ChemCon Asia | 2009 - Kuala Lumpur

ChemCon Asia 2009 - Kuala Lumpur

Partners of ChemCon Asia 2009:


ChemCon ASIA 2009 was the 4th conference in the series of ChemCon Conferences in Asia. This year's event was hosted and opened by the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia, CICM, in Kuala Lumpur, from March 3rd to 6th accompanied by an exhibition and a pre-conference seminar on March 2nd. More than 120 experts attended the ChemCon ASIA 2009 conference and exhibition representing more than 70 different companies, authorities and associations from 24 countries.

After the pre-conference seminar on Aspects of Chemical Control Legislation for Medium Enterprises ChemCon Asia 2009 was officially opened by YB. Datuk Liew Vui Keong, Deputy Minister of international trade and industry. In the conference sessions and seminar aspects of international chemical control around the globe were discussed with an additional 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. REACH, GHS, etc.

  • China, Experience with notification; Andrew Burgess, LSR Associates
  • Japan Article Management Promotion-consortium; Akio Kurumizawa, JAMP
  • IT Tools and REACH from the ECHA-perspective with and up to date information on the QSAR-toolbox and CSA/CSR-tools; Christel Musset, ECHA
  • CHAMP vs REACH - Chemicals legislation comparing EU and USA; Karen Levins, Cantox Health Sciences
  • Compliance to GHS and business continuity - the perspective of a multinational company; Karon Armstrong, 3M
  • Other topics covered: Compare and contrast between chemical legislation in Cambodia, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand; Chemical control in Australia and New Zealand and recent developments in chemical control in Russia, India and Korea; State of play of GHS implementation into EU Community legislation; Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) - Legal aspects of chemical control legislation (REACH and Biocides); REACH - Crucial issues of consortia management.
Countries covered

Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Oman, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Pakistan, PR China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam...

  • Chemical Watch
  • Ciba Expert Services
  • Harlan Laboratories Ltd
  • Royal Haskoning
  • TechniData AG
  • The WERCS, Ltd.
  • 3E Company