China: China Notifies Draft Standard of Maximum Residue Limits for 41 Veterinary Drugs in Foods

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CH2021-0140

On October 27, 2021, China notified the National Food Safety Standard of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for 41 Veterinary Drugs in Food to the World Trade Organization (WTO) as G/SPS/N/CHN/1233. The deadline for comment submissions is December 26, 2021. The proposed date of entry into force is yet to be determined. Comments can be sent to WTO/SPS National Notification and Enquiry Center at sps@customs.gov.cn. Please note that these proposed limits will not come into force until China updates the National Food Safety Standard of Maximum Residue Limits for Veterinary Drugs in Foods (GB 31650-2019) (see GAIN report CH2019/0176). The report contains an unofficial translation of the draft MRLs that affects the meat/livestock, poultry, seafood, and apiculture sectors.

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