EFSA consults on agchem assessment guidance
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is seeking comments on proposed revisions to two guidance documents regarding risk assessments carried out for EU agrochemical approvals. The documents cover: dermal absorption; and aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology. EFSA guidance documents aim to help companies on data submission requirements, and national authorities on evaluation procedures. Comments are requested by: December 15th 2008 for the ecotoxicology document; and January 15th 2009 for dermal absorption. Further details are available on the EFSA's website at: http://www.efsa.europa.eu/EFSA/PublicConsultations/efsa_locale-1178629753812_OpenConsultations.htm.