Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance ferric pyrophosphate

ferric pyrophosphate, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide
First published in the EFSA Journal
24 Enero 2020
17 Diciembre 2019
Conclusion on Pesticides


The conclusions of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State Poland for the pesticide active substance ferric pyrophosphate are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use of ferric pyrophosphate as a molluscicide on all edible and inedible crops. The reliable end points, appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment are presented. Missing information identified as being required by the regulatory framework is listed. Concerns are identified.

Ferric pyrophosphate
Cas: 10058-44-3
Inchi: InChI=1S/4Fe.3H4O7P2/c;;;;3*1-8(2,3)7-9(4,5)6/h;;;;3*(H2,1,2,3)(H2,4,5,6)/q4*+3;;;/p-12
Iupac: tetrairon tris(pyrophosphate)
European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerreview [at]
EFSA Journal 2020;18(1):5986
Question Number
On request from
European Commission

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