The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from interested parties on the draft scientific opinion on the risk assessment of chlorinated paraffins in feed and food. This draft scientific opinion was prepared by the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM Panel), supported by the Working Group on Chlorinated Paraffins in food and feed.The draft opinion was endorsed by the CONTAM Panel for public consultation by written procedure on 31 July 2019. The written public consultation was open from 6 August until17 September 2019. EFSA received comments from 11 different interested parties. EFSA and its CONTAM Panel wish to thank all stakeholders for their contributions. The present report contains the comments received and explains the way they have been considered for finalisation of the opinion. The opinion was adopted at the CONTAM Plenary meeting on 17 December 2019 and published in the EFSA Journal.