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 (June 2022)

 

Product

active substance

utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Potatoes

Imazalil

5100

Germany

Celery root

1,4-Dimethylnaphthalene

2000

France

Potatoes

Flutolanil

1800

Germany

Potatoes

Imazalil

1100

Germany

Potatoes

Imazalil

690

Slovakia

Cherries

Omethoate

630

France

Potatoes

Prothioconazol

500

Slovakia

Pumpkin

Chlorate

488

Spain

Potatoes

Clopyralid

380

Germany

Cherries

Spirotetramat-monohydroxy +)

340

France

Cherries

2,4-D (free acid)

320

France

Cherries

Spirotetramat-monohydroxy +)

280

France

Potatoes

Tefluthrin

280

Slovakia

Potatoes

Prothioconazol

265

Slovakia

Celery root

Chlorpropham

210

France

 

© 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 (June 2022)

Product

active substance

utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Pineapples

Ethephon

186

no information

Clementines

Imazalil

178

no information

Potatoes

Clopyralid

172

Germany

Pineapples

Ethephon

162

no information

Potatoes

Imazalil

157

Germany

 

© 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 (June 2022)

Product

count active substances

Origin

Peaches

9

France

Strawberries

9

Spain

Cherries

8

France

Strawberries

8

Germany

Strawberries

8

Austria

Apricots

7

Serbia

Apricots

7

Hungary

Cherries

7

France

Persil

7

France

Raspberries

7

Serbia

Strawberries

7

Germany

Apricots

6

France

Cherries

6

France

Nectarines

6

France

Peaches

6

France

Pears

6

Belgium

Persil

6

Germany

Strawberries

6

Spain

Strawberries

6

Germany

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB LUFA GmbH  

 

 

Authors: Dr. Frank Mörsberger, Annika Luderer

 

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