Australia MRLs amended (07/04/2020)

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has published a new amendment concerning Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs):


Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 3, 2020.



This amendment entered into force on April 7.

Glufosinate and Glufosinate-ammonium saw its MRLs lowered for Podded pea (young pods) from 1 to 0.05 PPM.

The MRL of Carbetamid for Pulses has also been set at the LOD (Limit Of Determination) of 0.01 PPM.


The new and changed MRLs values according to this amendment are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.



Today, ANVISA has proposed new Brazil MRL through DOU (Brazilian gazette) for: deltamethrin, florpyrauxifen-benzyl/Rinskor, picoxystrobin and thiamethoxam

If eventually approved these changes will affect the following crops:

Apple (Malus domestica), avocado (Persea americana), carambola/star-fruit (Averrhoa carambola), chayote (Sechium edule), corn (Zea mays), eggplant-gilo (Solanum aethiopicum), gherkin-west-indian (Cucumis anguria), etc.

For more info, please check our Homologa™ database

New EU MRLs enter into force (07/04/2020)

EU Regulation 2019/1559  will come into force tomorrow the 7th of March 2020. Maximum residue levels (MRLs) for cyflufenamid, fenbuconazole, fluquinconazole will be modified.

Fenbuconazole will have its MRLs lowered for grapefruit, oranges, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashew nuts, chestnuts, coconuts, hazelnuts/cobnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nut kernels, pistachios, walnuts and blueberries.

The new and changed MRLs values according to this regulation are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.


Anvisa proposes new Brazil MRL (01/04/2020)

The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) has proposed new MRL in Brazil for the following active ingredients: 

Abamectin, Aviglycine, Aviglycine-Hydrochloride, Boscalid, Deltamethrin, Demeton-S, Dinocap, Disulfoton, Flufenpyr-Ethyl, Ioxynil-Octonoate, Lufenuron, MCPA-Thioethyl, Paclobutrazol, Picloram, Pyroxasulfone/Axeev, Tetradifon and Thiamethoxam

All the proposals have been published in the Brazilian official gazette, Diário Oficial da União (DOU) 


For the novel pre-emergence herbicide Pyrsoxasulfone Anvisa has proposed MRL for wheat, corn, soybeans, sugarcane, cassava, citrus and coffee.

For more info, please check our Homologa™ database