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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 7. AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, LIVESTOCK REMEDIES, AND COMMERCIAL FEEDS [12500 - 15340]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 1.5. Produce Carrying Pesticide Residue [12501 - 12674]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1.5 renumbered from Chapter 1 by Stats. 1994, Ch. 545, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 3. Permissible Tolerances [12561 - 12565]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

12561.
  

The director by regulation may establish permissible tolerances for any pesticide chemical in or on produce if he or she finds each of the following:

(a) The pesticide chemical is useful for the production and marketing of the produce.

(b) The presence of the pesticide chemical as pesticide residue in quantities within the tolerances so established is not deleterious to the health of man or animals.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 717, Sec. 3.)

12562.
  

The director may exempt any pesticide chemical from the requirement of a tolerance if he finds that the pesticide chemical may safely be used without a tolerance.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

12563.
  

The director may establish the tolerance for any pesticide chemical on produce at zero if he finds that a greater tolerance is not justified.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

12565.
  

If a tolerance for a pesticide chemical in or on produce is established pursuant to any law of the United States, the director may review the tolerance, and if he finds that it is in accordance with the standards and provisions of this chapter, he may establish a like tolerance pursuant to this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

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