Food safety

JECFA monographs

WHO Food additives series (FAS)

These monographs, published by the World Health Organization, contain detailed descriptions of the biological and toxicological data considered in the evaluation, as well as the intake assessment. The 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th through 52nd series of FAS monographs are available in HTML format. WHO monographs beginning with the 51st series are also available in PDF format. The information and endpoints contained in the evaluations can be found in summarized form on the WHO Technical Report Series (TRS) page of this web site.

To locate the most up-to-date evaluation and the corresponding FAS for a specific chemical, please use the database of evaluation summaries. Click here for an explanation on the output of the database.

List of publications in chronological order