ESMA Academy: Chemical Regulation

Comprehensive Knowledge Transfer
12 October 2023 (online)


Why are chemicals regulated

Did you know that the REACH Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 on the registration, evaluation and authorisation (and restriction) of chemicals was introduced to address around 100,000 chemicals on the market that had not been properly evaluated? Regulators were responsible for evaluating chemicals, but the process was slow and unproductive. People at home and at work were being exposed to chemicals without understanding the hazards of these chemicals on themselves and the environment.


In-depth overview

An overview of chemical regulation will cover the following areas: Registration and control of chemicals through REACH processes, occupational health, consumer exposure, environmental pollution & disasters, along with environmental protection legislation, sustainability and waste. An overview of specific chemical legislation will include GHS, CLP, REACH, the Stockholm Convention and Transport Regulation. The European Green Deal and the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability will also be featured, along with a look at UK Regulation post-Brexit.


Who should attend

Most in our industry are impacted by chemical regulation. Regulations can be difficult to navigate, and it is not always clear who is impacted and why. The course looks at the history of chemical regulation, how it evolved and why, focusing on the legislation that impacts the print sector and associated industries. Delegates will achieve a sound understanding of sector-specific chemical regulation. It will be of interest to a wide variety of employees and interested parties, including top-level management responsible for ensuring the legislation is complied with.



13:00 – 13:15 Welcome, Q&A
13:15 – 14:15 Why chemicals are regulated
14:15 – 14:45 Specific legislation Part I
14:45 – 15:15 Break
15:15 – 16:30 Specific legislation Part II
16:30 – 16:45 European Chemicals Agency databases and other information sources
16:45 – 17:00 Round up, questions and session closing

 All times are Central European Time (CET)


ESMA Academy: Chemical Regulation

Comprehensive Knowledge Transfer

12 October 2023

Location: Online

Participation fee: 350 EUR -> Early Bird: 295 EUR 
ESMA Members: 295 EUR -> Early Bird: 195 EUR

In cooperation with Chemical Compliance Advisory Services.


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