Fluoride Action Network

Government Reports & FAN Submissions

FAN's compilation of official reports from the US, EU, WHO, UN, Australia, Canada, Ireland, NZ, and the UK. The majority of FAN's submissions to various government agencies over the years are also included.

European Union

EU Reports

2015 – Technical report on the outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for sulfuryl fluoride in light of confirmatory data. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Released October 13.

2013 – Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values for fluoride. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Released August 8 and published in EFSA Journal 2013;11(8):3332.

2013 –Outcome of a public consultation on the Draft Scientific Opinion of the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) on Dietary Reference Values for fluoride. Question Number: EFSA-Q-2013-00318. Technical Report. August 2.

2013 – Draft Scientific Opinion on Dietary Reference Values for fluoride. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Released May 1 with comments due on June 13, 2013.

2012 –  Sulfuryl fluorideModification of the existing MRLs for sulfuryl fluoride and fluoride ion in chestnuts. European Food Safety Authority. EFSA Journal 2012;10(2):2591.

2012 – Literature search and review related to specific preparatory work in the establishment of Dietary Reference Values. Preparation of an evidence report identifying health outcomes upon which Dietary Reference Values could potentially be based for magnesium, potassium and fluoride. Prepared by Tracey Brown, Dr Amy Mullee, Rachel Collings, Dr Linda Harvey, Dr Lee Hooper and Prof Susan Fairweather-Tait. Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7T.

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2011 – Fluoride/Fluoridation: FINAL. Critical review of any new evidence on the hazard profile, health effects, and human exposure to fluoride and the fluoridating agents of drinking water. By the European Commission Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER).

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2011 – Sugar-free chewing gum with fluoride. Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to sugar-free chewing gum with fluoride and maintenance of tooth mineralisation (ID 1154) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC)  No 1924/2006. EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA). European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy.

2010 – Sulfuryl fluoride. Conclusion on the peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance sulfuryl fluoride. European Food Safety Authority. EFSA Journal 2010; 8(1):1441.

2010 – Fluoride/Fluoridation: DRAFT:  Critical review of any new evidence on the hazard profile, health effects, and human exposure to fluoride and the fluoridating agents of drinking water. By the European Commission Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER).

2010 – Activated Alumina. Commission Regulation (EU) No 115/2010 laying down the conditions for use of activated alumina for the removal of fluoride from natural mineral waters and spring waters.

2009 – Addition to food: COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1170/2009 of 30 November 2009 amending Directive 2002/46/EC of the European Parliament and of Council and Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the lists of vitamin and minerals and their forms that can be added to foods, including food supplements

2008 – CRYOLITE:  European Union Risk Assessment Report TRISODIUM HEXAFLUOROALUMINATE, CAS No: 13775-53-6 and 15096-52-3

2008 – Calcium fluoride as a source of fluoride added for nutritional purposes to food supplements. Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food. (Question No EFSA-Q-2005-088). Adopted on 27 November 2008. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

2008 – Sodium monofluorophosphate as a source of fluoride added for nutritional purposes to food supplements 1. Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food. (Question No EFSA-Q-2006-277, EFSA-Q-2006-295). Adopted on 27 November 2008. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

2008 –  Aluminum FluorideRisk Assessment Report on Aluminium fluoride. Environmental Part. CAS No.: 7784-18-1. Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER). The SCHER adopted this opinion at its 25th plenary on 9 September 2008.

2006 – Activated Alumina. The safety in use of the activated alumina treatment for the removal of fluoride from natural mineral waters. Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC).

2006 – Greenhouse gas (HFC-134a) for emissions from air-conditioning systems in motor vehicles and amending. Directive 2006/40/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council. Official Journal of the European Union. May 17.

2005 – Dental Products for ChildrenOpinion on the Safety of Fluorine Compounds in Oral Hygiene Products for Children Under the Age of 6 Years. European Commission. Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP).

2005 – Mineral Water. Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain on a request of the Commission related to concentration limits for boron and fluoride in natural mineral waters. Adopted on 22 June 2005. The EFSA Journal (2005) 237, 1-8.

2005 – Tolerable Upper Intake Level.  Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies on a request from the Commission related to the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of Fluoride. Adopted on 22 February 2005. The EFSA Journal (2005) 192, 1-65.

2003 – Natural Mineral WatersCommission Directive 2003/40/EC of 16 May 2003 establishing the list, concentration limits and labelling requirements for the constituents of natural mineral waters and the conditions for using ozone-enriched air for the treatment of natural mineral waters and spring waters. Official Journal of the European Union, 22.5.2003.

 

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