Biocides North America 2023 Highlights
Our second virtual conference of 2023, Biocides North America , took place on Tuesday 28 February. It brought together a fantastic group of expert speakers to explore the latest updates and conversations surrounding biocides in the US and Canada.
Key topics included:
- EPA Antimicrobial Division activities;
- US industry;
- federal registration processes with endangered species screen (ESS), electronic Confidential Statement of Formula (eSCF) and smart label introduction;
- PFAS state-level developments for pesticides packaging;
- efficacy; and
- changes to the regulatory framework for biocides in Canada.
Biocides North America 2023 welcomed a panel of expert speakers, including:
Associate Director, Antimicrobial Division, Pesticides Program, EPA
VP Regulatory & Government Affairs, Reckitt
Director, Bureau of Product Review and Assessment, Health Products and Food Branch Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate, Health Canada
News articles from the conference
US EPA biocide actions raise concerns over lack of economic considerations
Mitigation measures focus on risk, less on market efficacy, available alternatives, industry expert says
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Join us at more upcoming events
Biocides Symposium 2023
2–3 May | Conference
Copenhagen, Denmark + virtual
Authorisation of biocidal products under the BPR
4 May | In-person training workshop
Biocides Europe 2023
11–12 December | Conference
Vienna, Austria + virtual
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