Chemical Compliance & Product Safety

Standard Rate: £290 GBP*

Manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers across the supply chain have a duty to protect consumers and the environment from exposure to harmful chemicals within their products. With various regional and international legislation, deciphering your business' chemical compliance can be challenging. This course will guide you through essential legislation that may affect your business and how you can ensure that you are compliant, in a simple step-by-step process.

*Discounted rates available for Eurofins | BLC Members and multiple delegate bookings.

Delegates save up to 30% through online training compared with attending a course onsite.

Course Highlights

  • Topical Global Legislation

    Gain an overview of key chemical compliance legislation such as REACH, California Proposition 65, and China GB Standards.

  • Due Diligence Testing

    Understand the importance of carrying out regular due diligence testing (RSL testing) and how this can affect the bottom line and your customers.

  • MRSL: The Future

    Get insight into future-proofing your chemical compliance as well as a brief introduction into the concept of MRSL (Manufacturing Restricted Substances List).

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction & Scene Setting

    • Welcome to the Course

    • Restricted Substances - What are they?

  • 2

    Chemicals of Concern

    • Chromium(VI)

    • Formaldehyde

    • Azo Dyes

    • Pentachlorophenol (PCP)

    • Heavy Metals

    • Phthalates

    • Additional Chemicals of Concern

  • 3

    Topical Legislation

    • Europe: Introduction to REACH

    • Europe: Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs)

    • Europe: Annex XVII

    • Product Safety Directive

    • United States: Proposition 65 and CPSIA

    • China: GB Standards

  • 4

    Case Studies

    • Introduction

    • Insole

    • Handbag Strap

    • Heel Wrap

    • International Examples

    • NGOs

  • 5

    Future Proofing

    • Detox Campaign and an Introduction to MRSL

  • 6

    Due Diligence Strategies

    • Due Diligence

  • 7

    Course Feedback Survey

    • Course Feedback Survey

Speaker

Chemistry Lead & Chem-MAP Technical Manager

Georgina Mawer

Georgina works with the leather, textiles and synthetic sector in the imposition of robust chemical management systems within their supply chains. Georgina supports brands, manufacturers and chemical companies with compliance programmes, due diligence procedures, trouble shooting and technical support on RSL and MRSL listed substances and the accompanying challenges. In addition, Georgina is the Technical Manager for the Eurofins | Chem-MAP Programme; a ZDHC approved MRSL verification system. In this role, Georgina helps to implement upstream chemical management systems within chemical companies, manufacturers, brands, and retailers. For further information on Chem-MAP, visit www.chem-map.com. Prior to joining Eurofins | BLC, Georgina worked in Analytical Research and Development (AR&D) and Quality Control (QC) roles in pharmaceutical laboratories after graduating from the University of Lincoln with a BSc. (Hons) Degree in Forensic Science. For more information about Eurofins | BLC visit www.blcleathertch.com

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