The Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COC) has recently discussed and published draft papers on the following interesting topics at its November meeting:

  • Less-than-lifetime exposure to carcinogens, incorporating margins-of-exposure for children
  • Benchmark dose (BMD) modelling
  • The Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC)
  • Points of departure and potency estimates for carcinogenicity risk assessment
  • Cancer risk characterisation
  • Epigenetics in chemical risk assessment.

Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (2017). Meeting 16 November 2017. Papers for discussion available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/658994/COC_Meeting_16_November_2017.zip

 

The above items were taken from the December 2017 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra.

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