Henning-de Jong I1, van Zelm R, Huijbregts MA, de Zwart D, van der Linden TM, Wintersen A, Posthuma L, van de Meent D.
Environ Toxicol Chem. 2008 Mar;27(3):737-45.Although risk assessments on a per-chemical basis are required during the registration procedure of pesticides, cumulative risks from the use of all pesticides on the variety of crops in a catchment area of a river are not assessed. The present study aimed to rank pesticides used in outdoor agricultural practice within the catchment of the rivers Rhine, Meuse, and Scheldt according to their potential toxic impact on the North Sea coastal ecosystem. Read More