 05/07/2019
New Zealand

Comments:

Gibberellic acid is exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used as a plant regulator and applied at <200gai/ha/year.
09/03/2018 05/07/2019
Norway

Comments:

No MRL required for gibberellic acid.
29/06/2016 05/07/2019
Philippines

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
13/10/2009 05/07/2019
Russia

MRL Notes:

No MRL is required in Russia for this active constituent.
14/10/2009 05/07/2019
Singapore

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
02/11/2009 05/07/2019
South Africa 0.2   12/07/2011 09/03/2018
Switzerland

Comments:

Switzerland defers to the European Union MRL for this pesticide.
02/02/2016 09/03/2018
Taiwan 5

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
02/11/2009 05/07/2019
Thailand

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/10/2009 05/07/2019
Turkey   20/07/2012 09/03/2018
United States of America

Comments:

Gibberellic acid is exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used in accordance with good agricultural practice.
09/12/2009 05/07/2019
Vietnam

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
03/11/2009 05/07/2019

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