Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance foramsulfuron

foramsulfuron, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
10 March 2016
19 February 2016
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 authorities of the rapporteur Member State Finland and co-rapporteur Member State Slovakia for the pesticide active substance foramsulfuron are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use of foramsulfuron as a herbicide on maize. The reliable end points, appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment, are presented. Missing information identified as being required by the regulatory framework is listed. Concerns are identified.
European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerreview [at]
EFSA Journal 2016;14(3):4421
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European Commission

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