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 (December 2020)

Product

active substance

utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Strawberries

Fenbutatin oxide

1800

No information

Parsnip

Pyrimethanil

1500

France

Parsnip

Pyrimethanil

1300

France

Celeriac

Dimethomorph

730

Germany

Eggplant

Profenofos

600

No information

Okra

Deltamethrin

420

No information

Passion fruit

Omethoate

300

Colombia

Passion fruit

Dimethoate

260

Colombia

 

© 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 (December 2020)

Product

active substance

utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Oranges

Imazalil

477

keine Angabe

Oranges

Imazalil

318

keine Angabe

Oranges

Imazalil

318

keine Angabe

Clementines

Imazalil

273

keine Angabe

Quinces

Cypermethrin

108

Turkey

 

© 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 (December 2020)

 

Product

count active substances

Origin

Apples

8

France

Endive

8

France

Apples

7

France

Apricots

7

Hungary

Celery

7

France

Celery stalks

6

No information

Leek

6

The Netherlands

Apples1)

6

France

Sweet cherries

6

Chile

Lettuce

6

France

Clementines

6

Morocco

1) several samples

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB GROUP laboratory AGROLAB LUFA GmbH

 

 

Author: Dr. Katja Fuchs (KF), Stefanie Denker (SD)

 

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