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Product Safety, Market Surveillance and Nanomaterials

16 May, 2013 | (01 hr)

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This webcast will address the following:

  • Recent developments in product regulation, including proposed regulations  and enforcement.
  • New EU Product Safety and Market Surveillance regimes: the Commission proposes major changes, including country of origin labeling, technical documentation and new traceability requirements for consumer products. The Commission also wants the power to impose permanent and directly applicable restrictions on products.
  • Nanomaterials: the webcast will review the current status of the work of the Commission and ECHA on the regulation of nanomaterials under REACH. It will also discuss the Biocide Regulation and Medical Devices Regulation.
  • REACH: the webcast will summarize the Commission's 2012 review of REACH with a focus on enforcement and expectations for the future, including on Substances of Very High Concern.


Who should attend

All persons involved in product manufacturing:

  • EHS managers
  • Product Stewards
  • Quality Control Managers
  • Marketing Managers


Mike Penman

Mike Penman
Founder and Partner
Penman Consulting BVBA (formerly with ExxonMobil)

Mike Penman, has over 30 years' experience in managing toxicology, regulatory affairs and information technology within major companies (ICI 1976 – 1997; ExxonMobil 1997 – 2007) and associated trade associations. Initially laboratory based working on alternatives to long-term ca...Full Bio

Nicolas Herbatschek

Nicolas Herbatschek
Hunton & Williams

Nicolas has broad experience in advising multinational companies on regulatory, risk and liability issues. He has particular experience in EU regulatory law, including chemical regulation, electronic regulation, energy and life science.

Nicolas completed his studies at the University of V...Full Bio

Lucas Bergkamp

Lucas Bergkamp (Moderator)
Council Director, Environment & Regulatory Affairs Council
The Conference Board
Hunton & Williams

Lucas Bergkamp is Director of the Environment & Product Stewardship Council for The Conference Board. In this role, he works with members to identify opportunities to share experience and expertise relevant to managing environmental and product stewardship challenges.

He is a Partner ...Full Bio

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