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18-09-2019 India Publishes the proposed Food Safety and Standards (Fortification of Foods) Amendment Regulations, 2019 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Fortified food products Specific 17 November 2019 NA No
18-09-2019 Uganda Specifies conditions for import of coffee beans 090111 Green coffee beans Specific 17 November 2019 NA No
17-09-2019 EU Amending maximum residue levels for chromafenozide, fluometuron, pencycuron, sedaxane, tau-fluvalinate and triazoxide in or on certain products. 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 0201, 0202, 0203, 0204, 0205, 0206, 0207, 0208, 0209, 0210 Cereals, foodstuffs of animal origin and certain products of plant origin, including fruit and vegetables Pesticides MRL 16-11-2019 NA No
17-09-2019 Brazil Authorized use of certain food additives 2106 Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included Food Additives 4 October 2019 NA No
17-09-2019 EU Amending maximum residue levels for myclobutanil, napropamide and sintofen in or on certain products. 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 0201, 0202, 0203, 0204, 0205, 0206, 0207, 0208, 0209, 0210 Cereals, foodstuffs of animal origin and certain products of plant origin, including fruit and vegetables Pesticides MRL 16 November 2019 NA No
12-09-2019 New Zealand Issued Food Notice for Importing Food 0406, 0401, 0302, 0306, 02, 0904 Raw milk products, Fresh cheese, curd cheese and soft cheese (pasteurised), Histamine susceptible fish and fish products, Puffer Fish, Ready-to-eat smoked fish and smoke flavoured fish (chilled), Bovine meat and products containing bovine meat, Fermented meat products, meat paste and pate, Peanuts and pistachio nuts and their products (including peanut butter), Tahini and crushed sesame seeds and any products containing these, Bivalve molluscan shellfish (BMS) and products containing BMS, Scallop Meat, Ready-to-eat crustaceans - lobsters, crabs, bugs, shrimps and prawns and their products, Pepper, chilli and paprika Specific NA 02-09-2019 Yes
12-09-2019 Sri Lanka Published draft of Food Regulations 2020 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Food products, cereals, pulses, legumes and derived products Specific 11-11-2019 NA No
12-09-2019 EU Rules for uniform application of frequency rates for identity checks and physical checks on certain consignments of animals and goods entering the published 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Animals, products of animal origin, composite products, germinal products, animal by-products, derived products and hay and straw, plants, plant products General NA NA No
12-09-2019 New Zealand Suspension of Import Health Standard for Fresh Orange, Citrus sinensis from Spain 0805 Oranges Specific NA 05-09-2019 Yes
11-09-2019 Argentina Published Phytosanitary requirements for the import of pearl millet seeds with propagation destination, coming from Brazil 1008 Pearl millet seeds Specific NA NA No
11-09-2019 Brazil Requirements for International Sanitary Certificate for plant products Established 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Plant products Specific NA 11 November 2019 No
11-09-2019 EU Established detailed rules on official controls at the border control posts 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Animals, products of animal origin, composite products, germinal products, animal by-products, derived products and hay and straw, plants, plant products and other objects General NA NA No
11-09-2019 India Published Draft Food Safety and Standards (Prohibition and Restrictions on Sales) Amendment Regulations, 2019 12, 15 Oils and fats Regulatory Standards 10-11-2019 NA No
11-09-2019 Brazil Established phytosanitary import requirements for pumpkin 070993 Pumpkin Specific NA 15 July 2019 Yes
11-09-2019 Brazil Issued requirements for International Sanitary Certificate for plant products 020690 Frozen equine semen Regulatory Standards NA 16-07-2019 Yes
11-09-2019 EU Published transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain and amending Regulations 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Food and feed products of animal and plant origin Regulatory Standards NA NA No
10-09-2019 Uganda Standards for Edible insects published 0106 Edible insects Specific 9-11-2019 NA No
10-09-2019 Uganda Establishing Standards for Food Seasoning Mixtures 2103 Food seasoning mixtures Specific 09-11-2019 NA No
10-09-2019 Brazil Modifies Animal Health Import Requirements for equine embryos 0101, 0102, 0103 Equine embryos, Bovine and bubaline frozen semen, Bovine and bubaline, Bovine and bubaline for slaughter Regulatory Standards NA 8 July 2019 Yes
10-09-2019 Brazil Established import requirements for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay 070993 Pumpkin Specific NA 15 July 2019 Yes
09-09-2019 GCC Banned meat from ruminants of all types from Kazhakhstan 02 Meat of ruminants (fresh, chilled, frozen and processed) Specific 08-11-2019 NA No
09-09-2019 Colombia Good Manufacturing Practices for production of ectoparasiticides and disinfectants for veterinary use established 02, 03, 04, 0504, 1501, 1502, 1503, 1504, 1505, 1506, 1516, 1517, 1518, 1521, 1522, 16 Pharmaceutical products, ectoparasiticides and veterinary disinfectants Pesticides MRL 8-11-2019 NA No
09-09-2019 EU Maximum residue limit for diflubenzuron Revised 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 0201, 0202, 0203, 0204, 0205, 0206, 0207, 0208, 0209, 0210 Cereals, foodstuffs of animal origin and certain products of plant origin, including fruit and vegetables Pesticides MRL NA NA No
09-09-2019 New Zealand Import Health Standard for import of Fresh Ginger d 0910 Fresh ginger Specific 29-09-2019 11-11-2019 No
09-09-2019 New Zealand Published requirements for Importation of Nursery Stock 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Nursery stock Specific NA 30-08-2019 Yes
09-09-2019 Philippines Guidelines on the Registration of Food Products, Including Raw Materials and Food Ingredients, Containing Aluminum Lake Colors, and as such as Food Additives for Further Processing published 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Food products including raw materials and food ingredients containing aluminum lake colors, food additives for further food processing Specific 20-09-2019 16-10-2019 No
09-09-2019 Chinese Taipei Published commodities which shall follow the "Regulations of Inspection of Imported Foods and Related Products" 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Foods, food additives, food utensils, food containers or packaging Specific 08-11-2019 NA No
02-09-2019 Japan Amendment of the ordinance for enforcement of the Act safety assurance and quality improvement of feeds 23 Composite feeds for food producing animals and their ingredients General 01-11-2019 01-12-2020 No
02-09-2019 Canada Proposed Maximum Residue Limit for pesticides in tea leaves 0902 Pesticide fluazinam and flonicamid in or on tea (dried leaves) Pesticides MRL 10-11-2019 No
02-09-2019 Australia Review of risks associated with canine influenza virus 010619 ive domestic dogs of the species Canis familiaris Specific NA 2 December 2019 No
30-08-2019 Argentina Incorporated the Tomato brown rugose fruit virus ( ToBRFV ) pest into the phytosanitary requirements of the host species originating in the countries with presence of the pest 0702, 0709 tomato, pepper Specific 27-09-2019 14 October 2019 No
30-08-2019 Chile Establishes phytosanitary import requirements for rootless cuttings of Ficus carica from Mexico 0804, 0601 Ficus rootless cuttings carica Specific 28 October 2019 NA No
30-08-2019 Chile Sanitary requirements for the return of horses that leave the country temporarily published 0101 Horses Specific 29-09-2019 NA No
30-08-2019 Canada Proposed Maximum Residue Limit for Chloropicrin, Pendimethalin and Fluopicolide 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 esticide chloropicrin, Pendimethalin andfluopicolide in or on various commodities Pesticides MRL 10 November 2019 No
30-08-2019 Canada Proposed changes to the Maximum Residue Limit for several pesticides 100830, 1006 esticide metalaxyl, triticonazole,pyraclostrobin and fluxapyroxadin or on annual canarygrass seeds and rice bran Pesticides MRL 6-11-2019 No
28-08-2019 Philippines Proposed Rules and Regulations Governing the Importation and Exportation of Plant Food 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Plant food Specific 22 October 2019 1 June 2020 No
28-08-2019 South Korea Increasing samples for radionuclides testing at the border 07, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 22, 16, 17, 18, 19, 0901, 20, 21, 23, 24 Solid tea, infused tea, other processed products, processed saccharide products, other processed fishery products, beverage base, processed chocolate products, instant coffee, roasted coffee, natural spice& Elettaria cardamomum Maton, blueberries, coffee beans& mixed preparations, alkali additives for noodle preparations& Zinc supplement, bilberry extract. Specific 27 October 2019 23-08-2019 Yes
27-08-2019 Canada Proposed Maximum Residue Limi tfor Flumioxazin 02, 04, 1302, 100860 Pesticide flumioxazin in or on various commodities& fluroxypyr-meptyl in or on triticale Pesticides MRL 03-11-2019 NA No
27-08-2019 South Korea Proposed Draft of Standards for Quality Certificated Children Preference Foods. 1901, 2007 Children preference foods Regulatory Standards 26 October 2019 NA No
27-08-2019 United States of America Modified Pesticide Tolerances level for pesticide 1404, 1512, 120721 Cotton, undelinted seed and cotton, gin by-products Pesticides MRL NA 06-08-2019 Yes
27-08-2019 United States of America Modified Pesticide Tolerances level for agricultural pesticides 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Avocado, except watercress& Celtuce& Fennel, Florence, fresh leaves and stalk& Leaf petiole, Vegetable, root, except sugar beet, Almond, Apple, Bushberry, Cherry Cotton, gin by-products& Cottonseed, citrus fruit, pome, Nut, Onion, Pea and bean, Peach, Plum, Sorghum, Sunflower, Brassica, leaves of root and tuber, legume Pesticides MRL NA 12 August 2019 Yes
26-08-2019 Canada Modified List of Permitted Preservatives to Enable the Use of Tocopherols 1603 Dehydrated Fish Broth, Dehydrated Mollusc Broth Food Additives 21 October 2019 8 August 2019 Yes
26-08-2019 Canada Modified List of Permitted Sequestering Agents to Enable the Use of Potassium Phosphate, dibasic in Infant Cereal Products, and Sodium Potassium Hexametaphosphate in Whey Products for Use in Infant Formula 1901 Infant Cereal Products(ICS Codes: 67.220.20, 67.230) Food Additives 20 October 2019 7 August 2019 Yes
26-08-2019 Canada Modified List of Permitted Food Additives with Other Accepted Uses to Enable the Use of Polysorbate 80 in Various Infant Foods and Nutritional Supplement Powders 1901, 2005, 2007 Polysorbate 80 in various infant foods and nutritional supplement powders (ICS Codes: 67.220.20, 67.230) Food Additives 26 October 2019 13 August 2019 Yes
26-08-2019 Canada Maximum Residue Limit for Flutolanil 1508, 0701, 0710, 0712 Potatoes and peanuts (ICS Codes: 65.020, 65.100, 67.040, 67.080) Pesticides MRL 29 October 2019 NA No
22-08-2019 Argentina Phytosanitary requirements for the importation of fresh pitahaya and litchi fruit published 081090 Fresh fruit of pitahaya ( Hylocereus sp), fresh litchi fruit ( Litchi chinensis ) General 21 October 2019 1 September 2019 No
22-08-2019 Canada Maximum Residue Limit for Cypermethrin 081040, 2006, 0812, 0813 Pesticide cypermethrin in or on various commodities (ICS Codes: 65.020, 65.100, 67.040, 67.080). Pesticides MRL 27 October 2019 NA No
20-08-2019 India Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulations published 10 Food products Specific 19 October 2019 NA No
20-08-2019 India Provisions to regulate the Import of poultry and poultry products issued 0105, 0207, 0408 Poultry and Poultry products Specific 19 October 2019 NA No
19-08-2019 Colombia Phytosanitary emergency due to the presence of the disease known as Wilt of the Musaceae by Foc R4T Declared 0803 Banana Specific NA NA Yes
19-08-2019 Kenya Published standard DEAS: 2019 Hermetic storage bags 6305 Sacks. Bags Standard 13-10-2019 NA No
19-08-2019 Colombia phytosanitary emergency declared due to the presence of the disease known as Wilt of the Musaceae by Foc R4T 0803 Banana Specific NA 19-08-2019 Yes
15-08-2019 Brazil Updated Monograph List of Active Ingredients for Pesticides, Household Cleaning Products and Wood Preservers published 0806 Grapes Food Additives 18 August 2019 NA No
15-08-2019 Brazil Ban on import, manufacture, marketing and use of feed additives containing the antimicrobials tylosin, lincomycin, and tiamulin 07051, 070521, 07052, 070970, 210330, 081020, 070990, 12099110, 12119029 Feed aditives. Food Additives 14 October 2019 NA No
15-08-2019 Russian Federation Ban on import of fresh apples, pears, quince, fresh apricots, cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums, sloes from China 0808, 0809 Fresh apples, pears, quince, fresh apricots, cherries, peaches, nectarines, plums, sloes Specific NA 1 August 2019 Yes
15-08-2019 Russian Federation Ban on import of live swine, meat of swine and products containing pork, embryos of swine and boar semen from Republic of Serbia 0103, 0203, 1602, 0502 Live swine, meat of swine, meat and edible meat offal, swine embryos and boar' semen Specific NA 13 August 2019 Yes
15-08-2019 Brazil Introducing formulation requirements, production, quality control and labelling of products for hygiene and beauty care for animals and make their registration mandatory 30029090 Other animal products Labeling And Packaging 26-08-2019 NA No
15-08-2019 China Proposes administrative rules on the recall of vehicle for environmental protection Motor vehicle& Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars Specific 14-10-2019 NA No
15-08-2019 Brazil Additions to the Monograph List of Active Ingredients for Pesticides, Household Cleaning Products and Wood Preservers 200811, 1202, 0805, 07051, 070521, 07052, 070970, 210330, 081020, 070990, 12099110, 12119029 Ground nut, Citrus fruits, fresh or dried, Lettuce, Spinach, Black Berries, Mustard flour and meal and prepared mustard, Sugar Beet Seed, Alfalfa (Lucerne) Seeds Food Additives 30 September 2019 NA No
15-08-2019 Brazil National Program for Monitoring of Resistance to Antimicrobials in Fisheries Resources launched 04, 02, 0504, 0505, 0506, 0511, 1501, 1502, 1504, 1506, 151610, 1518, 152190, 16 Animal products used as food or feed Food Additives NA 2 January 2015 Yes
14-08-2019 Turkey Veterinary Health Certificate for Import of Semen of Domestic Animals of the Bovine Species amended 051110 Bovine Semen Specific 13 October 2019 20 October 2019 No
14-08-2019 Uruguay Introduced Technical Regulation MERCOSUR of Garlic Identity and Quality 0703 Garlic Standard 13-10-2019 NA No
14-08-2019 Uruguay Introduced Technical Regulation of Identity and Quality of Food Casein 210690 Food casein General NA NA No
14-08-2019 United States of America Notify test procedures for cooking products 7323 Cooking products, general& Test conditions and procedures in general, Kitchen equipment Standard 08-10-2019 NA No
14-08-2019 Vietnam Proposes national technical regulation on safety for lifts 843131 Lifts. Escalators Standard 13-10-2019 May 2020 No
14-08-2019 European Proposing temporary exemption from the RoHS 2 (Directive 2011/65/EU) substance restrictions 85 Electrical and electronic equipment Pesticides MRL 13-10-2019 NA No
13-08-2019 Chile Introduced Meters for cold drinking water and hot water - Part 1: Metrological and technical requirements Meters for cold drinking water and hot water. Standard 12-10-2019 NA No
13-08-2019 South Korea Special Act on Safety management of Children's Dietary Lifestyle Amended 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Foods General 2 October 2019 NA No
13-08-2019 South Korea Amendments to the Regulation on Inspection Orders for Imported Food, etc. 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Foods (foods, food additives, apparatus, and containers and packages, functional health foods, livestock products) Regulatory Standards 24-09-2019 NA No
13-08-2019 Colombia Prohibiting the importation, manufacture, registration, marketing and use of some agricultural pesticides 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Agricultural pesticides with a guaranteed composition containing: fonofos, captafol, dinoseb, ethylene dibromide, endrin and dibromochloropropane (DBCP) Pesticides MRL 12 October 2019 NA No
13-08-2019 South Korea Special Act on Imported Food Safety Control Amended 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Foods General 12 October 2019 NA No
12-08-2019 EU Protective measures to prevent entry of pests of plants issued 06, 07, 08, 10, 12, 14, 44, 84, 87 Plants, plant products and other objects Specific 11 October 2019 14-12-2019 No
12-08-2019 Argentina Phytosanitary requirements for the importation of fresh grapes issued 080610 Fresh grapes Specific NA 05-08-2019 Yes
12-08-2019 Canada Invited suggestion on supplementary procedure for assessing radio frequency exposure compliance of portable devices operating in the 60 GHz Frequency Band 8517, 8518, 8519, 8520, 8521, 8522 Radiocommunications Specific 18-10-2019 NA No
12-08-2019 United States of America Response to an industry petition to reduce regulatory burden for cylinder requalification requirements 731100, 8408, 841989 4-series specification cylinders& Quality (ICS 03.120), Protection against dangerous goods (ICS 13.300), Measurement of force, weight and pressure (ICS 17.100), Gas pressure vessels, gas cylinders (ICS 23.020.30), Equipment for petroleum and natural gas industries (ICS 75.180) Specific 07-10-2019 NA No
12-08-2019 Japan Revised Standards and Specifications for utensils, containers, and packaging made of synthetic resins. 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Utensils, containers and packaging for food and food additives Labeling And Packaging 11 October 2019 NA No
09-08-2019 India Provisions to regulate the import of poultry and poultry products published 0105, 0207, 0209, 1501 oultry and Poultry products Specific 8 October 2019 NA No
09-08-2019 Brazil Resolution on the use of industrial trans fats in foods 2106 Drinks Food Additives 07-10-2019 NA Yes
09-08-2019 United States of America Published significant new use rules on certainchemical substances 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 36, 38 Chemical substances& Environmental protection (ICS 13.020), Production in the chemical industry (ICS 71.020), Products of the chemical industry (ICS 71.100) Specific 05-09-2019 NA No
09-08-2019 Japan Amending Standards and specifications of Feed Additives 293090 Manganese methionine hydroxy analogue chelate, Copper methionine hydroxy analogue chelate, Astaxanthin, β-Apo-8'-carotenic acid ethylester and Canthaxanthin as feed additives Food Additives 08-10-2019 NA No
09-08-2019 European Proposing amending’s in requirements for devices for self-testing and requirements for HIV and HCV rapid tests 3002300 In vitro diagnostic medical devices Specific 08-10-2019 NA No
09-08-2019 Brazil Proposes technical regulation laying down metrological and safety requirements to improve the approved Metrological Technical regulation (RTM) 902830 Electricity meters Specific NA NA No
09-08-2019 Brazil Resolution establishes criteria for evaluation and toxicological classification, prioritization of analysis and comparation of toxicological action of pesticides 3808 Pesticides, Household Cleaning Products and Wood Preservers Specific NA NA Yes
08-08-2019 Japan Standards and Specifications for Foods and Food Additives under the Food Sanitation Act revised 0201, 0202, 0203, 0206, 0207, 0208, 0209, 0302, 0303, 0304, 0306, 0307, 0308, 0401, 0407, 0408,0504, 0702, 0703, 0704, 0705, 0706, 0707, 0708, 0709, 0710, 0714, 0804, 0805, 0806, 0807, 0808, 0809, 0810, 0811, 0814, 0902, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 0910, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, , 1201, 1501, 1502, 1506 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruits and nuts, peel of citrus/melons, Cereals, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, Coffee, tea, mate and spices, Dairy produce, birds' eggs and natural honey, Meat and edible meat offal, Dairy produce, birds' eggs and natural honey, Animal originated products, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Animal or vegetable fats and oils Food Additives NA 30 May 2019 No
08-08-2019 Japan MRLs for the agricultural pesticidesunder the Food Sanitation Act Revised 0302, 0303, 0304, 0306, 0307, 0308, 0701, 0702, 0703, 0704, 0705, 0706, 0707, 0708, 0709, 0710, 0713, 0714, 0804, 0805, 0806, 0807, 0808, 0809, 0810, 0811, 0814, 0902, 0903, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 0910, 1006, 1201, 1207, 1212 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit and peel of citrus fruit, Tea, mate and spices, Cereals, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates Pesticides MRL NA NA No
08-08-2019 Japan Maximum residue limits (MRLs) for agricultural pesticides revised 0201, 0202, 0203, 0206, 0207, 0209,0401, 0504, 0701, 0702, 0703, 0704, 0705, 0707, 0708, 0709, 0710, 0713, 0714, 0803, 0806, 0807, 0810, 0811, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 0910, 1201, 1206, 1207, 1210, 1501, 1502  Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruit, Spices, Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit, Meat and edible meat offal, Dairy produce, Animal originated products, Animal fats and oils Pesticides MRL 7 October 2019 NA No
08-08-2019 Japan Revised Maximum residue limits (MRLs) for Metaflumizone 0201, 0202, 0203, 0204, 0205, 0206, 0208, 0302, 0303, 0304, 0401, 0504, 0701, 0702, 0703, 0704, 0705, 0706, 0708, 0709, 0710, 0714, 0805, 0806, 0807, 0808, 0809, 0810, 0811, 0814, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 0910, 1005, 1201, 1501, 1502, 1506, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Meat and edible meat offal, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, Dairy produce, birds' eggs and natural honey, Products of animal origin, Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers, Edible fruits and nuts, peel of citrus/melons, Coffee, tea, mate and spices, Cereals, Oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits, Animal or vegetable fats and oils Pesticides MRL NA 30 May 2019 Yes
08-08-2019 Japan Revision of substances having no potential to cause damage to human health specified under the Food Sanitation Act 0201, 0202, 0203, 0204, 0205, 0206, 0207, 0208, 0209, 0302, 0303, 0304, 0306, 0307, 0401, 0407, 0408, 0504, 0701, 0702, 0703, 0704, 0705, 0706, 0707, 0708, 0709, 0710, 0713, 0714, 1801, 0802, 0803, 0804, 0805, 0806, 0807, 0808, 0809, 0810, 0811, 0814, 0901, 0902, 0903, 0904, 0905, 0906, 0907, 0908, 0909, 0910, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1007, 1008, 1201, 1202, 1204, 1205, 1206, 1207, 1210, 1212, 1501, 1502, 1506, 1801 Meat and edible meat offal& Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates& Dairy produce, birds' eggs and natural honey& Products of animal origin& Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers& Edible fruits and nuts, peel of citrus/melons& Coffee, tea, mate and spices& Cereals& Oleaginous fruits, miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits& Animal or vegetable fats and oils& Cacao and cacao preparations General NA 30 May 2019 Yes
08-08-2019 China Regulations Governing Fees for Animal and Plant Quarantine amended 01, 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Animals, plants and their products Specific 25 August 2019 NA No
08-08-2019 Japan Standards and specifications of Feed Additives amended 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Manganese methionine hydroxy analogue chelate, Copper methionine hydroxy analogue chelate, Astaxanthin, β-Apo-8'-carotenic acid ethylester and Canthaxanthin as feed additives. Food Additives 7 October 2019 NA No
07-08-2019 EU Level of official controls on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin from India and some other countries has been increased 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 Food and feed of non-animal origin Specific NA 26 July 2019 Yes
07-08-2019 EU Maximum levels of erucic acid and hydrocyanic acid in certain foodstuffs has been amending 1515, 1516, 1517, 1518 Vegetable oils and mustard Food Additives 6 October 2019 NA No
07-08-2019 China Published standard on Safety Specifications for Electric Motorcycles and Electric Mopeds 8711 Electric motorcycles and electric mopeds& Motorcycles (including mopeds) and cycles fitted with an auxiliary motor, with or without side-cars& side-cars, Motorcycles and mopeds Standard 06-10-2019 NA No
07-08-2019 Uganda Specification for Tofu, Chicken feet and sunflower seeds published 210610, 120600, 230630 Tofu, sunflower seeds, chicken feet Specific 7 October 2019 NA No
07-08-2019 China Standards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives amended 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Food additives Food Additives 6 October 2019 NA No
07-08-2019 EU Revision of maximum levels for certain undesirable substances in animal feed. 2309 Feed materials and feed additives Food Additives 6 October 2019 NA No
07-08-2019 EU Maximum levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in traditionally smoked meat, fish and powders of food of plant origin amended 02, 03, 09, 06 raditionally smoked meat and meat products, traditionally smoked fish and fishery products, plant powders used for the preparation of beverages by dissolution Food Additives 6 October 2019 NA No
07-08-2019 EU Maximum levels of citrinin in food supplements based on rice fermented with red yeast Monascus purpureus amended 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Food supplements based on rice fermented with red yeast Monascus purpureus Food Additives 6 October 2019 NA No
06-08-2019 New Zealand Standards for Importation of Nursery Stock Issued 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Animals, plants and their products Regulatory Standards NA 5 August 2019 Yes
06-08-2019 Chile Phytosanitary requirements for the importation of seeds of horticultural, chacras, aromatic and medicinal species modified 120991, 330129, 070960 Tomato Seeds (Solanum lycopersicum = Lycopersicum esculentum) and Paprika and Chili pepper (Capsicum annuum) General NA NA No
06-08-2019 Rwanda Published standard for Doors and windows, Wooden furniture, Non-alcoholic beverages, Plant growing, Cereals, pulses and derived products, Fruits and derived products, Cans, Storage bags, Packaging ancillary materials, glass containers, cigar, chowk, pumpkin, Banana chips, flor, Sesame seed 9403, 44182090, 220290, 10, 08, 701399, 19019090 Doors and windows, Wooden furniture, Nonalcoholic beverages, Plant growing, Cereals, pulses and derived products, Fruits and derived products, Cans, Storage bags, Packaging ancillary materials , glass containers, cigar, chowk, pumpkin, Banana chips, flor, Sesame seed Standard 05-10-2019 NA No
06-08-2019 China Standard on Safety Performance Requirements and Test Methods for Automobile Fuel Tank and Its Installation 87 Automobile& Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling- stock, and parts and accessories thereof, Fuel systems (ICS 43.060.40) Standard 06-10-2019 NA No
06-08-2019 United States of America Introduced use rules on certain chemical substances 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 36, 38 Chemical substances& Environmental protection (ICS 13.020), Production in the chemical industry (ICS 71.020), Products of the chemical industry (ICS 71.100) Specific 30-08-2019 NA No
06-08-2019 Vietnam Published draft Circular on List of prohibited imported goods Imported goods under management of Ministry of Transport Specific 05-10-2019 NA No
05-08-2019 United States of America Revised MRLs for sulfoxaflor 120921, 1214, 070991, 0714, 071290, 0704, 050400, 100510, 100590, 110423, 0204, 0206, 1502, 1506, 0704, 1008, 0401, 0402, 1004, 0804, 0207, 150190, 100290, 1007, 1206, 1008, 0704 Alfalfa& Artichoke, Arugula& Asparagus& Bushberry& Cacao, Caneberry Celtuce& Corn, Cress& Egg& Fennel, Leaf petiole, leafy greens& Milk& Millet, Nut& Oat, Pineapple& Rye, meat and by products& Sorghum& Sunflower& Teff, Triticale, brassica Pesticides MRL NA 24 July 2019 Yes
05-08-2019 United States of America Revision of Pesticide Tolerance levels for tea 0902 Tea, dried& Tea, instant Pesticides MRL NA 24 June 2019 Yes
05-08-2019 United States of America Revised Pesticide Tolerance levels for tea 0902 Tea, dried& Tea, instant Pesticides MRL NA 24 June 2019 Yes
05-08-2019 United States of America Revision of Pesticide Tolerances levels for various agricultural products 0901, 0802, 120910, 1502, 0201, 0202, 1005, 0805, 0204, 1007, 0806, 0205, 0206, 080550, 071340, 0401, 0402, 080510, 080930, 080940, 0207, 1501, 1514, 1201, 0713, 0708, 1001 Coffee, green bean, Almond, Beet& Cattle, Cherry& Corn& Egg& citrus Fruit& kiwifruit, Grain, cereal, forage, fodder, and straw& Grape, raisin& Grapefruit& Lemon/lime& Lentil, Milk& Orange Peach Peanut& Plum& Rapeseed& meat, meat by products& Soybean& legume& Vegetable, Wheat Pesticides MRL NA 28 June 2019 Yes
05-08-2019 South Korea Proposes amendments to the "Regulation on Safety Standards etc. of Cosmetics 33, 3401 Cosmetics Standard 04-10-2019 NA No
05-08-2019 Mexico Published Standard, PROY-NOM-230/2-SCFI-2018,Microwave equipment for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint multichannel fixed systems. Part 2: Transport 8517, 8518, 8519, 8520, 8521, 8522 Microwave radiocommunications equipment using point-to-point and point-to-multipoint multichannel fixed systems operating in the following bands: (a) 7 GHz 7.1245 GHz7.2365 GHz/7.2855 GHz-7.3975 GHz 7.4525 GHz-7.5645 GHz/7.6135 GHz-7.7255 GHz (b) 10.5 GHz 10.1500 GHz-10.3000 GHz/10.5000 GHz-10.6500 GHz (c) 15 GHz 14.5010 GHz-14.5850 GHz/15.2290 GHz-15.3130 GHz 14.6480 GHz-14.8440 GHz/14.9630 GHz-15.1590 GHz (d) 23 GHz 21.2275 GHz-21.6475 GHz/22.4595 GHz22.8795 GHz 21.8000 GHz-22.3000 GHz/23.0000 GHz-23.5000 GHz (e) 38 GHz 37.0580 GHz-37.2260 GHz/38.3180 GHz-38.4860 GHz Standard 06-09-2019 NA No
05-08-2019 United States of America Pesticide and insecticide Tolerances levels revised for various agricultural products 070810, 070940, 070993, 071010, 071340, 081040, 0806 Celery, Grape, raisin, bulb, cucurbit, Potato granules/flakes, Cranberry, Lentil, Pea Pesticides MRL NA 1 July 2019 Yes
05-08-2019 Mexico Proposes Standard NOM-034-SCT2-2018: "Horizontal and vertical signage for highways and urban roadways Products related to road signs Standard 24-08-2019 NA No
05-08-2019 South Korea Amending special act on safety management of children's dietary lifestyle 210690 Foods Standard 04-10-2019 NA No
05-08-2019 China Published standard for the Installation of External Lighting and Lightsignalling Devices for Motor Vehicles and Their Trailers 87 The external lighting and light-signalling devices for motor vehicles and trailers& Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling- stock, and parts and accessories thereof , Lighting, signalling and warning devices Specific 04-10-2019 NA No
05-08-2019 China Published measures for formulation registration of infant formula milk powder products 19011010 Infant formula milk powder, Preparations for infant use, put up for retail sale Specific 04-10-2019 NA No
05-08-2019 China Published national standard on performance requirements and test methods of horn for motor vehicles 87 Horns for Type M, N and L Motor Vehicles& Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling- stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS 87) General NA 01-01-2020 No
05-08-2019 Philippines Published guidelines on the registration of food products, including raw materials and food ingredients, containing Aluminum Lake Colors, and as such food additives for further processing 02, 03, 04, 0504, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 Food products in general Labeling And Packaging 04-09-2019 NA No
02-08-2019 Chile Published technical specifications for the design of energy efficiency labels for electric ovens 851660 Electric ovens Labeling And Packaging 01-10-2019 NA No
02-08-2019 Brazil Established technical requirements to safeguard the health and physical integrity of workers 84, 8426, 8430 Machinery and mechanical appliances& lifting or handling machinery& Derricks& cranes& mobile lifting frames, etc.& Moving, grading, etc. Specific NA No
02-08-2019 Brazil Established technical requirements to safeguard the health and physical integrity of workers 84, 8426, 8430 Machinery and mechanical appliances& lifting or handling machinery& Derricks& cranes& mobile lifting frames, etc.& Moving, grading General NA NA No
02-08-2019 Brazil Established technical requirements to safeguard the health and physical integrity of workers 84, 8426, 8430 Machinery and mechanical appliances& lifting or handling machinery& Derricks& cranes& mobile lifting frames, etc.& Moving, grading General NA NA No
01-08-2019 Uganda Published standard for Sunflower seed, tofu, Measurement of fluid flow 1206, 210690, 902610, 020714 Sunflower seeds, whether or not broken (HS 1206)& Plant growing , Oilseeds, Tofu& - Other, Food products, Flowmeter, Chicken feet Standard 30-09-2019 NA No
01-08-2019 EU Authorizes use of zinc chelate of methionine sulfate as a feed additive for all animal species 2309 zinc chelate of methionine sulfate Food Additives NA 5 June 2019 Yes
01-08-2019 EU Authorised the use of L-threonine produced by Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 as a feed additive for all animal species. 2309 L-threonine produced by Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 Food Additives NA 25 June 2019 Yes
01-08-2019 EU Delegated Regulation concerning the performance of specific official controls of wood packaging material, notification of certain consignments and measures to be taken in case of non-compliance 06, 44 plants and plant products Labeling And Packaging NA 20-11-2019 No
28-07-2019 Brazil Laying down requirements for road transport conditions of dangerous goods to prevent accidents to persons 36, 382499 Road transport of dangerous goods Specific NA 22-12-2019 No
28-07-2019 Kenya Published standard for test methods for the determination of characteristics of melamine faced boards (MFB) 442190 Wood based panels Regulatory Standards 20-08-2019 NA No
26-07-2019 South Korea Enforcing import requirements for used agricultural and constructional machinery 871620, 871690 Used agricultural and constructional machinery (ex: tractors, combine harvesters, bulldozers, graders, excavators, etc.) Specific 25-08-2019 01-09-2019 No