News | Jan 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

41 days until ChemCon The Americas 2023

Dear Sir/Madam,

We are proud to present many knowledgeable speakers from local and foreign authorities, industry and other stakeholders, to share the latest news on chemical control legislation from all over the world at ChemCon The Americas 2023 , live in San Francisco.

The program for ChemCon The Americas 2023 is available on our website. The program will be updated regularly until the conference starts.

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Program Highlights


  • Overview of the amended TSCA and its 2023 priorities, implementation and direction for existing chemicals – Michal Freedhof
  • Prioritization process and Risk Management scheme under TSCA – expected developments on nominating new chemicals into risk evaluation – Mark Hartman
  • Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) and Tiered Data Reporting (TDR) rules – update, evaluation and guidance - David Turk
  • TSCA section 8a – PFAS reporting rule - David Turk
  • New Chemical Substances program developments; review processes, policies and practices - Madison Le

  • European Commission

  • Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability – the aims and key priorities – Cristina de Avila, DG Environment
  • REACH review and revision - Cristina de Avila, DG Environment
  • Safe and sustainable by design – criteria for chemicals and innovation options - Jurgen Tiedje, DG Research and Innovation

  • ECHA

  • One substance one assessment – including the open chemical platform initiative - Tiago Pedrosa
  • EU CLP revision, including endocrine disruptors and other new hazard classes - Ofelia Bercaru
  • ECHA’s experiences on authorisation and restrictions and what industry can do pro-actively - Tiago Pedrosa

  • Others

  • California’s Safer Consumer Products Regulations; A Different Approach – Karl Palmer, Department of Toxic Substances Control
  • Japan - Overview of the key chemical control legislation - Akihiko Ikegawa, NITE
  • Taiwanese legal framework for chemical control legislation - Chaowei Wu, SAHTECH
  • Data availability, generation and Adopting New Approach Methodologies (NAM) in the next generation risk assessment (NGRA) - Patience Browne, OECD

  • Industry

  • Impact of State legislation on the consumer products sector - Michael Gruber, HCPA
  • The Latin America Regulatory Forum – aims and achievements – Lidiane Bueno de Moraes, ExxonMobil
  • New Chemicals: Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) and Significant New Use Notices (SNUNs) - Mark Herwig, Raytheon Technologies
  • Grouping as an effective chemicals management tool - an industry perspective - Steven Van De Broeck, CEFIC
  • Mixture assessment factors – generic approach for unintended combined exposures - Fabian Grimm, Clariant
  • Industry approach to global REACH – Marianne Heckmann, Lanxess
  • South-East Asia overview on chemical control legislation and GHS implementation in Asia Pacific - Sue May Teoh, ExxonMobil
  • K-REACH first registration deadline; Hands-on experiences and lessons learned from industry in the implementation of K-REACH - Suhun Jung, Lanxess
  • Compare & contrast global polymer notification systems - Gosia Oedzka, ExxonMobil

  • In addition, there will be plenty of opportunities to ask your questions to our experts during panel discussions and meet the experts and your peers at our social events and the exhibition which accompanies the conference sessions.

    We are looking forward to welcoming you at ChemCon The Americas 2023, ChemCon Europe 2023 (fall 2023), ChemCon Asia 2024 (spring 2024) or one of our future conferences.

    In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Kind regards,
    Tjeerd Bokhout
    Conference Director

    Postbus 151,
    6500 AD Nijmegen,
    The Netherlands
    Tel: +31 (0)88 348 88 88

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