Do not wash or peel help.
The material is sprayed on the plant three or four weeks before harvest. Through the leaves and roots it gets the tubers and the deposits there, which means that it can not be removed by washing or peeling.
There is no commitment to labeling!
A problem for the consumer is that there are no labeling requirements for this type of microbial inhibition. Therefore, as a consumer, you can not say if the potatoes are now treated with maleic hydrazide or not, and then from the beginning to the organic potatoes. Because in organic farming, the use of maleic hydrazide is prohibited.
It is interesting to note that the maximum remaining level of potato is 50 mg / kg, but for onions and leeks no more than 15 mg / kg, it is where potatoes eat much more than onions.
Chlorpropam does not remain in the bark either, but migrates to the tuber
If the farmer does not want to use the maleic hydrazide, the company that stores the potato can use the potash to spray the potato with cloproprofam after the harvest, which is standard in Germany since the late 1990s. It is likely that this bacterial chemical causes cancer. So you do not know it well, but the reservation has been used for several decades.
Hermann Cruz, from the University of Kiel in 2013 in the Swiss magazine K-Tipp, told consumers that chlorprofam can damage Keto blast the nervous system, liver and kidneys, so it should be avoided. Chloropropam is also harmful to the environment, especially for aquatic organisms and birds.
Chlorpropam is still largely found in the bark, but it has already been proven, according to the World Environment Organization 2000, to be found in cooking water, in boiled potatoes and in manufactured products such as potato chips and potato chips, who have already confirmed a 2001 study.
Limit values of antibacterial chemicals.
The maximum residue levels are 10 mg of chloroprofam per kilogram of potatoes. At the same time, the consumer is advised not to consume more than 0.2 mg per kilogram of body weight. For example, if the 6-year-old weighs 20 kg, it will reach its maximum value with 400 g of potatoes (if loaded with 10 mg of chloroprofam per kilogram). If the child ate only half of the potatoes (which would be equal to a large part of the fries), it would reach the level that was still valid until 2006.
Since it depends on the limits rather than on normal contamination and less on human health, the value should be increased at that time, since potatoes use high amounts of chloroprofem so much that the lowest value may have been exceeded frequently. However, with the new value, there is a lot of air and Chlorpropam can be used completely relaxed.
Marked in Germany, but not in Austria and Switzerland.
In Germany, there is at least one commitment to label Chlorpropam and Co., but this article should not be mentioned. Therefore, if the label on the potato bag refers to post-harvest treatment, it refers to chlorbropam, amazel, thibendazole, or similar chemicals found in and on potatoes.
In Austria and Switzerland, unfortunately there are no requirements for labeling (as of 2015 (a) and 2011 (CH)).
Organic potatoes are free of chemicals.
In organic farming these methods are not allowed. Organic potatoes are not treated before or after harvest with the chemicals mentioned. On the other hand, coriander oil is used as agents that contain mint.
Ethylene has also been approved as a biological microbial inhibitor, the so-called mature gas, which has also been fertilized by apples and many other types of fruit. Although the authorities wither, it prevents the expulsion of the potatoes, which is why the apple, although the opposite information in the grid is very good next to the potatoes, can be stored, at least if you want to avoid its expulsion.
Another method of preventing germination is optimal storage in the dark and temperatures between 4 and 8 degrees, which, however, should not fluctuate. In a report, a Bavarian company in February 2016 showed that this action without chemicals works very well.