Programme

Please note: all times are in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

  1. Session 1: Overview and key updates
  2. Welcome and introduction

  3. An update on the UK chemicals strategy

    • Timeline
    • How will the strategy fit in with the devolved administrations?
    • Understanding GB REACH versus UK REACH
  4. UK REACH: registrations, authorisations and restrictions

    Speakers will include:

    Nishma Patel Nishma Patel
    Policy Director, Chemical Industries Association (CIA)
    Chloe Alexander Chloe Alexander
    Trade Campaigner, CHEM Trust
  5. Q&A

  6. Break

  7. UK REACH candidate list, authorisations list, authorisation applications and restrictions list/proposed restrictions

    • Has the HSE published these lists yet? If not, when will they? What are the future plans?
    • Will there be proposals for restrictions on PFASs and on microplastics, as there are in the EU?

    Speakers will include:

    Susanne Baker Susanne Baker
    Associate Director, Climate, Environment & Sustainability, techUK
  8. Enforcement concerns

    Simon Tilling Simon Tilling
    Partner, Burges Salmon LLP, UK
  9. UK-REACH Downstream User Obligations

    Jonathan Swindell Jonathan Swindell
    Automotive Task Force-REACH, Lead on UK-REACH issues, ACEA - European Automobile Manufacturers' Association
  10. Session 3: Imports and exports
  11. What is the current situation at GB ports?

    • Are there continuing problems?
    • How are ports dealing with issues around rules of origin, custom declarations and substance registrations?
  12. How have problems at GB ports impacted industry?

  13. Q&A

  14. Lunch and networking break

  15. Session 4: Classification, labelling and packaging (CLP)
  16. Classification and labelling

    • Has the HSE set up a system yet to allow companies to submit C&L notifications to the GB C&L inventory? 
    • Has the GB mandatory classifications list been published yet? 
    • Are there plans to propose new mandatory classification and labelling lists (MCLs)?
  17. Session 5: Sector specific regulations
  18. Chemicals in products

    • Update on activities of the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), including RoHS
  19. Overview on UK/GB regimes for cosmetics

  20. Q&A

  21. Close of virtual conference