Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance clopyralid

clopyralid, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, herbicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
3 August 2018
6 July 2018
Conclusion on Pesticides


The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State, Finland, and co‐rapporteur Member State, Poland, for the pesticide active substance clopyralid are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of clopyralid as a herbicide on winter cereals and grassland. 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.

European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerreview [at]
EFSA Journal 2018;16(8):5389
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European Commission

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