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Document 32018R0555

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/555 of 9 April 2018 concerning a coordinated multiannual control programme of the Union for 2019, 2020 and 2021 to ensure compliance with maximum residue levels of pesticides and to assess the consumer exposure to pesticide residues in and on food of plant and animal origin (Text with EEA relevance. )

C/2018/2065

OJ L 92, 10.4.2018, p. 6–18 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

Date of entry into force unknown (pending notification) or not yet in force., Date of effect: 01/01/2019

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2018/555/oj

10.4.2018   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 92/6


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2018/555

of 9 April 2018

concerning a coordinated multiannual control programme of the Union for 2019, 2020 and 2021 to ensure compliance with maximum residue levels of pesticides and to assess the consumer exposure to pesticide residues in and on food of plant and animal origin

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 February 2005 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC (1), in particular Article 29(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

By Commission Regulation (EC) No 1213/2008 (2) a first coordinated multiannual Community control programme, covering the years 2009, 2010 and 2011, was established. That programme continued under consecutive Commission Regulations. The latest one was Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/660 (3).

(2)

Thirty to forty foodstuffs constitute the major components of the diet in the Union. Since pesticide uses show significant changes over a period of 3 years, pesticides should be monitored in those foodstuffs over a series of 3-year cycles to allow consumer exposure and the application of Union legislation to be assessed.

(3)

The European Food Safety Authority, hereinafter (the Authority), submitted a scientific report on a design assessment of the pesticide monitoring programme. It concluded that an MRL exceedance rate above 1 % could be estimated with a margin of error of 0,75 % by selecting 683 sample units for a minimum of 32 different food items (4). Collection of those samples should be apportioned among Member States according to population numbers, with a minimum of 12 samples per product and per year.

(4)

Analytical results from the previous official control programmes of the Union have been taken into account to ensure that the range of pesticides covered by the control programme is representative for the pesticides used.

(5)

Guidance concerning ‘Analytical quality control and validation procedures for pesticide residues analysis in food and feed’ is published on the Commission website (5).

(6)

Where the residue definition of a pesticide includes other active substances, metabolites and/or breakdown or reaction products, those compounds should be reported separately as far as they are measured individually.

(7)

Implementing measures, such as the Standard Sample Description (SSD) (6)  (7) for submitting results of pesticide residues analysis, relating to the submission of information by Member States have been agreed by Member States, the Commission and the Authority.

(8)

For the sampling procedures, Commission Directive 2002/63/EC (8), which incorporates the sampling methods and procedures recommended by the Codex Alimentarius Commission, should apply.

(9)

It is necessary to assess whether maximum residue levels for food for infants and young children provided for in Article 10 of Commission Directive 2006/141/EC (9) and Article 7 of Commission Directive 2006/125/EC (10) are respected, taking into account only the residue definitions as they are set out in Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

(10)

As regards single residue methods, Member States may be able to meet their obligations of analysis by having recourse to official laboratories already having the validated methods required.

(11)

Member States should submit by 31 August of each year the information concerning the previous calendar year.

(12)

In order to avoid any confusion due to an overlap between consecutive multiannual programmes, Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/660 should be repealed in the interest of legal certainty. It should, however, continue to apply to samples tested in 2018.

(13)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Member States shall, during the years 2019, 2020 and 2021, take and analyse samples for the pesticide/product combinations, as set out in Annex I.

The number of samples of each product, including foods for infants and young children and products originating from organic farming shall be as set out in Annex II.

Article 2

1.   The lot to be sampled shall be chosen randomly.

The sampling procedure, including the number of units, shall comply with Directive 2002/63/EC.

2.   All samples, including those of foods intended for infants and young children, shall be analysed for the pesticides set out in Annex I in accordance with the residue definitions set out in Regulation (EC) No 396/2005.

3.   For foods intended for infants and young children, samples shall be evaluated on the products as proposed ready for consumption or as reconstituted according to the instructions of the manufacturers, taking into account the MRLs set out in Directives 2006/125/EC and 2006/141/EC. Where such foods can be consumed both as sold and as reconstituted, the results shall be reported on the non-reconstituted product as sold.

Article 3

Member States shall submit the results of the analysis of samples tested in 2019, 2020 and 2021 by 31 August 2020, 2021 and 2022 respectively. Those results shall be submitted in accordance with the Standard Sample Description (SSD).

Where the residue definition of a pesticide includes more than one compound (active substance and/or metabolite or breakdown or reaction product), Member States shall report the analysis results in accordance with the full residue definition. In addition, the results of all analytes that are part of the residue definition shall be submitted separately, as far as they are measured individually.

Article 4

Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/660 is repealed.

However, as regards samples tested in 2018, it shall continue to apply until 1 September 2019.

Article 5

This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2019.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 9 April 2018.

For the Commission

The President

Jean-Claude JUNCKER


(1)  OJ L 70, 16.3.2005, p. 1.

(2)  Commission Regulation (EC) No 1213/2008 of 5 December 2008 concerning a coordinated multiannual Community control programme for 2009, 2010 and 2011 to ensure compliance with maximum residue levels of and to assess the consumer exposure to pesticide residues in and on food of plant and animal origin (OJ L 328, 6.12.2008, p. 9).

(3)  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/660 of 6 April 2017 concerning a coordinated multiannual control programme of the Union for 2018, 2019 and 2020 to ensure compliance with maximum levels of pesticides and to assess the consumer exposure to pesticide residues in and on food of plant and animal origin (OJ L 94, 7.4.2017, p. 12).

(4)  European Food Safety Authority; pesticide monitoring program: design assessment. EFSA Journal 2015;13(2):4005.

(5)  Document No. SANTE/11813/2017 https://ec.europa.eu/food/sites/food/files/plant/docs/pesticides_mrl_guidelines_wrkdoc_2017-11813.pdf in its most recent version.

(6)  Standard sample description for food and feed (EFSA Journal 2010; 8(1): 1457).

(7)  Use of the EFSA Standard Sample Description ver. 2.0 (SSD) for the reporting of data on the control of pesticide residues in food and feed according to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 (EFSA Supporting publication 2015: EN-918).

(8)  Commission Directive 2002/63/EC of 11 July 2002 establishing Community methods of sampling for the official control of pesticide residues in and on products of plant and animal origin and repealing Directive 79/700/EEC (OJ L 187, 16.7.2002, p. 30).

(9)  Commission Directive 2006/141/EC of 22 December 2006 on infant formulae and follow-on formulae and amending Directive 1999/21/EC (OJ L 401, 30.12.2006, p. 1).

(10)  Commission Directive 2006/125/EC of 5 December 2006 on processed cereal-based foods and baby foods for infants and young children (OJ L 339, 6.12.2006, p. 16).


ANNEX I

Part A: Products of plant origin (1) to be sampled in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

2019

2020

2021

(c)

(a)

(b)

Apples (2)

Oranges (2)

Table grapes (2)

Strawberries (2)

Pears (2)

Bananas (2)

Peaches, including nectarines and similar hybrids (2)

Kiwi fruits (2)

Grapefruits (2)

Wine (red or white) made from grapes. (If no specific processing factors for wine are available, a default factor of 1 may be applied. Member States are requested to report the wine processing factors used in the ‘National Summary report’)

Cauliflowers (2)

Aubergines (2)

Lettuces (2)

Onions (2)

Broccoli (2)

Head cabbages (2)

Carrots (2)

Melons (2)

Tomatoes (2)

Potatoes (2)

Cultivated fungi (2)

Spinaches (2)

Beans (dried) (2)

Sweet peppers/bell peppers (2)

Oat grain (3) (4)

Rye grain (4)

Wheat grain (4)

Barley grain (4) (5)

Brown rice (husked rice), defined as rice after the removal of the hull from paddy rice (6)

Virgin olive oil (If no specific oil processing factor is available, a default factor of 5 may be applied for fat-soluble substances, taking into account an olive oil production standard yield of 20 % of the olive harvest; for non-fat-soluble substances a default oil processing factor of 1 may be used. Member States are requested to report the processing factors used in the ‘National Summary report’)

Part B: Products of animal origin (1) to be sampled in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

2019

2020

2021

(e)

(f)

(d)

Cow's milk (7)

Poultry fat (2)

Bovine fat (2)

Swine fat (2)

Sheep fat (2)

Chicken eggs (2) (8)

Part C: Pesticide/product combinations to be monitored in/on products of plant origin

 

2019

2020

2021

Remarks

2,4-D

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on lettuces, spinaches and tomatoes in 2019; in and on oranges, cauliflowers, brown rice and dried beans in 2020; grapefruits, table grapes, aubergines and broccoli in 2021.

2-Phenylphenol

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Abamectin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Acephate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Acetamiprid

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Acrinathrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Aldicarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Aldrin and dieldrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Ametoctradin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Azinphos-methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Azoxystrobin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Bifenthrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Biphenyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Bitertanol

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Boscalid

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Bromide ion

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on lettuces and tomatoes in 2019; in and on brown rice in 2020; in and on sweet peppers in 2021.

Bromopropylate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Bupirimate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Buprofezin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Captan

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Carbaryl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Carbendazim and benomyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Carbofuran

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Chlorantraniliprole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Chlorfenapyr

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Chlormequat

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on tomatoes and oats in 2019; in and on carrots, pears, rye and brown rice in 2020; in and on aubergines, table grapes, cultivated fungi and wheat in 2021.

Chlorothalonil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Chlorpropham

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Chlorpyrifos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Chlorpyrifos-methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Clofentezine

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed for all listed commodities except cereals.

Clothianidin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Cyazofamid

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Cyfluthrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Cymoxanil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Cypermethrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Cyproconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Cyprodinil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Cyromazine

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on lettuces and tomatoes in 2019; in and on potatoes, onions and carrots in 2020; in and on aubergines, sweet peppers, melons and cultivated fungi in 2021.

Deltamethrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Diazinon

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Dichlorvos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Dicloran

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Dicofol

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed for all listed commodities except cereals.

Diethofencarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Difenoconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Diflubenzuron

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Dimethoate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Dimethomorph

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Diniconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Diphenylamine

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Dithianon

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on apples and peaches in 2019; in and on pears and brown rice in 2020; in and on table grapes in 2021.

Dithiocarbamates

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed in and on all listed commodities except broccoli, cauliflowers, head cabbages, olive oil, wine and onions.

Dodine

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Emamectin benzoate B1a, expressed as emamectin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Endosulfan

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

EPN

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Epoxiconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Ethephon

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on apples, peaches, tomatoes and wine in 2019; in and on oranges and pears in 2020; in and on sweet peppers, wheat and table grapes in 2021.

Ethion

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Ethirimol

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed in and on all listed commodities except cereals.

Etofenprox

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Etoxazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Famoxadone

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenamidone

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenamiphos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenarimol

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed in and on all listed commodities except cereals.

Fenazaquin

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed in and on all listed commodities except cereals.

Fenbuconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenbutatin oxide

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on apples, strawberries, peaches, tomatoes and wine in 2019; analysed in and on oranges and pears in 2020; in and on aubergines, grapefruits, sweet peppers and table grapes in 2021.

Fenhexamid

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenitrothion

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenoxycarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenpropathrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenpropidin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenpropimorph

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenpyroximate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenthion

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fenvalerate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fipronil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Flonicamid

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on apples, peaches, spinaches, lettuces, tomatoes, oats and barley in 2019; in and on potatoes, pears, brown rice and rye in 2020; in and on aubergines, table grapes, grapefruits, melons, sweet peppers and wheat in 2021.

Fluazifop-P

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on strawberries, head cabbages, lettuces, spinaches and tomatoes in 2019; in and on cauliflowers, dried beans, potatoes and carrots in 2020; in and on aubergines, broccoli, sweet peppers and wheat in 2021.

Flubendiamide

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fludioxonil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Flufenoxuron

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fluopicolide

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fluopyram

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fluquinconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Flusilazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Flutriafol

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fluxapyroxad

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Folpet

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Formetanate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Fosthiazate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Glyphosate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Haloxyfop including haloxyfop-P

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on strawberries and head cabbages in 2019; in and on dried beans in 2020; in and on broccoli, grapefruits, sweet peppers and wheat in 2021.

Hexaconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Hexythiazox

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed for all listed commodities except cereals.

Imazalil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Imidacloprid

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Indoxacarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Iprodione

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Iprovalicarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Isocarbophos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Isoprothiolane

 

(a)

 

It shall only be analysed in and on brown rice in 2020. The substance is not to be analysed in or on any product in 2019 and 2021.

Kresoxim-methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Lambda-cyhalothrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Linuron

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Lufenuron

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Malathion

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Mandipropamid

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Mepanipyrim

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Mepiquat

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on barley and oats in 2019; in and on pears, rye and brown rice in 2020; in and on cultivated fungi and wheat in 2021.

Metalaxyl and metalaxyl-M

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Methamidophos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Methidathion

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Methiocarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Methomyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Methoxyfenozide

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Metrafenone

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Monocrotophos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Myclobutanil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Oxadixyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Oxamyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Oxydemeton-methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Paclobutrazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Parathion

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Parathion methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Penconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Pencycuron

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Pendimethalin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Permethrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Phosmet

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Pirimicarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Pirimiphos-methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Procymidone

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Profenofos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Propamocarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be only analysed in and on strawberries, head cabbages, spinaches, lettuces, tomatoes and barley in 2019; in and on carrots, cauliflowers, onions and potatoes in 2020; in and on table grapes, melons, aubergines, broccoli, sweet peppers and wheat in 2021.

Propargite

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Propiconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Propyzamide

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Prosulfocarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Prothioconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be only analysed in and head cabbages, lettuces, tomatoes, oats and barley in 2019; in and on carrots, onions, rye and brown rice in 2020; in and on sweet peppers and wheat in 2021.

Pymetrozine

(c)

 

(b)

It shall only be analysed in and on head cabbages, lettuces, strawberries, spinaches and tomatoes in 2019. The substance is not to be analysed in or on any product in 2020; in and on aubergines, melons and sweet peppers in 2021.

Pyraclostrobin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Pyridaben

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Pyrimethanil

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Pyriproxyfen

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Quinoxyfen

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Spinosad

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Spirodiclofen

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Spiromesifen

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Spiroxamine

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Spirotetramat

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tau-Fluvalinate

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tebuconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tebufenozide

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tebufenpyrad

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed in and on all listed commodities except cereals.

Teflubenzuron

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tefluthrin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Terbuthylazine

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tetraconazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tetradifon

(c)

(a)

(b)

It shall be analysed in and on all listed commodities except cereals.

Thiabendazole

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Thiacloprid

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Thiamethoxam

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Thiophanate-methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Tolclofos-methyl

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Triadimefon

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Triadimenol

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Thiodicarb

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Triazophos

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Trifloxystrobin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Triflumuron

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Vinclozolin

(c)

(a)

(b)

 

Part D: Pesticide/product combinations to be monitored in/on products of animal origin

 

2019

2020

2021

Remarks

Aldrin and dieldrin

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Bifenthrin

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Chlordane

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Chlorpyrifos

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Chlorpyrifos-methyl

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Cypermethrin

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

DDT

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Deltamethrin

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Diazinon

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Endosulfan

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Famoxadone

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Fenvalerate

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Fipronil

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Glyphosate

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Heptachlor

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Hexachlorobenzene

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Hexachlorcyclohexan (HCH, Alpha-Isomer)

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Hexachlorcyclohexan (HCH, Beta-Isomer)

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Indoxacarb

(e)

 

 

It shall only be analysed in and on milk in 2019.

Lindane

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Methoxychlor

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Parathion

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Permethrin

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

Pirimiphos-methyl

(e)

(f)

(d)

 

(1)

For the raw commodities to be analysed, the parts of the products to which MRLs apply shall be analysed for the main product of the group or subgroup as listed in part A of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 unless stated otherwise.

(2)

Unprocessed products shall be analysed. In case of frozen products, a processing factor shall be reported, if applicable. If no specific processing factor is available, then a default factor of 1 may be applied.

(3)

If no sufficient samples of oat grains are available, the part of the required sample number for oat grains that could not be taken, can be added to the sample number for barley grains, resulting in a reduced sample number for oat grains and a proportionately increased sample number for barley grains.

(4)

If no sufficient samples of rye, wheat, oat or barley grains are available, also rye, wheat, oat or barley whole grain flour can be analysed and a processing factor shall be reported. If no specific processing factors are available, a default factor of 1 may be applied.

(5)

If no sufficient samples of barley grains are available, the part of the required sample number for barley grains that could not be taken, can be added to the sample number for oat grains, resulting in a reduced sample number for barley grains and a proportionately increased sample number for oat grains.

(6)

Where appropriate, also polished rice grain can be analysed. It shall be reported to EFSA whether polished or husked rice was analysed. If polished rice was analysed, a processing factor shall be reported. If no specific processing factors are available, a default factor of 0,5 may be applied.

(7)

Fresh (unprocessed) milk shall be analysed, including frozen, pasteurised, heated, sterilised or filtrated milk.

(8)

Whole eggs without the shell shall be analysed.


ANNEX II

Number of samples referred to in Article 1

(1)

The number of samples to be taken for each commodity and analysed for the pesticides listed in Annex I by each Member State is set out in the table in point 5.

(2)

In addition to the samples required in accordance with the table in point 5, in 2019 each Member State shall take and analyse 10 samples of foods for infants and young children other than infant formulae, follow-on formulae and processed cereal-based baby food.

In addition to the samples required in accordance with that table, in 2020 each Member State shall take and analyse five samples of infant formulae and five samples of follow-on formulae.

In addition to the samples required in accordance with that table, in 2021 each Member State shall take and analyse 10 samples of processed cereal-based baby food.

(3)

In accordance with the table in point 5, samples from commodities originating from organic farming shall, where available, be taken in proportion to the market share of those commodities in each Member State, with a minimum of 1.

(4)

Member States using multi-residue methods may use qualitative screening methods on up to 15 % of the samples to be taken and analysed in accordance with the table in point 5. Where a Member State uses qualitative screening methods, it shall analyse the remaining number of samples by quantitative multi-residue methods.

Where the results of qualitative screening are positive, Member States shall use a usual target method to quantify the findings.

(5)

Minimum number of samples per Member State per commodity:

Member State

Samples

 

Member State

Samples

BE

12

 

LU

12

BG

12

HU

12

CZ

12

MT

12

DK

12

NL

18

DE

97

AT

12

EE

12

PL

47

EL

12

PT

12

ES

50

RO

20

FR

71

SI

12

IE

12

SK

12

IT

69

FI

12

CY

12

SE

12

LV

12

UK

71

LT

12

HR

12

TOTAL NUMBER OF SAMPLES: 683


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