COT Meeting : 17 March 2015

Last updated:
2 March 2015
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10.00am on Tuesday, 17th March 2015 in Jury’s Inn Birmingham, 245 Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2HQ

Agenda

1. Apologies for absence

2. Draft minutes of previous meeting TOX/MIN/2015/01

3. Matters arising

RESERVED BUSINESS

4. Submissions for the reformulation of nonivamide (PAVA) and 2-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile (CS) as incapacitant sprays. The Home Office Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST) has received submissions for the reformulation of both pelargonyl vanillylamide (PAVA or nonivamide) and of 2-chlorobenzylidene malononitrile (CS) using a new non-flammable solvent and have asked that these be referred to the COT for expert advice. TOX/2015/10

5. Second Draft Statement on potassium-based replacements for sodium chloride and sodium-based additives. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions.  TOX/2015/11

6. Third draft statement on the effects of soya consumption on thyroid status. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. TOX/2015/12

7. Paper for information: Response to EFSA caffeine consultation. TOX/2015/13

8. Paper for information: FSA Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) update. TOX/2015/14

9. Any other business.

Date of next meeting – 19th May 2015, Conference Rooms  4 &5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH

 

Minutes