Committee on Toxicity (COT)

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The Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) is an independent scientific committee that provides advice to the Food Standards Agency, the Department of Health and other Government Departments and Agencies on matters concerning the toxicity of chemicals.

Current topics

Subject index

The subject index identifies topics previously discussed by the COT, COC and COM. If your area of interest relates to the COT, further information such as minutes, papers and statements can be found using our search engine

For areas covered by the COC and COM you can search their respective websites via the links on the left hand side.

News

Appointment of a Chair, new members and reappointment of three existing members for COT

FSA Chair Tim Bennett has announced on behalf of the FSA, the Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies and the Chief Medical Officers in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the appointment of a Chair, and one new and three* existing members for the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT).