Compound-related effects on the liver and kidneys of rats subject to 2 years of oral treatment were critical in determining an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 0.01 mg/kg bw for fluopyram. Meanwhile, an acute oral reference dose (ARfD) of 0.5 mg/kg bw was established based on impaired activity in orally-treated rats.

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority. Public release summary on the evaluation of the new active fluopyram in the product Luna Privilege Fungicide. APVMA Product Number 63642. April 2015. http://apvma.gov.au/sites/default/files/publication/14166-prs-fluopyram.pdf

 

The above items were taken from the May 2015 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

 

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