Analytics

Here we present a retrospective monthly summary of remarkable results from the residue analysis in fruit & vegetable performed in our own laboratories.

 

1) Critical results with respect to max. residue level (MRL) utilization (February 2021)

Product

active substance

utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Okra

Fluazifop

3500

no information

Okra

Chlorfenapyr

470

no information

 Potatoes

Imazalil

310

Germany

Celery stalks

Linuron

200

no information

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLABGROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH

* Please note, that only from a MRL utilization of 200% and above a product is no longer marketable!

2) Critical results with respect to ARfD utilization (February 2021)

 

Product

active substance

utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Oranges

Imazalil

318

no information

Oranges

Imazalil

172

no information

Oranges

Imazalil

157

no information

Pears

Dodine

117

Italy

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLABGROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH
* With an ARfD value below 100% an acute health risk on a singular intake by a consumer can be excluded.

 

3) Samples with >5 detected active substances in the sample (February 2021)

 

Product

count active substances

Origin

Pears

11

Italy

Raspberries1)

8

Serbia

Apples

8

Germany

Strawberries1)

8

no information

Strawberries

7

no information

Apples1)

7

Italy

Lettuce

7

Italy

Rocket salad

7

Italy

Spring onions

7

Egypt

Apples

7

France

Apples

6

Poland

Lettuce

6

Italy

Oranges1)

6

no information

Romaine lettuce

6

France

Pears

6

Italy

Apples

6

Germany

Celery stalks1)

6

no information

Red currants

6

Poland

Raspberries1)

6

Serbia

Apples

6

Italy

Apples1)

6

France

Pears

6

Belgium

1) two or more samples

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLABGROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH  

 

 

 

Author: Dr. Katja Fuchs, Stefanie Denker 

 

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