Statements

P

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

Last updated: 08 December 2020

Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP)

Risk assessment and monitoring of Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins in support of human health (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT statement on risk assessment and monitoring of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins in support of human health

Parathyroid hormone axis

Phosphate and the calcium parathyroid axis (2005)

External link to the national archive for the 2005 COT statement on phosphate and the calcium parathyroid hormone axis

PAVA (Nonivamide)

TW1000, a new formulation of PAVA (2018)

External link to the national archive for the 2018 COT statement on TW1000, a new formulation of PAVA

Use of PAVA (nonivamide) as an incapacitant spray: reformulation of captor (2007)

External link to the national archive for the 2007 COT statement use of PAVA (nonivamide) as an incapacitant spray: reformulation of captor

Combined exposure to 2-Chlorobenzylidene Malonitrile (CS) and PAVA (Nonivamide) sprays (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT statement on combined exposure to 2-Chlorobenzylidene Malonitrile (CS) and PAVA (Nonivamide) sprays

The use of PAVA (Nonivamide) as an incapacitant spray (2004)

External link to the national archive for the 2004 COT statement on the use of PAVA (Nonivamide) as an incapacitant spray

The use of PAVA (Nonivamide) as an incapacitant spray (2002)

External link to the national archive for the 2002 COT statement on the use of PAVA (Nonivamide) as an incapacitant spray

Joint statement on 2-Chlorobenzylidene Malonitrile and CS spray (1999)

External link to the national archive for the 1999 COT/COM/COC statement on 2-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile and CS spray

Peanuts

Review of the 1998 COT recommendations on peanut avoidance (2008)

External link to the national archive for the 1998 COT statement on the review of the 1998 COT recommendations on peanut avoidance

Perfluorooctane

Risks from Perfluorooctane (PFOS) in the infant diet 2014

External link to the national archive for the 2014 COT statement on perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)

Tolerable daily intake for perfluorooctanoic acid (2009)

External link to the national archive for the 2009 COT statement on the tolerable daily intake for perfluorooctanoic acid

Tolerable daily intake for perfluorooctanoic sulfonate (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT statement on the tolerable daily intake for perfluorooctane sulfonate

Tolerable daily intake for perfluorooctanoic acid (2006)

External link to the national archive for the 2006 COT statement on the tolerable daily intake for perfluorooctanoic acid

Pesticides

FSA-funded research and other progress on mixtures of pesticides and similar substances (2011)

External link to the national archive for the 2011 COT statement on FSA-funded research and other progress on mixtures of pesticides and similar substances

Para-occupational exposure to pesticides and health outcomes (2011)

External link to the national archive for the 2011 COT statement on para-occupational exposure to pesticides and health outcomes other than cancer

Phthalates

Dietary exposure to Phthalates - data from the Total Diet Study (2011)

External link to the national archive for the 2011 COT statement on dietary exposure to phthalates - data from the Total Diet Study (TDS)

Phthalates in infant formulae (1996)

External link to the national archive for the 1996 COT statement on phthalates in infant formulae

Pharmacokinetic modelling

Physiologically based pharmacokinetic modelling (2003)

External link to the national archive for the 2003 COT statement on physiologically based pharmacokinetic modelling

Phenol

Phenol: tolerable daily intake (oral) (2002)

External link to the national archive for the 2002 COT statement on phenol: tolerable daily intake (oral) - October 2002

Phosphate

Phosphate-based flame retardants and the potential for neurodevelopmental toxicity (2019)

COT statement on phosphate-based flame retardants and the potential for neurodevelopmental toxicity

Phytoestrogens

The effects of soya phytoestrogen consumption on thyroid status (2015)

External link to the national archive for the 2015 COT statement on the effects of soya phytoestrogen consumption on thyroid status

Statement on Phytoestrogens (2013)

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

Phytoestrogens research programme (2012)

External link to the national archive for the 2012 COT statement on the FSA phytoestrogens research programme

Phytoestrogens (1996)

External link to the national archive for the 1996 COT statement on phytoestrogens

Pine bark

Supplements containing French maritime pine bark extracts (1999)

External link to the national archive for the 1999 COT statement on supplements containing french maritime pine bark extracts

Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) in the infant diet

Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) in the infant diet (2015)

External link to the national archive for the 2015 COT statement on polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) in the infant diet

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)

Addendum to the 2015 COT statement on potential risks from PBDEs in the infant diet (2017)

External link to the national archive for the 2017 Addendum to the 2015 COT statement on potential risks from polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the infant diet

Polybrominated diphenyl esters (PBDEs) (2015)

External link to the national archive for the 2015 COT statement on polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons - interim pragmatic guideline limits for use in emergencies (2001)

External link to the national archive for the 2001 COT statement on Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons - interim pragmatic guideline limits for use in emergencies - March 2001

Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), Polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

Polychlorinated naphthalenes in food (2009)

External link to the national archive for the 2009 COT statement polychlorinated naphthalenes in food

Tolerable daily intake for dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (2001)

External link to the national archive for the 2001 COT statement on the tolerable daily intake for dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls

Dietary exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs (2000)

External link to the national archive for the 2000 COT statement on dietary exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs (August 2000)

Dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in free-range eggs (2000)

External link to the national archive for the 2000 COT statement on dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in free-range eggs (June 2000)

Results of a survey for PCDDs, PCDFs and PCBs in Marine Fish and Fish Products (1999)

External link to the national archive for the 1999 COT statement on the results of a survey for PCDDs, PCDFs and PCBs in Marine Fish and Fish Products

Health hazards of polychlorinated biphenyls (1997)

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

Potassium

Potassium-based replacements for sodium chloride and sodium-based additives (2017)

External link to the national archive for the 2017 COT statement on potassium-based replacements for sodium chloride and sodium-based additives

Potassium position paper (2014)

External link to the national archive for the 2014 COT position paper on potassium

Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs)

Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs) in Food (2008)

External link to the national archive for the 2008 COT statement on pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food