Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance spirotetramat

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Article
European Food Safety Authority
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2013;11(6):3243 [90 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3243
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2009-00345
Approved
27 May 2013
Published
7 June 2013
Corrected
2 August 2013. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Erratum/Corrigendum

Following consideration of the position paper submitted by the applicant but not evaluated during the peer review, the data gap concerning the toxicological profile of the metabolites spirotetramat-ketohydroxy and spirotetramat-monohydroxy has been removed. Related texts in sections 2 and 3 have also been amended. Corrections have been made to pages 2, 8, 9, 10 and 17.

Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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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 authority of the rapporteur Member State Austria, for the pesticide active substance spirotetramat 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 uses of spirotetramat as an insecticide and acaricide on citrus and lettuce. 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
Spirotetramat, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, insecticide, acaricide
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Number of Pages
90