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Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances

Advisory Committee on Toxic Substances Agenda ACTS/08/A01
Meeting date: 9 July 2008 Open Govt. Status: Fully Open
Exemptions: none Meeting Number 93

10:45 hrs in the Globe Room, Rose Court

Item Description Paper No
1 Introduction and apologies
Chair: Steve Fairhurst (Deputising for Les Philpott)
2 Progress report on the LEV project and the control of dust fumes and vapours  (Oral update by Tony Gissane) -
3 Options Paper on Controlling Exposure to Dusts
(Nicola Gregg)
4 Paper on Classification of Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) dust  (Lydia Harrison)
5 Update on WATCH meeting held on 17/6/2008
(Oral update Nicola Gregg)
6 Update on WATCH consideration of lead
(Oral update by Nicola Gregg)
7 Formaldehyde - IOELVs and classification and labelling
(Oral Update by International Chemicals Unit)
8 Support for SCOEL (Discussion requested by Alastair Hay) -
9  Minutes of the 92nd meeting held on 15 November 2007
[Agreement of the minutes]
10 Matters arising and Secretary’s report
[To note matters arising from the 92nd meeting]
11 Summary and Close
Information papers / Below the Line Papers
12 WATCH - Annual Report
13 Update – Position concerning the hazards arising from nanotechnology and appropriate controls
14 Update - Review of the use of toxic chemicals in the semiconductor industry and appropriate controls
15 Update - HSE cancer seminar on 4th June 2008
16 Current Developments
Updated 2010-07-27