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 (March 2021)

Product

active substance

utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Fresh herbs

Spinosad

2800

France

Apricots

Iprodione

1200

no information

Potatoes

Imazalil

490

Germany

Carrots

Thiabendazole

370

no information

Apples

Prosulfocarb

350

Germany

Strawberries

Chlorpyriphos

310

Poland

Peaches

Matrine

280

no information

Avocados

Bifenthrin

230

no information

Parsley

Linuron

225

France

 

 

© 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 (March 2021)

 

Product

active substance

utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Avocados

Prochloraz

105

Colombia

 

© 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 (March 2021)

 

Product

count active substances

Origin

Strawberries

8

no information

Apricots

8

Hungary

Strawberries

8

no information

Peaches

8

no information

Apples

7

France

Pears

7

Italy

Raspberries

7

no information

Carrots

7

France

Red currants

7

Poland

Onions

7

France

Table grapes

7

no information

Chili peppers

7

no information

Apples1)

6

Germany

Strawberries

6

Spain

Strawberries1)

6

no information

Strawberries

6

Poland

Lamb's lettuce

6

Belgium

Cucumbers

6

Spain

Table grapes

6

no information

1) several samples

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLABGROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH  

 

 

Author: Dr. Katja Fuchs, Stefanie Denker 

 

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