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 (May 2022)

 

Product

active substance

utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Pineapple

Piperonylbutoxide

7400 (!)

unknown

Kiwi

Nicotine 1)

710

France

Kiwi

Nicotine 1)  

650

France

Endives, broadleaf

Sum Flonicamide, TFNG and TFNA

460

Italy

Red beet with leaves

Sum Fosetyl, Phosphonic acid and its salts

449

Poland

Strawberries

Propargite

350

Poland

Lettuce

Dodin

210

Austria

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB LUFA GmbH.

* Please note, that only from a MRL utilization of 200% and above a product is no longer marketable!
+) not regulated metabolite

1) probably contamination at sampling (smoker)

2) Critical results with respect to ARfD utilisation (May 2022)

 

Product

active substance

utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Kiwis

Nicotine 1)

552

France

Pineapple

Ethephon

324

no information

Pineapple

Ethephon

263

no information

Pineapple

Ethephon

223

no information

Honey melons

Imazalil

218

Peru


© Data from measurements at AGROLAB LUFA GmbH
* With an ARfD value below 100% an acute health risk on a singular intake by a consumer can be excluded.
1) probably contamination at sampling (smoker)

 

3) Samples with >5 detected active substances in the sample (May 2022)

 

Product

count active substances

Origin

Cherries

10

France

Strawberries

9

France

Strawberries

9

Germany

Blackberries

8

Serbia

Cerises

8

France

Lettuce

8

Italy

Pears

8

unknown

Raspberries

8

Serbia

Strawberries

8

Poland

Strawberries

8

Germany

Apples

7

Italy

Raspberries

7

Serbia

Red currant

7

Poland

Strawberries

7

Germany

Strawberries

7

Poland

Strawberries

7

France

Strawberries

7

Germany

Apricots

6

Hungary

Cherries

6

France

Lettuce

6

Belgium

Limes

6

Brazil

Strawberries

6

Germany

Strawberries

6

Morocco

Sauerkirschen

6

Polen

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB LUFA GmbH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors: Dr. Frank Mörsberger, Stefanie Denker

 

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