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Preservatives and Biocides in Consumer Products

  May 21, 2008  
The Center for Professional Advancement, An Online Training Format
August 21, 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 US laws & regulations on pesticides, biocides & preservatives and regulations in terms of regulatory scope, implementation schedules, and compliance requirements. It is designed for professionals involved in all aspects of biocides and preservatives in both manufacture and/or applications of these products. This training will be benefit those in the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and other consumer products industries. Personnel in the following areas will benefit.

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

This 90-minute accredited online training course is designed to provide insight into the US regulatory control and management over the use of pesticides, biocides & preservatives in consumer products. It provides a review of the federal pesticide laws and regulations including FIFRA, FFDCA, etc. Discussions will include how these relevant laws and regulations interact, the current integrated pesticide management program, registration requirements, compliance and enforcement. Practical case studies will be given to provide a US-EU comparison and contrast on regulatory controls over pesticides.

Module 1:

  • Federal FIFRA overview
  • Relevant statutes affecting the US pesticides management practice

Module 2:
  • Current regulatory compliance and implementation status
  • Pesticide registration

Module 3:
  • US vs. EU pesticide control: compare & contrast
  • Strategy for pro-active regulatory planning, compliance and performance

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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