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

sulfur, present as elemental or crystalline sulfur

Product group: Fungicide and Insecticide
Registered products: Barmac Wettable Sulphur, Brysulf 800 WG, Chemtura Sulphur - WG , Cosamil , Cosavet WG , David Grays Sulphur Spray , GranuSulf 800 WG , InnoSulph 800 WG , Kendon Sulphur , Kumulus DF , Microsul WG Elite , Microthiol Disperss , Notion , Rutec Sulfur , Stollers Flowable Sulphur , Sulfostar DF , Sulfur 800 WG, Sulgran WG, Thiovit Jet , Titan Sulphur 800 WG , Top Wettable Sulphur , Uni-Shield

Country MRL (mg/kg) Comments Updated Reviewed
Argentina

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
03/11/2009 09/03/2018
Australia

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute. A limit of 10 mg/kg is specifically listed for Table grapes (sulfur dioxide).
18/09/2009 09/03/2018
Brazil

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
03/11/2009 09/03/2018
Canada

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/04/2010 09/03/2018
Chile

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
09/10/2009 09/03/2018
China

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Codex

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
07/10/2009 09/03/2018
European Union Member Countries

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits listed in "Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine" which is published by the Australian Wine Research Institute.
18/05/2012 09/03/2018
Fiji

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Hong Kong

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
India

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Indonesia

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
12/10/2009 09/03/2018
Israel

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
05/05/2010 09/03/2018
Japan

Comments:

The Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare has designated sulfur as a substance that has no potential to cause damage to human health, and therefore it does not require an MRL. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
07/04/2010 09/03/2018
Korea (Republic of)

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
08/04/2010 09/03/2018
LCBO

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
27/10/2009 09/03/2018
Malaysia

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
29/04/2010 09/03/2018
New Zealand

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
09/03/2018 09/03/2018
Norway

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
18/05/2012 09/03/2018
Philippines

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
13/10/2009 09/03/2018
Russia

Comments:

No MRL is required in Russia for sulfur. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
14/10/2009 09/03/2018
Singapore

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
02/11/2009 09/03/2018
South Africa

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
Switzerland

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
29/10/2009 09/03/2018
Taiwan

Comments:

In Taiwan it is not considered necessary to set an MRL for sulfur. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
02/11/2009 09/03/2018
Thailand

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
09/10/2009 09/03/2018
Turkey

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
29/06/2016 09/03/2018
United States of America

Comments:

Sulfur is exempt from the requirement of an MRL. Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
09/12/2009 09/03/2018
Vietnam

Comments:

Residues in wine arising from the use of products containing sulfur are governed by other food standards. The limits are listed in Analytical specifications for the export of Australian wine, which is published by The Australian Wine Research Institute.
03/11/2009 09/03/2018

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