Pesticide Residues in Food and Feed

Commodity Details

SO 0702  –  Sunflower seed

  1. Class
    Primary Food Commodities of Plant Origin
  2. Type
    Nuts and Seeds
  3. Category
    Oilseed
Maximum Residue Limits for Sunflower seed
Pesticide MRL Year of Adoption Symbols Note
Fipronil 0.002 mg/Kg 2003 (*)
Fludioxonil 0.01 mg/Kg 2005 I The CCPR decided to advance all draft MRLs to Step 8 and to revoke all interim CXLs once the MRLs have been adopted by the CAC (CCPR 38:128). The CAC revoked all MRLs as proposed by CCPR in Appendix VII to ALINORM 06/29/24. However this Appendix does not list the Interim MRLs for Fludioxonil to be revoked by the CAC (CAC 29:Appendix VII). As regards Interim MRLs, the CAC noted that CCPR had agreed on new policies to expedite the MRL setting process and approved discontinuation of work on interim MRLs (29:137 & Appendix IX). The CCPR is invited to consider revocation of this MRL.
Difenoconazole 0.02 mg/Kg 2008
Deltamethrin 0.05 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Imidacloprid 0.05 mg/Kg 2009 (*)
Fenbuconazole 0.05 mg/Kg 1999 (*)
Aldicarb 0.05 mg/Kg 1997 (*)
Methiocarb 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Metalaxyl 0.05 mg/Kg (*)
Flusilazole 0.1 mg/Kg 2008
Carbofuran 0.1 mg/Kg 1999 (*)
Fenvalerate 0.1 mg/Kg Withdrawal recommended (JMPR 2012)
Pirimicarb 0.1 mg/Kg 2007
Carbaryl 0.2 mg/Kg 2004
Haloxyfop 0.3 mg/Kg 2011 Intake concern expressed by the EU (42-65)
Prochloraz 0.5 mg/Kg 2005
Iprodione 0.5 mg/Kg
Clethodim 0.5 mg/Kg 2003
Azoxystrobin 0.5 mg/Kg 2009
Methidathion 0.5 mg/Kg 1997
Saflufenacil 0.7 mg/Kg 2012
Diquat 1 mg/Kg 1999
Dimethipin 1 mg/Kg 2003
Permethrin 1 mg/Kg
Paraquat 2 mg/Kg 2006
Glufosinate-Ammonium 5 mg/Kg 1997 Withdrawal recommended (JMPR 2012)
Glyphosate 7 mg/Kg 2006
(*)

At or about the limit of determination.


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