Glyphosate Facts

Transparency on safety aspects and use of glyphosate-containing herbicides in Europe


References (chapter: 'safety')

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2. Burgett, M. and Fisher, G. 1990. A review of the Belizean honey bee industry: Final report prepared at the request of The Belize Honey Producers Federation. Department of Entomology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

3. Edwards, W. M.;  Triplett, Jr. G. B.;  Kramer, R. M. (1980) "A Watershed Study of Glyphosate Transport in Runoff", J. Environ. Qual., 9, 661

4. European Commission.  (2002)  Report for the Active Substance Glyphosate, Directive 6511/VI/99, January 21.

5. Giesy JP, Dobson S, Solomon KR. (2000)  Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment for Roundup Herbicide. Reviews of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology 167: 35-120.

6. Toth, L.A. (2007) “Establishment of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Everglades Stormwater Treatment Areas: Value of Early Control of Torpedograss (Panicum repens)”  J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 45: 17-20 

7. U.S. EPA. (1993). Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for Glyphosate. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs. EPA 738-R-93-014.
8. WHO (1994). The International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) Environmental Health Criteria 159 Glyphosate.

9. WHO/FAO. (2004) Pesticides residues in food -- 2004. Report of the Joint Meeting of the FAO Panel of Experts on Pesticide Residues in Food and the Environment and the WHO Core Assessment Group on Pesticide Residues (JMPR). Rome, Italy, 20–29.
   September  2004. FAO Plant Production And Protection Paper 178. World Health Organization and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome, Italy.

10. Williams GM, Kroes R, Munro IC (2000). Safety Evaluation and Risk Assessment of the Herbicide Roundup and its active ingredient, glyphosate, for humans. Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology 31: 117-165.

Last update: 15 October 2012