Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for mesotrione in light of confirmatory data

mesotrione, peer review, confirmatory data, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide
First published in EFSA Supporting Publications
19 December 2018
10 December 2018
Technical Report


The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the confirmatory data and their use in the risk assessment for mesotrione are presented. The current report summarises the outcome of the consultation process organised by the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom and presents EFSA's scientific views and conclusions on the individual comments received.

Cas: 104206-82-8
Inchi: InChI=1S/C14H13NO7S/c1-23(21,22)8-5-6-9(10(7-8)15(19)20)14(18)13-11(16)3-2-4-12(13)17/h5-7,13H,2-4H2,1H3
Iupac: 2-(4-mesyl-2-nitrobenzoyl) cyclohexane -1,3-dione
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