Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene

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Article
1,4-dimethylnaphthalene, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, plant growth regulator
First published in the EFSA Journal
18 October 2013
Approved
15 May 2013
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides
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 the Netherlands for the pesticide active substance 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Regulation (EU) No 188/2011. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use of 1,4-dimethylnaphthalene as a sprout suppressor on potatoes. 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.

Contact
pesticides.peerreview [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3229
EFSA Journal 2013;11(10):3229 [43 pp.].
Question Number
On request from
European Commission
European Food Safety Authority
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Number of Pages
43