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 (*)
Difenoconazole 0.02 mg/Kg 2008
Metalaxyl 0.05 mg/Kg (*)
Imidacloprid 0.05 mg/Kg 2009 (*)
Methiocarb 0.05 mg/Kg 2006 (*)
Deltamethrin 0.05 mg/Kg 2004 (*)
Fenbuconazole 0.05 mg/Kg 1999 (*)
Aldicarb 0.05 mg/Kg 1997 (*)
Imazapyr 0.08 mg/Kg 2014
Flusilazole 0.1 mg/Kg 2008
Pirimicarb 0.1 mg/Kg 2007
Carbofuran 0.1 mg/Kg 1999 (*)
Carbaryl 0.2 mg/Kg 2004
Haloxyfop 0.3 mg/Kg 2011
Iprodione 0.5 mg/Kg
Methidathion 0.5 mg/Kg 1997
Prochloraz 0.5 mg/Kg 2005
Clethodim 0.5 mg/Kg 2003
Azoxystrobin 0.5 mg/Kg 2009
Saflufenacil 0.7 mg/Kg 2012
Diquat 0.9 mg/Kg 2014
Dimethipin 1 mg/Kg 2003
Permethrin 1 mg/Kg
Penthiopyrad 1.5 mg/Kg 2014 CCPR retained the MRLs for alfalfa fodder; almond hulls; barley; barley straw and fodder, dry; cabbages, head; cotton gin trash; cotton seed; eggs; maize; maize flour; maize fodder (dry); maize oil, crude; millet; millet fodder, dry; mustard greens; oat straw and fodder, dry; oats; pea hay or pea fodder (dry); peanut; peanut fodder; peanut oil, edible; pome fruits; poultry fats; poultry meat; poultry, edible offal of; rape seed; rape seed oil, crude; rape seed oil, edible; rye; rye straw and fodder, dry; sorghum; sorghum straw and fodder, dry; soya bean (dry); soya bean fodder; sugar beet; sunflower seed; triticale; triticale straw and fodder, dry; wheat; wheat bran, processed; wheat germ; wheat straw and fodder, dry at Step 4 awaiting the JMPR assessment of an animal dietary burden that excludes the Australian dietary burden estimates (as penthiopyrad was not registered for use on soy beans in Australia) and consideration of an alternative GAP for mustard greens (45:79).
Paraquat 2 mg/Kg 2006
Chlorantraniliprole 2 mg/Kg 2014
Cycloxydim 6 mg/Kg 2013
Glyphosate 7 mg/Kg 2006
(*)

At or about the limit of determination.


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