COT Meeting: 4 July 2017

Last updated:
20 June 2017
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10.00am on Tuesday, 4th July 2017 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/2017/03

3.  Matters arising 

4.  First draft statement on the results of the 2014 survey of metals and other elements in infant foods. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions TOX/2017/27

5.  First draft statement on potential risks from cadmium 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/2017/28

6.  Third draft statement on potential risks from nickel 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/2017/29

7.  Review of potential risks from mycotoxins in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years.  The COT was asked to review the risks of toxicity from chemicals in the diet of infants, most of which has been completed, and young children
  TOX/2017/30

8.  Joint Statement from the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition and the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in food, Consumer products and the Environment: Assessing the health benefits and risks of the introduction of peanut and egg into the infant diet before six months of age in the UK (Reserved Business)  TOX/2017/31

9.  The toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products: First draft statement and follow up information from joint Committee discussion (Reserved Business)  TOX/2017/32

10.  Second draft addendum to the 2013 COT statement on potential risks from vitamin A in the infant diet. This draft COT statement summarises the available information and the Committee’s provisional conclusions

11.  Paper for information: FSA Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) update  TOX/2017/33

12.  Any other business

  Date of next meeting – 5th September  2017, Conference Rooms  4 & 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH 

Final Minutes