The main talking point at COM’s recent meeting on 20 June was the current developments in the area of mutagenicity testing. The following papers were discussed:

  • A review of current approaches to germ cell testing (MUT/2013/05).
  • Horizon Scanning 2013. The document presents the outcome of the COM annual literature search, identifying a number of topics within mutagenicity evaluation that may be of interest to COM members, or could form a basis for discussion or future work (MUT/2013/06).
  • The draft OECD comet assay guideline (MUT/2013/07).

Committee on Mutagenicity of chemicals in food, consumer products and the environment. COM agenda and access to all papers via the links given below.

http://www.iacom.org.uk/meetings/documents/Agenda20June2013.pdf

http://www.iacom.org.uk/papers/index.htm

 

 

The above item was taken from the July 2013 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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