Project details: Mixtures of pesticides research programme T10

Information about Agency-funded research projects.
The main aim of the EU-funded ACROPOLIS project to develop a framework for cumulative and aggregate risk assessment of pesticides in an understandable way, accessible for all those involved in European risk assessment and management.
This research project aimed to identify groups of pyrethrins and pyrethroids sharing a common toxic effect by a common mechanism of action.
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The purpose of this project was to assess whether combined exposures to bendizimidazoles, which are used as pesticides (fungicides) and veterinary medicines (anthelmintics), act independently or according to the principle of dose/concentration addition.
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This project aims to determine the effects of consumer food preparation and processing procedures on the presence of frequently detected groups of pesticides in UK grown fruits, salads and vegetables.