The COT has finalised statements on chemicals in the infant diet, summarising the toxicological data on polybrominated diphenyl ethers and hexabromocyclododecanes.

UK Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment.

Statement on the potential risks from hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDDs) in the infant diet. April 2015.

http://cot.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/HBCDDsstatementfinal.pdf

Statement on the potential risks from polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the infant diet. March 2015. http://cot.food.gov.uk/sites/default/files/PBDEstatementfinal.pdf

 

The above items were taken from the May 2015 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

 

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