Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for L‐cysteine for use in plant protection as insecticide

L-cysteine, basic substance, application, consultation, plant protection, pesticide
First published in EFSA Supporting Publications
15. Februar 2019
Approved
28. Januar 2019
Type
Technical Report

Abstract

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the evaluation of applications received by the European Commission concerning basic substances. In this context, EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for L‐cysteine are presented. The context of the evaluation was that required by the European Commission in accordance with Article 23 of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 following the submission of an application for approval of L‐cysteine as a basic substance for use in plant protection as insecticide. The current report summarises the outcome of the consultation process organised by EFSA and presents EFSA's scientific views on the individual comments received.

Substances
cysteine, L-cysteine
Cas: 52-90-4
Inchi: InChI=1S/C3H7NO2S/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1
Iupac: (2R)-2-amino-3-sulfanylpropanoic acid
Contact
pesticides.peerreview [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/sp.efsa.2019.EN-1562
Question Number
On request from
European Commission

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