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

metiram

Product group: Fungicide
Registered products: Polyram DF

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 5

Comments:

This MRL is for wine grapes. No Argentine MRL has been established for table grapes. However a Codex MRL is acceptable, provided that the Argentine authorities do not consider there to be an unacceptable risk from the residue.
23/09/2019 23/09/2019
Australia T 15

MRL Notes:

The MRL for metiram is for the combined residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamate fungicides. The residue is determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and is expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is temporary.
27/08/2019 27/08/2019
Brazil 3

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as mg of carbon disulfide per kg. The MRL is for the combined residues of mancozeb, metiram and propineb.
25/09/2019 25/09/2019
Canada 7

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of polymeric manganese and zinc ethylenebis-dithiocarbamates (e.g. mancozeb, metiram and zineb).
30/09/2019 30/09/2019
Chile 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
30/09/2019 30/09/2019
China 5   27/08/2019 27/08/2019
Codex 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
27/08/2019 27/08/2019
European Union Member Countries 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including maneb, mancozeb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
27/08/2019 27/08/2019
Fiji 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
09/03/2018
Hong Kong 10

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
28/08/2019 28/08/2019
India 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of ethylene bis-dithiocarbamates (i.e. mancozeb and zineb).
28/08/2019 28/08/2019
Indonesia 5   28/08/2019 28/08/2019
Israel 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
30/09/2019 30/09/2019
Japan 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the combined residues arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, metiram, propineb, thiram, zineb and ziram.
28/08/2019 28/08/2019
Korea (Republic of) 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue of ethylene-bis(dithiocarbamates), including nabam, maneb, mancozeb, metiram and zineb.
02/09/2019 02/09/2019
LCBO 0.1

Comments:

The MRL applies to wine.
09/03/2018
Malaysia 5

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL as no Malaysian MRL has been established.

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
02/09/2019 02/09/2019
New Zealand 7

Comments:

Under the Trans Tasman Mutual Recognition legislation the Australian MRL of 10 mg/kg will be recognised in New Zealand for imports from Australia.

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion and expressed as mg of carbon disulfide per kg. The MRL is for the combined residues arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, excluding propineb.
07/11/2019 07/11/2019
Norway 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as mg/kg carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, maneb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
13/11/2019 13/11/2019
Philippines 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
02/09/2019 02/09/2019
Russia 0.02   07/11/2019 07/11/2019
Singapore 5

Comments:

The MRL is the Codex MRL as no Singaporean MRL has been established.

MRL Notes:

The residue is determined as mg of carbon disulfide per kg. The MRL is for the combined residues arising from the use of the ethylenebis-dithiocarbamates mancozeb, maneb and zineb (excluding propineb).
02/09/2019 02/09/2019
South Africa 3

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
13/11/2019 13/11/2019
Switzerland 5   15/11/2019 15/11/2019
Taiwan 5

Comments:

The MRL is for berries and applies to grapes.

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as mg of carbon disulfide per kg. The MRL is for the combined residues arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including mancozeb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
02/09/2019 02/09/2019
Thailand 5

Comments:

This is the Codex MRL, applicable when no national MRL has been established.
16/09/2019 16/09/2019
Turkey 5

MRL Notes:

Residues of metiram are determined as carbon disulfide evolved during acid digestion, and expressed as carbon disulfide. The MRL is for the total residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates, including maneb, mancozeb, metiram, propineb, thiram and ziram.
15/11/2019 15/11/2019
United States of America 5

Comments:

The MRL is specifically for wine grapes.
17/09/2019 17/09/2019
Vietnam 5

MRL Notes:

The MRL is for the combined residue arising from the use of dithiocarbamates.
17/09/2019 17/09/2019

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