Ministry of Agriculture

International Maximum Residue Limit Websites

Most countries set their own maximum residue limits (MRL). Canadian produce exported to other countries must comply with the importing countries MRLs.

The following links provide information about MRLs for other countries. Note that not all of these international MRL lists are kept up-to-date.  Check with the Agricultural Attache at the Canadian Embassy in the country the produce will be exported to for their most recent residue limits.

Some countries may use the CODEX standards. Information on the CODEX residue limits is located on the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO UN) site at the following link:

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