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EFSA procedure & renewal of approval

EFSA procedure

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) consults the public after it receives the draft assessment report. It may organise a consultation of experts before delivering its conclusion.

Renewal of approval

Active substances are approved for maximum 10 years.

The Commission may establish procedures to renew the approval of groups of active substances.

Regulation 1141/2010 sets rules for a group of 31 active substances.