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The Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2004

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Amendment of the Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

2.—(1) The Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Regulations 2000(1) are amended in accordance with this regulation.

(2) In Schedule 1(2) omit–

(a)the entry relating to Omethoate;

(b)with effect from 26th January 2005, the entries relating to Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) and Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH);

(c)with effect from 26th January 2005, at the appropriate places in alphabetical order in column 1, insert, together with the corresponding entries in column 2, the following entries:–

Column 1

Column 2

Pesticide

Residues

1,2-Dichloroethane1,2-Dichloroethane
Ethylene oxideEthylene oxide (sum of ethylene oxide and 2 chloro ethanol expressed as ethylene oxide)
HCH (Hexachlorocyclohexane)HCH, sum of isomers except the gamma isomer
HexachlorobenzeneHexachlorobenzene
NitrofenNitrofen

; and

(d)with effect from 26th January 2005, for the entries in column 1 for Aldrin and Dieldrin, Camphechlor (Toxaphene), Chlordane and Mercury compounds, together with the corresponding entries in column 2, substitute the following entries in column 1, together with the corresponding entries in column 2:–

Column 1

Column 2

Pesticide

Residues

Aldrin and dieldrin

(1) For products of plant origin (other than cereals) specified in groups 1 to 7 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Aldrin and dieldrin combined expressed as dieldrin

(2) For cereals specified in group 8 in Part 2 of Schedule 2 and foodstuffs of animal origin specified in group 9 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Aldrin and dieldrin singly or combined, expressed as dieldrin (HEOD)

Camphechlor (Toxaphene)

(1) For products of plant origin (other than cereals) specified in groups 1 to 7 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Camphechlor (Toxaphene)

(2) For cereals specified in group 8 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Camphechlor (chlorinated camphen with 67-69% chlorine)

(3) For foodstuffs of animal origin specified in group 9 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Camphechlor (sum of the three indicator compounds Parlar No. 26 (2-endo, 3-exo, 5-endo, 6 exo, 8, 8, 10, 10-octachlorobornane), Parlar No. 50 (2-endo, 3 exo, 5-endo, 6-exo, 8, 8, 9, 10, 10 nonachlorobornane) and Parlar No. 62 (2, 2, 5, 5, 8, 9, 9, 10, 10-nonachlorobornane)

Chlordane

(1) For products of plant origin (other than cereals) specified in groups 1 to 7 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Chlordane (sum of cis- and trans-chlordane)

(2) For cereals specified in group 8 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Chlordane (sum of cis and trans isomers)

(3) For foodstuffs of animal origin specified in group 9 in Part 2 of Schedule 2: Chlordane (sum of cis- and trans- isomers and oxychlordane expressed as chlordane)

Mercury compoundsSum of mercury compounds expressed as mercury

(3) In Part 1 of Schedule 2(3), with effect from 26th January 2005, omit the headings “Aldrin and dieldrin”, “Chlordane” and “Mercury compounds” together with all residue levels relevant thereto.

(4) In Part 2 of Schedule 2(4)–

(a)for the maximum residue level of mg/kg of Aramite on papaya, for “0.05*” substitute “0.01*”;

(b)for the maximum residue level of mg/kg of Diphenylamine on papaya, for “0.01*” substitute “0.05*”;

(c)omit the heading “Omethoate”, together with all residue levels relevant thereto;

(d)with effect from 25th October 2004, substitute, in the appropriate places to preserve the alphabetical ordering from left to right, the maximum permitted levels for residues of the pesticide Bromopropylate specified in Schedule 1 to these Regulations in relation to the products so specified;

(e)with effect from 26th January 2005, omit the headings “Hexachlorobenzene (HCB)” and “Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH)”, together with all residue levels relevant thereto;

(f)with effect from 26th January 2005, insert in the appropriate places to preserve the alphabetical ordering from left to right, the maximum permitted levels for residues of the pesticides 1,2 Dichloroethane, Ethylene oxide, HCH (Hexachlorocyclohexane), Hexachlorobenzene, Mercury compounds and Nitrofen specified in Schedule 1 to these Regulations in relation to the products so specified; and

(g)with effect from 26th January 2005, for the existing maximum permitted levels for residues of the pesticides Aldrin and dieldrin, Binapacryl, Camphechlor (Toxaphene), Captafol, Chlordane, 1,2-Dibromoethane and Dinoseb, substitute the maximum permitted levels specified in Schedule 1 to these Regulations in relation to the products so specified.

(5) For Schedule 5(5) substitute the Schedule set out in Schedule 2 to these Regulations.

(1)

S.S.I. 2000/22 amended by S.S.I. 2001/84, 221 and 435, 2002/271 and 489, 2003/118 and 445 and 2004/104 and 220.

(2)

Schedule 1 was amended by S.S.I. 2001/84 and 221, 2002/271 and 489, 2003/118 and 445 and 2004/104 and 220.

(3)

Part 1 of Schedule 2 was amended by S.S.I. 2001/84, 2002/489, 2003/188 and 445 and 2004/104.

(4)

Part 2 of Schedule 2 was substituted by S.S.I. 2003/118 and amended by S.S.I. 2003/445 and 2004/104 and 220.

(5)

Schedule 5 was inserted by S.S.I. 2002/271 and last substituted by S.S.I. 2004/220.

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