(a) General. (1) Tolerances are established for residues of the antimicrobial agent and insecticide ethylene oxide, when used as a postharvest fumigant in or on the following food commodities:

Commodity Parts per million
Herb and spice, group 19, dried, except basil 7
Licorice, roots 7
Peppermint, tops, dried 7
Sesame, seed 7
Spearmint, tops, dried 7
Vegetable, dried 7
Walnut 50

(2) Tolerances are established for residues of the ethylene oxide reaction product, 2-chloroethanol, commonly referred to as ethylene chlorohydrin, when ethylene oxide is used as a postharvest fumigant in or on food commodities as follows:

Commodity Parts per million
Herb and spice, group 19, dried, except basil 940
Licorice, roots 940
Peppermint, tops, dried 940
Sesame, seed 940
Spearmint, tops, dried 940
Vegetable, dried 940

(b) Section 18 emergency exemptions. [Reserved]

(c) Tolerances with regional registrations. [Reserved]

(d) Indirect or inadvertent residues. [Reserved]

[65 FR 33695, May 24, 2000, as amended at 74 FR 46696, Sept. 11, 2009]