Procedures in Establishing Residue Limits of Pesticides on Food Crops in Codex Alimentarius Commission and Foreign Countries

국제기구 및 외국에서 농산물중 농약잔류 허용기준의 설정절차

  • Lee, Mi-Gyung (Food Science & Biotechnology Division, Andong National University) ;
  • Hong, Moo-Gi (Residue & Chemicals Division, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Park, Kun-Sang (Residue & Chemicals Division, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Choi, Dong-Mi (Residue & Chemicals Division, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Lim, Moo-Hyuk (Residue & Chemicals Division, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Lee, Su-Rae (Korean Academy of Science and Technology)
  • Published : 2005.03.31


This study was undertaken to find out necessary measures to improve the tolerance setting system of pesticide residues on food crops in Korea which is scientifically reasonable and harmonizable with international standards. Information on tolerance setting systems of pesticide residues by Codex Alimentarius Commission, Joint FAO/WHO Meeting of Experts on Pesticide Residues, USA, EU, Japan and Taiwan was collected and analyzed. On the basis of information in the above countries, necessary actions to be taken by the Korean regulatory authorities were recommended with respect to priority setting, maximum residue limits (MRLs) setting based on field residue data, group MRLs, minor crop problems, quantitation limit and dietary intake assessment.


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