European Communities (Pesticide Residues) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Jurisdiction:  Republic of Ireland

Commencement:   11th December 2018

Amends:   European Communities (Pesticide Residues) Regulations 2008


Mini Summary

These Regulations specify the maximum levels of pesticide residues which crops, food and feeding stuffs may contain.



These Regulations are regularly amended to update the definition of Pesticide MRL Regulations to include the new European Regulations that add to or change the pesticide Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for food and feed.

Each new amendment revokes the previous amendment which was European Communities (Pesticide Residues) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2017 (SI 549/2017).

Further details on EU Legislation for MRLs can be found here including links to commodity lists and the pesticides database


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