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Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Straight Chain Lepidopteran Pheromones (SCLPs)

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Abstract

The conclusions of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Italy and co‐rapporteur Member State France for the pesticide active substances that are Straight Chain Lepidopteran Pheromones (SCLPs) and the considerations as regards the inclusion of the substances in Annex IV of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012, as amended by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/1659. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of representative uses of some SCLPs as semiochemicals used to protect grapes, pome fruits, walnuts, rice and any other crop (where Chilo suppressalis may be a pest) (all field uses). 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.

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