Seminars & Webinars: September 2014
Against a complex and changeable regulatory landscape, the Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit – Asia brought together a panel of nine experts, ready to answer your questions about the new regulatory challenges facing industry today. Using a mixed format of presentations and in-depth Q&A panel discussion, the Summit tackled regulatory and compliance issues in China, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan together with India, the U.S. and the EU. J. Brian Xu, M.D., Ph.D., Toxicologist with B&C, spoke on “Chemical Regulation in the USA – Important Developments,” including:
- TSCA Reform: Update and Prospects for Legislative Action
- EPA Chemical Management: What’s New and What’s Coming
- Green Chemistry: Design for the Environment, Value Chain Expectations, and Related Trends
- Around the States: California Safer Consumer Products Regulations, Chemical Bans, and Other Trends
A workshop to explore how a multiple models approach can advance risk analysis of nanoscale materials. A mix of invited presentations, panels, and deliberative breakout sessions focused on unique aspects of the risks of nanoscale materials and risk analysis for these materials. Ideas for advancing the science regarding key aspects of risk analysis for these emerging materials were developed in facilitated topical discussions. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. was a proud sponsor. Click here for more information.
Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) was a sponsor of the Prop65 Clearinghouse Green Chemistry Conference September 16, 2014 at the Merchants Exchange Building in San Francisco, California. B&C’s James V. Aidala took part in the panel discussion “TSCA Update: Regulatory Life Beyond This Year’s Stalled Legislation”, and B&C’s Lisa R. Burchi participated in the “Supply Chain: New Pushes by Retailers” session. Other sessions included “California Safer Consumer Products Program: More Questions Than Answers?”, “State of the States’ Chemical Policies”, and “Alternatives Assessment 101.” For more information and registration details click here.
A two-day Conference that brought together experts from the USA and Europe to discuss latest developments in the regulation of Biocides. The first day covered new developments in the US, including: “New Data Requirements for Antimicrobials (implementation of 158W),” “Efficacy Testing for Public Health Products,” “Testing – the Rise of Alternative Approaches,” and “Food Contact and Antimicrobials.”
Day two of the conference looked at global developments in the regulation of biocides. Countries and legislation covered included Canada, Europe and the BPR, and Asia. The conference closes with a workshop covering the challenges of working in a global market and will include cross-comparisons between the European Union, the US and China.
B&C’s Lisa. R. Burchi will gave a presentation on Sept. 26th on “US Industry View of the BPR from First Years of Implementation” including first experiences with product authorization, clarifying treated articles status, active substance suppliers, data sharing and compensation challenges and comparison to FIFRA, and the status of guidance. Click here for more information.