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

pethoxamid, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
20 September 2017
29 August 2017
Conclusion on Pesticides

The conclusions of the EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State, Austria, and co-rapporteur Member State, the Czech Republic, for the pesticide active substance pethoxamid 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 uses of pethoxamid as a herbicide on maize and soya bean. 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.

European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerreview [at]
EFSA Journal 2017;15(9):4981
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European Commission

Background documents

Additional information is available in the Assessment report