HCF 2018 Program to Tackle Hot-button Issues

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASome of the most pressing issues facing the global chemical industry will be examined at the Helsinki Chemicals Forum on June 14-15, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. A key gathering for chemicals safety professionals, HCF is an independent forum that aims to promote chemicals safety and chemicals management globally.

The program for 2018 was recently published. Key-note speakers and expert panelists will probe hot-button issues such as the best way to communicate risk of endocrine disruptors in the social-media era, the challenges faced in harmonizing chemical regulations around the world, problems with micro-plastics in the environment and regulation vs product stewardship in managing nanomaterials.

Last year’s event attracted 189 delegates from 39 countries. It celebrated the 10th anniversary of the EU’s REACH regulation, and took a look at what chemicals legislation has achieved over the past decade, among other topics.

The 2018 program can be viewed on HCF’s website.

Posted by Leslie Burt

Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) Selects Innofactor’s Chemical Data Management System

The Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes) has selected Innofactor in a public procurement competition as the provider for their chemical data digital management (KemiDigi) system and related services. Innofactor is a leading Nordic provider of digitalization and cloud solutions that serves over 1,500 commercial, public, and third sector organizations. The system delivery consists of the delivery project for the new system, the conversion of the current system, and maintenance and support services and other specialist services.

Tukes is a licensing and supervisory authority that promotes the safety and reliability of products, services and industrial activities in Finland. The agency is tasked with the surveillance of products, services and production systems within its fields of operation, and enforces the relevant legislation.  Tukes is the Finnish national agency responsible for the chemicals surveillance and an important partner of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), in particular as to the enforcement of the REACH and CLP Regulations of the European Union.

For details, visit innofactor.com.