Webinar – Global PFAS Regulation


Regulation of perfluoroalkyl substances in products

OTTAWA, ON, September 7, 2021 / CNW / – On September 15, 2021, Claigan Environmental Inc. (www.claigan.com) will present a webinar on new global restrictions on perfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) in products. The webinar will focus on how the new and upcoming restrictions in the US (TSCA), EU (REACH) and Canada (Canadian ban).

Perfluoroalkyl substances are a complex family of chemicals used to create waterproof coatings and in the manufacturing process of fluoropolymers such as PTFE. Due to bioaccumulation and biopersistent properties, longer chain PFAS substances are increasingly limited in products in most jurisdictions.

Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the United States has imposed notification requirements on long chain perfluoroalkyl carboxylates (LCPFAC), a subset of PFAS, in articles (physical products). At the same time, the United States proposed a new rule requiring the declaration of PFAS and fluoropolymers (such as PTFE and FKM) in products.

Meanwhile, the EU has created a new restriction in LCPFAC in products under REACH – from February 2023 and has an ongoing consultation to broadly restrict PFAS and perfluoropolumers. Canada is expected to release the LCPFAC restriction on Canada’s ban on certain substances this fall.

The main topics covered in this webinar are –

  • PFAS and LCPFAC – what are they?
  • US TSCA Important New Use Rule (SNUR) on LCPFAC
  • Proposed US TSCA Rule on Reporting PFAS and Perfluorinated Polymers
  • EU REACH Restriction of LCPFAC and the associated POP restriction of PFOA
  • EU restriction intention on PFAS and fluoropolymers
  • Intended Canadian restriction of the CFLPA
  • High risk materials
  • Compliance options

Due to the interest in these topics, two (2) webinars will be held on September 15 to accommodate a wider audience.

Webinars – Global PFAS Regulation
Dated: September 15, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. EST
Duration: 1 hour plus questions / answers
TO Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3008282922745689103 or on the Claigan website at www.claigan.com/webinaires

Register now or send an e-mail to [email protected]. For more information on Claigan Environmental’s Restricted Materials Services – see Claigan Services at www.claigan.com

About Claigan Environmental (www.claigan.com)

Claigan is a leading provider of regulatory advice and ISO 17025 accredited laboratory testing for restricted materials legislation. Claigan analyzes and tests hundreds of products per year for restricted material compliance. Claigan is dedicated to providing practical solutions for supply chain due diligence and social responsibility. At Claigan, we believe in “More Results”. Less travel. ‘

SOURCE Claigan Environment Inc.

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