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 07/01 – 07/31/2021

Via the link below 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 (July 2021)

Product

Country

Active substance

Reported (MRL)
[mg/kg; ppm]

Apricots

Turkey

Omethoate +)

0,048 (0,01)

Bananas

Ecuador

Chlorpyriphos

0,024 (0,01)

Cabbage, white

Netherlands

Chlorate +)

1,5 (0,7)

Celery

Thailand

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,12 (0,01 leaves)

Diniconazole +)

0,2 (0,02 leaves)

Fenoxycarb +)

0,056 (0,02 leaves)

Lufenuron +)

0,742 (0,02 leaves)

Propiconazole +)

0,68 (0,02 leaves)

Pyriproxifen +)

1,553 (0,05 leaves)

Thiamethoxam +)

0,137 (0,02 leaves)

Cherries

Turkey

Dimethoate +)

0,12 (0,01)

Turkey

Dimethoate +)

0,029 (0,01)

Chili pepper

Uganda

lambda-Cyhalothrin

0,21 (0,1)

Cypermethrin

0,77 (0,5)

Chinese leak

Czech Republic

Carbendazim +)

0,17 (0,1)

Czech Republic

Carbendazim +)

0,39 (0,1)

Cucumbers

Belarus

Omethoate +)

0,034 (0,01)

Dimethoate +)

0,14 (0,01)

Grapefruits

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,028 (0,01)

Grape leaves

UAE (via Turkey)

Carbendazim +)

Unknown (0,1)

Chlorpyrifos +)

Unknown (0,01)

Cyfluthrin

Unknown (0,02)

lambda-Cyhalothrin

Unknown (0,01)

Cypermethrin

Unknown (0,05)

Fipronil +)

Unknown (0,005)

Thiophanate-methyl

Unknown (0,1)

Lime

Brazil

Chlorpyrifos-ethyl +)

0,029 (0,01)

Oranges

Morocco

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,05 (0,01)

Pepper

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,055 (0,01)

Turkey

Pyridaben

0,958 (0,3)

Pineapple

Dom. Republic

Triadimefon

unknown (0,01)

Strawberries

Italy

Formetanate

0,88 (0,4)

+) application is prohibited



Also:

  • Cadmium (0.057 mg/kg) in avocado from Peru.
    (maximum amount of cadmium / vegetables and fruits (according to EU Contaminants Regulation): 0.05 mg/kg)
  • unauthorized coating substances on mangos from Brazil (2)
  • unauthorized coating substances on pineapples from Costa Rica (2)
  • unauthorized paraffin coating on cassava
  • unauthorized coating substances on cassava from Costa Rica (3)
  • hygienic-sanitary defects on oranges from Morocco
  • mould infestation on olives from Turkey
No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information.
 
 
 

Author: Dr. Frank Mörsberger

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