The GB 2763-2012 , which was issued under the Joint Announcement 22 of MOA and MOH, has come into force on Mar 1 2013. The compulsory standard contains 2293 MRLs for 322 pesticides in 10 categories of food commodities. Vegetables are subject to with the most MRLs, followed by fruits, cereals and cereal products, oil plants and oil products, sugar crops, beverages and edible fungus. Compared with other previous standards, it revised some terms and definitions, crops/food classification, MRLs of some active ingredients. Some test methods and MRLs for some active ingredients have been newly introduced into this Standard.