Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance emamectin


Emamectin, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, insecticide
First published in the EFSA Journal
21. November 2012
13. November 2012
Conclusion on Pesticides

The conclusions of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State the Netherlands, for the pesticide active substance emamectin are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Regulation (EU) No 188/2011. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of emamectin as an insecticide outdoor grapes, glasshouse and outdoor peppers, melons, tomatoes and lettuce, and glasshouse cucumber. The reliable endpoints concluded as being appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment, derived from the available studies and literature in the dossier peer reviewed, are presented. Missing information identified as being required by the regulatory framework is listed. Concerns are identified.

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EFSA Journal 2012;10(11):2955 [89 pp.].
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