A new version (v3.0.5) of the PERSAM tool to conduct PECsoil calculations in agreement with the new EFSA Guidance Document for predicting environmental concentrations of active substances of plant protection products and transformation products of these active substances in soil (EFSA Journal 2017;15(10):4982) was recently released.
The list of the issues solved in versions v3.0.1 to v3.0.5 can be found in Section 1.2.2 (p. 8-9) of the updated PERSAM user manual, that comes with the tool (it can also be downloaded further below). PERSAM 3.0.5 can be downloaded via the ESDAC website (a request form should be fulfilled to receive a download link).
Further details on the issues can be found in the Bug fixing & update report recently released by EFSA (to be downloaded below).
Update of PERSAM software models for predicting environmental concentrations in soil in permanent crops and annual crops: User manual PERSAM 3.0.5. EFSA Supporting publication 2021:EN-1756.
Software tool for calculating the predicted environmental concentrations (PEC) of plant protection products (PPP) in soil for permanent and annual crops: Bug fixing & update report. EFSA Supporting publication 2021:EN-6484.
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