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Statement on the short‐term (acute) dietary risk assessment and evaluation of confirmatory data for certain maximum residue levels (MRLs) for thiacloprid

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In accordance with Article 43 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the European Commission requested EFSA to assess whether existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) based on codex maximum residue limits (CXLs) and import tolerances for thiacloprid are safe for consumers in light of the lowered toxicological acute reference value established following the non‐renewal of approval of the active substance thiacloprid. Based on the assessment, EFSA identified a potential acute concern for the CXL on peaches and sweet peppers. EFSA did not identify a consumer health risk for all the other remaining commodities of plant and animal origin.