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

methiocarb

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Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.01   12/06/2012 09/03/2018
Australia 0.5

Comments:

The MRL is for wine. An MRL of 0.5 mg/kg applies specifically to grapes.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of methiocarb, its sulfoxide and sulfone, expressed as methiocarb.
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

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/10/2009 09/03/2018
China

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
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 combined residue of methiocarb and methiocarb sulfoxide and sulfone, expressed as methiocarb.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
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 for either active constituent, and therefore the Hong Kong Authorities recommend that residues be avoided.
27/10/2009 11/07/2018
India

MRL Notes:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
14/10/2009 11/07/2018
Indonesia

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
12/10/2009 11/07/2018
Israel 0.05   05/05/2010 09/03/2018
Japan 0.1

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residues of methiocarb, methiocarb sulphoxide and methiocarb sulphone, expressed as methiocarb.
07/04/2010 11/07/2018
Korea (Republic of)

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/03/2018 11/07/2018
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Malaysia 0.01

Comments:

This is a default value as no Malaysian or Codex MRL has been established.
29/04/2010 11/07/2018
New Zealand 0.1

Comments:

The MRL is a default value as no New Zealand MRL has been established. However, under the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition legislation the Australian MRL of 0.1 mg/kg in wine and 0.5 mg/kg in grapes will be recognised in New Zealand for imports from Australia.
12/07/2011 09/03/2018
Norway 0.3   01/11/2009 09/03/2018
Philippines

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
13/10/2009 11/07/2018
Russia

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Singapore

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
South Africa 0.2

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of methiocarb, methiocarb sulfoxide and sulfone, expressed as methiocarb.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Switzerland 0.3   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
Taiwan 0.2

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.
02/11/2009 11/07/2018
Thailand

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
09/10/2009 11/07/2018
Turkey 0.3   29/06/2016 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.
03/11/2009 11/07/2018

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