Pesticides working groups

Name Minutes (last update) Composition
Adverse Outcome Pathways AOP 17 April 2020
Bee Guidance Revision 26 June 2020
Cumulative assessment groups (CAGs) for nervous system and thyroid and uncertainty analysis 10 February 2020
Cumulative Risk Assessment of pesticides for the nervous system and the thyroid 23 June 2020
Developing an EFSA guidance document for predicting environmental concentrations of substances in soil 7 June 2019
Developing IATA case studies on Developmental Neurotoxicity 7 July 2020
FOCUS surface water repair action 15 June 2020
In vitro metabolism 2 July 2020
OPEX Guidance 7 July 2020
Pseudomonas chlororaphis 8 June 2020
Revision of the EFSA (2009) Guidance Document Risk assessment for Birds and Mammals 5 May 2020
Transition metals 7 July 2020

Past working groups

Annual DoIs of former EFSA experts are available on request.

Name Minutes (last update)
Aged Soil Adsorption 18 July 2018
Amphibian reptile opinion 6 December 2017
Aquatic ecotoxicology 4 July 2013
Bee risk assessment 4 April 2014
BEEHAVE evaluation 29 June 2015
Consultation Group on endocrine disruption guidance
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Coverage of bats by the current pesticide risk assessment for birds and mammals 16 May 2019
Cumulative assessment groups of pesticides 21 May 2013
Dermal absorption guidance 16 December 2015
Developing an EFSA guidance document for evaluating laboratory and field dissipation studies to obtain DegT50 values 4 April 2014
Developing an EFSA guidance document on clustering and ranking of emissions of plant protection products from protected crops 18 December 2013
Developmental neurotoxicity of acetamiprid and imidacloprid 26 January 2015
EFSA working group on dermal absorption guidance 8 May 2017
Epidemiological studies in pesticide risk assessment 27 September 2017
European Commission request to assess new scientific studies on dermal absorption 8 July 2015
Experimental toxicology data of pesticides and their potential link to Parkinson's disease and childhood leukaemia 1 August 2016
Good modelling practice 3 October 2013
Joint ECHA/EC-JRC/EFSA taskforce on endocrine disruption guidance 6 June 2017
Non-target arthropods and in-soil risk assessment - In soil 9 January 2017
Non-target arthropods and in-soil risk assessment - NTA 19 February 2015
Non-target terrestrial plant risk assessment 15 April 2014
Operator, worker, resident and bystander exposure guidance 7 October 2014
Pesticides in foods for infants and young children 14 May 2018
Preparing a scientific opinion on the FERA guidance proposal guidance on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessments 6 July 2015
Preparing two scientific opinions on the report of FOCUS ground water (2009) 8 July 2013
Probabilistic methodology mandate 21 October 2009
Relevance of dissimilar mode of action for cumulative risk assessment 5 December 2013
Scientific guidance on residue definition 8 July 2016
Sediment effect assessment 6 July 2015
Setting of health based reference values for metabolites of terbuthylazine 25 March 2019
TK/TD and simple food chain models for aquatic organisms 11 June 2018
Toxicological relevance of pesticide metabolites 17 July 2012