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

pinoxaden, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
16 August 2013
14 June 2013
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 the United Kingdom, for the pesticide active substance pinoxaden 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 pinoxaden as a herbicide on winter and spring cereals. 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. A concern is identified.

European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerreview [at]
EFSA Journal 2013;11(8):3269
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European Commission

Background documents

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