According to Roskachestvo, some of the listed substances were found in five analyzed samples of mandarins: pyrimethanil, imazalil, prochloraz, fludioxonil, azoxystrobin, acetamiprid.
“The pesticides found in the pulp of tangerines, according to the chemical classification, belong to a group of substances of an organic nature with a complex heterocyclic structure, by appointment they are fungicides, and acetamiprid belongs to the class of insecticides,” he explained. Galina. Rodionova. allowable concentration. The term “traces” used means that the amount of the pesticide in the product does not exceed the MPC, so the substances found are not dangerous.
For safety, you need to follow simple hygiene rules: wash your hands, tangerines, do not eat the peel, – said Galina Rodionova.