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Examination for pesticide residue

Last update date March 15, 2019

With pesticide residue

Pesticides are drugs that extermination and prevention, protection from plant disease-causing germs and harvest of pest and weeds efficiency is used for the purpose of putting up on cultivating farm products such as vegetables or fruit.
We are separated like list shown below in Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries by the use use.
When we use these pesticides, the residual standard value (pesticides content that you must not exceed) to farm products is determined by the food hygiene law. This is said to be pesticides remaining standard.
In the food hygiene law, about 40,000 standards are established for each type of 142 kinds of farm products about 647 pesticides as of December, 2018.

Type and purpose of use of pesticides
Type of pesticides Purpose of use
Insecticide
  • We say drug which is used to get rid of insects which hurt their farm products
  • There is meal poison agent which acts indirectly for insect eating part where contact agent and drug which touch insect directly, and act attached to
Sterilizer
  • We say drug which is used to restrain that mold, bacteria, virus harming farm products propagates
  • It is used as not only farm products but also disinfectant such as seed or the soil
Insecticidal sterilizer
  • We get rid of insects which hurt their farm products and say drug which is used to restrain that mold, bacteria, virus harming farm products propagates
Weed killer
  • We control germination such as weed or shrub and say drug which is used to let you wither and die
  • There is thing which is absorbed, and kills the whole plant from root and stalk and phyllome that there are selective weed killer letting only weed die and non-choice weed killer killing all the plants and kills part which drug attached to for action

Raticide

  • We get rid of animal harming field mouse, hare, farm products including mole and say drug which is used because we do not let farm products approach
Plant growth regulator
  • It is also called plant hormone and acts on physiology of farm products directly and says used drug we promote growth of farm products or to restrain
Attractant
  • We say drug which is used to collect pests
Spreading agent
  • We say drug used as adjuvant that pesticides which we used attach to the surface of farm products and pest enough and act
  • We put synthetic detergent and surface active agent of the same kind together for ingredient
Natural enemy
  • We say natural enemy of pest having harming of farm products
  • As an example, we include ladybug for aphids
Microbial
  • We get rid of pest, disease to hurt their farm products using microorganism and say drug which is used because we do not let farm products approach

We inspect for about 270 kinds of pesticides in examination for food hygiene place.

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Examination for Health and Social Welfare Bureau health security department Central Wholesale Market home food hygiene place

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