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Canadá: proponen límite máximo de residuo para el pesticida desmedipham
20 June 2012
|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 Desmedipham in or on spinach and sugar beet roots (ICS Codes: 65.020, 65.100, 67.080, 67.220)|
|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: Desmedipham (PMRL2012-28) Language(s): English and French Number of pages: 4|
|6.||Description of content: The objective of the notified document PMRL2012-28 is to consult on the listed import maximum residue limits (MRLs) for Desmedipham that have been proposed by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).
MRL (ppm) Raw Agricultural Commodity (RAC) and/or Processed Commodity
0.1 Sugar beet rootsa
ppm = parts per million
aThe MRL is proposed to replace the currently established 0.05 ppm MRL to accommodate the importation of treated commodities.
|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:
[ ] 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)
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[ ] Yes [ ] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
|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, PMRL2012-28, posted: 11 June 2012 (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): 25 August 2012
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: