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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: 14/05/2019
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
01/01/2020 29/03/2019 2019/533 coordinated multiannual control programme of the Union for 2020, 2021 and 2022 Multiannual control programme
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 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
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
01/05/2019 12/10/2018 2018/1515 maximum residue levels for diphenylamine and oxadixyl MRL update
01/05/2019 12/10/2018 2018/1516 maximum residue levels for penoxsulam, triflumizole and triflumuron MRL update
25/04/2019 05/04/2019 2019/552 maximum residue levels for azoxystrobin, bicyclopyrone, chlormequat, cyprodinil, difenoconazole, fenpropimorph, fenpyroximate, fluopyram, fosetyl, isoprothiolane, isopyrazam, oxamyl, prothioconazole, spinetoram, trifloxystrobin and triflumezopyrim MRL update
10/10/2018 24/04/2019 2019/50 Corrigendum to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1506 of 10 October 2018 on exceptional market support measures for the eggs and poultrymeat sectors in Italy Corrigendum
14/04/2019 25/03/2019 2019/481 approving the active substance flutianil Approval
21/03/2019 01/03/2019 2019/344 non-renewal of approval of the active substance ethoprophos  Non-renewal approval
20/03/2019 28/02/2019 2019/337 approving the active substance mefentrifluconazole Approval 
18/03/2019 26/02/2019 2019/324 approval periods of the active substances bifenthrin, carboxin, FEN 560 (also called fenugreek or fenugreek seed powder), pepper dust extraction residue and sodium aluminium silicate Approval period