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Regulatory Update: EFSA Issues Pesticide Evaluation
Posted: March 21, 2007
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 Available data were limited to highest national MRLs. Data such as national authorisations, results of supervised field trials, residue definitions and the effect of processing, amongst others, were not available.
 Chronic health risk, i.e. causing harm if exposed repeatedly over a significant period of time. 110 pesticides will have to be further assessed for potential chronic health risks.
 Acute health risk, i.e. causing harm over a much shorter period of time (e.g. several hours). 109 pesticides will have to be further assessed for potential acute health risks.