Statements

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COT statements and position papers on topics beginning with M. Please note that links to the national archive may not be compatible with accessibility readers.

Last updated: 08 December 2020

Manganese

The health effects of manganese in the diets of infants and young children (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on the health effects of manganese in the diets of infants aged 0-12 months and children aged 1-5 years

Malachite green

Surveillance for malachite green and leucomalachite green in farmed fish (1999)

External link to the national archive for the 1999 COT statement on surveillance for malachite green and leucomalachite green in farmed fish

Male reproduction

Developmental and function in adulthood of the human male reproductive system - potential chemical-induced effects (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT meeting report on the development and function in adulthood of the human male reproductive system - potential chemical-induced effects

Male reproduction (2004)

External link to the national archive for the 2004 COT statement on male reproduction

Marine biotoxins

Risk assessment of marine biotoxins of the okadaic acid, pectenotoxin, azaspiracid and yessotoxin groups in support of human health (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT statement on risk assessment of marine biotoxins of the okadaic acid, pectenotoxin, azaspiracid and yessotoxin groups in support of human health

Amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP) (2001)

External link to the national archive for the 2001 COT statement on ASP

Mercury

Survey of mercury in fish and shellfish update (2004)

External link to the national archive for the 2004 updated COT statement on a survey of mercury in fish and shellfish

Survey of mercury in fish and shellfish (2003)

External link to the national archive for the 2003 COT statement on a survey of mercury in fish and shellfish

Toxicity of dental amalgam (1997)

External link to the national archive for the 1997 COT statement on the dental amalgam

Metals

The health effects of manganese in the diets of infants and young children (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on the health effects of manganese in the diets of infants aged 0-12 months and children aged 1-5 years

The results of the 2014 survey of metals and other elements in infant foods (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on the results of the 2014 survey of metals and other elements in infant foods

The potential risks from cadmium in the infant diet (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on the potential risks from cadmium

Potential risks from nickel in the diet of infants and young children (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on potential risks from nickel in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years

Potential risks from copper in the diet of infants and young children (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on copper

Addendum to the 2013 COT statement on lead (2016)

External link to the national archive for the 2016 Addendum to the 2013 COT statement on lead

Addendum to the 2013 COT statement on Aluminium (2016)

External link to the national archive for the 2016 Addendum to the 2013 COT statement on Aluminium

Potential risks from aluminium in the infant diet (2013)

External link to the national archive for the 2013 COT statement on aluminium

Potential risks from lead in the infant diet (2013)

External link to the national archive for the 2013 COT statement on lead

2006 Total Diet Study - metals and other elements (2008)

External link to the national archive for the 2008 COT statement on the 2006 UK total diet study of metals and other elements

Uranium levels in water used to reconstitute infant formula (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT statement on uranium levels in water used to reconstitute infant formula

2000 Total Diet Study - 12 metals and other elements (2004)

External link to the national archive for the 2004 COT statement on 12 metals and other elements in the 2000 Total Diet Study

Survey of mercury in fish and shellfish update (2004)

External link to the national archive for the 2004 updated COT statement on a survey of mercury in fish and shellfish

Survey of mercury in fish and shellfish (2003)

External link to the national archive for the 2003 COT statement on a survey of mercury in fish and shellfish

Metals in infant food (2003)

External link to the national archive for the 2003 COT statement on metals in infant food

Results of a multi-element survey of fungi and blackberries (2000)

External link to the national archive for the 2000 COT statement on the results of a multi-element survey of fungi and blackberries (January 2000)

Results of multi-element surveys (1998)

External link to the national archive for the 1998 COT statement on the results of multi-element surveys

Toxicity of dental amalgam (1997)

External link to the national archive for the 1997 COT statement on the toxicity of dental amalgam

Methanol

Effects of chronic dietary exposure to methanol (2011)

External link to the national archive for the 2011 COT statement on the effects of chronic dietary exposure to methanol

Methylglyoxal

Methylglyoxal (2009)

External link to the national archive for the 2009 COT statement on methylglyoxal

Methylmercury

Potential risks from methylmercury in the diet of infants and young children (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on methylmercury

Microbiota

Statement on interactions between xenobiotics and the human microbiota and their potential toxicological implications (2020)

Lay summary of the statement on interactions between xenobiotics and the human microbiota and their potential toxicological implications (2020)

Milk

Toxicological evaluation of chemical analyses carried out as part of a pilot study for a breast milk archive (2004)

External link to the national archive for the 2004 COT statement on a toxicological evaluation of chemical analyses carried out as part of a pilot study for a breast milk archive

Iodine in cows' milk (2000)

External link to the national archive for the 2000 COT statement on iodine in cows' milk

Iodine in cows'  milk (1997)

External link to the national archive for the 1997 COT statement on iodine in cows' milk

Health hazards of polychlorinated biphenyls (1997)

External link to the national archive for the 1997 COT statement on the health hazards of polychlorinated biphenyls

Mycotoxins

T-2 toxin (T2), HT-2 toxin (HT2) and neosolaniol (NEO) in the diet of infants and young children (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement of T-2 toxin (T2), HT-2 toxin (HT2) and neosolaniol (NEO) in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years

The potential risks from ochratoxin A (OTA) in the diet of infants and young children (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on potential risks from ochratoxin A (OTA) in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years

Surveillance for the mycotoxin moniliformin (1998)

External link to the national archive for the 1998 COT statement on surveillance for the mycotoxin moniliformin

Surveillance for the mycotoxin sterigmatocystin (1998)

External link to the national archive for the 1998 COT statement on surveillance for the mycotoxin sterigmatocystin

Ochratoxin A on dried vine fruits (1997)

External link to the national archive for the 1997 COT statement on ochratoxin A on dried vine fruits