The U.S. Revises the Residue Limits of Four Pesticides Including Pyramsulfuron in Some Foods
By: Date: 2021-02-21 Categories: foodwarning Tags: ,
Food Partner Network News According to the US Federal Register, on February 17, 2021, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued Regulations 2021-03181, 2021-03174, 2021-03179 and 2021-03172 to amend pyranilide Residue limits of Orthosulfamuron, Emamectin Benzoate, Fluxametamide and Clopyralid in some foods.

   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducted a risk assessment on its toxicity, dietary exposure, and impact on infants and young children, and finally concluded that the following residue limits are safe. The proposed amendments are as follows:

Pesticides

Products

Parts per million (ppm)

Sulfensulfuron-methyl

Shelled almonds

0.03

Small climbing vine fruits, except kiwifruit, crop subgroup 13-07F

0.01

Tree nuts, crop group 14-12

0.01

Emamectin benzoate

Dry tea

0.5

Instant tea

0.5

Fluxametamide

Dry tea

5

Instant tea

5

Diclopyridine acid

Cranberry, crop subgroup 13-07A

0.1

Onion bulbs, crop subgroup 3-07A

0.4

Wheat straw, intermediate, bran

12

Wheat straw, intermediate, feed

9

Wheat straw, intermediate, germ

12

Wheat straw, intermediates, grains

3

Wheat straw, intermediate, middling

12

Wheat straw, intermediate, shorts

12

Wheat straw, intermediate, straw

9

   It is understood that this regulation will take effect on February 17, 2021, and objections or hearing requests must be submitted before April 19, 2021.
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