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Canadá: proponen límites máximos de residuos para Cyprodinil en varios alimentos
7 March 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 Cyprodinil in or on various food commodities (ICS Codes: 65.020, 65.100, 67.040)|
|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): Cyprodinil (PMRL2012-03) Language(s): English and French Number of pages: 6 and 5|
|6.||Description of content: The objective of the notified document PMRL2012-03 is to consult on the listed import maximum residue limits (MRLs) for cyprodinil that have been proposed by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA).
MRL (ppm) Raw Agricultural Commodity (RAC) and/or Processed Commodity
170 Dried parsley leaves
60 Citrus oil
35 Fresh parsley leaves1
15 Herbs (Crop Subgroup 19A; dried leaves, except parsley)
10 Leaves of root and tuber vegetables (Crop Group 2)2
3.0 Herbs (Crop Subgroup 19A; fresh leaves)
1.2 Avocados, black sapotes, canistels, mamey sapotes, mangoes, papayas, sapodillas, star apples
1.0 Tomato paste
0.75 Root vegetables, except sugar beet (Crop Subgroup 1B, except carrot roots)3
0.7 Cucurbit vegetables (Crop Group 9)
0.6 Lemon, lime
0.45 Tomatillos, tomatoes
1 The MRL is proposed to replace the currently established 30 ppm MRL.
2 The MRL is proposed to replace the currently established 9.0 ppm MRL for turnip tops and extends to all food commodities in the crop subgroup.
3 Carrots are excluded from this MRL action as a 0.75 ppm MRL is already established for the commodity.
MRLs are proposed for each commodity included in the listed crop groupings in accordance with the Residue Chemistry Crop Groups webpage in the Pesticides and Pest Management section of Health Canada’s website.
|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 table below compares MRLs proposed for Cyprodinil in Canada with the few corresponding Codex MRLs. Each commodity in this MRL action not listed below does not have a corresponding Codex MRL.
Food Commodity Canadian MRL (ppm) Codex MRL (ppm)
Tomato paste 1.0 0.5*
(Crop Group 9) 0.7 0.2
(cucumber and summer squash)
Tomatoes 0.45 0.5
*In the absence of a specified MRL for a processed commodity, the raw agricultural commodity (RAC) MRL applies (tomatoes).
|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, PMRL2012-03, posted: 28 February 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): 13 May 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: