COT Meeting: 24 May 2016

Last updated:
10 May 2016
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10.00am on Tuesday, 24th May 2016 in Conference Rooms 4 & 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH -

Agenda

1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Draft minutes of May meeting   TOX/MIN/2015/02

3.  Matters arising

4.  Third draft addendum to the 2013 COT statement on potential risks from lead in the infant diet. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions.  TOX/2016/18

5.  First draft statement on the introduction of allergenic foods to the infant diet and influence on the risk of development of atopic outcomes and autoimmune disease. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. RESERVED BUSINESS  TOX/2016/19

6. Second draft statement on potential risks from arsenic in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. TOX/2016/21

7.  Review of potential risks from polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in the diet of children aged 1 to 5 years and updated exposures for infants aged 0 to 12 months. This is part of ongoing work in which the COT are reviewing the risks of toxicity from chemicals in the diets of infants and young children TOX/2016/22

8.  Paper for information: FSA Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) update TOX/2016/23

9. Any other business

Date of next meeting – 5th July 2016, Conference Rooms  4 & 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH

 

Final Minutes