COT Meeting: 22 October 2019

Last updated:
11 October 2019
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee on 22 October 2019.

1. Apologies for absence

2. Draft minutes of September meeting TOX/MIN/2019/05

3. Matters arising:

4. Review of potential risks from contaminants in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years: Mycotoxins – Aflatoxin (additional information and EFSA public consultation) TOX/2019/56

5. Toxicological interactions between xenobiotics and the human microbiota – a scoping paper TOX/2019/57

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

a) Toxicity assessment of flavourings used in E(N)NDS: Menthone TOX/2019/58

b) Follow up to paper 13: Tabulation of user exposure dataTOX/2019/59

c) Follow up to Literature update to mid-2019 – further details of publications in TOX/2019/60

7. Introduction to the discussion paper for the development of methods for potency estimation TOX/2019/61

8. Review of the potential risks from α-, β- and γhexachlorocyclohexanes in the diet of children aged 1-5 years TOX/2019/53

9. Scoping paper on the potential risks from exposure to microplastics TOX/2019/62

10. Risk assessment of residues of a group of veterinary products (reserved business) TOX/2019/63

11. Review of potential risks from cyclopiazonic acid in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years TOX/2019/64

12. Discussion paper on soya drink consumption in children aged 6 months to 5 years of age. TOX/2019/65

13 SAC update paper for information TOX/2019/66

14. Any other business 

Date of next meeting at 10.00am on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 in Amba Hotel Charing Cross, The Strand, London, WC2N 5HX