COT Meeting: 6 -7 February 2018

Last updated:
22 February 2018
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 13.00 on Tuesday, 6th February and 9.30 am at the Jurys Inn Birmingham

Agenda

1.  Apologies for absence 
2.  Draft minutes of December meeting TOX/MIN/2017/06

3.  Matters arising

 4.  First draft statement on ochratoxin A (OTA) 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/2018/01

5.  First draft statement of potential risks from manganese in the diets of infants aged 0-12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. TOX/2018/02

6.  Review of potential risks from methylmercury in the diets of infants aged 0-12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years
 TOX/2018/03

7.  First draft statement on the potential risks from copper 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/2018/04

8.  First draft statement of T2-toxin (T2) and HT2-toxin (HT-2) 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/2018/05

9.  First draft statement from a joint Committee workshop on the use of epigenetics in chemical risk assessment. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions. TOX/2018/06

10. Draft Annual Report. COT section of the 2017 Annual report for the Committees on Toxicity, Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity. Members are invited to agree the text and also to consider how the COT has performed during 2017 against the Good Practice Guidelines for committees advising the Food Standards Agency (FSA). TOX/2018/07

11. Update on actions taken subsequent to COT advice. TOX/2018/08

12. Update paper for information: FSA Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) update. TOX/2018/09

13. Any other business
 
Day 2

14. EFSA consultation on nanomaterials. TOX/2018/10

15. Horizon scanning and future work.  TOX/2018/11

Date of next meeting 20th March (TBC) 

Final Minutes