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 on Dermal Absorption

This guidance on the assessment of dermal absorption has been developed to assist notifiers, users of test facilities and Member State authorities on critical aspects related to the setting of dermal absorption values to be used in risk assessments of che ...

Emission routes of PPPs from Greenhouses and Covered Crops

The Scientific Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues (PPR Panel) of EFSA was asked to make an inventory of protected crop systems (e.g. greenhouses and cultivations grown under cover) and emissions from these systems to relevant environmen ...

Guidance on default values to be used in the absence of measured data

This guidance of the Scientific Committee, prepared on request of EFSA, describes the scientific rationale for a number of default values to be used in a harmonised way across EFSA Scientific Committee, Scientific Panels and Units; it also harmonises the ...

Guidance
07 March 2012

Exposure of organisms in soil

Based on consultation with Member States, EFSA asked the Panel to prepare a revision of the Guidance Document on the persistence of plant protection products in soil (SANCO/9188VI/1997 of 12 July 2000) as scientific knowledge in this field has evolved in ...

Guidance for 90-day study on whole food/feed in rodents

Following a request from the European Commission, the Scientific Committee developed principles and guidance for the establishment of protocols for 90-day whole food/feed studies in rodents. The guidance complements the OECD Test guideline 408 and provide ...

Guidance for risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials

The European Food Safety Authority has developed a practical approach for assessing potential risks arising from applications of nanoscience and nanotechnologies in the food and feed chain. Guidance is provided on: (i) the physico-chemical characterisatio ...

Guidance
10 May 2011

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 ...

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