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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: 10/07/2019
For older updates, please visit the archive.

VALID FROM PUB. DATE NR SUBSTANCES DESCRIPTION
01/01/2021 29/10/2018 2018/848 organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 Rectification
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
04/01/2020 14/06/2019 2019/973 maximum residue levels for bispyribac, denatonium benzoate, fenoxycarb, flurochloridone, quizalofop-P-ethyl, quizalofop-P-tefuryl, propaquizafop, tebufenozide MRL update
04/01/2020 14/06/2019 2019/973 flurochloridone, quizalofop-P-ethyl, quizalofop-P-tefuryl, propaquizafop, tebufenozide Change in definition
01/01/2020 29/03/2019 2019/533 coordinated multiannual control programme of the Union for 2020, 2021 and 2022 Multiannual control programme
01/09/2019   04/07/2019 2019/1137  renewing the approval of the active substance dimethenamid-P Renewal of approval
 01/09/2019 28/06/2019 2019/1101  renewing the approval of the active substance tolclofos-methyl Renewal of approval
13/08/2019 17/06/2019 2019/977 maximum residue levels for aclonifen, Beauveria bassiana strain PPRI 5339, Clonostachys rosea strain J1446, fenpyrazamine, mefentrifluconazole and penconazole MRL update (penconazole)
13/08/2019 24/01/2019 2019/88 maximum residue levels for acetamiprid MRL update
13/08/2019 24/01/2019 2019/89 maximum residue levels for bromadiolone, etofenprox, paclobutrazol and penconazole MRL update
13/08/2019 24/01/2019 2019/90 maximum residue levels for bromuconazole, carboxin, fenbutatin oxide, fenpyrazamine and pyridaben MRL update
13/08/2019 24/01/2019 2019/91 maximum residue levels for buprofezin, diflubenzuron, ethoxysulfuron, ioxynil, molinate, picoxystrobin and tepraloxydim MRL update
04/08/2019 15/01/2019 2019/58 maximum residue levels for linuron MRL update
 01/08/2019  26/06/2019 2019/1085  approval of the active substance 1-methylcyclopropene Approval
01/08/2019 10/05/2019 2019/717 renewing the approval of the active substance isoxaflutole Renewal of approval
31/07/2019 11/01/2019 2019/38 maximum residue levels for iprodione MRL update
24/07/2019 04/07/2019 2019/1138 approving the active substance florpyrauxifen-benzyl Approval
11/07/2019 21/06/2019  2019/1015  maximum residue levels for aminopyralid, captan, cyazofamid, flutianil, kresoxim-methyl, lambda-cyhalothrin, mandipropamid, pyraclostrobin, spiromesifen, spirotetramat, teflubenzuron and tetraconazole MRL update 
08/07/2019  18/06/2019  2019/989  non-renewal of approval of the active substance chlorpropham Non-renewal of approval
 07/07/2019 17/06/2019 2019/977  maximum residue levels for aclonifen, Beauveria bassiana strain PPRI 5339, Clonostachys rosea strain J1446, fenpyrazamine, mefentrifluconazole MRL update (without penconazole)
01/07/2019 28/06/2019 2019/1100 non-renewal of approval of the active substance desmedipham Non-renewal approval
30/06/2019 27/06/2019 2019/1090 non-renewal of approval of the active substance dimethoate Non-renewal approval
30/05/2019 10/05/2019 2019/716 Conditions of approval of the active substance cyflumetofen Conditions of approval
28/05/2019 08/05/2019 2019/706 renewing the approval of the active substance carvone Renewal of approval
28/05/2019 08/05/2019 2019/707 extension of the approval periods of the active substances alpha-cypermethrin, beflubutamid, benalaxyl, benthiavalicarb, bifenazate, boscalid, bromoxynil, captan, cyazofamid, desmedipham, dimethoate, dimethomorph, diuron, ethephon, etoxazole, famoxadone, fenamiphos, flumioxazine, fluoxastrobin, folpet, foramsulfuron, formetanate, metalaxyl-m, methiocarb, metribuzin, milbemectin, Paecilomyces lilacinus strain 251, phenmedipham, phosmet, pirimiphos-methyl, propamocarb, prothioconazole, s-metolachlor and tebuconazole Extension of approval
20/05/2019 30/04/2019 2019/676 approving the low-risk active substance ABE-IT 56 (components of lysate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain DDSF623) Approval
20/05/2019 30/04/2019 2019/677 non-renewal of the approval of the active substance chlorothalonil Non-renewal