Updated peer review concerning the risk to mammals and bees for the active substance indoxacarb

Indoxacarb, pesticides, insecticide, ecotoxicology, risk assessment for mammals, bees
First published in the EFSA Journal
29 octobre 2019
Adopted
27 septembre 2019
Type
Statement

Abstract

Following the completion of the pesticides peer review process in the context of the renewal of the approval of indoxacarb in accordance with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012, EFSA identified critical areas of concern in the area of ecotoxicology, however no expert discussion on that section was held during the renewal process. Following further considerations during the decision‐making process, the European Commission asked EFSA to discuss the risk assessment for herbivorous mammals and the risk to bees in an expert meeting and provide a Statement on the outcome of the updated peer review. The critical areas of concern identified in the renewal process as regards the long‐term risk for mammals, earthworm‐eating mammals and for honeybees are retained.

This publication is linked to the following EFSA Journal article: https://efsa.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.2903/j.efsa.2018.5140/full

Contact
pesticides.peerreview [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2019.5866
EFSA Journal 2019;17(10):5866
Question Number
On request from
European Commission