Through a Member State Committee, the Agency should aim to reach agreement amongst
Member States authorities on specific issues which require a harmonised approach.
(104) It is necessary to ensure close cooperation between the Agency and the competent
authorities working within the Member States so that the scientific opinions of the
Committee for Risk Assessment and the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis are
based on the broadest possible scientific and technical expertise appropriate which is
available within the Community. To the same end, these Committees should be able to rely
on additional particular expertise.