Inland Fisheries

Compilation of legal limits for hazardous substances in fish and fishery products. Fisheries Circular. No. 764.

Food security & nutritional role

A worldwide compilation on legal limits of hazardous substances in fish and fishery products is presented. For each country, it provides the name and address of Government Authorities and Institutions in charge of issuing and/or enforcing standards or legal limits, lists limits for mercury, other trace metals and pesticides and other biocides, and specifies any relevant information on enforcement, imminent changes and other pertinent comments.