COT Meeting: 17 September 2019 TOX MIN/ 2019 - 05

Last updated:
5 September 2019
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10.00am on Tuesday, 17 September 2019 in Broadway House Conference Centre, Tothill St, London, SW1H 9NQ.

REVISED AGENDA

1 Apologies for absence

2 Draft minutes of July meeting TOX/MIN/2019/04

3 Matters arising:

  • Review of potential presence of fumonisins in infant formula in the United Kingdom (UK), and differences between the metabolism of fumonisins in infants and adults. TOX/2019/40
  • Review of potential risks from contaminants in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years: Information on TAs TOX/2019/41
  • Scoping paper on the synthesis and integration of epidemiological and toxicological evidence in risk assessments TOX/2019/42
  • Steviol exposures for children aged 1-5 years based on UK consumption data TOX/2019/43

4 Update on the Risk Analysis guidelines (reserved business) TOX/2019/44

5 Discussion paper on the EFSA Opinion on “Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food.” TOX/2019/45

6 Potential toxicological risks from electronic nicotine (and non-nicotine) delivery systems (E(N)NDS – e-cigarettes).

a) Health based guidance value for nicotine 

i) An overview of strategies to reduce nicotine addiction using low-nicotine-content products TOX/2019/46
ii) Calculation of a health-based guidance value for inhalation exposure to nicotine based on the study of Lindgren et al. (1999) TOX/2019/47

b) Flavourings

i) Paper 10c: Toxicity assessment of flavourings used in E(N)NDS: Menthol TOX/2019/48

ii) Second draft framework for risk assessment of flavouring compounds in E(N)NDS TOX/2019/49

c) Literature update to mid-2019  TOX/2019/50

7 Scoping paper on endocrine disruptors and risk assessment TOX/2019/51

8 Review of hepatotoxicity of dietary turmeric supplements     TOX/2019/52
 
9 Paper TOX/2019/53 will be postponed until October

10 Review of potential risks from contaminants in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years: mycotoxins – additional information TOX/2019/54

11 SAC update paper for information TOX/2019/55

11 Any other business