Several reports have been released by COT in light of its most recent meeting (on 28 October). These include:

  • recommendations on a 2012 report by the Bystander Risk Assessment Working Group concerning skin sensitisation from exposure to pesticides (TOX/2014/30)
  • a scoping document relating to polybrominated biphenyls in the infant diet (TOX/2014/31)
  • an update of a draft statement on polybrominated diphenyl ethers in the infant diet (TOX/2014/32)
  • an updated draft statement on the adverse health effects of high vitamin D intakes (TOX/2014/33)
  • a draft report on the potential risks of hexabromocyclododecanes in the infant diet (TOX/2014/35)

UK Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment. COT meeting: 28 October 2014. Relevant reports can be accessed via http://cot.food.gov.uk/cotmtgs/cotmeets/cotmeets2014/cot-meeting-28-october-2014

 

The above items were taken from the December 2014 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

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