Diflubenzuron
CAS No. 35367-38-5
US Maximum Residue Levels in Food Commodities
 
 

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A February 14, 2005, check at the Code of Federal Regulations for Diflubenzuron: this insecticide is permitted in or on over 400 food commodities in the United States. The following list identifies these crops for which EPA has set pesticide tolerances. 

[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 40, Volume 22]
[Revised as of July 1, 2004]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 40CFR180.377]
[Page 422-423]

TITLE 40--PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT

CHAPTER I--ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED)

PART 180_TOLERANCES AND EXEMPTIONS FROM TOLERANCES FOR PESTICIDE CHEMICALS
IN FOOD--Table of Contents

Subpart C_Specific Tolerances

Sec. 180.377 Diflubenzuron; tolerances for residues.
(a) General. (1) Tolerances are established for residues of the
insecticide diflubenzuron (N-[[(4-chlorophenyl)amino]carbonyl]-2,6-
difluorobenzamide) in or on the following food commodities:
Commodity

As of
September 14,
2003

PPM

As of
February 14,
2005

PPM

CFR
ARTICHOKE 6.0 Not Listed in this way 180.377
Artichoke, globe Not Listed in this way 6.0  
Cattle, fat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Cattle, meat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Cotton, undelinted seed 0.2 0.2 180.377
Egg 0.05 0.05 180.377
Goat, fat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Goat, meat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Grapefruit 0.5 0.5 180.377
GRASS, PASTURE 1.0 Not Listed in this way 180.377
GRASS, RANGE 3.0 Not Listed in this way 180.377
GRASS, RANGELAND 6.0 Not Listed in this way 180.377
Hog, fat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Hog, meat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Horse, fat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Horse, meat 0.05 0.05 180.377
Milk 0.05 0.05 180.377
Mushroom 0.2 0.2 180.377
Orange, sweet Not Listed in this way 0.5  
ORANGE 0.5 Not Listed in this way 180.377
Poultry, fat 0.05 0.5 180.377
Poultry, meat 0.05 0.5 180.377
Poultry, meat byproducts 0.05 0.5 180.377
Sheep, fat 0.05 0.5 180.377
Sheep, meat 0.05 0.5 180.377
Soybean 0.05 0.5 180.377
Soybean, hulls 0.5 0.5 180.377
Tangerine 0.5 0.5 180.377
WALNUT 0.1 Not Listed in this way 180.377
(2) Tolerances are established for combined residues of the
insecticide diflubenzuron and its metabolites 4-

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chlorophenlyurea and 4-chloroaniline in or on the following food
commodities:
Almond , hulls 6.0 6.0 180.377
Cattle, meat byproducts 0.15 0.15 180.377

Fruit, stone, group 12, except cherry

This group includes 14 commodities - see Ref. 1 below.

0.07 0.07 180.377
Goat, meat byproducts 0.15 0.15 180.377

Grass, forage, fodder, and hay, group 17

This group includes 360 commodities - see Ref. 2 below.

6.0 6.0 180.377
Hog, meat byproducts 0.15 0.15 180.377
Horse, meat byproducts 0.15 0.15 180.377

Nut, tree, group 14

This group includes 16 commodities - see Ref. 3 below.

0.06 0.06 180.377
Pear 0.50 0.50 180.377
Pepper 1.0 1.0 180.377
Pistachio 0.06 0.06 180.377
Rice, grain 0.02 0.02 180.377
Rice, straw 0.8 0.8 180.377
Sheep, meat byproducts 0.15 0.15 180.377
(b) Section 18 emergency exemptions. Time-limited tolerances are
established for the residues of diflubenzuron and its metabolites PCA
(p-chloroaniline) and CPU (p-chlorophenylurea)
, expressed as the parent
diflubenzuron, in connection with use of the pesticide under section 18
emergency exemptions granted by EPA. The tolerances are specified in the
following table, and will expire and are revoked on the dates specified.
Commodity

As of
September 14,
2003

PPM

As of
February 14,
2005

PPM

Expiration/ Revocation Date
Alfalfa, forage
6.0   6.0 6/30/07
Alfalfa, hay
6.0   6.0 6/30/07
Barley, grain - 0.05 12/31/05
Barley, hay - 1.0 12/31/05
Barley, straw
- 0.50 12/31/05
Wheat, aspirated grain fractions
- 30 12/31/05
Wheat, grain
- 0.05 12/31/05
Wheat, hay
- 1.0 12/31/05
Wheat, milled byproducts
- 0.10 12/31/05
Wheat, straw - 0.50 12/31/05
(c) Tolerances with regional registrations. [Reserved]
(d) Indirect or inadvertent residues. [Reserved]

[65 FR 33699, May 24, 2000, as amended at 65 FR 47882, Aug. 4, 2000; 66
FR 16144, Mar. 23, 2001; 67 FR 7092, Feb. 15, 2002; 67 FR 35048, May 17,
2002; 67 FR 59017, Sept. 19, 2002; 67 FR 59181, Sept. 20, 2002; 68 FR
51484, Aug. 27, 2003; 69 FR 29459, May 24, 2004]

(Ref 1) Fruit, stone, group 12. This group includes 14 commodities.

apricot • cherry, sweet • cherry, tart • fruit, stone • fruit, stone, except plum, prune, dried • nectarine • peach • plum • plum, chickasaw • plum, damson • plum, japanese • plum, prune • plum, prune, dried • plum, prune, fresh

(Ref 2) Grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17. This group includes 360 commodities.

This group includes: alkali sacaton • alkali sacaton, forage • alkali sacaton, hay • alkaligrass • alkaligrass, forage • alkaligrass, hay • arizona cottontop • arizona cottontop, forage • arizona cottontop, hay • bahiagrass • bahiagrass, forage • bahiagrass, hay • bahiagress, hay • beachgrass • beachgrass, forage • beachgrass, hay • bentgrass • bentgrass, forage • bentgrass, hay • bentgrass, spike • bentgrass, spike, forage • bentgrass, spike, hay • bermudagrass • bermudagrass, forage • bermudagrass, hay • bermudagrass, silage • blowoutgrass • blowoutgrass, forage • blowoutgrass, hay • bluegrass • bluegrass, forage • bluegrass, hay • bluegrass, silky • bluegrass, silky, forage • bluegrass, silky, hay • bluestem, australian • bluestem, australian, forage • bluestem, australian, hay • bluestem, big • bluestem, big, forage • bluestem, big, hay • bluestem, caucasian • bluestem, caucasian, forage • bluestem, caucasian, hay • bluestem, diaz • bluestem, diaz, forage • bluestem, diaz, hay • bluestem, little • bluestem, little, forage • bluestem, little, hay • bluestem, sand • bluestem, sand, forage • bluestem, sand, hay • bluestem, silver • bluestem, silver, forage • bluestem, silver, hay • bluestem, south african • bluestem, south african, forage • bluestem, south african, hay • bluestem, yellow • bluestem, yellow, forage • bluestem, yellow, hay • bristlegrass, plains • bristlegrass, plains, forage • bristlegrass, plains, hay • bromegrass • bromegrass, forage • bromegrass, hay • bromegrass, silage • broomsedge • broomsedge, forage • broomsedge, hay • buffalograss • buffalograss, forage • buffalograss, hay • buffelgrass • buffelgrass, forage • buffelgrass, hay • canarygrass, annual • canarygrass, annual, forage • canarygrass, annual, hay • canarygrass, annual, seed • canarygrass, reed • canarygrass, reed, forage • canarygrass, reed, hay • canarygrass, reed, silage • caribgrass • caribgrass, forage • caribgrass, hay • carpetgrass • carpetgrass, broadleaf • carpetgrass, broadleaf, forage • carpetgrass, broadleaf, hay • carpetgrass, forage • carpetgrass, hay • centipedegrass • centipedegrass, forage • centipedegrass, hay • cordgrass, marshhay • cordgrass, marshhay, forage • cordgrass, marshhay, hay • crabgrass • crabgrass, forage • crabgrass, hay • curly mesquite • curly mesquite, forage • curly mesquite, hay • dallisgrass • dallisgrass, forage • dallisgrass, hay • dropseed, pine • dropseed, pine, forage • dropseed, pine, hay • dropseed, sand • dropseed, sand, forage • dropseed, sand, hay • dropseed, tall • dropseed, tall, forage • dropseed, tall, hay • fescue • fescue, forage • fescue, hay • fingergrass, feather • fingergrass, feather, forage • fingergrass, feather, hay • foxtail, creeping • foxtail, creeping, forage • foxtail, creeping, hay • foxtail, meadow • foxtail, meadow, forage • foxtail, meadow, hay • gamagrass, eastern • gamagrass, eastern, forage • gamagrass, eastern, hay • grass • grass, forage • grass, galleta • grass, galleta, forage • grass, galleta, hay • grass, grama • grass, grama, forage • grass, grama, hay • grass, hay • grass, muhly • grass, muhly, forage • grass, muhly, hay • grass, pasture • grass, pasture, forage • grass, pasture, hay • grass, pasture, seed screenings • grass, pasture, silage • grass, pasture, straw • grass, rangeland • grass, rangeland, forage • grass, rangeland, hay • grass, rangeland, seed screenings • grass, rangeland, silage • grass, rangeland, straw • grass, seed screenings • grass, seed, straw • grass, silage • grass, st. augustine • grass, st. augustine, forage • grass, st. augustine, hay • grass, straw • grass, wildrye • grass, wildrye, forage •grass, wildrye, hay • grass, zoysia • grass, zoysia, forage • grass, zoysia, hay • hairgrass, tufted • hairgrass, tufted, forage • hairgrass, tufted, hay • hardinggrass • hardinggrass, forage • hardinggrass, hay • indiangrass • indiangrass, forage • indiangrass, hay • junegrass • junegrass, forage • junegrass, hay • limpograss • limpograss, forage • limpograss, hay • lovegrass • lovegrass, forage • lovegrass, hay • maidencane • maidencane, forage • maidencane, hay • mannagrass • mannagrass, forage • mannagrass, hay • millet, foxtail • millet, foxtail, forage • millet, foxtail, hay • millet, japanese • millet, japanese, forage • millet, japanese, hay • molassesgrass • molassesgrass, forage • molassesgrass, hay • napiergrass • napiergrass, forage • napiergrass, hay • needlegrass • needlegrass, forage • needlegrass, hay • oat, sand • oat, sand, forage • oat, sand, hay • oat, slender • oat, slender, forage • oat, slender, hay • oat, wild • oat, wild, forage • oat, wild, hay • oatgrass • oatgrass, forage • oatgrass, hay • oatgrass, tall • oatgrass, tall, forage • oatgrass, tall, hay • oniongrass • oniongrass, forage • oniongrass, hay • orchardgrass • orchardgrass, forage • orchardgrass, hay • orchardgrass, silage • pangolagrass • pangolagrass, forage • pangolagrass, hay • panicgrass • panicgrass, forage • panicgrass, hay • paspalum • paspalum, forage • paspalum, hay • polargrass • polargrass, forage • polargrass, hay • quackgrass • quackgrass, forage • quackgrass, hay • redtop • redtop, forage • redtop, hay • reedgrass • reedgrass, forage • reedgrass, hay • rhodesgrass • rhodesgrass, forage • rhodesgrass, hay • rhodesgrass, multiflower false • rhodesgrass, multiflower false, forage • rhodesgrass, multiflower false, hay • ricegrass, indian • ricegrass, indian, forage • ricegrass, indian, hay • ryegrass, forage • ryegrass, hay • ryegrass, italian • ryegrass, italian, forage • ryegrass, italian, hay • ryegrass, perennial • ryegrass, perennial, forage • ryegrass, perennial, hay • sandreed, prairie • sandreed, prairie, forage • sandreed, prairie, hay • sixweeks threeawn • sixweeks threeawn, forage • sixweeks threeawn, hay • sloughgrass • sloughgrass, forage • sloughgrass, hay • smilograss • smilograss, forage • smilograss, hay • sorghum, forage • sorghum, grain, stover • spikeoat • spikeoat, forage • spikeoat, hay • sprangletop, green • sprangletop, green, forage • sprangletop, green, hay • squirreltail • squirreltail, forage • squirreltail, hay • sudangrass • sudangrass, forage • sudangrass, hay • sunolgrass • sunolgrass, forage • sunolgrass, hay • tanglehead • tanglehead, forage • tanglehead, hay • timothy • timothy, alpine • timothy, alpine, forage • timothy, alpine, hay • timothy, forage • timothy, hay • timothy, seed • timothy, silage • trisetum, spike • trisetum, spike, forage • trisetum, spike, hay • vaseygrass • vaseygrass, forage • vaseygrass, hay • veldtgrass, perennial • veldtgrass, perennial, forage • veldtgrass, perennial, hay • velvetgrass • velvetgrass, forage • velvetgrass, hay • wheatgrass • wheatgrass, bluebunch • wheatgrass, bluebunch, forage • wheatgrass, bluebunch, hay • wheatgrass, crested • wheatgrass, crested, forage • wheatgrass, crested, hay • wheatgrass, fairway • wheatgrass, fairway, forage • wheatgrass, fairway, hay • wheatgrass, forage • wheatgrass, hay •wheatgrass, intermediate • wheatgrass, intermediate, forage • wheatgrass, intermediate, hay • wheatgrass, pubescent • wheatgrass, pubescent, forage • wheatgrass, pubescent, hay • wheatgrass, siberian •wheatgrass, siberian, forage • wheatgrass, siberian, hay • wheatgrass, slender • wheatgrass, slender, forage • wheatgrass, slender, hay • wheatgrass, streambank • wheatgrass, streambank, forage • wheatgrass, streambank, hay • wheatgrass, tall • wheatgrass, tall, forage • wheatgrass, tall, hay • wheatgrass, thickspike • wheatgrass, thickspike, forage • wheatgrass, thickspike, hay • wheatgrass, western • wheatgrass, western, forage • wheatgrass, western, hay • windmillgrass, hooded • windmillgrass, hooded, forage • windmillgrass, hooded, hay

(Ref 3) Nut, tree, group 14. This group includes 16 commodities.

almond • almond, hulls • beechnut • butternut • cashew • chestnut • chinquapin • filbert • nut, brazil • nut, hickory • nut, macadamia • nutmeat, processed, except peanut • nuts • pecan • pistachio • walnut

 
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