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Review of safeners and synergists in pesticides

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Summary

Requirements for the approval of active substances used in plant protection products are given in Regulation 1107/2009. These requirements also apply to other substances used in plant protection products to eliminate or reduce phytotoxic effects (“safeners”), or to enhance the activity of the active substances (“synergists”).

Under this new Regulation 2024/1487, the European Commission has provided a work programme for a gradual review of safeners and synergists that are already on the EU market.