Pesticide Residues in Food 2007

Pesticide Residues in Food 2007

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The annual Joint Meeting of the FAO Panel of Experts on Pesticide Residues in Food and the Environment and the WHO Core Assessment Group on Pesticide Residues was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 18 to 27 September 2007. The Meeting was held in pursuance of recommendations made by previous meetings and accepted by the governing bodies of FAO and WHO that studies should be undertaken jointly by experts to evaluate possible hazards to humans arising from the occurrence of pesticide residues in foods. This report contains information on ADIs, ARfDs, maximum residue levels, and general principles for the evaluation of pesticides. The recommendations of the Joint Meeting, including further research and information, are proposed for use by Member governments of the respective agencies and other interested parties.Rabbit, skin irritation Rabbit, eye irritation Guinea-pig, skin sensitization (test method used) Not irritating Initially slightly irritating Not a sensitizer ... It was included on the schedule of new compounds for consideration by the 2007 JMPR .

Title:Pesticide Residues in Food 2007
Author:Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher:Food & Agriculture Org. - 2007-01-01


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