Pesticide Residues in Food

Report 2003

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, 15-24 September 2003

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Rome, 2004

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Table of Contents

List of participants


Use of JMPR reports and evaluations by registration authorities

1. Introduction

2. General considerations

2.1 The WHO classification of pesticides by hazard
2.2 Setting the acute reference dose on the basis of haematological effects
2.3 Review of provision of scientific advice
2.4 Project to Update the Principles and Methods for the Risk Assessment of Chemicals in Food
2.5 Selective surveys to provide residue data for estimating MRLs for spices
2.6 Expression of MRLs for fat-soluble pesticides in milk and milk products
2.7 Refinement of the estimations of maximum residue levels for processed commodities
2.8 Development of automated spreadsheet applications for the calculation of dietary intake
2.9 Improving estimates of dietary intake
2.10 IESTI calculation: refining the variability factor for estimation of residue levels in high-residue units
2.11 Revised data requirements for studies of environmental fate
2.12 Pilot project on worksharing
2.13 Implementation of the recommendations of the York workshop and the Zoning Report
2.14 Submission of additional data for evaluation of pesticide residues

3. Dietary risk assessment for pesticide residues in food

4. Evaluation of data for acceptable daily intake (ADI) for humans, maximum residue levels and supervised trials median residues (STMRs)

4.1 Acephate (095)(R)
4.2 Carbendazim (072)/thiophanate-methyl (077)(R)
4.3 Carbosulfan (145)/carbofuran (096)(R)
4.4 Cyprodinil (207)(T,R)
4.5 Dicloran (83)(R)
4.6 Dimethoate (027)(T,R)
4.7 Diphenylamine (030)(R)
4.8 Dodine (084)(R)
4.9 Famoxadone (208)(T,R)
4.10 Fenitrothion (037)(R)
4.11 Lindane (048)(R)
4.12 Malathion (049)(T,R)
4.13 Methamidophos (100)(R)
4.14 Methoxyfenozide (209)(T,R)
4.15 Paraquat (057)(T)
4.16 Parathion-methyl (059)(R)
4.17 Phosmet (103)(T)
4.18 Pirimiphos-methyl (086)(R)
4.19 Pyraclostrobin (210)(T)
4.20 Pyrethrins (063)(T,R)
4.21 Tebufenozide (196)(T,R)
4.22 Terbufos (167)(T)
4.23 Tolylfluanid (162)(R)

5. Recommendations

6. Future work

Annex 1. Acceptable daily intakes, acute reference doses, recommended maximum residue limits, and supervised trials median and highest residues recorded by the 2003 Meeting

Annex 2. Index of reports and evaluations of pesticides by the JMPR

Annex 3. International Estimated Daily Intakes of pesticide residues

Annex 4. International Estimates of Short-term Dietary Intakes of pesticide residues

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 WHO Expert Groups on Pesticide Residues

Annex 6. Corrections to Section 4 and Annex 1 of the Report of the 2002 Meeting

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