Programme

Please note all timings are BST (London)

  1. Module 1

    • Downstream user
      • Focus on the role and obligations 
      • Communication in the supply chain 
      • Relevance of registration and authorisation
      • Echa tools and guidance
      • Industry support
    • Safety data sheets 
      • Communication in the supply chain
      • Structure and content of the SDS
      • Exposure scenarios 
      • Extended SDSs (eSDSs)
      • Addressing mixtures
      • Practical examples
    • Risk management for chemicals
      • Basics and details
      • Political background and consequences
    Marko Sušnik Marko Sušnik
    Advisor to the Secretary General on Chemicals Policy, SMEunited, and Senior Advisor Chemical Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ), SMEunited / WKÖ
    Christian Gründling Christian Gründling
    Deputy Director, FCIO, Austria
  2. Refreshment break

  3. Module 2

    • Restriction and authorisation 
      • What are substances of very high concern (SVHCs)? 
      • The restriction process 
      • The authorisation process
      • Applying and granting an authorisation
    • Articles 
      • Introduction and main elements
      • Defining an article
      • Borderline cases
      • Complex object
      • The candidate list 
      • The substances of concern in products (Scip) database

    EXERCISE: Defining articles

    Marko Sušnik Marko Sušnik
    Advisor to the Secretary General on Chemicals Policy, SMEunited, and Senior Advisor Chemical Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ), SMEunited / WKÖ
    Christian Gründling Christian Gründling
    Deputy Director, FCIO, Austria
  4. Lunch break

  5. Module 3

    • Enforcement
      • Basics and background
      • Practical considerations 
      • EU-wide actions
    • Tracking of possible regulatory actions 
      • Available databases and lists
      • Practical considerations and strategies
    • Available information on the Echa website 
      • Practical tips and tricks

    EXERCISE

    • The Board of Appeal 
      • Basics and procedures 
      • Interesting developments 
      • Facts and figures
    Marko Sušnik Marko Sušnik
    Advisor to the Secretary General on Chemicals Policy, SMEunited, and Senior Advisor Chemical Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ), SMEunited / WKÖ
    Christian Gründling Christian Gründling
    Deputy Director, FCIO, Austria
  6. Refreshment break

  7. Module 4

    • The European Court of Justice: 
      • Basics and procedures
      • Interesting developments
      • Practical impact
    • Interfaces with other chemicals legislation 
      • CLP 
      • POPs
      • Mercury
      • Pic 
      • f-gases
      • biocides 
      • pesticides 
      • fertilisers
    • REACH-review
      • Ongoing issues and what to expect
    Marko Sušnik Marko Sušnik
    Advisor to the Secretary General on Chemicals Policy, SMEunited, and Senior Advisor Chemical Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ), SMEunited / WKÖ
    Christian Gründling Christian Gründling
    Deputy Director, FCIO, Austria
  8. Finish

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