Northwest Horticultural Council
European Union (EU) Eliminating the MRL for Imidacloprid
and Zeta-Cypermethrin December 1, 2020
November 3, 2020
Current Situation: This results in the existing Imidacloprid RML for Pears of 0.5ppm and Apples 0.5ppm and Zeta-Cypermethrin RML for Pears of 1 ppm and Apples of 1ppm, all will be 0.01ppm for any produce arriving after December 1, 2020.
Background: The registrants of these two products were given time extensions for registration by the European Commission last year. Registrants are no longer going to pursue registration of these products in the EU.
Contact: If you have any questions, please contact David Epstein, vice president for scientific affairs, Northwest Horticultural Council at 509-453-3193.