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

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Article
penflufen, peer rev iew, risk assessment, pesticide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
3 November 2016
Approved
6 October 2016
Type
Reasoned Opinion
Abstract
The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, the United Kingdom, for the pesticide active substance penflufen are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the additional representative use of penflufen as a fungicide on barley. Conclusions are also represented for the representative use evaluated for the approval of penflufen, which was as a fungicide on potatoes. The reliable endpoints, appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment, are presented. Missing information identified as being required by the regulatory framework is listed. Concerns are identified.
Contact
pesticides.mrl [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2016.4604
EFSA Journal 2016;14(11):4604 [24 pp.].
Question Number
European Food Safety Authority
On request from
European Commission
Print on demand
Number of Pages
24