Chemical Compliance & Product Safety

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.

Deciphering your business' chemical compliance can be challenging, especially with the variances of regional and international legislation. 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.

Standard Rate (Non Members): £290 plus VAT GBP

Members Rate: £240 plus VAT GBP

Discounted rates are also available for multiple delegate bookings.

Duration: 4 hrs

To sign up, please click the appropriate 'Buy Now' button at the top of this page. Members of Eurofins | BLC should use the 'Members buy now' button. From here you will be asked to register to our online training portal, after which you can make payment by card. If already registered to the portal, please just sign in.

Once paid you will be enrolled onto the course and have access to its content for 14 days.

If you need more information, or would like to pay by invoice please contact us using the button below.

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


Head of Technical

Georgina Mawer

As Head of Technical, Georgina is responsible for the technical output of Eurofins | BLC specifically relating to consulting services and analytical and physical testing through the laboratory. Georgina has extensive knowledge with the leather, textiles and synthetic sector in the imposition of robust chemical management systems within their supply chains. She has supported 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 helps to implement upstream chemical management systems within chemical companies, manufacturers, brands and retailers. For further information on Eurofins | BLC visit 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 University of Lincoln with a BSc (Hons) Degree in Forensic Science.