Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance 24‐epibrassinolide

24‐epibrassinolide, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, elicitor
First published in the EFSA Journal
23. Juni 2020
30. April 2020
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, Austria, for the pesticide active substance 24‐epibrassinolide and the considerations as regards the inclusion of the substance in Annex IV of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 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 uses of 24‐epibrassinolide as an elicitor on grapes, leafy vegetables, sugar beet and as plant activator on grapes and cucurbits. The reliable endpoints, appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment are presented. Missing information identified as being required by the regulatory framework is listed. No concerns are identified.

European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerrevieew [at]
EFSA Journal 2020;18(6):6132
Question Number
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European Commission

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