Normativa otros paísesJul. 21, 2011
Canadá: proponen límite máximo de residuo para Bentazon
12 July 2011
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English/
|1.||Notifying Member: Canada
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada|
|3.||Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): Pesticide bentazon in or on pearl millet, proso millet and sorghum (ICS Codes: 65.020, 65.100, 67.060)|
|4.||Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:
[X] All trading partners
[ ] Specific regions or countries:
|5.||Title of the notified document: Proposed Maximum Residue Limit (PMRL): Bentazon (PMRL2011-06) Language(s): English and French Number of pages: 4 and 5|
|6.||Description of content: The objective of the notified document PMRL2011-06 is to consult on the listed domestic maximum residue limits (MRLs) for bentazon that have been proposed by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).
MRL (ppm) Raw Agricultural Commodity (RAC) and/or Processed Commodity
0.15 Pearl millet, proso millet, sorghum
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [ ] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.|
|8.||Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:
[X] Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text)
[ ] World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number)
[ ] International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number)
[ ] None
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[ ] Yes [X] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard: The 0.15 ppm MRL proposed in Canada for bentazon in or on sorghum differs from the corresponding 0.1 ppm Codex MRL. Codex MRLs have not been established for pearl or proso millet.
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available: Health Canada website: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pest/part/consultations/index-eng.php, PMRL2011-06, posted 30 June 2011 (available in English and French)|
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): Normally within four to five months from the posting of the Proposed MRL document on the Health Canada website.
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy):
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): On the date the measure is adopted.
[ ] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [ ] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or (dd/mm/yy): 13 September 2011
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
|13.||Texts available from: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
The electronic version of the regulatory text can be downloaded at: