Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substances Beauveria bassiana strains ATCC-74040 and GHA

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Article
European Food Safety Authority
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2013;11(1):3031 [44 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3031
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2009-00252
EFSA-Q-2009-00251
Approved
12 December 2012
Published
7 January 2013
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
Note
Abstract

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 Germany, for the pesticide active substances Beauveria bassiana strains ATCC-74040 and GHA are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Regulation (EC) No 2229/2004, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1095/2007 and Commission Regulation (EU) No 114/2010. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of Beauveria bassiana strains ATCC-74040 and GHA as an insecticide on tomatoes for strain ATCC-74040 and on tomatoes, cucumbers and ornamentals for strain GHA. 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.

Keywords
Beauveria bassiana strains ATCC-74040 and GHA, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, insecticide
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Number of Pages
44