Reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for isoxaflutole according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

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Article
Isoxaflutole, MRL review, Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, consumer risk assessment, oxazoles, herbicide, diketonitrile-isoxalutole
First published in the EFSA Journal
25. Februar 2013
Approved
20. Februar 2013
Type
Reasoned Opinion
Abstract

According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reviewed the Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance isoxaflutole. In order to assess the occurrence of isoxaflutole residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Directive 91/414/EEC and the European authorisations reported by Member States (incl. the supporting residues data). Based on the assessment of the available data, MRL proposals were derived and a consumer risk assessment was carried out. Although no apparent risk to consumers was identified, some information required by the regulatory framework was found to be missing. Hence, the consumer risk assessment is considered indicative only and one MRL proposal derived by EFSA still requires further consideration by risk managers.

Contact
pesticides.mrl [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3123
EFSA Journal 2013;11(2):3123 [30 pp.].
Question Number
On request from
EFSA
European Food Safety Authority
Print on demand
Number of Pages
30