JECFA Procedural Guidance
JECFA Working Procedures
This document briefly describes the procedures applied to JECFA in accordance with the WHO Regulations for Expert Advisory Panels and Committees. It also describes general working procedures related to calls for data and preparation of meetings, declaration of interests and the decision-making processes.
The guidance for the preparation of working papers primarily provide information to experts preparing working papers for JECFA meetings. The guidance will also be useful to parties interested in understanding the process followed by JECFA in the evaluation of food chemicals. Sponsors are encouraged to submit monographs summarizing their data using these formats.
Systematic Literature Searches
Food additives and contaminants
- Guidance document for WHO monographers and reviewers evaluating food additives, February 2016
Guidelines for the preparation of working papers on the intake of food additives
- Guidance document for WHO monographers and reviewers evaluating flavouring agents, February 2017
- Guidance document for WHO monographers and reviewers evaluating contaminants in food and feed, January 2017