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Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (CCPR)

FAO/WHO ID No:CX-718
Reference:CX/PR
Terms of Reference:(a) to establish maximum limits for pesticide residues in specific food items or in groups of food;
(b) to establish maximum limits for pesticide residues in certain animal feeding stuffs moving in international trade where this is justified for reasons of protection of human health;
(c) to prepare priority lists of pesticides for evaluation by the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR);
(d) to consider methods of sampling and analysis for the determination of pesticide residues in food and feed;
(e) to consider other matters in relation to the safety of food and feed containing pesticide residues; and,
(f) to establish maximum limits for environmental and industrial contaminants showing chemical or other similarity to pesticides, in specific food items or groups of food.
Status:Active
Host:China

Related Meetings

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CCPR37The Hague
Netherlands
18/04/200523/04/2005Agenda:
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CCPR36New Delhi
India
19/04/200424/04/2004Agenda:
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CCPR33The Hague
Netherlands
02/04/200107/04/2001Agenda:
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CCPR28The Hague
Netherlands
15/04/199620/04/1996Agenda:
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CCPR29The Hague
Netherlands
07/04/199712/04/1997Agenda:
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CCPR31The Hague
Netherlands
12/04/199917/04/1999Agenda:
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CCPR27The Hague
Netherlands
24/04/199501/05/1995Agenda:
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CCPR17The Hague
Netherlands
25/03/198501/04/1985Agenda:
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CCPR18The Hague
Netherlands
21/04/198628/04/1986Agenda:
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CCPR19The Hague
Netherlands
06/04/198713/04/1987Agenda:
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CCPR20The Hague
Netherlands
18/04/198825/04/1988Agenda:
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CCPR22The Hague
Netherlands
23/04/199030/04/1990Agenda:
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CCPR23The Hague
Netherlands
15/04/199122/04/1991Agenda:
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CCPR24The Hague
Netherlands
06/04/199213/04/1992Agenda:
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CCPR25Havana
Cuba
19/04/199326/04/1993Agenda:
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CCPR26The Hague
Netherlands
11/04/199418/04/1994Agenda:
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CCPR16The Hague
Netherlands
24/05/198404/06/1984Agenda:
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CCPR6The Hague
Netherlands
16/10/197223/10/1972Agenda:
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CCPR7The Hague
Netherlands
04/02/197409/02/1974Agenda:
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CCPR8The Hague
Netherlands
03/03/197508/03/1975Agenda:
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CCPR9The Hague
Netherlands
14/02/197721/02/1977Agenda:
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CCPR10The Hague
Netherlands
29/05/197805/06/1978Agenda:
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CCPR11The Hague
Netherlands
11/06/197918/06/1979Agenda:
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CCPR13The Hague
Netherlands
15/06/198120/06/1981Agenda:
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CCPR14The Hague
Netherlands
14/06/198221/06/1982Agenda:
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CCPR15The Hague
Netherlands
03/10/198310/10/1983Agenda:
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CCPR5The Hague
Netherlands
28/09/197006/10/1970Agenda:
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CCPR1The Hague
Netherlands
17/01/196621/01/1966Agenda:
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CCPR2The Hague
Netherlands
18/09/196722/09/1967Agenda:
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CCPR3Arnhem
Netherlands
30/09/196804/10/1968Agenda:
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CCPR4Arnhem
Netherlands
06/10/196914/10/1969Agenda:
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CCPR35
Netherlands
31/03/200304/04/2003Agenda:
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CCPR30The Hague
Netherlands
20/04/199825/04/1998Agenda:
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CCPR32The Hague
Netherlands
01/05/200008/05/2000Agenda:
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CCPR38Fortaleza
Brazil
03/04/200608/04/2006Agenda:
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CCPR39Beijing
China
07/05/200712/05/2007Agenda:
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CCPR40Hangzhou
China
14/04/200819/04/2008Agenda:
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CCPR41Beijing
China
20/04/200925/04/2009Agenda:
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CCPR42Xi'an
China
19/04/201024/04/2010Agenda:
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CCPR43Beijing
China
04/04/201109/04/2011Agenda:
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CCPR44Shanghai
China
23/04/201228/04/2012Agenda:
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CCPR45Beijing
China
06/05/201311/05/2013Agenda:
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CCPR34The Hague
Netherlands
13/05/200218/05/2002Agenda:
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CCPR21The Hague
Netherlands
10/04/198917/04/1989Agenda:
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CCPR12The Hague
Netherlands
02/06/198009/06/1980Agenda:
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CCPR46Nanjing
China
05/05/201410/05/2014Agenda:
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CCPR47Beijing
China
13/04/201518/04/2015Agenda:
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CCPR48Chongqing
China
24/04/201629/04/2016Agenda:
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CCPR49Beijing
China
24/04/201729/04/2017Agenda:
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CCPR50Haikou
China
09/04/201814/04/2018Agenda:
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CCPR51TBA
China
08/04/201912/04/2019Agenda:
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Related Standards

Reference Title Committee Last modified
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CAC/MISC 4-1989Classification of Foods and Animal FeedsCCPR1993
CAC/GL 41-1993Portion of Commodities to which Maximum Residues Limits Apply and which is AnalyzedCCPR2010
CAC/GL 56-2005Guidelines on the Use of Mass Spectrometry (MS) for Identification, Confirmation and Quantitative Determination of ResiduesCCPR2005
CAC/GL 59-2006Guidelines on Estimation of Uncertainty of ResultsCCPR2011
CAC/GL 33-1999Recommended Methods of Sampling for the Determination of Pesticide Residues for Compliance with MRLsCCPR1999
CAC/GL 40-1993Guidelines on Good Laboratory Practice in Pesticide Residue AnalysisCCPR2010
CAC/GL 84-2012Principles and Guidance on the Selection of Representative Commodities for the Extrapolation of Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides to Commodity GroupsCCPR2017
CAC/GL 90-2017Guidelines on Performance Criteria for Methods of Analysis for the Determination of Pesticide Residues in Food and FeedCCPR2017

E-Working Groups list

Title (click for details) Committee Lang Host CO-host Reg. deadline Closing date Status Links
Review of the IESTI equations (2018) CCPR 50 English Netherlands BRA,UGA 15/09/2018 01/02/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Database on National Registration of Pesticides CCPR 50 English Germany Australia 15/09/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Revision od the Classification of Food and Feed. Definition of animal tissues to establishment of maximum residue limits (MRLs) for compounds with dual uses (i.e. pesticides and vetarinary drugs) CCPR 50 English United States of America New Zealand 31/08/2018 01/02/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Establishment of CCPR schedules and priority lists for the evaluation of pesticides by JMPR CCPR 50 English Australia CAN,CHL 15/08/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Management of unsupported compounds in the CCPR schedules and priority lists CCPR 50 English Kenya 15/08/2018 Active Invitation Forum
EWG in the Revision of the Guidelines on the use of mass spectrometry for the identification, confimration and quantitative determination of residues (CXG 56-2005) CCPR 50 English Iran (Islamic Republic of) Costa Rica 31/07/2018 01/02/2019 Active Invitation Forum
Guidelines for compounds of low public health concerns that could be exempted from the establishment of CXLs CCPR 50 English, Spanish Chile IND,USA 31/07/2018 Active Invitation Forum
Priority lists of Pesticides for evaluation by JMPR and unsupported compounds CCPR 49 English Australia Germany 15/09/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision of the Classification of Food and Feed CCPR 49 English United States of America Netherlands 31/08/2017 30/11/2017 Closed Invitation Forum
Review of the IESTI equations CCPR 49 English Netherlands AUS,UGA 15/08/2017 31/01/2018 Closed Invitation Forum
Revision od the Classification of Food and Feed CCPR 50

Related circular letters

Code Issued Title Deadline EN FR ES AR ZH RU
CL 2010/03-PR12/09Request for comments at step 3 on the proposed revision of the guidelines on the estimation of uncertainty of results for the determination of pesticide residues14/03/2010
CL 2010/16-PR04/10Distribution on the Report of the Forty-second Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues. Part C- Request for Comments and Information 16/09/2010
CL 2010/24-PR05/10Request for comments on the OECD draft calculator and draft user guide07/08/2010
CL 2010/29-PR06/10Request for comments at Step 8 - Draft revision of the Codex Classification of Foods and Animal Feeds: Tree nuts30/10/2010
CL 2010/30-PR07/10Request For Comments At Step 6 . Draft Principles and Guidance for the Selection of Representative Commodities for the Extrapolation of Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides for Commodity Groups (Alinorm 10/33/2430/10/2010
CL 2010/55-PR01/11Request for comments on the recommendations of the 2010 joint FAO/WHO meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR)[1] and Pesticide MRLs at step 3 of the procedure28/02/2011
CL 2011/09-PR03/11Distribution of the Report of the 43rd Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (REP11/PR). Part C - Request for comments and information 30/08/2011
CL 2011/19-PR08/11Request for Comments at Step 6-Draft Revision of the Codex Classification of Foods and Animal Feeds: Assorted Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits - Edible Peel and Assorted Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits - Inedible Peel (REP11/PR14/12/2011
CL 2011/22-PR10/11Request for Comments on the recommendations of the 2010 joint FAO/WHO meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) AND Pesticide MRLS at Step 3 of the procedure30/01/2012
CL 2012/10-PR04/12Distribution of the Report of the Forty-forth Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticides Residues (REP12/PR). Part A: Matters for adoption by the 35th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission14/06/2012
CL 2012/34-PR10/12REQUEST FOR COMMENTS AT STEP 6 . draft revision to the Codex Classification of Food and Animal Feed . selected vegetable commodity groups (REP12/PR14/01/2013
CL 2012/41-PR11/12Request for Comments at Steps 3 & 6 on MRLs for Pesticides in Food & Feed14/02/2013
CL 2012/43-PR11/12Request for comments on the Establishment of the Codex Schedules and Priority Lists of Pesticides28/02/2013
CL 2013/14-PR04/13Distribution of the Report of the 45th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (REP13/PR)14/06/2013
CL 2013/19-PR07/13Request for comments at step 6 . draft revision to the codex classification of food and feed . selected vegetable commodity groups (roots and tubers)29/11/2013
CL 2014/01-PR12/13Request for Comments on the Establishment of the Codex Schedules and Priority Lists of Pesticides28/02/2014
CL 2014/02-PR01/14Request for Comments on the Recommendations of the 2013 Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR)06/04/2014
CL 2015/03-PR02/15Request for Comments on the Establishment of the Codex Schedules and Priority Lists of Pesticides14/03/2015
CL 2014/36-PR12/14Request for comments on the recommendations of the 2014 Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on pesticide residues (JMPR) 27/02/2015
CL 2015/13-PR05/15Distribution of the Report of the 47th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (REP15/PR)20/06/2015
CL 2015/25-PR12/15Request for comments at Step 3 on the recommendations of the 2015 JMPR and request for comments at Step 6 on draft MRLs for pesticides arising from the 47th Session of CCPR28/02/2016
CL 2016/01-PR02/16Request for comments on the establishment of the Codex schedules and priority lists of pesticides01/03/2016
CL 2016/14-PR05/16Distribution of the Report of the 48th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (REP16/PR)31/05/2016
CL 2016/27/OCS/REV-PR07/16Request for comments at Step 6 on the Draft Guidelines on Performance Criteria for Methods of Analysis for the Determination of Pesticide Residues in Food03/04/2017
CL 2016/28-PR07/16Request for comments at Step 6 on Group 020 Grasses of Cereal Grains (revision of the Classification of Food and Feed)31/10/2016
CL 2016/48-PR12/16Request for comments on the recommendations of the 2016 Joint FAO/WHO meeting on pesticide residues (JMPR)28/02/2017
CL 2017/18-PR01/17Request for information on national registration of pesticide compounds. Countries should please reply by completing the Excel file attached to the CL in English and return the completed spreadsheet as indicated in the CL. 15/03/2017
CL 2017/12-PR02/17Request for comments on the establishment of the Codex schedules and priority lists of pesticides for evaluation by JMPR 15/03/2017
CL 2017/19/REV-PR03/17Draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed at Step 7: Selected commodity groups (Group 020 – Grasses of cereal grains)17/04/2017
CL 2017/20-PR03/17Proposed draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed at Step 4: Selected commodity groups (Group 021 - Grasses for sugars or syrup production)17/04/2017
CL 2017/21-PR03/17Proposed draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed at Step 4: Selected commodity groups (Group 024 - Seeds for beverages and sweets)17/04/2017
CL 2017/22-PR03/17Proposed draft Tables - Examples of selection of representative commodities (for inclusion in the Principles and guidance for the selection of representative commodities for the extrapolation of MRLs for pesticides to commodity groups) at Step 417/04/2017
CL 2017/62-PR06/17Request for comments on proposed draft and draft MRLs for pesticides (Steps 5/8 and 8)15/06/2017
CL 2017/63-PR06/17Request for comments on proposed draft and draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed and proposed draft examples of representative commodities (Tables 2 and 3) (vegetables and grasses) (Steps 5/8 and 8) (seeds for beverages and sweets) (Step 5)15/06/2017
CL 2017/64-PR06/17Request for comments on the proposed draft Guidelines on performance criteria for methods of analysis for the determination of pesticide residues in food and feed (Step 5/8)15/06/2017
CL 2017/79-PR08/17Request for comments on the draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed (Group 024 Seeds for beverages and sweets) (Step 6)31/10/2017
CL 2018/16-PR01/18Request for comments on the establishment of the CCPR schedules and priority lists of pesticides for evaluation by JMPR 01/03/2018
CL 2018/17-PR01/18Request for information national registration of pesticides01/03/2018
CL 2018/11-PR01/18Request for comments on the recommendations of the 2017 JMPR Meeting01/03/2018
CL 2018/12-PR02/18Request for comments at Step 6 on Group 024 Seeds for beverages and sweets.31/03/2018
CL 2018/13-PR02/18Request for comments at Step 3 on Group 025 Tree saps31/03/2018
CL 2018/14-PR02/18Request for comments at Step 3 on Type 11 primary feed commodities of plant origin31/03/2018
CL 2018/21-PR02/18Request for comments on the development of a system within the Classification to provide codes for commodities not meeting the Criteria for crop grouping31/03/2018
CL 2018/20-PR02/18Request for specific comments on Type 05 Herbs and spices31/03/2018
CL 2018/15-PR02/18Request for comments at Step 3 on tables on the selection of representative commodities for commodity groups31/03/2018
CL 2018/39/OCS-PR05/18Request for comments at Step 5/8 on proposed draft maximum residue limits for pesticides for different pesticide/commodity(ies) combinations10/06/2018
CL 2018/40/OCS-PR05/18Request for comments at Steps 8 and 5/8 on the proposed draft and draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed (CXM 4-1989) and the proposed draft Table of representative commodities for extrapolation of group MRLs (Principles and Guidance for the Selection of Representative Commodities for the Extrapolation of MRLs for Pesticides to Commodity Groups (CXG 84-2012)): TYPE 04 – NUTS, SEEDS AND SAPS10/06/2018
CL 2018/41/OCS-PR05/18Request for comments at Steps 8 and 5/8 on the proposed draft and draft revision of the Classification of Food and Feed (CXM 4-1989) and the proposed draft Table of representative commodities for extrapolation of group MRLs (Principles and Guidance for the Selection of Representative Commodities for the Extrapolation of MRLs for Pesticides to Commodity Groups (CXG 84-2012)): TYPE 05 – HERBS AND SPICES10/06/2018
CL 2018/50/OCS-PR07/18Request for comments and information on national registration for pesticides15/10/2018