Corporate report

Government Chemist: annual review, 2012

Referee casework, research projects and advisory work carried out by the Government Chemist team.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Government Chemist Annual Review 2012

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This document provides highlights from the referee cases, advisory work and research carried out during the year, including:

  • referee analysis on the migration of formaldehyde from melamine kitchenware and allegations of genetically modified organisms in rice
  • the need for regulatory and scientific assessment of products containing nanomaterials
  • the development of robust measurement methods for the accurate quantification of allergenic proteins in food
Published 15 May 2013