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Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides

The following describes how to search the maximum residue limit (MRL) database for MRLs regulated under the Pest Control Products Act.

1. From the two boxes below, select the chemical (listed by common name) and the food commodity to define your search.

   To select more than one option from one of the two parameter boxes, hold down the control key (Ctrl) on your keyboard and make the selections. Note that “ALL” chemicals or “ALL” commodities can be selected as the search parameter, but not both at the same time.

2. Once the search parameters are selected, click on the Submit Search Requirements button below to execute the search.

3. To clear all selections, click on the Reset Form button.

Chemical Common Name

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Note: The residue definitions for all chemicals and the Established Maximum Residue Limit (EMRL) documents are available on the MRL webpage.