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 (August 2020)


Product

active substance

utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Passion fruit

Chlorothalonil

3600

Ecuador

Gherkins

Chlorpyriphos

1400

No information

Gherkins

Oxamyl-oxim

1200

No information

Passion fruit

Sum Benomyl/Carbendazim 

670

Ecuador

Passion fruit

Methomyl

590

Ecuador

Passion fruit

Acephate

530

Ecuador

Passion fruit

Iprodione

460

Ecuador

Spinach

Pirimicarb

380

France

Gherkins

Metalaxyl

300

No information

White currants

Sum Benomyl/Carbendazim 

270

Poland

Cucumbers

Thiacloprid

220

Belgium

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB GROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH

* Please note, that only from a MRL utilization of 200% and above a product is no longer marketable!

 

2) Critical results with respect to ARfD utilization (August 2020)


Product

active substance

utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Cucumbers

Thiacloprid

255

Belgium

Eggplant

Cypermethrin

126

no information

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB GROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH
* With an ARfD value below 100% an acute health risk on a singular intake by a consumer can be excluded.

 

3) Samples with >5 detected active substances in the sample (August 2020)


Product

count active substances

Origin

Red currants

13

no information

Oranges

11

no information

Passion fruits

11

Ecuador

Red currants

11

no information

Oranges

10

South Africa

Sour cherries

9

Germany

Red currants

9

no information

Gherkins

9

no information

Raspberries

8

no information

Red currants

8

no information

Lemons

8

no information

Table grapes

8

Greece

Apricots

8

France

Red currants

8

no information

White currants

8

Poland

Nectarines

8

France

Black currants

7

Germany

Gherkins

7

no information

Apples

7

Germany

Clementines

7

South Africa

Sweet cherries

7

Switzerland

Table grapes

7

no information

Apples1)  

7

France

Parsley

7

Germany

Raspberries

7

no information

Nectarines1)  

6

France

Apples1)  

6

France

Peaches

6

France

Raspberries1)  

6

Serbia

Oranges

6

South Africa

Apples

6

Brazil

Sour cherries

6

Germany

Cucumbers

6

Belgium

Raspberries

6

Serbia

Kohlrabi leaves

6

Austria

Oranges

6

South Africa

Mirabelle plum

6

Germany

 

1) two or more samples

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB GROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH

 

Author: Stefanie Denker, Dr. Katja Fuchs

 

 

 

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