Food Advisory Committee

Contaminants and Natural Toxicants Subcommittee

June 8, 2004 Furan Meeting


Table of Contents



Tab 1 – Introduction


Tab 2 – Charge and Question


Tab 3 – Tentative Agenda


Tab 4 – Member Roster


Tab 5 – Federal Register Notice: Meeting Announcement


Tab 6 – Federal Register Notice: Request for Data and Information


Tab 7– Abstract, National Toxicology Program 1993 Report, TR-402, Toxicology and Carcinogenesis Studies of Furan (CAS No. 110-00-9) in F344 Rats and B6C3F1 Mice (Gavage Studies)


Tab 8 – National Academy of Sciences Report, “Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations for Selected Airborne Contaminants,” Chapter B14, Furan.

Tab 9 – Abstract, “Dose Response Relationships Between Furan Induced Cytotoxicity and Liver Cancer,” Goldsworthy TL, et al., 2001.

Tab 10 – FDA Data, Exploratory Data on Furan in Food

Tab 11 – FDA Method, Determination of Furan in Foods