CLP: Glyphosate’s approval renewed for five years

The EU Member States agreed by a qualified majority to renew the approval of the glyphosate for five years. On Monday the Member States’ representatives voted in the appeal committee on the Commission’s proposal. 18 Member States voted in favour and nine against the proposal. One Member State abstained from voting. The Commission will adopt the decision before the current authorisation of glyphosate expires on 15 December 2017. Further information on the decision is available at: Summary report of the Appeal Committee

ECHA Weekly, 29 November 2017 ; http://echa.europa.eu