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maximum residue limit [1 record]

Record 1 2015-02-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Crop Protection
  • Food Industries
  • Toxicology
CONT

Maximum residue levels (MRLs) are the upper legal levels of a concentration for pesticide residues in or on food or feed based on good agricultural practices and to ensure the lowest possible consumer exposure.

CONT

Mercury has a zero residue tolerance on all edible crops.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Protection des végétaux
  • Industrie de l'alimentation
  • Toxicologie
DEF

[...] concentration maximale autorisée d'un résidu de pesticide à l'intérieur ou à l'extérieur d'un produit alimentaire en un stade spécifié (lors de la récolte, de l'entreposage, du transport, de la commercialisation ou de la préparation du produit alimentaire jusqu'au moment final de la consommation) [...]

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Protección de las plantas
  • Industria alimentaria
  • Toxicología
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