Proposal to Amend the List of Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs in Foods - Proposed MRL 2018-1

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.
Abamectin Avermectin B1a Fat of sheep 0.1
Kidney of sheep 0.05
Liver of sheep 0.05
Muscle of sheep 0.01
Avilamycin Dichloroisoeverninic acid (DIA) Kidney of swine 0.2
Liver of swine 0.3
Muscle of swine 0.2
Skin and fat of swine 0.2
Cloprostenol Cloprostenol Fat of cattle No MRL requiredFootnote 1
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin/fat of swine
Milk of cattle
Derquantel Derquantel Fat of sheep 0.02
Kidney of sheep 0.005
Liver of sheep 0.005
Muscle of sheep 0.002
Dinoprost Not applicable Fat of cattle No MRL requiredFootnote 1
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Fat of horses
Kidney of horses
Liver of horses
Muscle of horses
Kidney of swine
Liver of swine
Muscle of swine
Skin and fat of swine
Milk of cattle
Fenbendazole Fenbendazole sulfone Kidney of chickens 2.0
Liver of chickens 3.0
Muscle of chickens 2.0
Skin and fat of chickens 2.0
Eggs 2.0
Gonadorelin Not applicable Fat of cattle No MRL requiredFootnote 1
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Milk of cattle
Meloxicam Meloxicamn Fat of sheep 0.01
Kidney of sheep 0.065
Liver of sheep 0.065
Muscle of sheep 0.01
Pegbovigrastim Not applicable Fat of cattle No MRL requiredFootnote 1
Kidney of cattle
Liver of cattle
Muscle of cattle
Milk of cattle

Footnotes

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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