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Information session: public consultation on microplastics restriction

Webinar date

3 April 2019 11:00 - 13:00 EET, GMT +2


This online information session will provide an update on the proposed restriction on the placing on the market of intentionally-added microplastics, which was submitted to ECHA’s scientific committees on 11 January 2019. Following the required conformity check, a 6 month public consultation on the proposal started on 20 March. This webinar will introduce the detail of the proposal and clarify the objectives of the public consultation.

The session will also provide an opportunity for our panel of experts to answer any questions on the proposal and how to prepare and submit any comments in the consultation.






Introduction to webinar and its purpose

Mark Blainey

11:10 – 11.30

Presentation 1: Scope of the proposed restriction

Peter Simpson

11.30 – 12.00

Q&A on the scope of the proposed restriction

Peter Simpson, Pertti Elo and Anu Kapanen

Moderator: Mark Blainey

12:00 – 12:10 Break  

12:10 – 12:20

Presentation 2: Participating in the public consultation

Evgenia Stoyanova

12:20 – 12:50

Q&A on the public consultation

Evgenia Stoyanova, Peter Simpson and Sanna Henrichson.

Moderator: Mark Blainey

12:50 – 13:00

Concluding remarks and next steps

Mark Blainey