Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. aizawai strain GC‐91

Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. aizawai strain GC‐91, peer review, risk assessment, pesticide, insecticide
First published in the EFSA Journal
5 novembre 2020
Approved
30 settembre 2020
Type
Conclusion on Pesticides

Abstract

The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State The Netherlands and co‐rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. aizawai strain GC‐91 and the considerations as regards the inclusion of the substance 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 the representative uses of Bacillus thuringiensis ssp. aizawai strain GC‐91 as an insecticide on pome fruits (apple, pear), grapes and sports turf (field uses) and tomato (greenhouse 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.

European Food Safety Authority
Contact
pesticides.peerrevieew [at] efsa.europa.eu
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2020.6293
EFSA Journal 2020;18(11):6293
Question Number
On request from
European Commission

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