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Pesticide evaluations: overview and procedure

EFSA is responsible for the peer review of the risk assessment of active substances used in plant protection products in the EU. Each active substance (the active component against pests/plant diseases contained in the plant protection product) has to be ...

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Feed additive applications: overview and procedure

EFSA evaluates the safety and/or efficacy of additives, products or substances used in animal feed before they can be authorised for use in the EU. The European Commission decides whether or not to authorise the feed additive application following EFSA’s ...

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Animal health and welfare network

Risk assessment in animal health and welfare EFSA networks with Member States to build a mutual understanding of risk assessment principles in the area of animal health and welfare, to promote harmonisation of animal health and welfare risk assessment pra ...

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Networks supporting the Pesticides Unit

EFSA’s networks consist of nationally appointed EU Member State organisations with expertise in the fields covered by the network. Representatives of the Commission and of other organisations (including those from outside the EU) with specific expertise m ...

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Pesticides peer-review experts meetings

The Pesticides Unit holds expert consultations on scientific and technical issues related to the peer review of a substance. They involve scientific experts nominated by Member States. These experts represent the following organisations: Austrian Agency f ...

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