Chemical risk assessment is the process that provides the scientific basis for decisions aimed at ensuring, maintaining and enhancing the safety of human exposure to chemicals.
The processes of risk assessment, risk management and risk communication.
The Committee of the Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) started work in 1978. The COT replaced the toxicology sub-committee of the Committee on Medical Aspects of Chemicals in Food and the Environment.
Chair's introduction, terms of reference and contact details.
List of COT members and information on membership.
Information on COT meetings, including agendas, minutes and papers, and arrangements for open meetings.
The aim of the COT information guide is to bring together in one place the many differing types of information that are issued by the Committee in the discharge of its public functions in a clear and structured manner and to save time and effort in searching and securing relevant Committee information.