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Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Amendment of the Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops Food and Feeding Stuffs) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

2.—(1) The Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006(1) are amended in accordance with this regulation.

(2) In regulation 2(1) (interpretation) for the definition of “the Residues Directives” substitute—

“the Residues Directives” means Directive 76/895(2), Directive 86/362(3), Directive 86/363(4) and Directive 90/642(5), in each case as amended at the date of the making of the Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008..

(3) In Schedule 1 (pesticides residues)—

(a)for the entries in the columns relating to the pesticides Deltamethrin and Maleic hydrazide substitute—

Column 1

Pesticide

Column 2

Residue

Deltamethrindeltamethrin (cis-deltamethrin)
Maleic hydrazide
(1)

for products of plant origin and foodstuffs of animal origin other than milk and milk products: maleic hydrazide

(2)

for milk and milk products: maleic hydrazide and its conjugates expressed as maleic hydrazide

(b)at the appropriate place in alphabetical order in Columns 1 and 2 insert the following entries—

Column 1

Pesticide

Column 2

Residue

1-Methylcyclopropene1-methylcyclopropene
Etoxazoleetoxazole
Indoxacarbindoxacarb as sum of the isomers S and R
MCPA and MCPB
(1)

for products of plant origin: MCPA, MCPB including their salts, esters and conjugates expressed as MCPA

(2)

for foodstuffs of animal origin: MCPA, MCPB and MCPA thioethyl expressed as MCPA

Mesosulfuron-methylmesosulfuron-methyl expressed as mesosulfuron
Tolylfluanid
(1)

for products of plant origin: sum of tolylfluanid and dimethylaminosulfotoluidide expressed as tolylfluanid

(2)

for foodstuffs of animal origin: tolylfluanid analysed as dimethylaminosulfotoluidide and expressed as tolylfluanid

TriticonazoleTriticonazole

(4) In Part I of Schedule 2 (maximum residue levels–national limits) omit the column relating to Ioxynil.

(5) In Part II of Schedule 2 (maximum residue levels–EC limits)—

(a)at the appropriate place in alphabetical order insert the columns relating to the maximum permitted levels for residues of the pesticides 1-Methylcyclopropene, Etoxazole, Indoxacarb, Ioxynil, MCPA and MCPB, Mesosulfuron-methyl, Tolylfluanid and Triticonazole as set out in the Schedule;

(b)for the columns relating to the pesticides Azoxystrobin, Chlorfenapyr, Chlorothalonil, Deltamethrin, Diazinon, Folpet, Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), Iprodione, Lambda-cyhalothrin, Maleic hydrazide (from 4 December 2006), Methalaxyl, Oxamyl, Quinoxyfen and Trifloxystrobin substitute the columns relating to the maximum permitted levels for residues of those pesticides as set out in the Schedule;

(c)at the end add the following footnotes—

50.  All other meat, edible offal and preparations of meat or edible offal.

51.  Milk except cream of milk.

52.  Cream of milk..

(6) In Schedule 3 (products)—

(a)in paragraph 2(v)(a) (lettuce and similar) in Column 2, after the words “Leaves and stems of brassica” add “, including turnip greens”;

(b)in paragraph 4 (oil seeds) in Column 2, after “Hemp seed” insert “Pumpkin seed”.

(2)

O.J. No. L340, 9.12.1976, p. 26, as last amended by Commission Directive 2007/8/EC (O.J. No. L63, 1.3.2007, p. 9)

(3)

O.J. No. L221, 7.8.1986, p. 37, as last amended by Commission Directive 2007/56/EC (O.J. No. L243, 18.9.2007, p. 50)

(4)

O.J. No. L221, 7.8.1986, p. 43, as last amended by Commission Directive 2007/56/EC (O.J. No. L243, 18.9.2007, p. 50)

(5)

O.J. No. L350, 14.12.1990, p. 71, as last amended by Commission Directive 2007/56/EC (O.J. No. L243, 18.9.2007, p. 50)

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