Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Phlebiopsis gigantea

Phlebiopsis gigantea, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
9 gennaio 2013
11 dicembre 2012
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 Estonia, for the pesticide active substance Phlebiopsis gigantea are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Regulation (EC) No 2229/2004, as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1095/2007. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use of Phlebiopsis gigantea as a fungicide in pine and spruce forests. The reliable endpoints concluded as being appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment, derived from the available studies and literature in the dossier peer reviewed, are presented. Missing information identified as being required by the regulatory framework is listed. Concerns are identified.

European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerreview [at]
EFSA Journal 2013;11(1):3033
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European Commission

Background documents

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