Proposal to Amend the List of Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs in Foods - Proposed MRL 2021-1

I. Proposed Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) - new MRLs

The List will be amended by inserting new MRLs listed below. The proposed MRLs may either be for a new veterinary drug (Column I), or for a new food (Column III) for a veterinary drug on the List.

Proposed new MRLs
Column I Column II Column III Column IV
Veterinary Drug Name of the Substance for Drug Analysis Purposes Foods Maximum Residue Limits p.p.m.
Bambermycin Not applicable Kidney of chickens No MRL requiredFootnote 1
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens
Kidney of turkeys
Liver of turkeys
Muscle of turkeys
Skin and fat of turkeys
Marbofloxacin Marbofloxacin Fat of cattle, other than calves to be processed for veal 0.05
Kidney of cattle, other than calves to be processed for veal 0.15
Liver of cattle, other than calves to be processed for veal 0.15
Muscle of cattle, other than calves to be processed for veal 0.1
Piperazine Piperazine Kidney of chickens No MRL requiredFootnote 1
Liver of chickens
Muscle of chickens
Skin and fat of chickens
Eggs
Kidney of swine 1
Liver of swine 2
Muscle of swine 0.4
Skin and fat of swine 0.8
Kidney of turkeys No MRL requiredFootnote 1
Liver of turkeys
Muscle of turkeys
Skin and fat of turkeys
Spectinomycin Spectinomycin Kidney of swine 5.0
Liver of swine 2.0
Muscle of swine 0.5
Skin and fat of swine 2.0
Trimethoprim Trimethoprim Fat of cattle 0.05
Kidney of cattle 0.05
Liver of cattle 0.05
Muscle of cattle 0.05
Milk of cattle 0.05
Kidney of swine 0.05
Liver of swine 0.05
Muscle of swine 0.05
Skin and fat of swine 0.05
Virginiamycin Virginiamycin M1 Fat of cattle 0.4
Kidney of cattle 0.4
Liver of cattle 0.3
Muscle of cattle 0.1
Footnote 1

Under the approved conditions of use, the predicted levels of residues of these veterinary drugs in foods are considered unlikely to be of human safety concern, and there is no need to routinely monitor these residues to ensure consumer safety. See Frequently Asked Questions - MRLs for further information.

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II. Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) revisions to existing MRLs

No revisions to existing MRLs are proposed in this consultation.

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