EFSA | Minutes of the 36th Meeting of the Working Group on BPA Re-evaluation | 30 September 2020 | Minutes
The Minutes of the 36th Meeting of the Working Group on BPA Re-evaluation includes the following scientific topics for discussion:
Re-evaluation of the risks to public health related to the presence of bisphenol A (BPA)
in foodstuffs and protocol for the risk assessment strategy (EFSA-Q-2016-00635)
A feedback on the weight of evidence ongoing exercise on the animal studies was provided by the
experts for all the health outcome categories. The draf ts of the texts on cardiotoxicity and
neurotoxicity for the draft opinion were discussed.
The criteria for a non-monotonic dose-response were discussed taking into account the draf t opinion
f rom the SC Working Group on NMDR.
Issues on dose-conversion were clarified; a thorough discussion on how to select the studies and the
endpoints f rom the WoE to be brought forward for the BMD was held.
The experts worked then in pairs/tris to discuss and answer to pending questions on their more
recent studies appraisals and relevant endpoints identification in their own specific HoC.
In view of the next WG meeting experts and EFSA staff were assigned with new tasks.
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