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CHLORATE (SOURCE FRESHFEL)

Belgium
- The action limits that will be used by the FAVV are the following:
General action limit of 0.7 mg / kg, with the exception of:

  • All food products which have a risk for consumer health when containing a level of 0.7 mg / kg (based on ARfD of 0.01 mg / kg bw, a varibiliteitsfactor 1 and consumption data from the EFSA primo model);
  • Herbs (action limit of 5 mg/kg);
  • Baby food (0.01 mg/kg, specific legislation)
    A seperate table shows the action limits which apply for some specific products. More info

The Netherlands

  • 0.1 mg / kg for all plant products except vegetables (based on the product classification in Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005).
  • 0.25 mg / kg for all vegetables except carrots
  • 0.2 mg / kg for carrots For other foods limits have been set:
  • 0.1 mg/kg for all (non-plant) foods except for infant and baby food
  • 0.01 mg/kg for infant and baby food (in accordance with Directives 2006/125/EC and 2006/141/EC)

Germany

  • Baden-Württemberg:
    • The maximum residue level for chlorate is 0.01mg/kg, according to Reg. (EU) No. 396/2005, if chlorate has been used as an agrochemical. If not, a risk assessment per article shall be carried out in accordance with Reg. (EC) No. 178/2002. As long as the 100% limit of ARfD has not been reached, there will be no further objections by the authorities.
  • Other states:
    • 0,1 mg/kg for all plant products in Annex 1 to Regulation EC No. 396/2005 except vegetables
    • 0,2 mg/kg for carrots
    • 0,25 mg/kg for vegetables (except carrots)

RECENT CHANGES IN EU LEGISLATION

This list is being updated every two weeks and you find in there all changes that have been activated since two months.

Last update: 07/09/2018
For older updates, please visit the archive.

VALID FROM PUB. DATE NR SUBSTANCES DESCRIPTION
01/01/2021 14/06/2018 2018/848 organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 New organic regulation
26/01/2019 06/07/2018 2018/960 maximum residue levels for lambda-cyhalothrin in or on certain products MRL update
1/01/2019 13/05/2014 488/2014 maximum levels of cadmium in foodstuffs MRL update
05/12/2018 16/05/2018 2018/686 maximum residue levels for chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl and triclopyr MRL update
08/08/2018 19/01/2018 2018/78 amendment of Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for 2-phenylphenol, bensulfuron-methyl, dimethachlor and lufenuron in or on certain products MRL update
08/08/2018 19/07/2018 2018/1019 non-renewal of approval of the active substance oxasulfuron non-renewal of approval
24/07/2018 04/07/2018 2018/949 imports of organic products from third countries import
06/07/2018 03/07/2018 2018/941 import import
01/07/2018 08/05/2018 2018/692 approval renewal of the active substance zoxamide approval renewal
01/07/2018 15/05/2018 2018/710 approval renewal of the active substance silthiofam approval
01/07/2018 24/05/2018 2018/755 approval renewal of the active substance propyzamide approval renewal
29/06/2018 28/06/2018 2018/917 extension of the approval periods of the active substances alpha-cypermethrin, beflubutamid, benalaxyl, benthiavalicarb, bifenazate, boscalid, bromoxynil, captan, carvone, chlorpropham, cyazofamid, desmedipham, dimethoate, dimethomorph, diquat, ethephon, ethoprophos, etoxazole, famoxadone, fenamidone, fenamiphos, flumioxazine, fluoxastrobin, folpet, foramsulfuron, formetanate, Gliocladium catenulatum strain: J1446, isoxaflutole, metalaxyl-m, methiocarb, methoxyfenozide, metribuzin, milbemectin, oxasulfuron, Paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251, phenmedipham, phosmet, pirimiphosmethyl, propamocarb, prothioconazole, pymetrozine and s-metolachlor approval renewal
26/06/2018 06/06/2018 2018/832 maximum residue levels for cyantraniliprole, cymoxanil, deltamethrin, difenoconazole, fenamidone, flubendiamide, fluopicolide, folpet, fosetyl, mandestrobin, mepiquat, metazachlor, propamocarb, propargite, pyrimethanil, sulfoxaflor and trifloxystrobin MRL update
19/06/2018 30/05/2018 2018/783 conditions of approval of the active substance imidacloprid conditions of approval
19/06/2018 30/05/2018 2018/784 conditions of approval of the active substance clothianidin conditions of approval
19/06/2018 30/05/2018 2018/785 conditions of approval of the active substance thiamethoxam conditions of approval
05/06/2018 16/05/2018 2018/685 maximum residue levels for abamectin, beer, fluopyram, fluxapyroxad, maleic hydrazide, mustard seeds powder and tefluthrin MRL update
05/06/2018 16/05/2018 2018/687 maximum residue levels for acibenzolar-S-methyl, benzovindiflupyr, bifenthrin, bixafen, chlorantraniliprole, deltamethrin, flonicamid, fluazifop-P, isofetamid, metrafenone, pendimethalin and teflubenzuron MRL update
01/06/2018 30/04/2018 2018/660 renewal of the approval of the active substance bentazone approval renewal
01/06/2018 04/05/2015 2018/679 approval renewal of the active substance forchlorfenuron approval renewal
28/05/2018 08/05/2018 2018/690 conditions of approval of the active substance fenazaquin conditions of approval
23/05/2018 03/05/2018 2018/670 extension of the approval periods of the active substances bromuconazole, buprofezin, haloxyfop-P and napropamide extension of the approval periods
07/04/2018 04/04/2018 2018/524 extension of the approval periods of the active substances Bacillus subtilis (Cohn 1872) Strain QST 713, identical with strain AQ 713, clodinafop, clopyralid, cyprodinil, dichlorprop-P, fosetyl, mepanipyrim, metconazole, metrafenone, pirimicarb, Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain: MA 342, pyrimethanil, quinoxyfen, rimsulfuron, spinosad, thiacloprid, thiamethoxam, thiram, tolclofos-methyl, triclopyr, trinexapac, triticonazole and ziram extension of the approval periods