Pesticides are often used by non-professional users in gardens, glasshouses and apartments. On the market, a good number of products for non-professional users are available. Nevertheless, a specific guidance for the risk assessment for non-professional use of pesticides is not…Scopri
European Pesticide Registration requires a Risk Assessment for non-target organisms which has to be performed according to EU Regulation (Reg. 1107/2009 EC). Through the years European Authorities developed Guidance Documents (GD) for risk assessment considering exposure scenarios for the required…Scopri
The EFSA Endocrine Disruptors guidance has been developed to help assessors of the regulatory authorities on the definition of the scientific criteria for the determination of endocrine-disrupting properties in the context of Regulations (EU) No 16 528/2012 and (EC) No…Scopri
Pesticide registration in EU (Reg. 1107/2009 EC) requires appropriate risk assessment for non-target organisms including birds and mammals. The European Food Safety Authority developed a Guidance Document (GD) which doesn’t include scenarios for pesticide applications on rice; nowadays risk assessment…Scopri
The authorization process for plant protection products (PPP) requires, among others, the assessment of surface water contamination deriving from the use of each product. In some cases, the application of PPP might present some critical features for the aquatic environment…Scopri
VandA is an innovative, easy to use tool to visualize the pesticide surface water contamination, assess the potential pesticide risk and address where to introduce mitigation measures to reduce the contamination and control the risk in the surface water environmental…Scopri
Application of chemometric methods and QSAR models to support pesticide risk assessment starting from ecotoxicological datasets.
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…Scopri
Pesticide registration in EU (Reg. 1107/2009 EC) requires appropriate risk assessment for non-target organisms including birds. The European Food Safety Authority developed a Guidance Document (GD) to conduct the risk assessment considering a series of exposure scenarios from a combination…Scopri
Minimal variation in input parameters highly influences PEARL and PELMO results: how can these results be trustable?
The calculation of Predicted Environmental Concentration of pesticides in groundwater (PECGW) is a crucial point in the registration and authorization process of plant protection products (PPPs) in Europe. Calculations are usually performed by FOCUS models, in particular PEARL and PELMO…Scopri