MRLs data availability

Country Average updates/year Last update Current MRLs Future MRLs Residue definitions Pesticide residues standards in animal products LOD indication Links to original source Comment
MOROCCO 0-1 2020-03-17 Source: Ministère de l'agriculture et de la pêche maritime (Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Fisheries) - Ministère de la santé (Ministry of Health)
SOUTH-AFRICA 0-1 2020-12-21 Source: Department of Health (DOH) Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF)
EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION 0-1 2020-11-30 The concerned countries (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) are shaded in phosphorescent green. Russia is also part of EEU but also have its own national standard.
RUSSIA 0-1 2020-07-21 Source: Ministry of Agriculture
UKRAINE 1-3 2021-01-26 Source: Ministry of Health of Ukraine
CODEX 1 2020-11-16 Source: CODEX Alimentarius (FAO)
EU-MRLS-HARMONIZED 15-20 2021-02-19 Source: European Commission Directorate General for Health and Consumers. EU MRLs are updated on the day of entry into force of the publications.
EUROPEAN-UNION-CONTAMINANTS 0-1 2020-10-21 Source: Official Journal of the European Union
NORWAY 1-3 2021-02-11 Source: Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynet)
SWITZERLAND 0-1 2020-07-23 Source: Office fédéral de la santé publique (OFSP) Bundesamt für Gesundheit (BAG)
ASEAN COUNTRIES 1 2020-12-16 Source: ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF)
CHINA 0-1 2021-01-12 Source: 食品安全国家标准 食品中农药最大残留限量 National food safety standard
HONGKONG 0-1 2020-09-03 Source: Centre for Food Safety Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD)
INDIA 0-1 2019-01-23 Source: Indian Ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW)
INDONESIA 0-1 2020-03-18 Source: Minister of Agriculture
JAPAN 5-8 2021-02-17 Source: Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (MHLW) for food MRLs. Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) for feed MRLs.
KOREA-SOUTH 3-6 2021-02-04 Source: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)
MALAYSIA 0-1 2020-09-07 Source: Food Safety Information System of Malaysia (FoSIM)
PHILIPPINES 0-1 2021-01-11 Source: Department of Agriculture Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Standards (BAFS)
SINGAPORE 0-1 2019-04-25 Source: Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA)
TAIWAN 3-6 2021-01-28 Source: Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) Department of Health
THAILAND 0-1 2020-08-26 Source: National Bureau of Agricultural Commodity and Food Standards (ACFS)
VIETNAM 0-1 2019-08-27 Source: Maximum Residue Levels of pesticide in food. Circular No. 50/2016/TT-BYT dated December 30, 2015 by Minister of Health. Circular takes effect as of July 01, 2017
ARGENTINA 2-3 2021-01-16 Source: Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (SENASA) - National Food Safety and Quality Service
BRAZIL 10-12 2021-02-22 Source: ANVISA (Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária)
CHILE 0-1 2020-07-23 Source: Subsecretaria de Salud Publica División de Políticas Públicas Saludables y Promoción Departamento de Alimentos y Nutricion
COLOMBIA 0-1 2020-03-09 Source: Ministerio de la Protección Social, Resolución 2906 del 2007
COSTA-RICA 5 2020-07-08 Source: Servicio Fitosanitario del Estado
MEXICO 0-1 2021-02-25 Source: Ministry of Agriculture (SAGARPA) - National Service of Health, Food Safety and Agri-food Quality (SENASICA) and Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS)
PERU 0-1 2019-10-16 Source: Dirección General de Salud Ambiental e Inocuidad Alimentaria. If there is not a national MRL defers to Codex, US and EU
GULF-COOPERATION-COUNCIL 0-1 2020-03-18 Source: Standardization Organization for GCC (GSO)
ISRAEL 0-1 2021-02-11 Source: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MOARD) Plant Protection and Inspection Services (PPIS) Pesticides Data Bank
SAUDI-ARABIA 0-1 2020-03-20 Source: Saudi Food & Drug Authority الهيئة العامة للغذاء والدواء المبنى الرئيسي
TURKEY 0-1 2019-09-11 Source: Türk Gıda Kodeksi Pestisitlerin
CANADA 10-12 2021-02-15 Source: Pesticides and Pest Management - Health Canada (PMRA)
USA 12-14 2021-02-25 Source: Code of Federal Regulations. US government
AUSTRALIA 8-10 2021-02-23 Source: Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Med. Authority (APVMA)
NEW ZEALAND 2 2020-11-17 Source: New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA)