ChemCon Asia | 2005 - Kuala Lumpur

ChemCon Asia 2005 - Kuala Lumpur

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Summary

ChemCon Asia 2005 was the 2nd conference in the series of ChemCon Conferences which took place in Asia-Pacific. ChemCon Asia 2005 was hosted by the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia, CICM, in Kuala Lumpur, from June 1st to 3rd accompanied by an exhibition and with a pre-conference day on May 31st with additional seminars. More than 200 experts attended the 2005 conference and exhibition representing more than 125 different companies, authorities and international organizations from over 30 countries.

In the conference sessions and seminars aspects of international chemical control around the globe were discussed with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific countries covering current and emerging legislation on reporting and testing of new chemicals, chemical inventories, evaluation of existing chemicals, classification and labelling, risk management, hazard communication and product registration.

A lot of countries from Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas were spotlighted in detail and a lot of horizontal topics with a global or regional relevance were covered, e.g. the issue of GHS, the globally harmonised system for classification and labelling.

Highlights
  • Overview on the chemical industry in Asia; John Richardson, International Chemical Information Services
  • Malaysia - Overview on Chemical control legislation and aspects of GHS; Anuar Mohd Mokhtar, Department of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Product Stewardship as a contribution to Sustainable Chemistry;
    Hans-J├╝rgen Wiegand, Degussa AG
  • PR China - overview on new and upcoming chemical legislation related to work safety; Ye CongSheng, National Registration Center for Chemicals
  • Situation for chemical products in China Region; Annie Yimin Yuan, 3M China
  • Chemical Control Measures - comparison between the US and the EU on federal and state level; Rob Donkers, European Commission
  • Mutual Acceptance of Notifications (MAN) - situation and outlook; Marianne Heinrich, BP
  • Other topics covered: Chemical control system in the Philippines; US Toxic Substances Control Act; Changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) and its New Substances Notification Regulations (NSNR); Chemical control in Australia and New Zealand and recent developments in chemical control in Korea; The globally harmonised system on classification and labelling and the upcoming European system on REACH; Regulatory compliance tools.
Countries covered

Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Latin American Countries, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, PR China, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, Vietnam...

Exhibitors
  • 3E COMPANY / Ariel Research
  • ATRION International
  • CHEMADVISOR Inc.
  • CHEMWATCH
  • CIBA Specialty Chemicals Inc., Expert Services
  • DSL PACKAGING Malaysia Sdn Bhd
  • ENHESA Environmental Policy Centre
  • RCC Ltd.
  • ROYAL HASKONING Asia
  • TECHNIDATA AG
  • THE WERCS Ltd.