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

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Article
European Food Safety Authority
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2013;11(9):3298 [62 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3298
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2009-00340
Approved
28 June 2013
Published
9 September 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 Greece, for the pesticide active substance flubendiamide 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 flubendiamide as an insecticide on tomatoes and bell pepper but only when grown in permanent glasshouse structures. 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. The risk assessment for aquatic invertebrates from metabolite A 10 (NN1-0001-3-OH-hydroxy-perfluoralkyl) could not be finalised.

Keywords
flubendiamide, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, insecticide
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Number of Pages
62