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

hydrogen peroxide + peroxyacetic acid

Product group: Fungicide
Registered products: Peracetic acid, Peratec, Peratec PLUS, Peroxy Treat

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.01 + 0.01   12/06/2012 09/03/2018
Australia - + -

Comments:

Both actives are exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used as a fungicide.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Brazil - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Canada 0.1 + 0.1

Comments:

These are default values as no Canadian MRLs have been established.
27/04/2010 09/03/2018
Chile - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
China - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
24/11/2011 11/07/2018
Codex - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.01 + 0.01   07/10/2009 09/03/2018
Fiji - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Hong Kong - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, and therefore the Hong Kong Authorities recommend that residues be avoided. Hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
India - + -

MRL Notes:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Indonesia - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Israel - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Japan 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

The MRLs of both active constituents are default values as no Japanese MRLs have been established.
07/04/2010 09/03/2018
Korea (Republic of) - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1 + 0.1

Comments:

These MRLs apply to wine.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Malaysia 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

These are default values as no Malaysian or Codex MRLs have been established. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
29/04/2010 09/03/2018
New Zealand - + -

Comments:

Hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used as a spray-on fungicide and bactericide treatment for fruit.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Norway - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Philippines - + -

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residues are permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Russia - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Singapore - + -

Comments:

Hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are exempt from the requirements of an MRL.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
South Africa 0.01 + 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies to each.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Switzerland - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Taiwan - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Thailand - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Turkey 0.01 + 0.01   24/11/2011 09/03/2018
United States of America 0

Comments:

Hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are exempt from the requirement of an MRL.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Vietnam - + -

Comments:

No MRL is listed for either active constituent, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid are typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because they are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018

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