COT Working Group Reports
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Lowermoor Report 2013
Report, appendices and additional information relating to the Lowermoor incident.
External link to the national archive for the 2013 Lowermoor report
COT report on variability and uncertainty in toxicology (2007)
The COT established a working group to consider variability and uncertainty in toxicology.
External link to the national archive for the 2007 COT report on variability and uncertainty in toxicology
Report on phytoestrogens and health (2003)
The Committee on Toxicity (COT) has published a report on the possible health implications of phytoestrogens in our diet.
External link to the national archive for the 2003 report on phytoestrogens and health
COT Review of the Risk Assessment of Mixtures of Pesticides and Similar Substances (2002)
This report of the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment prepared at the request of the Food Standards Agency, considers the risk assessment of multiple residues of pesticides and veterinary medicines in food, and of multiple sources of exposure to these substances.
External link to the national archive for the 2002 report on the COT review of the risk assessment of mixtures of pesticides and similar substances
Adverse reactions to food and food ingredients (2000)
This report by the COT considers adverse reactions to food both of immune origin (food allergy) and non-immune origin (food intolerance).
External link to the national archive for the 2000 report on adverse reactions to food and food ingredients
COT report on organophosphates (1999)
This report, drafted by the Working Group on Organophosphates, considers whether single, prolonged or repeated exposure to low doses of organophosphate compounds (OPs) can cause long-term adverse health effects.
External link to the national archive for the 1999 organophosphates report
COT report on peanut allergy (1998)
Peanut allergic individuals can undergo a severe, life-threatening reaction following exposure to peanut allergens. A Working Group of the COT was established to advise whether there is an association between early exposure to peanuts and peanut products and the incidence of peanut allergy in later life.
External link to the national archive for the 1998 peanut allergy report