Scientific Opinion on the state of the science on pesticide risk assessment for amphibians and reptiles

Ockleford, Colin and Adriaanse, Paulien and Berny, Philippe and Brock, Theodorus and Duquesne, Sabine and Grilli, Sandro and Hernandez-Jerez, Antonio F and Bennekou, Susanne Hougaard and Klein, Michael and Kuhl, Thomas and Laskowski, Ryszard and Machera, Kyriaki and Pelkonen, Olavi and Pieper, Silvia and Stemmer, Michael and Sundh, Ingvar and Teodorovic, Ivana and Tiktak, Aaldrik and Topping, Chris J and Wolterink, Gerrit and Aldrich, Annette and Berg, Cecilia and Ortiz-Santaliestra, Manuel and Weir, Scott and Streissl, Franz and Smith, Robert H (2018) Scientific Opinion on the state of the science on pesticide risk assessment for amphibians and reptiles. EFSA Journal, 16 (2). ISSN 1831-4732

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Abstract

Abstract Following a request from EFSA, the Panel on Plant Protection Products and their Residues developed an opinion on the science to support the potential development of a risk assessment scheme of plant protection products for amphibians and reptiles. The coverage of the risk to amphibians and reptiles by current risk assessments for other vertebrate groups was investigated. Available test methods and exposure models were reviewed with regard to their applicability to amphibians and reptiles. Proposals were made for specific protection goals aiming to protect important ecosystem services and taking into consideration the regulatory framework and existing protection goals for other vertebrates. Uncertainties, knowledge gaps and research needs were highlighted.

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Journal Article
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EFSA Journal
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130929
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29 Jan 2019 14:15
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Yes
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Published
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