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Table 4 Proportion of candidate products containing potential CFS authorised in Germany

From: Comparative assessment of plant protection products: how many cases will regulatory authorities have to answer?

Use categorya Total number of authorised PPPsb Proportion of candidate PPPs containing one or more potential CFSc
Containing any potential CFS (%) Containing CFS identified by environmental hazard criteriad(%)
Herbicides 567 25 21
Fungicides 308 45 32
Insecticides 281 25 6
Acaricides 109 12 2
Plant growth regulators 59 14 7
Molluscicides 58 0 0
Rodenticides 41 2 2
Glue, sealing wax 31 0 0
Repellents 29 0 0
Sprout inhibitors 18 0 0
Bactericides 9 11 11
Pheromones 3 0 0
Viricides 1 0 0
Nematicides 1 0 0
Allb 1,378 25 17
  1. As of May 2013. aCategorisation as given in the BVL database on plant protection products [[20]]; this categorisation of products is largely but not entirely consistent with the categorisation of active substances used in the EU pesticide database [[19]] (see preceding tables). bThe given categorisation of products is non-exclusive, i.e. multiple use categories may apply to a single product; this is the case for around 10% of all PPP; as a consequence, the overall number of 1,378 PPPs is smaller than the sum of values in the column. cPercentages rounded to integer values; potential CFS are those identified in the FCEC report [[11]], as detailed in the text. dActive substances that fulfil the toxicity criterion for water organisms laid down under point 3.7.2.3 of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 in addition to the P or the B criterion as defined under points 3.7.2.1 and 3.7.2.1 of the same Annex II [[1]], and active substances that contain a significant proportion of non-active isomers; human health criteria may apply additionally.