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REACH EUROPE 2009 Conference Proceedings

Edited by Rapra Conferences 
Rapra  July 2009  



Softcover  140 pp  ISBN 9781847353931      £100.00
This conference, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2009, provided an opportunity to assess the current status of the regulation, delegates learned from a wide range of organisations just how the regulations are working and what actions industry has taken to ensure compliance.

The conference examined the impact that REACH has on global business - both directly and through customers in the supply chain. All technical papers presented, at this fifth international conference, are included in the proceedings.

Contents

SESSION 1: BEYOND PRE-REGISTRATION

  • Keynote Presentation Risk assessment as central to REACH, Dr Derek Knight, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), Finland
  • REACH - a bird's eye view of the past, present and future, Mamta Patel, Chemical Watch, UK
  • Meeting the deadline in 11 months for leading registrants, Lasse Musakka, REACHLaw, Finland

SESSION 2: CONSORTIA MANAGEMENT AND SIEFS

  • Practical consortium management - trends in data-gap analysis, cost-sharing and data access, Paul Ashford, Caleb Management Services Ltd, UK
  • Lean management of REACH consortia and SIEF, David Nelissen, Dr Bernd Lohe & Theo Jan Simons, Accenture, Belgium
  • Managing REACH consortia in the economic downturn, Drs J A (Hans) Schoolderman, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory NV, The Netherlands

SESSION 3: TESTING & SAFETY ASSESSMENTS

  • Managing the CRO bottleneck, Dr Steffen Erler, Smithers Reach Services UK
  • Consumer exposure to Bisphenol A: total exposure calculations for assessing the relative contribution of relevant pathways, Dr Natalie von Götz, M Wormuth, M Scheringer & K Hungerbuhler, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Nanoparticles under REACH: Nanocyl: case of carbon nanotubes, Marie Del Tedesco & Frederic Luizi, Nanocyl, Belgium
  • Generic uses and exposure scenarios, Dr Peter Oldring, Valspar Europe, UK

SESSION 4: REACH IN THE CONTEXT OF WIDER INDUSTRY LEGISLATION

  • Interaction with other legislation, Dr Herbert Estreicher, Keller and Heckman LLP, USA
  • The importance of science in the implementation of TSCA and REACH: Chemical identity and risk assessment, Dr Joseph Plamondon, Bergeson & Campbell, P C, USA
  • Exploring how GHS relates to REACH, Andrew Fasey, PTK Ltd, UK

SESSION 5: SUBSTITUTION IN PRACTICE

  • The REACH essentials for articles, Zoran Gavric, The Regulatory Company, The Netherlands
  • The NGO perspective: the next step to SIN, Nardono Nimpuno & Jerker Ligthart, International Chemical Secretariat (ChemSec), Sweden

SESSION 6: COMMUNICATION IN THE CHEMICAL SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Liabilities in the supply chain, Melinda Friend, Colgate-Palmolive AG, Switzerland
  • Moving from reacting to operationalising and capitalising on REACH, Leona Thomas, CSC, USA
  • REACH - the promised land of new substances? A report on first experiences and mixed feelings, Dr Rola Azzi, Ciba Expert Services, Switzerland
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