Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Straight Chain Lepidopteran Pheromones

Straight Chain Lepidopteran Pheromones, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, semio-chemicals
First published in the EFSA Journal
22 January 2014
13 December 2013
Last Updated
20 February 2014. This version replaces the previous one/s.
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 Austria, for the pesticide active substance Straight Chain Lepidopteran Pheromones 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 uses of Straight Chain Lepidopteran Pheromones as a semio-chemical on stone fruit, pome fruit, tree nuts corn, vegetables, citrus, olives, rice, grapes, cotton and flowers. 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.There is no agreed technical specification covered by the toxicological and ecotoxicological assessments.

European Food Safety Authority
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EFSA Journal 2014;12(1):3524
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