EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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Guidance to obtain DegT50 values in soil

The European Commission asked the Panel to revise the Guidance Document on persistence in soil (SANCO/9188VI/1997 of 12 July 2000). Therefore the Panel started the development of a revised methodology for the assessment of exposure of soil organisms. This ...

Development of a soil ecoregions concept

A modelling approach for defining soil ecoregions within Europe was developed to improve the realism of exposure scenarios for plant protection products. Biological information on four soil animal groups (earthworms, enchytraeids, collembolans and isopods ...

Specific protection goals for ERA of pesticides

General protection goals are stated in European legislation but specific protection goals (SPGs) are not precisely defined. These are however crucial for designing appropriate risk assessment schemes. Here a process for defining SPG options is presented, ...

Emissions from protected crops

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked the Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR) to develop an inventory of protected crop systems (e.g. greenhouses and cultivations grown under cover) and emissions from these systems to rel ...

Exposure of organisms in soil

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) asked the Panel to prepare a revision of the Guidance Document on persistence in soil (SANCO/9188VI/1997 of 12 July 2000) as scientific knowledge in this field has evolved in recent years. Therefore the Panel star ...

Risk Assessment for a Selected Group of Pesticides from the Triazole Group to Test Possible Methodologies to Assess Cumulative Effects from Exposure throughout Food from these Pesticides on Human Health

Regulation EC No. 396/2005 from the European Parliament and the Council has required since September 2008 that cumulative and synergistic effects of pesticides be considered when Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) are adopted. On 15 April 2008, the PPR Panel a ...

Updating the opinions related to the revision of Annexes II and III to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market – Physical and Chemical Properties [1]

No abstract available Keywords:  annexes II and III, data requirements, Directive 91/414/EEC, plant protection products, pesticides, physical and chemical properties doi:  10.2903/j.efsa.2009.1172 Question Number:  EFSA-Q-2009-00619 Panels:  Panel on Plan ...

Updating the opinion related to the revision of Annexes II and III to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market – Environmental Fate and Behaviour studies [1]- Prepared by the Panel on Plant Protection

No abstract available Keywords:  Environmental fate and behaviour studies, plant protection product, pesticides, active substance, risk assessment, exposure assessment, data requirement, Annex II and III fate and behaviour, Directive 91/414/EEC. doi:  10. ...

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