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petroleum oil

Product group: Insecticide
Registered products: All Seasons White Oil, Caltex Summer Spray Oil, Caltex Winter Spray Oil, D-C-Tron Plus Spray Oil, Sacoa Summer Spray Oil, Stifle, Vicol Summer Oil, Vicol Winter Oil

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
03/11/2009 09/03/2018
Australia

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
18/09/2009 09/03/2018
Brazil

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
03/11/2009 09/03/2018
Canada

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
27/04/2010 09/03/2018
Chile

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
09/10/2009 09/03/2018
China

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Codex

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
07/10/2009 09/03/2018
European Union Member Countries 0.01

Comments:

The MRLs is a default value as no European Union MRL has been established. Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
07/10/2009 09/03/2018
Fiji

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Hong Kong

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
India

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Indonesia

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
12/10/2009 09/03/2018
Israel

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
05/05/2010 09/03/2018
Japan

Comments:

The Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare has designated mineral (petroleum) oil 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)

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
08/04/2010 09/03/2018
LCBO

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Malaysia

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
29/04/2010 09/03/2018
New Zealand

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
09/04/2010 09/03/2018
Norway

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
01/11/2009 09/03/2018
Philippines

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Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
13/10/2009 09/03/2018
Russia

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
01/07/2011 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. Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Switzerland

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
29/10/2009 09/03/2018
Taiwan

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In Taiwan it is not considered necessary to set an MRL for petroleum oil. Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
02/11/2009 09/03/2018
Thailand

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
09/10/2009 09/03/2018
Turkey   29/07/2011 09/03/2018
United States of America

Comments:

Petroleum 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

Comments:

Agrochemicals that may be applied during dormancy, for example, winter (petroleum) oil, are not considered to be a source of possible residues when used according to the directions on the label.
03/11/2009 09/03/2018

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