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

potassium bicarbonate

Product group: Fungicide
Registered products: Ecocarb

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina 0.01

Comments:

This is the Argentine default MRL, however potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Australia

Comments:

Potassium bicarbonate is exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used as a fungicide.
24/11/2011 11/07/2018
Brazil

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Canada

Comments:

Food grade potassium bicarbonate is exempted from the requirements of an MRL when used in accordance with good manufacturing practice.
27/04/2010 09/03/2018
Chile

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
China

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Codex

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
European Union Member Countries

Comments:

No MRL is required for potassium bicarbonate under European Union regulations.
07/10/2009 09/03/2018
Fiji

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Hong Kong

Comments:

No Codex MRL is listed, and therefore the Hong Kong Authorities recommend that residues be avoided.However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
India

MRL Notes:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Indonesia

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Israel

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
05/05/2010 09/03/2018
Japan 0.01

Comments:

This is a default value as noJapanese MRL has been established.
07/04/2010 09/03/2018
Korea (Republic of)

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
08/04/2010 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 09/03/2018
New Zealand

Comments:

Potassium bicarbonate is exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used as an agricultural chemical.
09/04/2010 09/03/2018
Norway

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Philippines

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Russia

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Singapore

Comments:

Potassium bicarbonate is listed as a Permitted General Purpose Food Additive and as such exempt from requiring an MRL.
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

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Taiwan

Comments:

In Taiwan it is not considered necessary to set an MRL for potassium bicarbonate.
02/11/2009 09/03/2018
Thailand

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018
Turkey   29/07/2011 09/03/2018
United States of America

Comments:

Potassium bicarbonate is exempt from the requirement of an MRL when used in accordance with good agricultural practice.
09/12/2009 09/03/2018
Vietnam

Comments:

No MRL is listed, therefore no detectable residue is permitted. However, potassium bicarbonate is typically exempt from the requirement of an MRL because potassium and bicarbonate are naturally occurring compounds likely to be found in grapes and wine.
24/11/2011 09/03/2018

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