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 11/01 – 11/30/2021

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 (November 2021)

Product

Country

Active substance

Reported (MRL)
[mg/kg; ppm]

Banana

Ecuador

Imazalil

1,02 (0,01)

Butternut pumpkin

Belgium

Heptachlor +)

0,026 (0,01)

Belgium

Heptachlor +)

0,06 (0,01)

Chive (garlic green)

Israel

Formetanate

5,2 (0,02) !!

Methiocarb +)

18 (0,06) !!

Chilis

Peru

Chlotianidin +)

0,46 (0,04)

Dinotefuran +)

1,38 (0,01)

Fipronil +)

0,055 (0,005)

Iprodion +)

0,08 (0,01)

Phentoate +)

0,055 (0,01)

Cilandro leaves

Thailand

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,381 (0,01)

Dates

Iran

Fenpyroximat

0,22 (0,01)

Iran

Fenpyroximat

0,079 (0,01)

Dragon fruit

Ecuador

Dimethoate +)

0,097 (0,01)

Omethoate +)

0,015 (0,01)

Eggplant

Uganda

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,068 (0,01)

Grapefruit

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,08 (0,01)

Grapes

Turkey

Acetamiprid

0,81 (0,5)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

1,6 (0,5)

Kale

United Kingdom

Chlorate +)

1,6 (0,2)

Perchlorate +)

3,8 (0,1)

Lemons

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,139 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,105 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,094 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,091 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,099 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,097 (0,01)

Cyprus

Formetanat

0,7 (0,01)

Mandarines

Croatia

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,042 (0,01)

Egypt

Dimethoate +)

0,1 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,135 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,091 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,26 (0,01)

Turkey

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,023 (0,01)

Fenvalerat

0,063 (0,02)

Turkey

Fenvalerate

0,83 (0,02)

Turkey

Fenvalerate

0,816 (0,02)

Turkey

Prochloraz

1,539 (0,03)

Turkey

Prochloraz

0,720 (0,03)

Turkey

Prochloraz

0,869 (0,03)

Mango

Brazil

Formetanate

0,074 (0,01)

Mung beans

India

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,037 (0,01)

Nectarines

Italy

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,048 (0,01)

Oranges

Morocco

Imazalil

6 (8)

South Africa

Propiconazol +)

0,031 (0,01)

South Africa

Propiconazol +)

0,028 (0,01)

Passion fruit

Colombia

Acephate +)

0,13 (0,01)

Cypermethrin

0,3 (0,05)

Dimethoate +)

0,035 (0,01)

Methamidophos +)

0,021 (0,01)

Omethoate +)

0,026 (0,01)

Thiabendazol

0,42 (0,01)

Pears

Italy

Chlorpyriphos-methyl +)

0,027 (0,01)

Pepper

Turkey

Fenamiphos

0,181 (0,04)

Turkey

Flonicamide

0,638 (0,3)

Turkey

Acetamiprid

1,255 (0,3)

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,891 (0,01)

Malathion

0,164 (0,02)

Turkey

Formetanate

0,251 (0,01)

Pirimiphos-methyl

0,023 (0,01)

Sugar snaps

Peru

Chlorthalonil +)

0,039 (0,01)

Tomato

Albania

Chlorpyriphos +)

0,155 (0,01)

Yardlong beans

Sri Lanka

Carbofuran

0,373 (0,01)

 +) application is prohibited


Also:

Elevated nitrate levels (4513.4 mg/kg, 3835 mg/kg) in chilled spinach from Italy.
(Maximum level of nitrate / fresh spinach (according to EU Contaminants Regulation): 3500 mg/kg, open field at harvest 01.10. to 31.03.))

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Author: Dr. Frank Mörsberger

 

 

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