Waiting Period/ Withholding Period/ Pre-harvest interval

Minimum permissible time between the last application of a pesticide to a crop (including) pasture and harvesting, for human consumption or grazing with livestock. The minimum permissible time between final application of a pesticide to an animal and collection of eggs or milk, or slaughter for human consumption.

WAITING PERIODS in Days for VEGETABLES

Pesticide Chillies Bhendi Brinjal Tomato Cabbage Cauliflower
Carbaryl 5 2 1 2 3-4 5
Monocrotophos 13 23 5
Phosalone 6 7 5 3 7-10 10
Dimethoate 6 7 5
Cypermethrin 7 7 5 5 7-1 10
Quinalphos 7 15 5 5
Fenvalerate 25 7 7 10 10-14
Endosulfan 7 5 5 7-10 7-10
Fenitrothion 7 5 7-10 10
Malathion 2 2 4 5 5
Deltamethrin 2 2 3-4

 

 WAITING PERIODS in Days for FRUITS

Pesticide

 

Grapes

 

Mango

Carbaryl 5 7
Monocrotophos 13
Phasalone 6
Dimethoate 6
Cypermethrin 7 9
Fenvalerate 25 10-13
Dithane M45 5
Ridomyl MZ 10
Carbendazim 7
Thiophanate methyl 9
Quinalphos 15
Deltamethrin 3

 

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