The full report of JMPR’s September 2016 meeting has recently been made available. For 25 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:

  • acibenzolar-S-methyl
  • fluazifop-p-butyl
  • flupyradifurone
  • imazethapyr
  • isofetamid
  • oxathiapiprolin
  • pendimethalin
  • pinoxaden
  • spiromesifen

Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues. Rome, Italy, 12-22 September 2016. FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper 229. Pesticide residues in food – 2016. http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/templates/agphome/documents/Pests_Pesticides/JMPR/Report2016/web_JMPR_2016_Report.pdf

 

The above items were taken from the March 2017 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra.

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