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.



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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