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

mancozeb, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
20. November 2019
Approved
12. Juni 2019
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides

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Abstract

The conclusions of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom and co-rapporteur Member State Greece for the pesticide active substance mancozeb are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of mancozeb as a fungicide on wheat (winter/spring), grapevine, potatoes and tomatoes. The reliable end points, appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment are presented. Missing information identified as being required by the regulatory framework is listed. Concerns are identified.

Substances
Mancozeb
Cas: 8018-01-7
Inchi: InChI=1S/2C4H8N2S4.Mn.Zn/c2*7-3(8)5-1-2-6-4(9)10;;/h2*1-2H2,(H2,5,7,8)(H2,6,9,10);;/q;;2*+2/p-4
Iupac: manganese ethylenebis(dithiocarbamate) (polymeric) complex with zinc salt
European Food Safety Authority
Contact
pesticides.peerreview [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2019.5755
EFSA Journal 2019;17(7):5755
Question Number
On request from
European Commission

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