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
Dicofol 0.05 mg/Kg 1995 Withdrawal recommended (JMPR 2012)
Fenbutatin Oxide 0.05 mg/Kg 1995
Myclobutanil 0.01 mg/Kg 1995 (*)
Fenpropathrin 0.01 mg/Kg 1995 (*)
DDT 0.1 mg/Kg 1997 E
Bentazone 0.05 mg/Kg 1997 (*)
Diquat 0.05 mg/Kg 1999 (*)
Bitertanol 0.01 mg/Kg 2001 (*)
2,4-D 0.01 mg/Kg 2001 (*)
Thiabendazole 0.1 mg/Kg 2001
Fenpropimorph 0.01 mg/Kg 2001 (*)
Glufosinate-Ammonium 0.05 mg/Kg 2003 (*) Withdrawal recommended (JMPR 2012)
Dimethipin 0.01 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Clethodim 0.05 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Dimethoate 0.05 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Spinozad 0.01 mg/Kg 2003
Fipronil 0.02 mg/Kg 2003
Quintozene 0.03 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Chlorpyrifos 0.01 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Chlormequat 0.1 mg/Kg 2003
Tebufenozide 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Esfenvalerate 0.01 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Deltamethrin 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Propargite 0.1 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Flutolanil 0.05 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Piperonyl Butoxide 1 mg/Kg 2004
Fenamiphos 0.01 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Oxamyl 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Lindane 0.01 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Methomyl 0.02 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Famoxadone 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Methoxyfenozide 0.01 mg/Kg 2005
Cyprodinil 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Prochloraz 0.1 mg/Kg 2005
Pirimiphos-Methyl 0.01 mg/Kg 2005
Methamidophos 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Dithiocarbamates 0.05 mg/Kg 2005 (*) C,p
Acephate 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Carbosulfan 0.05 mg/Kg 2005 (*)
Dimethenamid-P 0.01 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Terbufos 0.01 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Pyraclostrobin 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Paraquat 0.005 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Phorate 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Carbendazim 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*) B
Methoprene 0.02 mg/Kg 2006
Glyphosate 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Fludioxonil 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Trifloxystrobin 0.04 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Oxydemeton-Methyl 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Quinoxyfen 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Propamocarb 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Bifenazate 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Pirimicarb 0.01 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Endosulfan 0.03 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Thiacloprid 0.02 mg/Kg 2007 (*)
Clofentezine 0.05 mg/Kg 2008 (*) Residues are not expected as dietary burden in poultry is zero (JMPR2007)
Aminopyralid 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Triadimenol 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*) Based on triadimefon and triadimenol uses
Fenitrothion 0.05 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Difenoconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Triadimefon 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Flusilazole 0.1 mg/Kg 2008
Dimethomorph 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Propiconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Cyfluthrin/beta-cyfluthrin 0.01 mg/Kg 2008 (*)
Cyromazine 0.3 mg/Kg 2008
Imidacloprid 0.02 mg/Kg 2009
Profenofos 0.02 mg/Kg 2009 (*)
Azoxystrobin 0.01 mg/Kg 2009 (*)
Fenbuconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2010 (*)
Indoxacarb 0.02 mg/Kg 2010
Fluopicolide 0.01 mg/Kg 2010 (*)
Boscalid 0.02 mg/Kg 2010
Hexythiazox 0.05 mg/Kg 2010
Haloxyfop 0.1 mg/Kg 2011 Intake concern expressed by the EU (42-65)
Thiamethoxam 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Chlorpyrifos-Methyl 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Chlorantraniliprole 0.1 mg/Kg 2011
Cyproconazole 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Novaluron 0.1 mg/Kg 2011
Dicamba 0.01 mg/Kg 2011 (*)
Etofenprox 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Tebuconazole 0.05 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Spirotetramate 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 (*)
Cypermethrins (including alpha- and zeta- cypermethrin) 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Acetamiprid 0.01 mg/Kg 2012 (*)
Chlordane 0.02 mg/Kg E
Heptachlor 0.05 mg/Kg E
Aldrin and Dieldrin 0.1 mg/Kg E
Permethrin 0.1 mg/Kg
Methidathion 0.02 mg/Kg (*)
Diflubenzuron 0.05 mg/Kg (*)
(*)

At or about the limit of determination.

E

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


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