Updated peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance dithianon in light of confirmatory data submitted

dithianon, peer review, confirmatory data, risk assessment, pesticide, fungicide
First published in the EFSA Journal
10 septembre 2020
16 juin 2020
Conclusion on Pesticides


The conclusions of the EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessment carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, Greece, for the pesticide active substance dithianon are reported. The context of the peer review was that requested by the European Commission following the submission and evaluation of confirmatory mammalian toxicology and residues data. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of dithianon as a fungicide on table and wine grapes and on pome fruit. The reliable endpoints concluded as being appropriate for use in regulatory risk assessment, derived from the available studies and literature in the dossier peer reviewed, are presented. Concerns are identified.

European Food Safety Authority
pesticides.peerreview [at] efsa.europa.eu
EFSA Journal 2020;18(9):6189
Question Number
On request from
European Commission

Background documents