Statement on the impact of the harmonised classification on the conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance flutianil

flutianil, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
27 July 2018
5 July 2018


Following the publication of the EFSA conclusion on flutianil in 2014, the rapporteur Member State (RMS), the United Kingdom, launched a formal process for harmonising the classification of flutianil. The Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) finalised a RAC opinion on the proposed harmonised classification of flutianil in 2016. For some hazard classes, the harmonised classification proposed by the RAC was different than the provisional classification used in the EFSA conclusion. It should be noted that this difference was based on new information and does not constitute a scientific divergence as per Article 30 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002. This statement updates the EFSA conclusion to consider the harmonised classification as proposed by the RAC. Concerns are clarified.

Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues
pesticides.peerreview [at]
EFSA Journal 2018;16(7):5383
Question Number
On request from
European Commission