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

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Article
oxasulfuron, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
13 March 2017
Approved
30 January 2017
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides
Substances
Oxasulfuron (IUPAC: oxetan-3-yl 2-({[(4,6-dimethylpyrimidin-2-yl)carbamoyl]amino}sulfonyl)benzoate, CAS: 144651-06-9)
Abstract

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 Italy and co-rapporteur Member State Austria for the pesticide active substance oxasulfuron 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 oxasulfuron as a herbicide on soya beans. 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.peerreview [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2017.4722
EFSA Journal 2017;15(3):4722 [25 pp.].
Question Number
On request from
European Commission
European Food Safety Authority
Print on demand
Number of Pages
25