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RSC Response to Proposal to Revise Pesticides Directive 91/414/EEC


05 October 2008

There have been disturbing trends towards the use of hazard-based non-approval criteria in regulatory decision-making. 

The proposal to use intrinsic properties of a chemical to deny approval based on hazard criteria or classification categories is scientifically questionable as neither reflects potency such that safety/risk can be assessed.


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RSC Response to Proposal to Revise Pesticides Directive 91/414/EEC
5 October 2008
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Dr Steven Lipworth
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