- November 13, 2020
EFSA | Minutes of the 37th Meeting of the Working Group on BPA Reevaluation | 20 October 2020 | Minutes
The Minutes of the 37th Meeting of the Working Group on Bpa Reevaluation 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 data extraction and the weight of evidence (WoE) of the epidemiological studies
was provided by the experts and discussed in plenary. The final revision of the WoE for cardiotoxicity
with the corresponding text and the update of the WoE for immunotoxicity were also discussed.
Suggestions on how to better structure the text were given.
The criteria for a non-monotonic dose response were re-discussed and clarified. In addition, it was
discussed how to deal with the transversal endpoints in the WoE. Some issues regarding the NTP core
study were clarified.
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, the experts were assigned with new tasks.
Link to the Minutes of the 37th Meeting of the Working Group on BPA Reevaluation