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The Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Food) Regulations 1988

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Regulation 3(b)

SCHEDULE 2

Group to which food belongsFoodPesticides
Aldrin & Dieldrin2-AminobutaneAminotriazole (Amitrole)Azinphos-methylBitertanolCaptafolCaptanCarbarylCarbendazimCarbophenothionChlordaneChlorfenvinphosChlorptrifos-methylDDTDiazinon1,2-DibromoethaneDichlofluanidDichlorvosDicofolDifiubenzuronDimethipinDimethoateDithiocarbamatesEndosulfanEndrinEthionEtrimfosFenitrothionFluazifopFlurochloridoneHaloxyfopHexachlorobenzene (HCB)Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) γHeptachlorImazalilInorganic BromideIoxynilIprodioneMalathionMercury CompoundsMethacrifosMevinphosOmethoateParathionParathion-methylPhosalonePirimiphos-methylQuintozeneTecnazeneThiabendazoleTriazophos2,4,5-TVinclozolin
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UNITS

Maximum residue levels (MRLs) are expressed in milligrammes of residue per kilogramme of food.

KEY

Level at or above the limit of determination.

FOOTNOTES

1

Paddy rice.

2

“Other cereals” do not include rice.

3

Levels are measured on fat, except in the case of foods with a fat content of 10% or less by weight. In these cases the residue is related to the total weight of the boned foodstuff, and the MRL is one tenth of the value given in the table, but must be no less than 0.01 mg/kg.

4

These levels are for fresh raw cow’s milk and fresh whole cream cow’s milk expressed on the whole milk.

5

For preserved, concentrated or sweetened cow’s milk, for raw milk and whole cream milk of another animal origin; and for butter, cheese or curd whether made from cow’s milk or other milk or a combination, the following levels apply:

  • if the fat content is less than 2% by weight, the MRL is taken as half that set for raw milk and whole cream milk;

  • if the fat content is 2% or more by weight the MRL is expressed in mg/kg of fat and is set at 25 times that set for raw milk and whole cream milk.

6

Birds' eggs in shell (other than eggs for hatching) and whole egg products and egg yolk products (whether fresh, dried or otherwise prepared).

7

Imazalil: 5mg/kg applies to whole fruit; 0.1 mg/kg applies to fruit without peel.

CerealsWheat0.51010100.021010
Rye0.51010100.021010
Barley0.51010100.021010
Oats0.51010100.021010
Maize1010100.021010
Rice1
Other Cereals21010100.021010
Products of Animal OriginMeat, Fat and Preparations of Meat30.20.050.70.050.05a
Milk40.1a0.0080.010.020.020.05a
Dairy Produce5 (>2% Fat)
Eggs60.10.1a0.020.050.50.05a0.05a0.210.10.05
Citrus FruitOranges0.0550.05a20.05a0.171020.02a110.50.0150.151220.022210.015/0.173020.2110.210.50.05
Other Citrus0.0550.05a20.05a0.171020.02a110.50.0150.151220.022210.015/0.173020.2110.210.50.05
Pome FruitApples0.050.05a110.05a35510.02a0.050.10.50.0150.1511320.020.50.50.05a10.01a20100.50.020.2120.051
Pears0.050.05a110.05a35510.02a0.050.10.50.0150.1511320.020.050.50.05a10.01a20100.50.020.2120.051
Stone FruitPeaches and Nectarines0.050.05a410.052101010.02a0.050.10.50.0150.152320.020.50.510.01a20100.50.5120.055
Plums0.050.05a110.05210210.02a0.050.10.50.0150.1512120.020.50.510.01a20100.50.5110.05
Berries, Small Fruit and Soft FruitGrapes0.050.05a20.05a35100.02a0.050.10.50.01150.151520.020.50.50.50.01a20100.50.1110.055
Strawberries0.050.05a10.05a3750.02a0.050.10.50.01100.151320.020.10.530.01a30100.50.1110.0510
Raspberries0.050.05a10.05a31050.02a0.050.10.50.01150.151520.020.10.530.01a2050.50.1110.055
Blackcurrants0.050.05a10.05a31050.02a0.050.10.50.01150.152520.020.10.530.01a2050.50.1110.055
Assorted fruitBananas0.050.05a10.50.05a0.1510.02a0.0510.50.0150.151120.020.10.510.01a200.50.21110.05
Roots and Tuber VegetablesPotatoes0.05500.05a0.20.05a0.10.230.02a0.50.10.50.010.10.550.1a0.050.10.20.020.05a0.10.01a0.05a0.050.50.020.10.050.1a0.250.05a0.050.1
Carrots0.050.05a0.50.05a0.120.02a0.50.10.50.0150.5510.50.20.020.10.50.01a0.20.20.50.020.10.20.10.10.05
Turnips0.050.05a0.50.05a0.110.02a0.50.10.50.0150.55120.020.10.050.01a10.050.50.020.10.20.10.05
Swedes0.050.05a0.50.05a0.120.02a0.50.10.50.0150.55120.020.10.50.01a10.050.50.020.120.10.05
Bulb VegetablesOnions0.050.05a0.50.05a0.1120.02a0.50.10.50.0150.55110.020.10.050.01a10.050.10.130.020.10.110.05a0.051
Fruiting VegetablesTomatoes0.050.05a0.50.05a3550.02a0.10.10.50.0150.5111320.020.10.520.0275530.020.1110.10.053
Cucumbers0.050.05a0.50.05a0.130.50.02a0.10.10.50.0150.5220.520.020.10.510.0550530.020.10.210.051
Brassica VegetablesCabbage0.050.05a0.50.05a0.150.02a0.10.10.50.0150.551220.020.10.520.0510030.020.10.210.020.10.051
Cauliflowers0.050.05a0.50.05a0.110.50.02a0.10.10.50.0150.55220.020.10.520.0530.020.10.210.020.051
Brussels Sprouts0.050.05a10.05a0.110.50.50.02a0.10.10.50.0150.551220.020.10.520.0530.020.10.210.10.05
Legume VegetablesBeans0.50.05a0.50.05a250.02a0.10.10.50.0150.5520.520.020.10.510.0530.10.210.010.052
Peas0.50.05a0.50.05a250.02a0.10.10.50.0150.55120.020.10.50.10.0530.10.210.051
Stem VegetablesCelery0.50.05a20.05a0.1320.02a0.50.10.50.010.55120.020.10.510.0530.020.10.210.055
Leeks0.50.05a0.50.05a210.02a0.10.10.50.0150.55120.020.10.510.0530.020.1210.05
Leaf VegetablesLettuce0.050.05a0.50.05a21050.02a0.10.10.50.01101520.020.10.520.0530.020.50.21320.055
FungiMushrooms0.050.05a0.05a0.1110.02a0.050.10.50.010.550.110.020.10.510.0530.020.10.210.05

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