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Official Group on Organophosphates (OGOP)


In response to concerns about the safety of Organophosphates (OPs) on human health, OGOP was established at the end of 1997. Its terms of reference are:

  • To review the process for sharing information and achieving co-ordination between Government Departments;
  • To draw together scientific evidence and identify any gaps to be remedied;
  • To examine those processes by which OPs are licensed and;
  • To advise whether procedures should be changed.

OGOP is chaired by the Chief Veterinary Officer and has membership from a number of Government Departments.

Minutes of the OGOP meetings:

4 June 2014 (24 kb)

Committee on Toxicity - Statement on Organophosphate

13 March 2012 (16 kb)

4 March 2011 (35 kb)

6 April 2010 (30 kb)

Further Information About the Group:


Last Updated: 16 July 2014

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