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Regulatory Update: EFSA Issues Pesticide Evaluation

Posted: March 21, 2007

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[4] 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.

[5] 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.

[6] 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.