The following papers are due to be discussed at COT’s upcoming meeting:

  • Scoping paper on potential risks from perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in the infant diet (TOX/2013/40).
  • Second draft statement on the potential risks of α-, β- and γ-hexachlorocyclohexanes in the infant diet (TOX/2013/41).
  • Discussion paper on the adequacy of the 10-fold uncertainty factor to allow for interspecies variation in developmental toxicity (TOX/2013/42).
  • Third draft statement on the potential risks from high levels of soya phytoestrogens and soya products in the infant diet (TOX/2013/43).

UK Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment. COT agenda and papers (including annexes): 29 October 2013.

http://cot.food.gov.uk/cotmtgs/cotmeets/cotmeets2013/cotmeeting29oct13/cotagenda29oct13

 

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