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 2022)

 

Product

Active substance

Utilisation MRL[%]*

Origin

Ginger (fresh)

Clothianidin

480

no information

Potatoes

Sum of Flonicamid, TFNG and TFNA 

244

Germany

220

Germany

 

© 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!

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

 

Product

Active substance

Utilization ARfD [%]*

Origin

Potatoes

Sum of Flonicamid, TFNG and TFNA

135

Germany

122

Germany

Romaine lettuce

Chlorate

116

Germany

Savoy Cabbage

Sum of Flonicamid, TFNG and TFNA

137

No information

 

© 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 (DECEMBER 2022)

 

Product

Count active substances

Origin

Apples

7

France

7

Poland

6

France

Apricots

7

Hungary

6

Serbia

Chillies

6

no information

Grapefruits

7

no information

6

no information

Lettuce

6

Italy

Persil

6

Italy

Raspberries

6

Serbia

Strawberries

7

Poland

6

Poland

Sweet Cherries

7

Switzerland

6

no information

 

© Data from measurements at AGROLAB LUFA GmbH

 

Authors: Patrick Pählke (AGROLAB LUFA), Dr. Frank Mörsberger 

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