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

linuron, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
11 July 2016
1 June 2016
Conclusion on Pesticides
The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Italy and co-rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance linuron 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 linuron as a herbicide on carrots. 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(7):4518
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European Commission

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