Advisory report for public review ‘Phenytoin’

The Health Council of the Netherlands has published a draft report with an evaluation of the reproduction toxic properties of phenytoin. The draft report was prepared by the Subcommittee on the Classification of Reproduction Toxic Substances of the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety (DECOS) of the Health Council.

The President of the Health Council would like to give you the opportunity to comment on the draft. The draft is presented to the Working Conditions Committee of the Social Economic Council of the Netherlands, and to experts of employer’s organizations and trade unions. Also other interested parties or persons may comment. Comments may be sent before March 8, 2018 to Dr. P.W. van Vliet (, The Health Council of The Netherlands, Subcommittee on the Classification of Reproduction Toxic Substances, PO Box 16052, 25 BB The Hague, The Netherlands. The comments will be taken into account in deciding on the final version of the document.

The final document will be presented to the State Secretary of Social Affairs and Employment.

All comments received and the response of the committee will be publicly available  ( from the moment of presentation of the final report.

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