The summary report of JMPR’s September 2014 meeting has now been made available. For 33 pesticides, acceptable daily intakes (ADIs) and acute reference doses (ARfDs) were established, and maximum residue limits (MRLs) were recommended.

The following pesticides were evaluated for the first time:

  • aminocyclopyrachlor
  • cyflumetofen
  • dichlobenil
  • flufenoxuron
  • imazamox
  • mesotrione
  • metrafenone
  • pymetrozine

Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues. Rome, 16-25 September 2014. Summary Report. Acceptable daily intakes, acute reference doses, short-term and long-term dietary intakes, recommended maximum residue limits and supervised trials median residue values recorded by the 2014 meeting. http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/agphome/documents/Pests_Pesticides/JMPR/2014_Summary_Report.pdf

 

The above items were taken from the November 2014 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

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