Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Phlebiopsis gigantea


Phlebiopsis gigantea, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
9 January 2013
11 December 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 Estonia, for the pesticide active substance Phlebiopsis gigantea 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. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use of Phlebiopsis gigantea as a fungicide in pine and spruce forests. 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 2013;11(1):3033 [31 pp.].
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