Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for cymoxanil

cymoxanil, confirmatory data, pesticide, MRL review, risk assessment
First published in the EFSA Journal
15 October 2019
16 September 2019
Reasoned Opinion


The applicant DuPont de Nemours (Deutschland) GmbH submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to evaluate confirmatory data identified for cymoxanil in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 and implemented in the EU MRL Regulation. To address the data gap on table and wine grapes, lettuce and spinach, the applicant submitted new residue trials for cymoxanil on these commodities. The data gap was considered satisfactorily addressed. Confirmatory data on analytical methods for enforcement in hops and herbal infusions (dried flower), and storage stability data in dry matrices were not submitted with the present application. Based on the available information, a revision of the existing MRLs for table and wine grapes, spinach and pulses should be considered by risk managers.

European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.mrl [at] efsa.europa.eu
EFSA Journal 2019;17(10):5823
Question Number
On request from
European Commission

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