EFSA | Emergency authorisations of neonicotinoid pesticides 2020-21
Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA assessed 17 emergency authorisations granted by 11 EU Member States for the use of neonicotinoid-based insecticides on sugar beet in 2020 and 2021.
Based on the available information, EFSA concluded that all emergency authorisations were justified.
Objectives of the meeting
The meeting has two objectives:
(*) Present and explain the work carried out by EFSA to assess the emergency authorisations and provide clarifications to stakeholders. (*) Collect initial feedback from stakeholders on the development of a tool that would harmonise the assessment of applications for emergency authorisations, further increasing transparency and efficiency at the same time
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