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 (April 2022)

 

Product

active substance

utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Parsnips

Linuron

8.300 (!)

Austria

Strawberries

Oxamyl

300

Egypt

Spinach

Isoxadifen-ethyl

270

unknown

Runner beans

Propiconazole

270

unknown

 

© 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

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

 

Product

active substance

utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Peaches

Nicotine

202

unknown

Pineapples

Ethephon

168

unknown

Parsnips

Linuron

100

Austria


© 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.

 

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

 

Product

count active substances

Origin

Blackberries

9

Serbia

Raspberries

7

Serbia

Grapes

7

India

Pomelo

7

probably China

Red currant

7

Poland

Celery root

6

unknown

Apples

6

Germany

Papaya

6

probably China

Pears

6

Netherlands

Pomelo

6

unknown

Bananas

6

Costa Rica

Sour cherries

6

Poland

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB LUFA GmbH

 

 

 

 

Authors: Dr. Frank Mörsberger, Annika Luderer

 

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