RASFF

Here you find a retrospective monthly summary of relevant notifications about MRLs exceeded reported in the European Rapid Alert System (RASFF) supplemented about remarkable results found in our own laboratories in residue analysis.

 

Notification from RASFF 04/01 – 04/30/2021

Via this link you can download a table from the European Rapid alert system (RASFF) with important notifications from product category fruit & vegetables. We have selected only the messages that have been classified as “serious”. We have also added the listings for dried fruit.

RASFF fruit & vegetables (April 2021)

Product

Country

Active substance

Reported (MRL)
[mg/kg; ppm]

Aubergines

Honduras

Fipronil+)

0,018 (0,005)

Black-eyed peas

Peru

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,024 (0,01)

Chilli peppers

 

Egypt

lambda-Cyhalothrin

0,087 ( 0,1 Paprika)

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,029 (0,01)

Grapefruits

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,119 (0,01)

Chlorpyriphos-methyl+

0,021 (0,01)

Grapefruits, pink

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,049 (0,3)

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,12 (0,01)

Guaves

Egypt

Dimethoat+)

0,31 (0,01)

Limes

Brazil

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,17 (0,01)

Orangen

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,026 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,029 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,03 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,022 (0,01)

Dimethoate+)

0,25 (0,01)

Greece

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,06 (0,01)

Papaya

Brazil

Chlorthalonil+)

1,7 (15; ab 2.9.21 0,01)

Peppers, fresh

Dom. Republic

Ethylene oxide+)

0,33 (0,02)

Fipronil+)

0,014 (0,005)

India

Ethylene oxide +)

0,34 (0,02)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,785 (0,3)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl+)

0,169 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl+)

0,307 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl+)

0,194 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl+)

0,137 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl+)

0,096 (0,01)

Tebufenpyrad

0,162 (0,1)

Turkey

Buprofezin

0,421 (0,01)

Pyridaben

1,075 (0,3)

Turkey

Flonicamid

0,655 (0,3)

Turkey

Formetanat

0,808 (0,01)

Turkey

Pyridaben

0,752 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,308 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

0,858 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

2, 085 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,188 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,642 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,512 (0,3)

Turkey

Tebufenpyrad

0,366 (0,01)

Turkey

Tebufenpyrad

0,338 (0,01)

Uganda

Chlorpyriphos

0,072 (0,01)

Ethylenoxid+)

0,29 (0,02)

Uganda

Ethylenoxid+)

0,97 (0,02)

Uganda

Carbendazim

0,88 (0,1)

Profenofos

0,026 (0,01)

Peppers (white)

Morocco

Methomyl

0,24 (0,04)

Clofentezin

0,11 (0,02)

Quinces

Turkey

Imazalil

0,269 (0,01)

Omethoate+)

0,071 (0,01)

Dimethoate+)

0,563 (0,01)

Runner beans

Morocco

Penconazol

0,044 (0,01)

Tomatoes

Albania

Oxamyl

0,027 (0,01)

 

+) application is prohibited

 

Note: Chlorpyriphos has been proposed by the EU to be included in the list of persistent organic pollutants in Annex A of the Stockholm Convention.

Also: black truffles from Iran (via Hong Kong) were conspicuous by mold infestation.

No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information
 
 
 
 

Author: Dr. Frank Mörsberger

 

 

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