International Akademie Fresenius Conference - Microplastics

21.-22. April 2020 | Düsseldorf

Regulatory Changes and Risk Assessment for Intentionally Added Microplastics


Regulatory Changes

  • European Commission: Update on microplastics and the EU Plastics Strategy
  • ECHA: REACH restriction of intentionally added microplastics – status update
  • Practical evidence for in favor of discussing a refinement of the new legal framework: The example of polyethylene wax
  • Cefic perspective on the expected regulatory changes
  • Industry perspective on ECHA‘s restriction proposal: The implications for polymer dispersions and their down-stream industrial uses
  • Intentionally added microplastics in agricultural products

Risk Assessment

  • The German BfR on microplastics in food:Oral uptake, toxicology and initial aspects of risk assessment
  • Modeling the flows of microplastic to the environment
  • Transferring microplastic fate and effects knowledge from the environment to human health
    Understanding microplastic exposure and hazard in a global context

Proactive Solutions

  • Microplastic to microfibers – How to achieve zero leakage to the environment

Until 6 March 2020 you will receive an early bird discount of 10 %. Simply enter the discount code "27FB04AM29" when you register.
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Source: Akademie Fresenius GmbH