Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance pyridaben in light of confirmatory data submitted

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Article
European Food Safety Authority
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2016;14(1):4376 [11 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4376
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2015-00467
Approved
18 December 2015
Published in the EFSA Journal
14 January 2016
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 assessment carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State the Netherlands, for the pesticide active substance pyridaben are reported. The context of the peer review was that requested by the European Commission following the submission and evaluation of confirmatory ecotoxicology data. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of pyridaben as an insecticide on citrus and tomatoes. 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. Concerns are identified.  
Keywords
pyridaben, peer review, confirmatory data, risk assessment, pesticide, insecticide
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Number of Pages
11