JMPR has released the full report of its 2012 meeting in Rome, held in September, in which it assessed or reassessed data on 31 pesticides with a view to establishing, where appropriate, acceptable daily intakes (ADIs) and acute reference doses (ARfDs). The following were discussed:

  • ametoctradin
  • azoxystrobin
  • bentazone
  • buprofezin
  • carbofuran
  • chlorfenapyr
  • chlorothalonil
  • cycloxydim
  • cyfluthrin/beta-cyfluthrin
  • cyromazine
  • dichlorvos
  • dicofol
  • dinotefuran
  • dithiocarbamates
  • fenbuconazole
  • fenpropathrin
  • fenvalerate
  • fludioxonil
  • fluopyram
  • fluxapyroxad
  • glufosinate-ammonium
  • imidacloprid
  • 4-chloro-o-tolyloxyacetic acid (MCPA)
  • methoxyfenozide
  • penthiopyrad
  • phorate
  • picoxystrobin
  • sedaxane
  • spinetoram
  • thiamethoxam and clothianidin
  • trifloxystrobin

Specific concerns regarding the following were also addressed:

  • acetamiprid
  • chlorpyrifos-methyl
  • dicamba
  • diflubenzuron
  • indoxacarb
  • isopyrazam
  • oxamyl
  • pyraclostrobin
  • saflufenacil
  • spirotetramat

Joint Meeting of the FAO Panel of Experts on Pesticide Residues in Food and the Environment and the WHO Core Assessment Group on Pesticide Residues. Rome, Italy, 11-20 September 2012.

http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/agphome/documents/Pests_Pesticides/JMPR/Report12/JMPR_2012_Report.pdf

 

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