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An Introduction to Regulatory Affairs for the Speciality Chemicals Sector

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This course will provide a basic understanding of the regulatory issues relevant to the Speciality Chemicals Sector

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WHY ATTEND

Regulation is a key factor in product design and development in the Speciality Chemicals Sector. An understanding of the UK/EU and other regulatory landscapes, and how it influences ingredient selection and the choice of formulation for specific applications, is therefore essential for those working in the speciality and performance chemical areas.

COURSE OUTLINE

The course will provide a basic understanding of the relevant regulatory issues. It will cover topics of current or future relevance to those working in the Speciality Chemicals sector including GB/EU REACH, Biocides, Detergents, Cosmetics GHS/CLP, and Ecolabelling. It will provide information on the background to the legislation, the current position and any proposed developments and how all this can influence product development and design. The format of the day is designed to provide a grounding in most areas of chemical regulation to provide a little history and background, as well as where to go for more help.

WHO WILL BENEFIT

This one-day course is designed to provide a basic overview for those either not routinely involved in regulatory affairs or new to the Sector.

The course tutor is Mark Selby. Mark has worked in the area of regulatory science for nearly 30 years, starting with a UK-based speciality chemical manufacturer at the time that the EINECS list was closing. This background in industry provided a valuable insight into the problems facing manufacturing organisations with limited resources and tight schedules, but which needed to keep up with legislation. Work surrounding chemical supply legislation and other regulatory testing led to contact with a multi-national contract research organisation and Mark was employed by them in 1989 to set up a consulting service to cover chemical supply legislation. Mark works with REACHReady and has also been involved with projects training governmental agencies within Europe and other parts of the world including ECHA.

Feedback from those who attended previously includes:

'Everything was explained well and it cleared things up for me I didn't know much about'; 'It was an excellent overview of regulatory affairs'; 'Very thorough and pitched at the right level'; ‘Tutor very knowledgeable and approachable’; ‘Very detailed, but not long and boring'; ’First rate tutor - clear and concise’

BACS members are offered priority booking with attendance limited to 20 delegates to ensure that the course is interactive. Attendees will receive both electronic and a hard copy of the course material.

09.00 Registration and refreshments

09.30 Introductions; why we are here and what we do

09.45 A short history and introduction to the regulatory framework

• Why we have regulations

• The need for assessment and communication

• Life before REACH – better or worse?

• EU, UK and others

• What we have now and how it fits together – foods, pharma, detergents, toys, etc

10.30 New product development

• Checking with suppliers

• Role in supply line

• Registration of new substances – GB/EU REACH (enquiries, PPORDs)

• Future consideration? Candidate list, restrictions, VOC, etc

• Suitable uses (part i)

11.15 Break

11.30 Specialist markets

• Pharmaceutical

• Plant protection and biocides

• Medical devices, cosmetics

• Food contact, toys

• Detergents and ecolabelling

• Suitable uses (part ii)

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Product supply

• Classification

• Labelling

• SDS

• Transport

• Exposure scenarios – suitable uses (part iii)

15.00 Break

15.15 Putting it together – an overview and conclusions

• Internal systems and record keeping

• Using the information provided

• COSHH

• Engineering controls

• Waste

16.30 Close


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Cedar Court Hotel

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Huddersfield

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United Kingdom

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Organiser British Association for Chemical Specialities

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The British Association for Chemical Specialities (BACS) is a trade association whose members operate in the speciality chemicals sector of the chemicals supply chain.

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