Program

Tuesday Feb 06th, 2018

08:00-09:45
Session 1: Chemical Control Legislation in Latin America
Chair
Volker Soballa, Evonik
25’
Brazil - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) and aspects of GHS    » Download (4.24MB)
Cayssa Marcondes,
Ministry of Environment of Brazil
20’
Mexico - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) » Download (3.54MB)
Nidia Mariana Calvo Méndez, HP
20’
Colombia - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) » Download (3.62MB)[updated 09 Feb]
Rodolfo Ivan Alarcon Mora, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia
20’
Argentina - Overview on chemical control legislation (labelling, MSDS, existing and new substances, etc) » Download (3.51MB)[updated 09 Feb]
Alejandra Acosta,
Ministry of Environment and
Sustainable Development of Argentina
20’
Emerging chemical control regulations in Latin America - an industry perspective with a focus on Chile, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Venezuela, Uruguay, Peru and Paraguay. » Download (3.56MB)
Roland Bircher,
Sherwin-Williams
09:45-10:15
Coffee break
10:15-11:45
Session 2: Chemical Control legislation in Canada and Latin America
Chair
Volker Soballa, Evonik
20’
The Latin America Regulatory Cooperation Forum - aiming to achieve regulatory consistency and simplification in the region » Download (3.58MB)
Daniel Rios, Givaudan
25’
Canada - Canadian Chemicals Management Plan – continuity and evolution   
  • Highlights of the CMP and past success
  • CMP 3, 5 year phase and discuss challenges and areas of expected continuity and evolution
» Download (4.38MB)
Joyce Borkhoff, Intertek
25’
Canada’s New and existing substances Program
  • A soft comparison between CEPA and the new TSCA
  • Testing and alternate data sources
  • Information Collection sources
» Download (3.60MB)
Dan Bastien, Knoell USA
20’
Overview of several chemical control legalisations regulated by Health Canada:
  • Chemicals in the Workplace (WHMIS and it's transition to GHS format)
  • Hazardous Products Act and implementing Regulations
» Download (3.63MB)
Angela Farinaccio,
Health Canada
11:45-12:30
Q&A on Latin America and Canada
All speakers from session 1 and 2
12:30-13:30
Lunch break
13:30-15:30
Session 3: Roundtable Trends and issues on risk management by the chemical industry
Chair
Rose Passarella, Intertek
20’
Houston we had a problem; what worked, lessons (to be) learned by industry in achieving and maintaining process safety excellence » Download (3.37MB)
Keith Silverman, Ashland
20’
updated topic; Worker risk and exposure in the USA: Risk Management Measures according to EPA and OSHA » Download (3.57MB)
Robert Helminiak, SOCMA
20’
Industry perspective on risk assessment and emerging hazard regulations for endocrine disruptors » Download (4.37MB)
Volker Soballa,
Evonik
20’
The value of the Chemical Safety Report and how Supply Chain Communication is critical     » Download (3.65MB)
Claudio Carlon, ECHA
20’
Implementation of REACH data in your company/supply chain responsibilities and consequences for EHS management » Download (5.32MB)[updated 09 Feb]
Leo van der Biessen,
Royal HaskoningDHV
20’
Roundtable discussion
 
15:30-16:00
Coffee break
16:00-18:30
Session 4: Chemical Control legislation in USA and nanomaterials
Chair
James Votaw,
Keller and Heckman
30’
USA – state focus, including new California safer Chemicals requirements » Download (3.73MB)
Warren Lehrenbaum,
Crowell & Moring
25’
New chemical program activities » Download (3.41MB)
Tanya Mottley, US EPA
20’
Significant New Use Rules (SNURs). Mechanics on how they become available in TSCA » Download (3.39MB)
Catherine Croke, Evonik
30’
Nanomaterials definitions and regional perspectives Overview and consequences of Nano Material Reporting Rule in TSCA for industry » Download (3.82MB)
Mark Herwig,
United Technologies Corporation
25’
EU view and overview of EU Member States perspective on nanomaterials » Download (3.74MB)
Andrej Kobe,
European Commission DG Environment
20’
Panel discussion
 
18:30
End of Sessions - Day 1