Pesticide Registration Toolkit

Step 7. Compare risk mitigation measures

Whether or not a pesticide poses a risk to human health or the environment is partly determined by the risk mitigation measures taken. Many risk mitigation measures are intended to reduce exposure. For instance, a pesticide may be applied with acceptable risk when the user wears PPE but not when he/she is unprotected.
It is therefore important to identify whether or not risk mitigation measures were included in the reference risk assessment and if so, to assess if these can realistically be applied in the local situation.
The Risk Mitigation module in the Toolkit provides information on a large range of risk mitigation measures as well as about conditions for their effective implementation.
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