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Notice No. 0331001 of the Office of
Imported Food Safety
March 31, 2008

To: Head of each Quarantine Station

From: Head of the Office of Imported Food Safety,
Inspection and Safety Division,
Department Food Safety,
Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau
(Seal Omitted)

Implementation of Inspection Orders based on Section 3,
Article 26 of the Food Sanitation Law

Inspection orders for FY 2008 shall be implemented as follows. We ask for your understanding and to the business concerned accordingly.

1. Implementation period

April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009

2. Targets and details of inspection orders

All import declarations shall be inspected by registered inspection institutions targeting the foods specified in Schedule 1, in accordance with the provisions for each inspection item for each declaration.

3. Other precautions

When inspecting import food declarations not listed in Schedule 1 of this document, consult with the Office of Imported Food Safety, by way of the Office of Quarantine Stations Administration, Policy Planning, and Communication Division.



Schedule 1 (Last amendment: March 30, 2009)

Targeted
country/area
Foods subject to
product inspection
Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
All exporting
countries
Pufferfish Limited to the lots from which different species of pufferfish have been found at on-site inspection Identification of fish species Identification of pufferfish species The possibility of mixing with toxic
blowfish
Salted salmon roe   Nitrite As stipulated in Schedule 4 As stipulated in “Method of Analyzing Food Additives in Foods” in Notice Ei-Ka No. 15, dated March 30, 2000 The possibility of detection of nitrite residue over the MRL (0.005 g/kg) or practice standard (0.0050 g/kg for residues)
Peanuts and processed products (limited to products made mostly from peanuts)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku-Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment and containing of aflatoxin
Pistachio nuts   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3; Note that for Iranian pistachio nuts with shells, collect specimens as follows: After dividing a lot [= one container (20 feet)] into eight, a total of one kilogram of edible parts shall be taken from each package of one division as a specimen (Total eight specimens). (Note) As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku-Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Brazil nuts, giant corn, almonds, walnuts, chili peppers, red peppers, nutmeg, and adlay   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3; Note that for Chinese adlay, collect specimens as follows: After dividing a lot [= one container (20 feet)] into eight parts, a total of one kilogram of edible parts shall be taken from each package of one division to be used as a specimen (Total eight specimens). (Note) As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku-Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Mixed spices Limited to products containing 10% or more of peanuts, pistachio nuts, brazil nuts, giant corn, almonds, walnuts, chili peppers, red peppers, nutmeg, adlay, or a mixture of these products Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku-Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Cyanide-containing beans   Cyanide As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of containing cyanide
Manioc and processed products (other than starch)   Cyanide As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Test Method of Cyanide Compounds in Tapioca Starch” in Annex of Notice Syoku-Ki No. 1121002 and Notice Syoku-Kan No. 1121002, both dated November 21, 2002 The possibility of containing cyanide
Dried figs   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku-Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Ammonium hydrogen carbonate and food containing ammonium hydrogen carbonate Limited to ammonium hydrogen carbonate produced by Broadtech Chemical International Co., Ltd. Melamine As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 2 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for melamine in Food" in Notice Shoku-An-Kan No. 1002003, dated October 2, 2008 The possibility of use of melamine
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
UAE Chickpea   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Italy Unheated meat products
(food to be eaten with no heating only)
Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Testing Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Soft or semisoft natural cheese Limited to products that are separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Testing Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Gorgonzola cheese (soft or semisoft cheese only) Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Testing Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Processed olive products Limited to products processed and sealed by the manufacturers separately indicated Water activity
Hydrogen-ion concentration
Botulin toxin
Clostridium botulinum
(only products with a water activity level over 0.94 and hydrogen-ion concentration over 4.6 for botulin toxin and Clostridium botulinum)
As stipulated in the attached schedule of Notice Eisyoku No. 83, dated August 26, 1998 As stipulated in Attachment 2 of Notice Ei-Syoku No. 83, dated August 26, 1998 The possibility of detection of botulin toxin in processed olive products indicated as target products for inspection
Spring onions and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Processed pistachio products (limited to products made mostly from pistachio)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Processed almond products (limited to products made mostly from almond)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in "Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices" in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of containing of aflatoxin
Iran Shelled pistachio nuts Excluding processed products Primiphos-methyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of pirimiphos-methyl residue over the MRL (0.10 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
India Cultured shrimp and processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products with attached certificates concerning furazolidone, issued by the inspection institutions separately indicated Furazolidone As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of furazolidone residue
Mango and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Chili peppers and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Triazophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of triazophos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Cassia Torea and its processed products (limited to products made mostly from Cassia Torea)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in "Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices" in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of containing of aflatoxin
Turmeric and its processed products (limited to products made mostly from turmeric) Limited to products containing 10% or more of turmeric in mixed spices Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in "Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices" in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of containing of aflatoxin
Indonesia Cultured shrimp and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Oxytetracycline
Tetracycline
Furazolidone
Nitrofurantoin
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 Oxytetracycline and Tetracycline:
As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005
Nitrofurantoin:
As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959
The possibility of detection of oxytetracycline residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm), of tetracycline ,furazolidone and of nitrofurantoin residue
Turmeric and its processed products (limited to products made mostly from turmeric) Limited to products containing 10% or more of turmeric in mixed spices Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Ecuador Bananas Limited to products produced on the designated farms for the brands separately indicated Bitertanol As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of bitertanol residue over the MRL (0.5 ppm)
Cacao beans and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  2, 4-D
Cypermethrin
Diuron
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of 2, 4-D residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), of cypermethrin resudueover the MRL (0.03 ppm), and of diuron residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm)
Ethiopia Fresh coffee beans   γ-BHC
DDT
Chlordane
Heptachlor
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of γ-BHC residue over the MRL (0.002 ppm), of DDT residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), of chlordane resudue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), and of heptachlor residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Australia Corn
(other than sweet corn)
  Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3;
With regard to the products imported in bulk form in a container, the specimen shall be taken as follows: Take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of a container that is selected randomly to represent a lot. Then take one kilogram as one specimen of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002, or in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin Contained in Corns” in Notice Syoku-An- Kan No. 0713001, dated July 13, 2006 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Rape or colza seeds Limit to products exported by the exporters separately indicated Fenitrothion (1) For package products, conform as stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3
(2) With regard to the products in bulk form and carried on ships, the specimen shall be taken as follows:
(i) When sampling at hatches, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of loads. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above at each spot.
(ii) When sampling at silos or barges (hereinafter referred to as “silos, etc.”), among silos, etc. that are carried from the hatch, randomly select one. Conduct sampling 15 times at established time intervals, immediately before the carrying-in step until the total samples weigh 10 kilograms or more. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above for each of the three parts.
(iii) With regard to the products imported in bulk form in a container, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of a container that is selected randomly. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenitrothion residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Netherlands Celeriac and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Difenoconazole As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of difenoconazole residue over the sMRL (0.01 ppm)
Canada Lobster and its processed products (limited to products fished in the Atlantic coast and edible internal parts containing tomalley are collected as test sample)   Paralytic shellfish poison As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 14 As stipulated in "Test Method for Shellfish Poison" in Notice Kan-Nyu No. 30, dated July 1, 1980 The possibility of detection of paralytic shellfish poison level over the regulation value (4 MU/g)
Kidney beans and its processed products (simple processing only)   Glyphosate As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food" in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of glyphosate residue over the MRL (2.0 ppm)
South Korea Pork Excluding products processed at the plants separately indicated Sulfadimidine As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of sulfadimidine residue over the MRL (0.10 ppm)
Fresh eel Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the South Korean government concerning oxolinic acid, as separately indicated Oxolinic acid As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of oxolinic-acid residue over the MRL (0.05ppm)
Cultured olive flounder and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products from registered farms, processors and/or exporters that are separately indicated, and with attached certificates issued by the South Korean government concerning oxytetracycline and enrofloxacin, as separately indicated Oxytetracycline
Enrofloxacin
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of oxytetracycline residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm) and of enrofloxacin residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm)
Bivalve and its processed products (other than shelled scallops) Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the South Korean government concerning the places of origin, as separately indicated Paralytic shellfish poison
Diarrhetic shellfish poison
Conform with Schedule 2 - 14 for paralytic shellfish poisons, and with Schedule 2 - 17 for diarrhetic shellfish poisons As stipulated in “Test Method for Shellfish Poison” in Notice Kan Nyu No. 30, dated July 1, 1980, and “Test Method for Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison” in Notice Kan-Nyu No. 37, dated May 19, 1981 The possibility of detection of shellfish poison residue level over the regulation value (4 MU/g for paralytic, 0.05 MU/g for diarrhetic)
Frozen shelled arch shell Limited to products processed by the manufacturers that are separately indicated Yellow No. 5
Red No. 102
Cochineal
Gardenia yellow
Monascus color
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 1 As stipulated in “Method of Analyzing Food Additives in Foods” in Notice Ei-Ka No. 15, dated March 30, 2000; “Test Method for Cochineal in South Korean Shelled Frozen Ark Shells” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 190, dated September 27, 1995; and “Methods of Analysis for Hygienic Chemists Annotation”, edited by the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan The possibility of detection of artificial color
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
South Korea Fresh arch shell Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Vibrio parahaemolyticus As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of not meeting standards for fresh fish and seafood, and for frozen fresh fish and seafood
Fresh pen shell Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Vibrio parahaemolyticus As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of not meeting standards for fresh fish and seafood, and for frozen fresh fish and seafood
Constricted tagelus and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Endosulfan As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of endosulfan residue over the MRL (0.004ppm)
Freshwater clam and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Endosulfan As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of endosulfan residue over the MRL (0.004 ppm)
Cucumbers and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the exporters separately indicated Dichlorvos and naled As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of dichlorvos and naled residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm)
Green peppers and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the registered exporters Ethoprophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of ethoprophos residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm)
Red peppers and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the registered exporters Ethoprophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of ethoprophos residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm)
Cherry tomatos and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the exporters separately indicated, and with attached certificates issued by the South Korean government concerning residual agricultural chemicals, as separately indicated EPN As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of EPN residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm)
Cherry tomatos and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Fluquinconazole As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fluquinconazole residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
South Korea Water dropwort and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Paprika (jumbo pimento) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the registered exporters Ethoprophos
Chlorpyrifos
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of ethoprophos residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm) and of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.5 ppm)
Chinese chives and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Scallions (Allium wakegi) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Procymidone
Chlorpyrifos
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of procymidone residue over the MRL (5 ppm) and chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Perilla and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the registered exporters Bifenthrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of bifenthrin residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm)
Cutting lettuce and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Procymidone As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of procymidone residue over the MRL (5 ppm)
Lettuce (including boston lettuce) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Dimethomorph As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of dimethomorph residue over the MRL (0.3 ppm)
North Korea Sandfish Excluding processed products Pieces of lead - Inspection of eachsandfish for pieces of lead, using metal detectors The possibility of detection of pieces of lead mixed in with the fish
Bivalve and its processed products
(other than shelled scallops)
  Paralytic shellfish poison As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 14 As stipulated in “Test Method for Shellfish Poison” in Notice Kan-Nyu No. 30, dated July 1, 1980 The possibility of detection of paralytic shellfish poison level over the regulation value (4 MU/g)
Cambodia Basil seed   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Greece Processed pistachio products (limited to products made mostly from pistachio)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of containing of aflatoxin
Switzerland Soft or semisoft natural cheese Limited to the products separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Inspecting Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Spain Meat products
(food to be eaten with no heating only)
Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Inspecting Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Tokobushi abalone   Paralytic shellfish poison Collect five specimens from one lot weighing less than one ton, and collect ten from one lot weighing one ton or more, conform with Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Test Method for Shellfish Poison” in Notice Kan-Nyu No. 30, dated July 1, 1980 The possibility of detection of paralytic shellfish poison level over the regulation value (4 MU/g)
Wild strawberries Excluding processed products Ethoprophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of ethoprophos residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm)
Thailand Chicken fat Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the Thailand government concerning organo- chlorines, as separately indicated DDT,
Dieldrin
Heptachlor
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of DDT residue over the MRL (2 ppm), dieldrin residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm) and heptachlor residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm)
Cultured shrimp and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the Thailand government concerning oxolinic acid, as separately indicated Oxolinic acid As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of oxolinic acid residue over the MRL (0.03ppm)
Soup celery and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Okra and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the exporters separately indicated EPN As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of EPN residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Saw coriander and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos
Difenoconazole
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm) and of difenoconazole residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Thailand Dill and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Parathion-methyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of parathion-methyl over the standard (1.0 ppm)
Kale and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Cypermethrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of cypermethrin residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
Collards and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Cypermethirn
Fenvalerate
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of cypermethrin residue over the MRL (5.0 ppm) and fenvalerate residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
Coriander and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Parathion-methyl
Fenobucarb
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of parathion-methyl residue over the MRL (1ppm) and fenobucarb residue over the MRL (0.3 ppm)
Acacia and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos
Isoprothiolane
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.5 ppm) and Isoprothiolane residue over the MRL(0.01 ppm)
Limnophila aromatica and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Parathion-methyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of parathion-methyl residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
Green perilla and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Fenitrothion As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenitrothion residue over the MRL (0.5 ppm)
Hairy basil and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Fenobucarb As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenobucarb residue over the MRL (0.3 ppm)
Immature peas and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Limited to the peas that are commonly referred to as “usuiendo Cypermethrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of cypermethrin residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Thailand Peppermint and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Parathion-methyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of parathion-methyl residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
Puk-Prew and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Parathion-methyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of parathion-methyl residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
Centella and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Parathion-methyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of parathion-methyl residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
PAK PED and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Mangos and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the Thailand government concerning chlorpyrifos, as separately indicated, and exported by the registered exporters Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Mangos and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products exported by the exporters separately indicated Propiconazole As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of propiconazole residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Pandanus palm leaf and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.5 ppm)
Basil seed   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 for each of the eight parts produced by dividing one lot (Note) As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku-
An No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002
The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Winged-beans
(simple processing only)
  EPN As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of EPN residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Thailand Water mimosas and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  EPN As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of EPN residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Bananas and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Cypermethrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of cypermethrin residue over the MRL (0.03 ppm)
Green asparagus and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  EPN As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of EPN residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Mangosteen and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Imazalil As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of imazalil residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm)
Taiwan Pork Excluding products processed at the plants separately indicated Sulfadimidine As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of sulfadimidine residue over the MRL (0.10 ppm)
Royal jelly (other than dried products)   Chloramphenicol As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 6 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of chloramphenicol residue
Cultured eel and its processed products
(broiled eel with and without soy sauce only)
Excluding products with attached exporting certificates issued by the Fisheries Department, Board of Agriculture, of the Taiwanese Executive Branch, as separately indicated Sulfadimidine As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 Eels and simply grilled eels:
As stipulated in “Multiresidue Method for Synthetic Antibacterials in Livestock and Aquatic Animal Products (Revised)” in Annex 2 of Notice Ei-Nyu No. 78, dated April 1, 1993
Spitchcock eels:
As stipulated in “Multiresidue Method for Synthetic Antibacterials in Spitchcock eels” in Annex 2 of Notice Syoku-An-Yu No. 0331002, dated March 31, 2004
The possibility of detection of sulfadimidine residue
Cultured eel and its
processed products
  Furazolidone
Furaltadone
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of Furazolidone and Furaltadone residue
Soft-shelled turtle and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlortetracycline As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlortetracycline residue
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Taiwan Filleted tilapia (including smoked products) Limited to products that have been confirmed to show a scarlet color, but excluding products that are judged to be not treated with carbon monoxide, based on Notice Ei-Nyu No. 6 and Notice Ei-Ka No. 1, both dated 16 January 1998 Carbon monoxide As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 2 As stipulated in “Test Method of Carbon Monoxide Contained in Fresh Fish” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 10 and Notice Ei-Ka No. 7, both dated January 30, 1995 The possibility of using carbon monoxide
Malabar grouper and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Malachite green As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of malachite green residue
Preurotus streatus and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Celery and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Taro and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Chives and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
DAY LILY (liliaceae, hemerocallis) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Mangos and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding fresh mangos exported by the exporters that are separately indicated Cyfluthrin
Cypermethrin
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of cyfluthrin residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm) and of cypermethrin residue over the MRL (0.03 ppm)
Oolong tea and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Bromopropylate As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of bromopropylate residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Taiwan Carrot and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Methamidophos
Acephate
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of methamidophos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm) and acephate residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Foods
(other than unprocessed products, simply processed products, edible fats and oils, salt itself or products seasoned with salt)
Limited to products processed by the manufacturers that are separately indicated Cyclamic acid As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 13 As stipulated in “Test Method for Cyclamic Acid” in Notice Syoku-Kan No. 0829010, dated August 29, 2003 The possibility of using cyclamic acid
China Chicken   Sulfaquinoxaline As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 8 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of sulfaquinoxaline residue over the MRL (0.05ppm)
Chicken and its processed products   Furaltadone
Furazolidone
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of and furaltadone and furazolidone residue
Honey and its processed products   Chloramphenicol As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of chloramphenicol residue
Royal jelly
(other than dried products)
  Chloramphenicol As stipulated in Schedule 2 – 6 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of chloramphenicol residue
Milk, dairy products and processed products containing milk or daily products   Melamine As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 2 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for melamine in Food" in Notice Shoku-An-Kan No. 1002003, dated October 2, 2008 The possibility of use of melamine
Cultured eel and its processed products Excluding farm products and/or products treated at the plants separately indicated, and with attached certificates issued by the Chinese government concerning oxolinic acid, as separately indicated Oxolinic acid As stipulated in Schedule 2 – 7, and Notice Syoku- An-Yu No. 0808002, dated August 8, 2007 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of oxolinic acid residue over the MRL (0.05ppm)
Cultured eel and its processed products (broiled eel without soy sauce only) Excluding farm products and/or products treated at the treatment plants separately indicated Sulfadimidine As stipulated in Schedule 2 – 7, and Notice Syoku- An-Yu No. 0808002, dated August 8, 2007 As stipulated in “Multiresidue Method for Synthetic Antibacterials in Livestock and Aquatic Animal Products (Revised)” in Annex 2 of Notice Ei-Nyu No. 78, dated April 1, 1993 The possibility of detection of sulfadimidine residue
Cultured eel products (broiled eel with and without soy sauce and liver products only)   Enrofloxacin As stipulated in Schedule 2 – 7, and Notice Syoku- An-Yu No. 0808002, dated August 8, 2007 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of enrofloxacin residue
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
China Eel and its processed products   Malachite green
Furazolidone
Conform with Schedule 2 – 7 and Notice Syoku- An-Yu No. 0808002, dated August 8, 2007 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of malachite green and furazolidone residue
Processed eel products (frozen broiled eel with and without soy sauce only)   Standard specification (viable count, coliform count) As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of not meeting the standards for frozen foods
Shrimp and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Oxytetracycline
Chlortetracycline
Tetracycline
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of oxytetracycline residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm) and of chlortetracycline residue and tetracycline residue
Cultured shrimp and its processed products (simple processing only)   Sulfamethoxazole As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food" in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of sulfamethoxazole residue
Crucian carp and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Enrofloxacin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of enrofloxacin residue
Soft-shelled turtle and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Enrofloxacin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of enrofloxacin residue
Bivalve and its processed products
(other than shelled scallops)
Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the Chinese government, that the products are of fresh water origin Paralytic shellfish poison
Diarrhetic shellfish poison
Conform with Schedule 2 - 14 for paralytic shellfish poisons, and with Schedule 2 - 15 for diarrhetic shellfish poisons As stipulated in “Test Method for Shellfish Poison” in Notice Kan Nyu No. 30, dated July 1, 1980, and “Test Method for Diarrhetic Shellfish Poison” in Notice Kan-Nyu No. 37, dated May 19, 1981 The possibility of detection of shellfish poison residue level over the regulation value (4 MU/g for paralytic, 0.05 MU/g for diarrhetic)
Freshwater clam and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlortetracycline As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlortetracycline residue
Fresh sea urchin Limited to products processed by the manufacturers that are separately indicated Vibrio parahaemolyticus As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of not meeting the standards for fresh fish and seafood, frozen fresh fish and seafood
Swamp eel and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Enrofloxacin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of enrofloxacin residue
Chinese perch and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Malachite green As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of malachite green residue
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
China Cultured blowfish Limited to products exported by the exporters separately indicated Furazolidone As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of nitrofurans residue
Processed mackerel products
(simple processing only)
  Malachite green As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of malachite green residue
Processed clam products
(simple processing only)
  Chloramphenicol As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of chloramphenicol residue
Loach and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Endosulfan As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of endosulfan residue over the MRL (0.004 ppm)
Large peanuts   Acetochlor
BHC
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of acetochlor residue over the MRL (0.01ppm) and BHC residue over the MRL (0.01ppm)
Jelly fungi (Tremella spp.) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Methamidophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of methamidophos residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm)
Shitake mushrooms and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Fenpropathrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenpropathrin residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Immature peas and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Limited to the pod types and the peas commonly referred to as “snap beans” Cypermethrin
Chlorpyrifos
Flusilazole
Isoprothiolane
Dimethomorph
Conform with Schedule 2-11 for cypermethrin and with Schedule 2-3 for chlorpyrifos, flusilazole, Isoprothiolane, and dimethomorph As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of cypermethrin residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm), chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), flusilazole residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), isoprothiolane residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), and dimethomorph residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Saishin and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Fenvalerate As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenvalerate residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
Pak choi and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenvalerate residue over the MRL (1 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
China Spinach and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Dieldrin (including Aldrin)
Endrin
Chlorpyrifos
Conform with Schedule 2 - 12 for chlorpyrifos, and with Schedule 2 - 3 for dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin Chlorpyrifos:
As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005
Dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin:
As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959
The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), and of dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin
Spinach and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Limited to frozen spinach products produced by the manufacturers listed in Attachment 1 of Notice Syoku-An-Yu No. 0810003 dated 10 August 2005 Dieldrin (including Aldrin)
Endrin
Chlorpyrifos
Conform with Schedule 2 - 11 for chlorpyrifos, and with Schedule 2 - 3 for dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin Chlorpyrifos:
As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005
Dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin:
As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959
The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), and of dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin
Spinach and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Limited to frozen spinach products produced by the manufacturers listed in Attachment 1 of Notice Syoku-An-Yu No. 1227007 dated 27 December 2007 Dieldrin (including Aldrin)
Endrin
Conform with Schedule 2 - 3 for dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin Dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin:
As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959
The possibility of detection of dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin residue
Fresh spinach Limited to products produced and exported by the business operators separately indicated, and with attached certificates issued by the Chinese government concerning chlorpyrifos, as separately indicated Dieldrin (including Aldrin)
Endrin
Chlropyrifos
Conform with Schedule 2 - 8 for chlorpyrifos, and with Schedule 2 - 3 for dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin Chlorpyrifos:
As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005
Dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin:
As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959
The possibility of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), and of dieldrin (including aldrin) and endrin
Celery and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
China Garland chrysanthemum and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Lychees and its processed products
(simple processing only)
For fresh lychees, excluding products with attached inspection certificates and manufacturing procedures issued by the Chinese government concerning methamidophos Methamidophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of methamidophos residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm)
Cabbage and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos Conform with Schedule 2 - 3 for small pieces of products, such as long thin strips of products, coarsely cut products, and processed products, and with Schedule 2 - 16 for other types of products As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Buckwheat
(including flour)
  Methamidophos (1) For package products, conform as stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3
(2) With regard to the products in bulk form and carried on ships, the specimen shall be taken as follows:
(i) When sampling at hatches, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of loads. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
(ii) When sampling at silos or barges (hereinafter referred to as “silos, etc.”), among silos, etc. that are carried from the hatch, randomly select one. Conduct sampling 15 times at established time intervals, immediately before the carrying-in step until the total samples weigh 10 kilograms or more. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
(iii) With regard to the products imported n bulk form in a container, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of a container that is selected randomly. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of methamidophos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
China Oolong tea and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Triazophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of triazophos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Garlic Sprout and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Pyrimethanil As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of pyrimethanil residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Welsh Onion (including Allium Wakegi) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Tebufenozide As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of tebufenozide residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Wood ears (Auricularia spp.) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos
Bifenthrin
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm) and bifenthrin residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Perilla and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Hexaflumuron As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of hexaflumuron residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm)
Ginger and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  BHC As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of BHC residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Paprika (jumbo pimento) and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Pyrimethanil As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of pyrimethanil residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Immature kidney beans and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Fenpropathrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenpropathorin residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Green soybeans and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Propham As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of propham residue
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
China Persimmon leaf (food to be used as tea leaf only)and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Carbendazim, thiophanate, thiophanate-methyl and benomyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of carbendazim, thiophanate, thiophanate-methyl and benomyl residue over the MRL (3 ppm)
Green tea and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Triazophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of triazophos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Carrot and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Acephate
Triadimenol
Methamidophos
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of acephate residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), triadimenol residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm) and methamidophos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Sesame Seed and its processed products (simple processing only)   2, 4-D
Dicofol
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food" in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of 2, 4-D residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm) and dicofol residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Foods
(other than unprocessed products, simply processed products, edible fats and oils, salt itself or products seasoned with salt)
Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Cyclamic acid As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 13 As stipulated in “Test Method Related to Cyclamic Acid” in Notice Syoku-Kan No. 0829010, dated August 29, 2003 The possibility of using cyclamic acid
Chile Cultured salmon and trout, and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the Chilean government concerning oxytetracycline, as separately indicated Oxytetracycline As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of oxytetracycline residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm)
Lemon Limited to products exported by the exporter separately indicated Imazaril As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of imazaril residue over the MRL (0.0050g/kg)
Denmark Soft or semisoft natural cheese Excluding products processed at plants for natural cheese exports that are certified by the Danish government, as separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Inspecting Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Turkey Hazel Nut   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Nigeria Sesame Seed and its processed products
(limited to products made mostly from Sesame Seed)
  Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment and containing of aflatoxin
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
New
Zealand
Green asparagus and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding fresh green asparagus exported by the exporters separately indicated Dichlorvos and naled As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of dichlorvos and naled residue over the MRL (0.1 ppm)
Paraguay Small peanuts and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Cypermethrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of cypermethrin residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Sesame Seed and its processed products (simple processing only)   Imidacloprid As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food" in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of imidacloprid residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Philippines Fresh sea urchin Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Vibrio parahaemolyticus As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of not meeting standards for fresh fish and seafood, and for frozen fresh fish and seafood
Bananas Limited to products produced on the farms separately indicated Bitertanol As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of bitertanol residue over the MRL (0.5 ppm)
Mangos and its processed products
(simple processing only)
Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the Philippine government concerning chlorpyrifos, as separately indicated, and exported by the registered exporters Chlorpyrifos
Cypermethrin
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm) and cypermethrin residue over the MRL (0.03 ppm)
Green asparagus and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Difenoconazole As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of difenoconazole residue over the MRL (0.02 ppm)
Okra and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Tebufenozide
Fluazifop
Methamidophos
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of tebufenozide residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), fluazifop residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm), and methamidophos residue over the MRL (0.5 ppm)
Brazil Fresh coffee beans Excluding products with attached certificates concerning dichlorvos, issued by the inspection institutions separately indicated Dichlorvos and naled As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3;
With regard to the products in bulk form in a container, the specimen shall be taken as follows: Take ten or more kilograms of the products from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of a container that is selected randomly to represent a lot. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of dichlorvos and naled residue over the MRL (0.2 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Brazil wheat and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Methamidophos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of methamidophos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Chicken Limited to products processed by KAEFER AVICULTURA LTDA. (SIF: 1672) Enrofloxacin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of enrofloxacin residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Corns (including flour , other than sweet cornj   Aflatoxin (1) For package products, conform as stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3
(2) With regard to the products in bulk form and carried on ships, the specimen shall be taken as follows:
(i) When sampling at hatches, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of loads. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above at each spot.
(ii) When sampling at silos or barges (hereinafter referred to as “silos, etc.”), among silos, etc. that are carried from the hatch, randomly select one. Conduct sampling 15 times at established time intervals, immediately before the carrying-in step until the total samples weigh 10 kilograms or more. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above for each of the three parts.
(iii) With regard to the products imported n bulk form in a container, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of a container that is selected randomly. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
France Soft or semisoft natural cheese Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the governmental agencies concerning Listeria monocytogenes
However, the products that are separately indicated should be excluded from the above.
Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Inspecting Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
France Chicken Limited to products treated at the treatment plants separately indicated Sulfaquinoxaline As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of sulfaquinoxaline residue over the MRL (0.05 ppm)
Rabbits and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Sulfadimethoxine As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of sulfadimethoxine residue over the MRL (0.05ppm)
Lentils   Deltamethrin and
tralomethrin
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of deltamethrin residue over the MRL
(0.1 ppm)
Black currant and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Flusilazole As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of flusilazole residue over the MRL
(0.01 ppm)
U.S. Processed beef products Limited to minced beef processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Detection Methods for Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 and O26 in Foods” in the Annexes of Notice Syoku-An-Kan No. 1102006, dated November 2, 2006 The possibility of contamination from Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157
Beef preparation and pork preparation Limited to products tenderized by the manufacturers separately indicated Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Detection Methods for Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 and O26 in Foods” in the Annexes of Notice Syoku-An-Kan No. 1102006, dated November 2, 2006 The possibility of contamination from Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157
Unheated meat products
(food to be eaten with no heating only)
Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Testing Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Food to contain soft or semisoft natural cheese mainly (food to be eaten with no heating only) Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Listeria monocytogenes As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Procedure for Testing Listeria monocytogenes Contained in Milk and Dairy Products (IDF Standard Method)” in Notice Ei-Nyu No. 169, dated August 2, 1993 The possibility of contamination from Listeria monocytogenes
Lemons Limited to products of the brands separately indicated O-Phenyl-phenol As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Method of Analyzing Food Additives in Foods”, in Notice Ei-Ka No. 15, dated March 30, 2000 The possibility of detection of o-phenyl-phenol residue over the MRL (0.010 g/kg)
Artichokes and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Fenvalerate As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of fenvelerate residue over the MRL (0.20 ppm)
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
U.S. Spinach and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Permethrin As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of permethrin residue over the MRL (2.0 ppm)
Fresh papaya Excluding products with attached certificates issued by the Hawaiian State Government concerning separate management, as separately indicated Genetic modification As stipulated in “Inspection Methods for Foods Produced Using Recombinant DNA Techniques” in Notice Syoku-An No. 110, dated March 27, 2001 As stipulated in “Inspection Methods for Foods Produced Using Recombinant DNA Techniques” in Notice Syoku-An No. 110, dated March 27, 2001 The possibility of detection of genetically modified papaya 55-1 unapproved for safety
Corn (popcorn only)   Primiphos-methyl As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of primiphos-methyl residue over the MRL (1.0 ppm)
Processed almond products (limited to products made mostly from almonds)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of containing of aflatoxin
Parsley and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Corns (including flour , other than sweet cornj   Aflatoxin (1) For package products, conform as stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3
(2) With regard to the products in bulk form and carried on ships, the specimen shall be taken as follows:
(i) When sampling at hatches, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of loads. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above at each spot.
(ii) When sampling at silos or barges (hereinafter referred to as “silos, etc.”), among silos, etc. that are carried from the hatch, randomly select one. Conduct sampling 15 times at established time intervals, immediately before the carrying-in step until the total samples weigh 10 kilograms or more.
Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above for each of the three parts.
As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002, or “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin Contained in Corns” in Notice Syoku-An- Kan No. 0713001, dated July 13, 2006 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
        (iii) With regard to the products imported in bulk form in a container, take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of a container that is selected randomly. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.    
Celery and its processed products (simple processing only)   Boscalid As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food" in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of I boscalid residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Vietnam Sorghum and its processed products (limited to products made mostly from sorghum)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment and containing of aflatoxin
Sesame Seed and its processed products
(limited to products made mostly from Sesame Seed)
  Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment and containing of aflatoxin
Spinach and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Indoxacarb As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of Indoxacarb residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Cultured eel and processed products   Furazolidone As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of furazolidone residue
Squid and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chloramphenicol As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of chloramphenicol residue
Shrimp and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chloramphenicol
Furazolidone
Furaltadone
As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 4 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of chloramphenicol, furazolidone, and furaltadone residue
Fishery foods (limited to products served without heating or products not confirmed to be heated sufficiently before sale (70 for 1 minute or more than same level)) Limited to products processed or exported by the manufacturer separately indicated Shigella As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 14 As stipulated in "Test Method of Shigella" in Notice dated January 9, 2002 The possibility of contamination by Shigella
Foods
(other than unprocessed products, simply processed products, edible fats and oils, salt itself or products seasoned with salt)
Limited to products processed by the manufacturers separately indicated Cyclamic acid As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 13 As stipulated in “Test Method Related to Cyclamic Acid” in Notice Syoku-An-Kan No. 0829010, dated August 29, 2003 The possibility of using cyclamic acid
Targeted country/area Foods subject to product inspection Conditions Inspection item Method of sampling Method of inspection Specific reasons to order an inspection
Venezuela Cacao beans   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3;
With regard to the products imported in bulk form in a container, the specimen shall be taken as follows: Take ten or more kilograms of the product from a total of fifteen spots from the upper, middle, and lower parts of a container that is selected randomly to represent a lot. Then take one kilogram as one specimen, of the ten or more kilograms taken as described above.
As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Cacao beans and its processed products (simple processing only)   2, 4-D As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in "Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food" in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of 2, 4-D residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Belgium Celeriac and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Leek and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Haloxyfop As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of haloxyfop residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)
Bolivia Sesame Seed and its processed products (limited to products made mostly from Sesame Seed)   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in "Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices" in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment and containing of aflatoxin
South Africa Grapefruit Limited to products exported by the exporters separately indicated, but excluding the products with attached certificates issued by the South African government concerning residual agricultural chemicals, as separately indicated Imazalil As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of Imazalil residue over the MRL (0.0050 g/kg)
Apple juice (limited to products made from apples), and raw material for apple juice   Patulin As stipulated in Schedule 5 As stipulated in “Specifications and Standards for Foods and Food Additives, etc.” in Ministry of Health and Welfare Notification No. 370, dated December 1959 The possibility of detection of patulin residue over the MRL (0.050 ppm)
Myanmar Chickpea   Aflatoxin As stipulated in Schedule 3 As stipulated in “Test Methods Related to Aflatoxin B1 Contained in Grains, Beans, Nuts, Seeds, and Spices” in Notice Syoku- Kan No. 0326001, dated March 26, 2002 The possibility of attachment of aflatoxin
Laos Feverweed and its processed products
(simple processing only)
  Chlorpyrifos As stipulated in Schedule 2 - 3 As stipulated in “Analytical Methods for Residual Compositional Substances of Agricultural Chemicals, Feed Additives, and Veterinary Drugs in Food” in Notice Syoku- An No. 0124001, dated January 24, 2005 The possibility of detection of chlorpyrifos residue over the MRL (0.01 ppm)

Note: Each specimen shall be inspected for aflatoxin, and a lot including at least one specimen that is found positive shall be fully treated as an illegal product on the grounds of violating Item 2, Article 6 of the Food Sanitation Law.

Schedule 2

  Size of the lot (N) Number of packages opened
for sampling (n)
Quantity of the collected
specimens (kg)
Number of specimens*1
1   1 1 0.5 1
2   50 2 0.5 1
51 ~ 500 3 0.5 1
501 ~ 3,200 5 0.5 1
  3,201 8 0.5 1
3   50 3 1*2 1
51 ~ 150 5 1*2 1
151 ~ 500 8 1*2 1
501 ~ 3,200 13 1*2 1
3,201 ~ 35,000 20 1*2 1
  35,001 32 1*2 1
4   150 3 1 1
151 ~ 1,200 5 1 1
  1,201 8 1 1
5   50 6 ( 3×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
51 ~ 150 10 ( 5×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
151 ~ 500 16 ( 8×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
501 ~ 3,201 26 ( 13×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
3,201 ~ 35,000 40 ( 20×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
  35,001 64 ( 32×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
6   150 3 0.2 1
151 ~ 1,200 5 0.2 1
  1,201 8 0.2 1
7   150 6 ( 3×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
151 ~ 1,200 10 ( 5×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
  1,201 16 ( 8×2 ) 2 ( 1×2 ) 2
8   150 12 ( 3×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
151 ~ 1,200 20 ( 5×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
  1,201 32 ( 8×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
9   25 3 0.3 1
26 ~ 150 5 0.3 1
151 ~ 1,200 8 0.3 1
  1,201 13 0.3 1
10   50 12 ( 3×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
51 ~ 150 20 ( 5×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
151 ~ 500 32 ( 8×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
501 ~ 3,200 52 ( 13×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
3,201 ~ 35,000 80 ( 20×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
  35,001 128 ( 32×4 ) 4 ( 1×4 ) 4
11   50 24 ( 3×8 ) 8 ( 1×8 ) 8
51 ~ 150 40 ( 5×8 ) 8 ( 1×8 ) 8
151 ~ 500 64 ( 8×8 ) 8 ( 1×8 ) 8
501 ~ 3,200 104 ( 13×8 ) 8 ( 1×8 ) 8
3,201 ~ 35,000 160 ( 20×8 ) 8 ( 1×8 ) 8
  35,001 256 ( 32×8 ) 8 ( 1×8 ) 8
12   50 48 ( 3×16 ) 16 ( 1×16 ) 16
51 ~ 150 80 ( 5×16 ) 16 ( 1×16 ) 16
151 ~ 500 128 ( 8×16 ) 16 ( 1×16 ) 16
501 ~ 3,200 208 ( 13×16 ) 16 ( 1×16 ) 16
3,201 ~ 35,000 320 ( 20×16 ) 16 ( 1×16 ) 16
  35,001 512 ( 32×16 ) 16 ( 1×16 ) 16
13   1 1 0.3 1
14   150 3 0.3 1
151 ~ 1,200 5 0.3 1
  1,201 8 0.3 1
15   150 6 ( 3×2 ) 1 ( 0.5×2 ) 2
151 ~ 1,200 10 ( 5×2 ) 1 ( 0.5×2 ) 2
  1,201 16 ( 8×2 ) 1 ( 0.5×2 ) 2
16 Identification unnecessary Identification unnecessary Divide each of the four specimens into four, and take one piece from each specimen. 1
17   150 3 0.5 1
151 ~1,200 5 0.5 1
 1,201 8 0.5 1

*1 If more than one specimen is taken, and any one of them exceeds the standard value, the inspected products are regarded as being in violation of the Law.

*2 In case of dried vegetables and tea (except for matcha), replace the quantity with 0.3.

Schedule 3

1. Products in bags, and a product that weighs at least 20 kg.

Size of the lot
Number of bags (N)
Number of bags for sampling (n) Quantity of the collected specimens (kg) Number of specimens*
  < 281 32   1 kg ( 1 kg × 1 ) 1
281 ~ 500 50   1 kg ( 1 kg × 1 ) 1
501 ~ 1,200 80   1 kg ( 1 kg × 1 ) 1
1,201 ~ 3,200 130 ( 65 × 2 ) 2 kg ( 1 kg × 2 ) 2
  > 3,200 210 ( 70 × 3 ) 3 kg ( 1 kg × 3 ) 3

* If more than one specimen is taken, and any one of them exceeds the standard value, the inspected products are regarded as being in violation of the Law.

2. Products in cans or cartons, and a product that weighs at least 4.5 kg.

Size of the lot
Number of cans or cartons (N)
Size of samples (n) Quantity of the collected specimens (g) Number of specimens*
  < 51 2 500 g ( 250 × 2 ) 1
51 ~ 500 4 ( 2 × 2 ) 1,000 g ( 250 × 2 ) × 2 2
  > 500 6 ( 2 × 3 ) 1,500 g ( 250 × 2 ) × 3 3

* If more than one specimen is taken, and any one of them exceeds the standard value, the inspected products are regarded as being in violation of the Law.

3. Products in small containers and packaging (excluding Products 1 and 2)

Size of the lot
Number of cans or cartons (N)
Size of samples (n) Quantity of the collected specimens Number of specimens*
  < 51 2 ( 2 × 1 ) The minimum weight of one specimen is 150 g. If the weight of the contents of one can or carton is less than 150 g, the contents of other cans or cartons are added to make one specimen of 150 g. 1
51 ~ 500 3 ( 3 × 1 ) 1
501 ~ 3,200 6 ( 3 × 2 ) 2
  > 3,200 9 ( 3 × 3 ) 3

* If more than one specimen is taken, and any one of them exceeds the standard value, the inspected products are regarded as being in violation of the Law.

Schedule 4

Size of the lot
Number of bags (N)
Number of bags for sampling (n) Quantity of the collected specimens (g) Number of specimens*
  < 66 3 300 g ( 100 × 3 ) 3
66 ~ 180 4 400 g ( 100 × 4 ) 4
181 ~ 500 7 700 g ( 100 × 7 ) 7
501 ~ 800 10 1,000 g ( 100 × 10 ) 10
801 ~ 1,300 14 1,400 g ( 100 × 14 ) 14
1,301 ~ 3,200 21 2,100 g ( 100 × 21 ) 21
3,201 ~ 8,000 36 3,600 g ( 100 × 36 ) 36
  > 8,000 52 5,200 g ( 100 × 52 ) 52

* If more than one specimen is taken, and any one of them exceeds the standard value, the inspected products are regarded as being in violation of the Law.

Schedule 5

1. Products in cans or cartons, and a product that weighs at least 4.5 kg.

Size of the lot
Number of cans or cartons (N)
Size of samples (n) Quantity of the collected specimens (g) Number of specimens*
  < 51 2   500 g ( 250 × 2 ) 1
51 ~ 500 4 ( 2 × 2 ) 1,000 g ( 250 × 2 ) × 2 2
  > 500 6 ( 2 × 3 ) 1,500 g ( 250 × 2 ) × 3 3

* If more than one specimen is taken, and any one of them exceeds the standard value, the inspected products are regarded as being in violation of the Law.

2. Products in small containers and packaging (excluding Product 1)

Size of the lot
Number of cans or cartons (N)
Size of samples (n) Quantity of the collected specimens (kg) Number of specimens*
  < 51 2 ( 2 × 1 ) The minimum weight of one specimen is 150 g. If the weight of the contents of one can or carton is less than 150 g, the contents of other cans or cartons are added to make one specimen of 150 g. 1
51 ~ 500 3 ( 3 × 1 ) 1
501 ~ 3,200 6 ( 3 × 2 ) 2
  > 3,200 9 ( 3 × 3 ) 3

* If more than one specimen is taken, and any one of them exceeds the standard value, the inspected products are regarded as being in violation of the Law.



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