ChemCon Europe | 2018 - Budapest

ChemCon Europe 2018 - Budapest

Partners of ChemCon Europe 2018:


ChemCon Europe 2018 took place in Budapest, Hungary from November 12th - 16th, 2018. Almost 320 experts from 33 countries representing over 200 companies, authorities and associations attended the conference and contributed to an inspiring exchange of experiences and discussions about regulatory affairs around the globe.

The week had a great start where compliance driven companies learned about the best practices in relation to enforcement. Followed by in-depth seminars on “Supply chain communication and SDS” and on “Poison centre notification”.

During the rest of the week a great variety of aspects of international chemical control legislation around the globe was discussed during the conference sessions. Hands on topics related to European regulatory strategy and implementation as well as American and Asian updates were of high relevance to the audience. As always practical advice and lessons learned by industry were well received, since they show how to act within the legal frameworks set.

Many countries from Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas were spotlighted in detail and furthermore there was a focus on topics like GHS, global notification, biocides, cosmetic products, endocrine disruptors, food contact, microplastics, nanomaterials, ROHS and waste. Also CBI requirements and experiences were shared.


  • European Regulatory Strategy after 2018
  • EU Member state regulations an overview
  • Implementation of REACH data in your company/supply chain responsibilities and consequences for EHS management
  • Brexit; impact on the chemical industry
  • Global hazard communication and SDS
  • Overview of "K-REACH" and its Regulatory Implementation
  • Regulatory obligations and lists in relation to Authorisation and restriction
  • Endocrine disruptors – global overview and impact on authorisation processes
  • Lessons learned from the application process and a look ahead
  • Organising your business for authorisation and restriction
  • Overview of amendments of TSCA including an outline of recent TSCA rule makings
  • Relevant regulatory framework in China for industry
  • Malaysia – The current status of chemical legislations including new guidelines
  • Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) – Now And Beyond 2020
  • Compare/contrast new chemical notification systems: chemicals and polymers,
  • Compare/contrast global ROHS regulations
  • Microplastic and Cosmetics – The EU approach
  • Switzerland; overview of chemical control legislation
  • Turkish REACH - KKDIK – how to be prepared

Countries covered

Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Vietnam...

  • Charles River
  • Chemtopia Co., Ltd.
  • CRAD
  • Chemservice Group
  • Doruksistem Mühendislik Teknoloji ve Danısmanlık San. ve Tic. A.S.
  • EBRC Consulting GmbH
  • Eurideas Language Experts
  • Eurofins BioPharma Product Testing Munich GmbH
  • ERM
  • European Chemicals Agency
  • Exponent International Ltd
  • knoell Germany GmbH
  • GBK GmbH Global Regulatory
  • Lisam Systems S.A.
  • Intertek
  • National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)
  • opesus AG
  • REACHLaw Ltd
  • Ramboll
  • Royal HaskoningDHV
  • REACH24H Consulting Group
  • Sphera
  • The Acta Group
  • UL
  • Triskelion B.V.
  • Verisk 3E

The USB Handbook with the papers and presentations of the topics covered in the conference's sessions is available for ordering. Please click here for more information.