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

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Article
European Food Safety Authority
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2014;12(8):3801 [84 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2014.3801
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2013-00840
Approved
18 July 2014
Published in the EFSA Journal
8 August 2014
Last Updated
11 March 2015. This version replaces the previous one/s.
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 Austria, for the pesticide active substance pyridate are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Regulation (EU) No 1141/2010 as amended by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 380/2013. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of pyridate as a herbicide on sweet corn, cauliflower, broccoli and leek. 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
pyridate, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide, pyridafol
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Number of Pages
84