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Table 1 Apple maximum residue limits (MRLS) for selected pesticides and markets, 2008

From: A comparative study of allowable pesticide residue levels on produce in the United States

Pesticide* U.S. MRL Codex MRL E.U. MRL Canadian MRL
Azinphos-methyl 1.5 2 0.5 2
Inorganic bromide resulting from fumigation 5 20 0.05 ---
Metalaxyl 0.2 1 1 1
Methidathion 0.05 0.5 0.05 0.5
Methomyl 1 99** 99** 0.5
Methoxyfenozide 1.5 2 2 1.5
Novaluron 2 3 --- 2
Permethrin 0.05 2 0.05 1
Tebuconazole 0.05 0.5 1 ---
Thiophanate-methyl 2 3 0.5 5
  1. All units parts per million (ppm).
  2. *Pesticides selected to demonstrate differentials between U.S. and Codex MRLs for apples.
  3. ** Established for the sum of methomyl and thiodicarb.
  4. "---" means no MRL for apples was established.
  5. Data: http://www.mrldatabase.com/