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BfR Committee for Pesticides and Their Residues

The Committee supports BfR in its task of assessing the health risks from pesticides for consumers, product users and persons accidentally exposed.

Tasks of the BfR Committee

The Committee advises BfR on scientific and methodological matters relating to residue behaviour as well as to the toxicology and residue analysis of pesticide active substances, their metabolites and degradation products.

Members of the BfR Committee

Experts in the field of plant protection, analytics, toxicology, residue behaviour and exposure from universities, Land and federal authorities and industry were appointed as members of the Committee.



BfR Administrator
Dr. Bernd Stein



Identify risks - Protect health

"Science to serve humanity" is the guiding principle of BfR. This film provides insight into the Institute's work.