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TSG and MLA Seminar: TSCA, Prop 65 and CA Green Chemistry (April 28-30, 2014)

Technology Sciences Group (TSG) and McKenna Long & Aldridge (MLA) are holding a seminar titled “Regulating Chemicals in California, the United States and East Asia.” Experienced regulatory and legal professionals from TSG, MLA and Sumika Chemical Analysis Service will provide a comprehensive review of topics essential for effectively navigating Proposition 65, California’s Safer Consumer Products program, TSCA and chemical regulation in East Asia. The three-day seminar will be held in MLA’s Washington D.C. office from April 28-30, 2014.  

Program details, including the full agenda, can be found below.

Register for the seminar

Date:
April 28th – 30th 2014

Location:
1900 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Cost:
$250 – Prop 65/CA SCP only
$550 – TSCA only
$800 for both courses

For more information please Contact TSG.

April 28:

California's Prop 65 and "Green Chemistry" Law

8:00 am Registration; Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am Proposition 65 Cordon Baesel and Stan Landfair and , McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, and Greg Gorder, Technology Sciences Group Inc.
  • Warning requirements and discharge prohibition for Proposition 65 – listed chemicals
  • Conducting exposure assessments to determine when Proposition 65 requirements apply
  • Managing legal and business risks
  • Defending your company: How to respond when you receive a Notice on Intent To Sue
  • Recent legislative and litigation developments
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Green Chemistry and the Safer Consumer Products Regulations Stan Landfair and Cordon Baesel, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, and Greg Gorder, Technology Sciences Group Inc.
  • Products and chemicals covered under the SCP Regulations
  • Requirements for manufacturers, importers, assemblers and retailers
  • Alternatives analyses (AA): triggers, process and consequences
2:00 pm Break
2:15 pm Green Chemistry and the Safer Consumer Products Regulations (Continued)
  • Regulatory decisions and enforcement
    • Managing legal and business/supply chain risks: protecting trade secrets
5:00 pm Cocktail Reception
 
April 29:

TSCA

8:00 am Registration; Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am Introduction to TSCA Stanley W. Landfair, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Goals of TSCA
  • Scope of TSCA (chemical substances, mixtures, articles)
  • Key TSCA terms
  • Activities subject to TSCA (manufacturing, processing, use, distribution, disposal)
9:00 am The TSCA Inventory Saadia Eltayeb, Ph.D., Technology Sciences Group Inc.
  • Development of the TSCA Initial Inventory
  • Inventory nomenclature
  • Inventory corrections
  • Structure of the Inventory
  • Bona Fide Intent to Manufacture Notices
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Premanufacture Notices: The Critical Requirement for Importers and Manufacturers Stanley W. Landfair, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Exclusions and exemptions
11:30 am Preparing a PMN and Seeing It Through EPA's Review Will Pettit, Technology Sciences Group Inc.
12:30 pm Luncheon Presentation: Guest Speaker TBD
1:30 pm EPA's Regulation of New Chemicals and New Uses Michael Boucher, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Section 5(e) consent orders
  • Significant New Use Rules
  • Regulation of nanoscale materials under TSCA
2:30 pm Import and Export Requirements Stanley W. Landfair, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm EPA's Preliminary Assessment Information Rules and Section 8(d) Reporting Requirements for Health and Safety Studies Michael Boucher, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Basic requirements
3:45 pm Test Rules Michael Boucher, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Selection of chemicals for consideration
  • Section 4's test rule authority
  • High Production Volume Challenge
4:15 pm Managing for TSCA Compliance Andrea Malinowski, Corporate Counsel, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co
5:00 pm Cocktail Reception
 
April 30:

TSCA

8:00 am Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am EPA's Chemical Data Reporting Rule and Canada's Domestic Substances List Inventory Phase 2 Will Pettit, Technology Sciences Group Inc.
  • Lessons learned from 2012 CDR Rule and preparing for 2016
  • Canada's Domestic Substances List Inventory Update Phase 2 (2013)
9:45 am Break
10:00 am Section 8(c) Recordkeeping for Reports of "Significant Adverse Reactions" and Section 8(e) Reporting of "Substantial Risk" Information Stanley W. Landfair, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
11:00 am EPA's Existing Chemicals Management Program under TSCA Michael Boucher, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Status of and prospects for modernizing TSCA
  • EPA's authority under and use of section 6
  • TSCA Work Plan Chemicals
11:45 am Protecting Confidentiality of Information Submitted to EPA Michael Boucher, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • EPA's Confidential Business Information Challenge
12:15 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Preparing for TSCA Inspections and Limiting Liability for Violations Stanley W. Landfair, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • What to expect when you are inspected by EPA
  • Effective use of EPA's Self-Policing Policy ("Audit Policy")
2:15 pm Chemical Regulatory Update: East Asia Makiko Hayashi, Sumika Chemical Analysis Service, Ltd. (Japan)
  • Latest chemical regulatory developments in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan
3:30 pm Summary & Wrap-Up  




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