Pesticide Residues in Food and Feed

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65 Thiabendazole

Functional Class
  1. Fungicide
Maximum Residue Limits for Thiabendazole
Commodity MRL Year of Adoption Symbols Note
Banana 5 mg/Kg 1999 Po
Witloof chicory (sprouts) 0.05 mg/Kg 1999 (*)
Poultry meat 0.05 mg/Kg 1999
Cattle meat 0.1 mg/Kg 2001
Eggs 0.1 mg/Kg 2001
Mango 5 mg/Kg 2003 Po
Potato 15 mg/Kg 2003 Po
Cattle kidney 1 mg/Kg 2003
Cattle milk 0.2 mg/Kg 2003
Pome fruits 3 mg/Kg 2003 Po
Papaya 10 mg/Kg 2003 Po
Avocado 15 mg/Kg 2003 Po
Cattle liver 0.3 mg/Kg 2003
Mushrooms 60 mg/Kg 2005
Citrus fruits 7 mg/Kg 2013 Po (excluding kumquats)
(*)

At or about the limit of determination.

Po

The MRL accommodates post-harvest treatment of the commodity.


Other information
JMPR-related information

ADI/PTDI 0.1 mg/kg body weight (1992 by JECFA; confirmed 1997 by JECFA : WHO TRS No 879)
Residue definition For compliance with MRLs and estimation of dietary intake for plant commodities: thiabendazole For compliance with MRLs for animal commodities: sum of thiabendazole and 5-hydroxythiabendazole; and for estimation of dietary intake for animal commodities: sum of thiabendazole, 5-hydroxythiabendazole and its sulfate conjugate.

Used also as veterinary drug

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