40 CFR § 180.586 - Clothianidin; tolerances for residues.

§ 180.586 Clothianidin; tolerances for residues.

(a) General.

(1) Tolerances are established for residues of the insecticide clothianidin, including its metabolites and degradates. Compliance with the tolerance levels specified below is to be determined by measuring only clothianidin, (E)-N-[(2-Chloro-5-thiazolyl)methyl]-N′ -methyl-N″ -nitroguanidine, in or on the following raw agricultural commodities:

Table 1 to Paragraph (a)(1)

Commodity Parts per million
Almond, hulls 1.5
Beet, sugar, dried pulp 0.03
Beet, sugar, molasses 0.05
Beet, sugar, roots 0.02
Berry, low-growing, subgroup 13-07H, except strawberry 0.01
Canola, seed 0.01
Cotton, gin byproducts 4.5
Cotton, undelinted seed 0.20
Fig 0.05
Food and feed commodities (other than those covered by a higher tolerance) in food/feed handling establishments 0.01
Fruit, pome 1.0
Grain, cereal, forage, fodder and straw, group 16, except rice, forage 0.35
Grain, cereal, forage, fodder and straw, group 16, except rice, hay 0.07
Grain, cereal, forage, fodder and straw, group 16, except rice, stover 0.1
Grain, cereal, forage, fodder and straw, group 16, except rice, straw 0.05
Grain, cereal, group 15, except rice 0.01
Grape 0.60
Milk 0.01
Mustard, seed 0.01
Nut, tree, group 14 0.01
Peach 0.80
Pepper 0.80
Persimmon 1 0.5
Pomegranate 0.20
Potato, chips 0.6
Potato, granules/flakes 1.5
Rice, grain 0.01
Soybean, seed 0.02
Tea, dried 1 70
Vegetable, brassica, leafy, group 5 1.9
Vegetable, bulb, group 3-07 0.45
Vegetable, cucurbit, group 9 0.06
Vegetable, fruiting, group 8, except pepper 0.20
Vegetable, leafy, except brassica, group 4 3.0
Vegetable, root, except sugar beet, subgroup 1B 0.8
Vegetable, tuberous and corm, subgroup 1C 0.3

1 No U.S. registrations.

(2) Time-limited tolerances are established for residues of the insecticide clothianidin, including its metabolites and degradates. Compliance with the tolerance levels specified below is to be determined by measuring only clothianidin, (E)-1-(2-chloro-1,3-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-3-methyl-2-nitroguanidine, in or on the following raw agricultural commodity:

Commodity Parts per million Expiration/revocation date
Rice, seed 0.01 6/23/12

(b) Section 18 emergency exemptions. A time-limited tolerance specified in the following table is established for residues of clothianidin, (E)-N-[(2-chloro-5-thiazolyl)methyl]-N'-methyl-N”-nitroguanidine, in or on the specified agricultural commodity, resulting from use of the pesticide pursuant to FIFRA section 18 emergency exemptions. This tolerance expires on the date specified in the table.

Table 3 to Paragraph (b)

Commodity Parts per
million
Expiration/
revocation date
Fruit, citrus, group 10-10 0.07 12/31/26
Rice, grain 0.5 12/31/24

(c) Tolerances with regional registrations. [Reserved]

(d) Indirect and inadvertant residues. Tolerances are established for the indirect or inadvertent residues of the insecticide clothianidin, including its metabolites and degradates. Compliance with the tolerance levels specified below is to be determined by measuring only clothianidin, (E)-1-(2-chloro-1,3-thiazol-5-ylmethyl)-3-methyl-2-nitroguanidine, in or on the following raw agricultural commodities when present therein as a result of the application of clothianidin to crops listed in paragraph (a) of this section:

Commodity Parts per million
Animal feed, nongrass, group 18 0.02
Grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17 0.02
Soybean, forage 0.02
Soybean, hay 0.02
[74 FR 65028, Dec. 9, 2009, as amended at 76 FR 7718, Feb. 11, 2011; 76 FR 25246, May 4, 2011; 76 FR 34886, June 15, 2011; 77 FR 52252, Aug. 29, 2012; 78 FR 19136, Mar. 29, 2013; 80 FR 10007, Feb. 25, 2015; 82 FR 57151, Dec. 4, 2017; 84 FR 53336, Oct. 7, 2019; 84 FR 64777, Nov. 25, 2019; 86 FR 8704, Feb. 9, 2021; 86 FR 56656, Oct. 12, 2021; 88 FR 75506, Nov. 3, 2023]