Exposure to PFOA and PFOS and fetal growth: a critical merging of toxicological and epidemiological data

Year: 2017 • Category: Scientific articles • Language: English
Authors: Eva Negri, Francesca Metruccio, Valentina Guercio, Luca Tosti, Emilio Benfenati, Rossella Bonzi, Carlo La Vecchia, Angelo Moretto

Toxicological and epidemiological evidence on the association between perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) or perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and birth/fetal weight was assessed. An extensive search for toxicological information in rats and mice, and a systematic search for epidemiological evidence were conducted.…


Compilation of a database, specific for the pesticide active substance and their metabolites, comprising the main genotoxicity endpoints

Year: 2017 • Category: Scientific articles • Language: English
Authors: Francesca Metruccio, Ilaria Castelli, Consuelo Civitella, Carmen Galbusera, Francesco Galimberti, Luca Tosti, Angelo Moretto

The terminal residues of pesticide active substances in food and feed commodities need to be duly identified following the requirements of Commission Regulation (EU) No 283/2013 in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. This information is necessary to derive the…


Toxicological data analysis to support grouping of pesticide active substances for cumulative risk assessment of effects on liver, on the nervous system and on reproduction and development.

Year: 2017 • Category: Scientific articles • Language: Inglese
Authors: Wolterink, G., van Kesteren, P., Mahieu, K., van de Ven, B., Ossendorp, B., Ruggeri, L., Tosti, L., Metruccio, F., Schlitt, C., Moretto, A., Printemps, N., Gouze, M., Charles, S., Angeli, K., Fastier, A., Mercier, T.

EFSA Support. Publ. 10. https://doi.org/10.2903/sp.efsa.2013.en-392


Drift calculator + mitigation

Year: 2016 • Category: Download • Language: English
Authors: Luca Menaballi

This tool replicates the features of the FOCUS Drift Calculator on a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. It allows to include some mitigation measures in the calculation of PECsw of an a.s./PPP resulting from drift events


Toxicological data collection and analysis to support grouping of pesticide active substances for cumulative risk assessment of effects on the nervous system, liver, adrenal, eye, reproduction and development and thyroid system

Year: 2016 • Category: Scientific articles • Language: English
Authors: Gerrit Wolterink, Karin Mahieu, Petra van Kesteren, Coen Graven, Francesca Metruccio, Luca Tosti, Carmen Galbusera, Francesco Galimberti, Karine Angeli, Sabrina Auvray, Sandrine Charles, Juliette Jobard, Antony Fastier, Marie-Estelle Gouze, Géraldine Klegou, Thierry Mercier, Nathalie Printemps

EFSA and the PPR Panel have started in 2007 the development of methodologies to carry out cumulative risk assessment for Maximum Residue Levels setting which implies the establishment of cumulative assessment groups (CAGs) of pesticidal active substances on the basis…


Methodology for spatial analysis of pesticide residue monitoring data in surface water

Year: 2016 • Category: Poster • Language: English
Authors: Giovanna Azimonti, Francesco Galimberti, Beniamino Cavagna, Mariangela Ciampitti, Marco Parini, Andrea Fazzone, Valeria Marchesi, Andrea Di Guardo, Antonio Finizio

The Directive 2009/128/CE of European Parliament and Council on Sustainable Use of Pesticides introduced a community action framework to protect the Environment of the EU and requested Member States to implement policies and actions in order to reduce the risk…