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


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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