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

chlorothalonil, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
30 January 2018
4 December 2017
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, the Netherlands, and co-rapporteur Member State, Belgium, for the pesticide active substance chlorothalonil 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 chlorothalonil as a fungicide on wheat, barley, tomato and potato. 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 2018;16(1):5126
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