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.

World Health Organization | United Nations


2017 – WHO: Inheriting a Sustainable World? Atlas on Children’s Health and the Environment. World Health Organization.

2016 – WHO: Fluoride and Oral Health, by *O’Mullane DM, Baez RJ, *Jones S, *Lennon MA, *Petersen PE, *Rugg-Gunn AJ, *Whelton H, *Whitford GM. Community Dental Health 33:69-99. January 1, 2016. Note from FAN: those with an asterick are well-know fluoridation promoters.

2015 – WHO: Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children. Geneva: World Health Organization.

2015 – WHO: Long term evaluation of the clinical effectiveness of community milk fluoridation in Bulgaria, by Petersen PE, Kwan S, Ogawa H. Community Dental Health, 32:199-203.

2014 – WHO: Chemicals of public health concern in the African Region and their management: Regional Assessment Report. World Health Organization. July 4.

2014 – WHO: Basic methods for assessment of renal fluoride excretion in community prevention programmes for oral health. World Health Organization.

2012 – WHO & UNEP: State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals – 2012. See Table 1.4, page 13: Examples of EDCs with low dose effects (in animals).

2011 – WHO: Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality. Fourth Edition.

2010 – WHO: Inadequate or Excess Fluoride: A Major Public Health Concern. Public Health and Environment, Geneva, Switzerland.

2009 – WHOMilk fluoridation for the prevention of dental caries. Edited by J Bánóczy, PE Petersen, AJ Rugg-Gunn. Authored by J Bánóczy, M Edgar,  PE Petersen,  A Rugg-Gunn. ISBN 978 92 4 154775 8

2008 – WHO: Petersen PE, Kwan S, Zhu L, Zhang BX, Bian BY. 2008. Effective use of fluorides in the People’s Republic of China –  A model for WHO Mega Country initiatives. Community Dental Health (Supplement 1) 25, 257–267.

2007 – WHO: Changing use and knowledge of fluoride toothpaste by schoolchildren, parents and schoolteachers in Beijing, China, by Liu M, Zhu L, Zhang B. International Dental Journal 57:187-194.

2006 – WHOFluoride in Drinking-Water. By J Fawell, K Bailey, J Chilton, E Dahi, L Fewtrell and Y Magara. Note: See background document for this report.

2005 – WHO: Salt fluoridation – an alternative in automatic prevention of dental caries, by Marthaler TM, Petersen PE. International Dental Journal, 55:351-358.

2005 – WHO: The effective use of fluorides in public health. By S Jones, BA Burt, PE Petersen, MA Lennon. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 83:670-676.

2004 – WHOFluoride in Drinking-water. Background document for development of WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality. WHO/SDE/WSH/03.04/96.  See 2006 Fluoride in Drinking-Water.

2003 – WHOThe World Oral Health Report 2003. Continuous improvement of oral health in the 21st century – the approach of the WHO Global Oral Health Programme. By Poul Erik Petersen.

2002 – WHOFluorides, Environme7. International Programme on Chemical Safety, Geneva, Switzerland.

2000 – WHO: Air Quality Guidelines for Europe. Second Edition. Air Quality Guidelines for Europe. WHO Regional Publications, European Series, No. 91. World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

1999 – UNICEF: Fluoride in water: An overview. December 1999

1998 – WHO | IARC: Fluorides (Inorganic, Used in Drinking Water) Group 3. International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – Summaries & Evaluations.

1986 – Appropriate Use of Fluorides for Human Health – see also Part 2 of this report. Edited by J.J. Murray.

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