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Doing Business in the EU in the Next 5 Years

​Earn 1 Contact Hour

This free webinar is sponsored by Sphera

As the final significant EU REACH registration deadline looms on the horizon in 2018, it is an appropriate time to take stock of some of the important and emerging requirements for doing business in the European Union from a product stewardship perspective.  

In this webinar we will explore:
  • ​Generalities when placing products on the Market in the EU
  • REACH Related Considerations
    • ​Obligations regarding Exposure Scenarios and Extended Safety Data Sheets
    • Formulators communication of safe use mixture information using the SUMI and LCID methodologies
    • Substance Volume Tracking & reporting requirements
    • The availability of ECHA Registered Substance Data
  • Poison Center notifications and implications
  • Country specific VS EU regulatory requirements
  • The implications of the ebb and flow of EU membership; Brexit, Turkey and others


Learning Objectives

Upon completion participants will be able to: 
  • ​Identify some of the main hazard communication requirements for placing products on the market in the EU. 
  • Describe the various REACH related regulatory requirements.
  • Understand upcoming issues and requirements for hazard communication in EU


Kimberly Bull
Current Position: Regulatory Analyst
Kimberly Bull is an ecotoxicologist with a Master’s Degree in Environmental Toxicology from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) and has been with Sphera Solutions for 8 years. In her role as a Regulatory Analyst she is responsible for the analysis and implementation of global chemical regulations into the Sphera Product Stewardship offerings and lends her ecotoxicology expertise to the complex area of environmental classification for GHS and transport.  Prior to joining Sphera, she conducted research in the assessment of emerging chemicals such as nanomaterials and flame retardants for the Canadian Chemicals Management Plan, as well as in genomics and proteomics. She is published in scientific journals and has presented at multiple conferences and poster sessions.

Francis Trudeau
Current Position: Senior Product Manager
Francis Trudeau has worked for nearly 20 years in product compliance and chemical management. Francis has significant experience in solutions management and development, global regulations and industry standards enforced worldwide. He has worked on a wide variety of projects that support Sphera's integrated information management solutions, and addresses legal compliance challenges and the implementation of regulations in databases and software applications.  Francis is a recognised industry expert, serving both as a featured speaker at international conferences and leading multi-organisation task forces in establishing industry best practices for regulatory compliance.



Format- Free Webinar Recording
Time- 1 Hour
Credit- 1 Hour​

 Learning Level - Competent

A Comp​etent learner can perform to basic standards; has a thorough understanding of the content area but limited practical/work experience in the application of the content/concepts​