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 05/01 – 05/31/2021

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 (May 2021)

Product

Country

Active substance

Reported (MRL)
[mg/kg; ppm]

Chili pepper

Bulgaria

Acetamiprid

0,630 (0,3)

Uganda

Cypermethrin

1,2 (0,5)

Uganda

Cypermethrin

0,83 (0,5)

Courgettes

Turkey

4-CPA+)

0,081 (0,01)

Fosthiazate

0,12 (0,02)

Cucumbers (Mini)

Netherlands

Carbendazim+)

0,33 (0,1)

Dates

Egypt

Carbendazim+)

1,1 (0,1)

Grapefruits

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,047 (0,01)

Cyprus

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,056 (0,01)

Oranges

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,27 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,03 (0,01

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,041 (0,01

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,045 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,047 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,068 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,025 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos-ethyl +)

0,026 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,023 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,022 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,082 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,084 (0,01)

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,055 (0,01)

Morocco

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,097 (0,01)

Spain

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,012 (0,01)

Turkey

Bifenthrine

0,466 (0,05)

Pirimiphos-methyl

0,915 (0,01

Pepper

Egypt

Chlorthalonil+)

0,31 (0,01)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,63 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,606 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,802 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,689 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,915 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,921 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

1,845 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,975 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,691 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

1,009 (0,3)

Etoxazole

0,08 (0,01)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,699 (0,3)

Pyridaben

0,954 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,741 (0,3)

Pyridaben

0,805 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

1,477 (0,3)

Pyridaben

0,102 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

1,064 (0,3)

Spirotetramate

4,370 (2,0)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,166 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,672 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,192 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,112 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,209 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,173 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,098 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,197 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,208 (0,01)

Buprofezin

0,191 (0,01)

Turkey

Etropophos +)

0,225 (0,05 1))

Turkey

Flonicamid

0,814 (0,3)

Turkey

Flonicamid

0,727 (0,3)

Turkey

Formetanate

0,824 (0,01)

Turkey

Formetanate

0,491 (0,01)

Turkey

Formetanate

0,198 (0,01)

Turkey

Formetanate

0,110 (0,01)

Turkey

Formetanate

0,037 (0,01)

Fosthiazate

0,121 (0,02)

Turkey

Fosthiazate

0,26 (0,02)

Turkey

Pyridaben

0,879 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,041 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,144 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

0,952 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,243 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,176 (0,3)

Turkey

Pyridaben

1,244 (0,3)

Buprofezin

0,102 (0,01)

Turkey

Pyridaben

0,954 (0,3)

Spirotetramate

5,65 (2,0)

Turkey

Tebufenpyrad

0,476 (0,1)

Turkey

Tebufenpyrad

1,298 (0,1)

Uganda

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,012 (0,01)

Pears

China

Chlorpyriphos+)

0,023 (0,01)

Italy

Chlormequat

7,4 (0,7)

Pineapple

Ghana

Ethephon

3,4 (2)

Pomegranate

Egypt

Cyfluthrin+)

0,16 (0,02)

Strawberries

Albania

Tebuconazole

0,09 (0,02)

Wine leafs

Egypt

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,045 (0,01)

 

+) application is prohibited

1)From Sept 2021 MRL: 0,01 mg/kg

Also:

  • Mould growth on sweet potatoes from Colombia
  • Plastic particles in mushrooms from the Netherlandsn
  • Unapproved genetically modified green papaya from the Czech Republic
  • Unapproved bean varieties from the United Kingdom

No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information

 
 

Author: Dr. Frank Mörsberger

 

 

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