COT Meeting: 5 September 2017

Last updated:
23 August 2017
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10.00am on Tuesday, 5th September 2017 in Conference Rooms 4 & 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH

Agenda

1.  Apologies for absence 

2.  Draft minutes of July meeting     TOX/MIN/2017/04

3.  Matters arising 

4.  Second draft guidance for submission of papers to COT regarding irritant sprays and information required.   TOX/2017/35

5.  Draft statement on reformulation of 2-chlorobenzylidene malonitrile (CS) as an irritant spray –  reserved business.  TOX/2017/36

6.  Second 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/2017/37

7.  Proposal for a breastmilk analysis study using pre-existing samples held by Imperial College London. The COT was asked to review the risks of toxicity from chemicals in the diet of infants.  TOX/2017/38

8.  Discussion paper on the potential risks from chromium 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/2017/39

9.  Second 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/2017/40

10.  Review of potential risks from T2-toxin, HT2-toxin and neosolaniol in the diet of infants aged 0 to 12 months and children aged 1 to 5 years. This discussion paper provides a summary of the toxicokinetics and toxicity of T2, HT2 and NEO.  TOX/2017/41

11.  Heat-not-burn tobacco products - Available independent literature.  TOX/2017/42

12.  Heat-not-burn tobacco products – Second draft statement - reserved business. TOX/2017/43

13.  Paper for information: FSA Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) update.  TOX/2017/44

13.  Any other business

Date of next meetings: Joint meeting - Monday 9th October at PHE in Didcot. COT meeting - 13th December  2017, Conference Rooms  4 & 5, Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2 6NH   

Final Minutes