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WelcomeTerry HylandSenior Editor, North America, Chemical Watch
- Session 1: TSCA
High level overviewKelly FranklinNorth America Editor, Chemical Watch
Risk Management under reformed TSCA
Liz HitchcockDirector, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families
- Big picture public health expectations for management (timelines; prohibitions; restrictions)
- Historical context for proposals so far (TSCA required that "first ten" come from existing workplan; assessments done prior to 2016; MC exposure deaths, etc; EPA work prior to 2016)
- What are we seeing / not seeing in first management rule proposals
- Fenceline communities
Risk evaluations under TSCA
Kimberly Wise WhiteVice President, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, American Chemistry Council (ACC)
- Enhancing Prioritization and Scoping
- Data Gathering: Integrating Hazard and Exposure Information for Safety Determinations
- Manufacturer and Downstream User Engagement and Outreach
TSCA reporting including PFAS and Asbestos
Lynn L. BergesonManaging Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, United States
- TSCA Regulation of PFAS
- TSCA Reporting under Section 8(a)(7)
- Asbestos Risk Management
Section 4 Test Orders
David B. FischerCounsel, Keller & Heckman, US
- TSCA section 4 – Key provisions
- EPA test orders
- Considerations in fulfilling test orders
- National PFAS Testing Strategy
Significant New Use Rules (SNURs)
Rose PassarellaAssociate Director - Chemicals, Intertek
- SNURs for existing chemicals
- SNURs for new chemicals
- Practical considerations for notifications and SNURs
- Session 2: Emerging state regulatory trends
Emerging state regulatory trends
Nhat NguyenChief Analyst, Chemical Watch
- Chemical restrictions (PFAS, flame retardant, etc.)
- Extended producer responsibility (EPR)
- State regulations concerning various downstream sectors such as cosmetics, packaging and food contact materials, automotive, home care, etc.
Washington State Regulations- Updates and Opportunities
Lola FloresWashington State Department of Ecology, USA
- Safer Products for Washington (SPWA): After completing the first phase of SPWA where do we stand in rulemaking and future compliance. An overview on the second phase priority chemicals.
- New regulations: Our work on toxics in cosmetics and updates on addressing the tire chemical 6PPD.
- Opportunities for community involvement in the development of regulations.
California Prop 65 recent rulemaking activity
Carolyn N. RowanChief Counsel, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
- Prop 65 basics: listings, safe harbor levels, safe harbor warnings, etc.
- How OEHHA assists businesses’ efforts to comply with Prop 65
- Recently completed and proposed regulatory amendments
Please choose either Session 3: Other regulatory developments in the USA
- Session 3: Other regulatory developments in the USA
Legal requirements of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Green Guides
Lisa R. BurchiOf Counsel, Bergeson & Campbell PC, United States
- History of the Green Guides with focus on 2012 update and specific environmental marketing claims addressed.
- Legal review of the Green Guides – how they have been implemented and enforced.
- Discussion of FTC’s 2022 request for public comment to update the Green Guides, a summary of the comments submitted, and what can be expected.
Downstream perspective on the FTC Green Guides
Molly BlessingDirector of Sustainability, HCPA
- Updates of most value to the household and commercial products industry
- Challenges, including intersection of FTC Green Guides with state labeling legislation
Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging RegulationsMelanie RybarRegulatory and Compliance Analyst, Chemical Watch
Networking drinks reception
Join us for relaxed networking, drinks and appetisers with our speakers and attendees.
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