Dan Bastien is the associate Director at Intertek Assuris. He is located in the Greater Toronto Ontario Canada location. Dan is a subject matter expert in Canada with specific experience in the Chemical Management Plan. Prior to joining Intertek, Dan managed the Substances Management Information Line and delivery of client services for the Chemical Management Plan of the Government of Canada. His main responsibilities were to provide regulatory advice to industry stakeholders on the obligations to submit notifications of new chemicals, polymers and product of biotechnology substances in Canada. Dan was also responsible in the development and delivery of training materials, webinars and written material such as pamphlets, flyers and posters. He also designed and then managed the substances website.
As a Government representative, Dan has participated and contributed to numerous industry/government and multi-stakeholder consultations regarding such topics as: toxic substance management; the re-engineering of the CEPA; the New Substances Notification Regulations (NSNR); the Environmental Assessment Regulations for substances regulated under Food and Drug Act; Categorization and Screening of the Domestic Substances List; and the Canadian Chemical Management Plan (CMP).