Pesticide Residues in Food and Feed

Commodity Details

PE 0112  –  Eggs

  1. Class
    Primary Food Commodities of Animal Origin
  2. Type
    Poultry Products
  3. Category
    Eggs
Maximum Residue Limits for Eggs
Pesticide MRL Year of Adoption Symbols Note
Fenbutatin Oxide 0.05 mg/Kg 1995
Fenpropathrin 0.01 mg/Kg 1995 (*)
Myclobutanil 0.01 mg/Kg 1995 (*)
Dicofol 0.05 mg/Kg 1995 Withdrawal recommended (JMPR 2012)
DDT 0.1 mg/Kg 1997 E
Bentazone 0.05 mg/Kg 1997 (*)
Diquat 0.05 mg/Kg 1999 (*)
Thiabendazole 0.1 mg/Kg 2001
Fenpropimorph 0.01 mg/Kg 2001 (*)
2,4-D 0.01 mg/Kg 2001 (*)
Bitertanol 0.01 mg/Kg 2001 (*)
Chlorpyrifos 0.01 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Clethodim 0.05 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Fipronil 0.02 mg/Kg 2003
Dimethipin 0.01 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Glufosinate-Ammonium 0.05 mg/Kg 2003 (*) Withdrawal recommended (JMPR 2012)
Quintozene 0.03 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Spinozad 0.01 mg/Kg 2003
Dimethoate 0.05 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Chlormequat 0.1 mg/Kg 2003
Oxamyl 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Esfenvalerate 0.01 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Propargite 0.1 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Lindane 0.01 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Deltamethrin 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Methomyl 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Piperonyl Butoxide 1 mg/Kg 2004
Tebufenozide 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Fenamiphos 0.01 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Flutolanil 0.05 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Methoxyfenozide 0.01 mg/Kg 2005
Carbosulfan 0.05 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Methamidophos 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Cyprodinil 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Prochloraz 0.1 mg/Kg 2005
Dithiocarbamates 0.05 mg/Kg 2005 (*) C,p
Acephate 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Pirimiphos-Methyl 0.01 mg/Kg 2005
Famoxadone 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Trifloxystrobin 0.04 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Methoprene 0.02 mg/Kg 2006
Oxydemeton-Methyl 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Paraquat 0.005 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Phorate 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Carbendazim 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*) B
Fludioxonil 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Glyphosate 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Pyraclostrobin 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Dimethenamid-P 0.01 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Terbufos 0.01 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Thiacloprid 0.02 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Endosulfan 0.03 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Propamocarb 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Pirimicarb 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Quinoxyfen 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Bifenazate 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Propiconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Cyromazine 0.3 mg/Kg 2008
Fenitrothion 0.05 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Flusilazole 0.1 mg/Kg 2008
Triadimenol 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*) Based on triadimefon and triadimenol uses
Cyfluthrin/beta-cyfluthrin 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Dimethomorph 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Clofentezine 0.05 mg/Kg 2008 (*) Residues are not expected as dietary burden in poultry is zero (JMPR2007)
Aminopyralid 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Difenoconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Triadimefon 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Profenofos 0.02 mg/Kg 2009 (*)
Azoxystrobin 0.01 mg/Kg 2009 (*)
Imidacloprid 0.02 mg/Kg 2009
Fenbuconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2010 (*)
Hexythiazox 0.05 mg/Kg 2010
Boscalid 0.02 mg/Kg 2010
Indoxacarb 0.02 mg/Kg 2010
Fluopicolide 0.01 mg/Kg 2010 (*)
Dicamba 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Haloxyfop 0.1 mg/Kg 2011 Intake concern expressed by the EU (42-65)
Novaluron 0.1 mg/Kg 2011
Chlorpyrifos-Methyl 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Chlorantraniliprole 0.1 mg/Kg 2011
Cyproconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Thiamethoxam 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Cypermethrins (including alpha- and zeta- cypermethrin) 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Clothianidin 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*) C,t The source of the residue is clothianidin, for which the residue definition is being reconsidered. The CCPR noted that clothianidin is a metabolite of thiamethoxam (245) and that new data to support a reconsideration of the residue definition were available from the manufacturer for consideration by JMPR in 2011 (43-71:72).
Isopyrazam 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Spirotetramate 0.01 mg/Kg 2012
Acetamiprid 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Tebuconazole 0.05 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Etofenprox 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Aldrin and Dieldrin 0.1 mg/Kg E
Permethrin 0.1 mg/Kg
Diflubenzuron 0.05 mg/Kg (*)
Methidathion 0.02 mg/Kg (*)
Chlordane 0.02 mg/Kg E
Heptachlor 0.05 mg/Kg E
(*)

At or about the limit of determination.

E

(only for MRLs) The MRL is based on extraneous residues.


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