Program

Tuesday Feb 06th, 2018

08:00-09:30
Session 1: Chemical Control Legislation in Brazil and Mexico
25’
Brazil - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) and aspects of GHS   
Letícia Reis de Carvalho,
Ministry of Environment of Brazil
20’
Lessons learned by industry in implementing and complying to chemical control legislation in Brazil
NN*
25’
Mexico - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) and aspects of GHS
NN*
20’
Lessons learned by industry in implementing and complying to chemical control legislation in Mexico
NN*
09:30-10:00
Coffee break
10:00-11:30
Session 2: Chemical Control legislation in Canada and Latin America
30’
GHS implementation in Latin America –Including an overview of chemical control legislation and trade aspects in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Venezuela, Uruguay, Peru and Paraguay
NN*
20’
Canada - Canadian Chemicals Management Plan – continuity and evolution   
  • Highlights of the CMP and past success
  • CMP 3, 5 year phase and discuss challenges and areas of expected continuity and evolution
NN*
20’
Canada’s New and existing substances Program
  • A soft comparison between CEPA and the new TSCA
  • Testing and alternate data sources
  • Information Collection sources
Dan Bastien, Knoell USA
20’
Overview of several chemical control legalisations regulated by Health Canada:
  • Chemicals in the Workplace (WHMIS and it's transition to GHS format)
  • Hazardous Products Act and implementing Regulations
Angela Farinaccio, Health Canada
11:30-12:15
Q&A on Latin America and Canada
All speakers from session 1 and 2
12:15-13:15
Lunch break
13:15-15:15
Session 3: Roundtable Trends and issues on risk management by the chemical industry
20’
Houston we had a problem; what worked, lessons (to be) learned by industry in achieving and maintaining process safety excellence
NN*
20’
Worker risk and exposure in the USA:
  • Risk Management Measures in the USA; TSCA and OSHA
  • Evaluation science – is there a worker risk or not
NN*
20’
Industry perspective on risk assessment and emerging hazard regulations for endocrine disruptors
Volker Soballa,
Evonik
20’
The value of the Chemical Safety Report and how Supply Chain Communication is critical    
NN*, ECHA
20’
Implementation of REACH data in your company/supply chain responsibilities and consequences for EHS management
Leo van der Biessen,
Royal HaskoningDHV
20’
Roundtable discussion
 
15:15-15:45
Coffee break
15:45-18:15
Session 4: Chemical Control legislation in USA and nanomaterials
30’
USA – state focus, including new California safer Chemicals requirements
Warren Lehrenbaum,
Crowell & Moring
25’
New chemical program activities
Tanya Mottley, US EPA
20’
Significant New Use Rules (SNURs). Mechanics on how they become available in TSCA
NN*
30’
Nanomaterials definitions and regional perspectives Overview and consequences of Nano Material Reporting Rule in TSCA for industry
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
25’
EU view and overview of EU Member States perspective on nanomaterials
Andrej Kobe,
European Commission DG Environment
20’
Panel discussion
 
18:15
End of Sessions - Day 1
*...to be invited or not yet confirmed