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Biocidal and Plant Protection Products in the EU: Borderlines and Overlaps

  May 21, 2008  
The Center for Professional Advancement, An Online Training Format
July 29, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (EST–New York time)

Who Should Attend
This course offers a general review of the most recent European BPD and PPP legislation and how they relate and interact with each other in terms of regulatory scope, implementation schedules, compliance requirements, borderline situations and overlapping authorities. This training will benefit those in the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and related industries. It is designed for professionals involved in all aspects of biocides and pesticides applications including:

  • Research & Development
  • Technology, Formulation & Product Development
  • Marketing & Technical Sales
  • Business Decision Makers
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)
  • QA & QC Professionals

This 90-minute accredited online training course is designed to provide insight to the current complicated regulatory schemes in the EU governing the biocidal and plant protection products. The participants will gain a better understanding on how the two Directives (Biocidal Products Directive and the Plant Protection Products Directive) interact to regulate these products. During this training, practical case studies will be given to guide the audience through the confusing regulatory overlap regarding borderline products and dual authority.

Module 1:

  • Introduction to the Biocidal Products Directive (98/8/EC)
  • Introduction to the Plant Protection Products Directive (91/414/EEC)
  • Current regulatory compliance and implementation status

Module 2:
  • Borderline issues
  • Regulatory compliance requirements
  • Dossier preparation

Module 3:
  • Pro-active regulatory planning
  • Strategy for compliance

Organized by: The Center for Professional Advancement
Invited Speakers: Wen Schroeder, President, SEKI Cosmeticals, LLC

Wen Schroeder, President of SEKI Cosmeticals, LLC., is a consultant to the cosmetic, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Her company provides services in global regulatory affairs, chemical & product lifecycle management, skin care/treatment formulation & product development. Wen has served on the CTFA Air Quality Committee and is active in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and the Drug Information Network. She is the president of the Wisconsin Chapter of Formosan Association for Public Affairs and serves as an advisor to the Taiwan External Trade Development Council. She has over 20 years of personal care product development and pharmaceutical research experience with 29+ US patents and numerous foreign filings. Wen has received many awards of excellence including the Distinguished Performance Award in 1992 and annual IDEA awards from Kimberly-Clark Corporation, 1995 - 2006. She has degrees in Pharmacy and Environmental Science specializing in reproductive toxicology of PCBs and environmental law. Wen is a holder of the RAC certification from the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society with practical experience in the regulations of food, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices and chemical/formulation/product lifecycle management. Wen teaches SCC continuing education courses and has been invited to give technical presentations at numerous international conferences including the annual Cosmeceuticals Summit, Global Regulations for Cosmetics, the Color Cosmetics Summit and the HBA Global Expo. She is the Director at the Center for Professional Advancement for the courses “REACH (Registration, Evaluation & Authorization of Chemicals) - EU's Harmonized Chemical Policy & Regulation”, “GHS - Globally Harmonized System for Chemical Classification & Labeling”, and “Sunscreen Technology & Product Development”.
Deadline for Abstracts: n/a
Registration: Please click here for registration information.
E-mail: info@cfpa.com
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