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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

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Last update: 04/01/2019
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organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control

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
01/05/2019 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
01/02/2019 07/12/2019 2018/1913 renewing the approval of the active substance tribenuron Renewal of approval
26/01/2019 6/07/2018 2018/960 maximum residue levels for lambda-cyhalothrin in or on certain products MRL update
01/01/2019 14/12/2018 2018/1981 renewing the approval of the active substances copper compounds Renewal of approval
1/01/2019 13/05/2014 488/2014 maximum levels of cadmium in foodstuffs MRL update
27/12/2018 07/12/2018 2018/1914 concerning the non-renewal of approval of the active substance quinoxyfen Non-renewal of approval
27/12/2018 07/12/2018 2018/1915 approving the active substance Metschnikowia fructicola strain NRRL Y-27328 Approval
27/12/2018 07/12/2018 2018/1916 extension of the approval period of the active substance bispyribac Extension approval period
27/12/2018 07/12/2018 2018/1917 non-renewal of approval of the active substance flurtamone Non-renewal of approval
19/12/2018 19/11/2018 2018/1865 non-renewal of approval of the active substance propiconazole Non-renewal of approval
5/12/2018 16/05/2018 2018/686 maximum residue levels for chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl and triclopyr MRL update
24/11/2018 21/11/2018 2018/1796 extension of the approval periods of the active substances amidosulfuron, bifenox, chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, clofentezine, dicamba, difenoconazole, diflubenzuron, diflufenican, dimoxystrobin, fenoxaprop-p, fenpropidin, lenacil, mancozeb, mecoprop-p, metiram, nicosulfuron, oxamyl, picloram, pyraclostrobin, pyriproxyfen and tritosulfuron Extension approval periods
12/11/2018 23/10/2018 2018/1584 organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control modification current organic legislation
04/11/2018 15/10/2018 2018/1532 non-renewal of approval of the active substance diquat non renewal approval