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BfR Commission for Pesticides and Biocidal Products*

The commission supports the BfR in its task of assessing the health risks of pesticides and biocidal products for consumers, users and persons who are accidentally exposed. In its work, the commission is not directly involved in the assessment of the active substances, pesticides and biocidal products.

Tasks of the commission

The commission advises the BfR on scientific and methodological matters relating to toxicology, residue behaviour and residue analysis of active substances (including their metabolites and degradation products) as well as pesticides and biocidal products.

Members of the commission

Scientists from universities, regional Land and federal authorities and industry who are experts in the fields of pesticides, biocidal products, toxicology, analytics, residue behaviour and exposure were appointed as members of the commission.

* Up to 2017: BfR Commission for Pesticides and their Residues


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