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Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of confirmatory data submitted for the active substance oryzalin

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Author(s): European Food Safety Authority

Journal: EFSA Journal
ISSN 1831-4732

Volume: 11;
Issue: 8;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: oryzalin | peer review | risk assessment | pesticide | herbicide

ABSTRACT
The conclusions of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) following the peer review of the initial risk assessment carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State France, for the pesticide active substance oryzalin 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 ecotoxicology data. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use of oryzalin as a herbicide on grape vines. A concern has been identified as regards the assessment of the toxicological relevance of some impurities, which could not be finalised based on the data available.

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