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paraffinic oil

Product group: Insecticide
Registered products: Bioclear, BioPest, Trump Spray Oil

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina   03/11/2009 09/03/2018
Australia 0   18/09/2009 09/03/2018
Brazil

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted.
03/11/2009 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   09/10/2009 09/03/2018
China   27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Codex   07/10/2009 09/03/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.01

Comments:

The MRL for paraffinic oil is at the lower limit of analytical determination.
07/10/2009 11/07/2018
Fiji   27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Hong Kong   27/10/2009 09/03/2018
India   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Indonesia   12/10/2009 09/03/2018
Israel   05/05/2010 09/03/2018
Japan

Comments:

The Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare has designated paraffin as a substance that has no potential to cause damage to human health, and therefore it does not require an MRL.
07/04/2010 09/03/2018
Korea (Republic of)   08/04/2010 09/03/2018
LCBO   27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Malaysia 0.01

Comments:

This is a default value as no Malaysian or Codex MRL has been established.
04/11/2014 09/03/2018
New Zealand   09/04/2010 09/03/2018
Norway 0.01   09/03/2018 09/03/2018
Philippines   13/10/2009 09/03/2018
Russia   14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Singapore   02/11/2009 09/03/2018
South Africa 0.01

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore a default MRL of 0.01 mg/kg applies.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Switzerland   29/10/2009 09/03/2018
Taiwan

Comments:

In Taiwan it is not considered necessary to set an MRL for petroleum (paraffinic) oil.
02/11/2009 09/03/2018
Thailand   09/10/2009 09/03/2018
Turkey   29/07/2011 09/03/2018
United States of America

Comments:

Petroleum (paraffinic) oil is exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used in accordance with good agricultural practice, unless it is applied to a crop at the time of, or after, harvest.
09/12/2009 09/03/2018
Vietnam   03/11/2009 09/03/2018

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