COT Meeting: 8 May 2018

Last updated:
24 April 2018
Agenda and papers for the meeting of the Committee at 10.00am on Tuesday, 8th May 2018 in Radisson Blu Edwardian, Hampshire Hotel, 31-36 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LH


1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Draft minutes of March meeting     TOX/MIN/2018/02

3.  Matters arising

4.  Potential toxicological risks from electronic nicotine (and non-nicotine) delivery systems (e-cigarettes):
      a. Toxicological review of the main constituents, propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerine (VG, glycerol) TOX/2018/19

      b. Additional information on reports describing the presence of silicon/silicates in the aerosol of E(N)NDS  TOX/2018/20
5.  A presentation by Professor Boobis on the Risk Assessment in the 21st Century (RISK21) approach
6.  A presentation by Dr David Gott on risk assessment of regulated products. Reserved Business
7.  Second draft statement on potential risks from methylmercury in the diet of infants age 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/2018/21

8.  Paper for information: FSA Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs) update.  TOX/2018/22

9.  Any other business

 Date of next meetings: Tuesday 3 July 2018.