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

mancozeb, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
16 December 2020
12 June 2020
Conclusion on Pesticides

Note: This document was first published on the EFSA website in November 2019 in a sanitised form, making unavailable information claimed confidential by the applicant. The full version is now available, following the confidentiality decision process.


The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom and co‐rapporteur Member State Greece for the pesticide active substance mancozeb 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 mancozeb as a fungicide on wheat (winter/spring), grapevine, potatoes and tomatoes. 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 2020;18(12):5755
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European Commission

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