Pesticide residues in food

Report of the 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
Geneva, Switzerland, 20-29 September 2005


Rome, 2005

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List of participants


Use of JMPR reports and evaluations by registration authorities

1. Introduction

2. General considerations

2.1 Work sharing
2.2 Development of OECD Test Guidelines and Guidance Documents for Pesticide Residue Chemistry
2.3 Statistical approach to MRL estimation
2.4 Crop classification and harmonization
2.5 International speciality Crop Foundation initIative for Minor Use
2.6 Estimation of long-term intakes of pesticides in/on Dried chili peppers and short-term intake of mevinphos on spices
2.7 Consideration of alternative GAPs
2.8 Estimation of variability factor for the use for calculation of short term intake
2.9 Estimation of Processing factors
2.10 Definition of fat-soluble pesticides in meat and fat
2.11 JMPR recommendations for animal forage
2.12 Response to CCPR regarding the ARfD for carbaryl
2.13 Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Specifications
2.14 Project to update the Principles and Methods for the Risk Assessment of Chemicals in Food
2.15 IPCS Framework for Analysing the Relevance of a Cancer Mode of Action for Humans
2.16 Probabilistic modelling of acute dietary exposure
2.17 Risk analysis principles

3. Dietary risk assessment for pesticide residues in foods

4. Evaluation of data for acceptable daily intake and acute dietary intake for humans, maximum residue levels and supervised trial median residue values

4.1 Acephate (095) (T)**
4.2 Azocyclotin (067) and cyhexatin (129) (T, R)**
4.3 Benalaxyl (155) (T)**
4.4 Carbendazim (072) (D)**
4.5 Chlorpropham (201) (T)**
4.6 Clofentezine (156) (T)**
4.7 Dimethenamid-P (214)/Racemic dimethenamide (T, R)*
4.8 Ethoxyquin (035) (T)**
4.9 Fenhexamid (215) (T, R)*
4.10 Glyphosate (158) (R)**
4.11 Imazalil (110) (D)**
4.12 Indoxacarb (216) (T, R)*
4.13 Malathion (049) (R)**
4.14 Methiocarb (132) (R)**
4.15 S-Methoprene (147) (R)**
4.16 Novaluron (217) (T, R)*
4.17 Phorate (112) (R)**
4.18 Propamocarb (148) (T)**
4.19 Pyrethrins (063) (R)**
4.20 Sulfuryl fluoride (218) (T, R)*
4.21 Terbufos (167) (R)**

5. Recommendations

6. Future work


Annex 1: Acceptable daily intakes, short-term dietary intakes, acute references doses, recommended maximum residue levels and supervised trials median residue values recorded by the 2005 Meeting
Annex 2: Index of reports and evaluations of pesticides by the JMPR
Annex 3: International estimated daily intakes of pesticide residues

A - F
G - L
M - T

Annex 4: International estimates of short-term dietary intakes of pesticide residues

A - B
C - H
I - M
P - R
S - T

Annex 5: Reports and other documents resulting from previous Joint Meetings of the FAO Panel of Experts on Pesticide Residues in Food and the Environment and the WHO Expert Groups on Pesticide Residues

FAO technical papers

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T, toxicological evaluation; R, residue and analytical aspects; D, dietary risk assessment
* New compound
** Evaluated within the periodic review programme of the Code Committee on Pesticide Residues