The Standards are prescribed in accordance with the provisions of the
second paragraph of Article 15 of the Act Governing Food Safety and
Both the maximum residue limits referred in the Standards and the
actually examined residues of pesticides are calculated on the basis of the
weights of the produces in the forms on market.
The examination of pesticide residues shall include the pesticide itself
and its metabolites.
The pesticide residues in foods except animal products shall meet the Standards for the Pesticides Residue Limits in foods Table and Extraneous Residue Limits Table, as Appendix Table 1 and Table 2. Pesticides not listed in the Table shall not be detected.
Pesticides listed in the Appendix Table 3 are highly safe, it is not
necessary to set the maximum residue limits and examine their residues.
No residue shall be detected for the pesticides prohibited for use by the
agriculture authority, unless other regulations apply. The names of such
pesticides are listed in the Appendix Table 4.
The classification of crops referred in the Standards for pesticide residue
limits in foods Table are listed in the Appendix Table 5.
The Standards shall be implemented from the date of promulgation.