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BfR Committee for Pesticides and Biocidal Products*

The committee 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 committee is not directly involved in the assessment of the active substances, pesticides and biocidal products.

Tasks of the committee

The committee 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 committee

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 committee.

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



BfR Administrator
Dr. Vera Ritz


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