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Chlorine Dioxide

Ruling Body:
NOP 
Status:
Allowed with Restrictions 
Class. abbreviation:
CT 
Classification:
Crop Management Tools and Production Aids 
Origin:
Synthetic 
Description:
Residual chlorine levels in the water in direct crop contact (when used pre-harvest) or as water from cleaning irrigation systems applied to the soil should not exceed the maximum residual disinfectant level under the Safe Drinking Water Act (0.8 mg/L (0.8 ppm) expressed as chlorine dioxide), except that chlorine products may be used in edible sprout production according to EPA label directions. May be used up to maximum labeled rates for disinfecting and sanitizing equipment or tools. No intervening event is necessary before equipment is used in contact with organic crops. See also CHLORINE MATERIALS. See Processing and Handling section for post harvest use. 
Rule Reference:
205.601(a)(2)(ii) Guidance 5026 
Revision Date:
04/23/2018