Webinars

Webinars are information sessions hosted online, and consisting of presentations, video and other interactive features such as questions and answers, desktop sharing and audio conferencing. Up to one thousand participants can remotely join a webinar at once.

A registration link will be available for each individual webinar closer to the event date and all webinars, including a webinar programme and registration link will be announced in ECHA's weekly e-News.

The webinar programme is subject to change. Exact dates will be confirmed as they become available.

Each webinar will be recorded and later published on the ECHA website.

2019

Revised REACH information requirements for nanoforms: are you ready?
12 November 2019
11:00 - 13:30 EET, GMT +2

 

Description

Updated REACH Annexes for the nanoforms of substances begin to apply as of 1 January 2020. The updated Annexes introduce new concepts: nanoform and a set of similar nanoforms. The updated REACH Annex VI also defines specific characterisation parameters for the nanoforms of substances.

The first part of this webinar explains what a nanoform is and how to build a set of similar nanoforms. It also explains how to fulfil data requirements for the characterisation of nanoforms. The second part introduces new IUCLID fields for reporting the characterisation parameters of nanoforms and gives some practical examples on how to use the different fields. You will also have the chance to ask questions from our experts.

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Date
12 November 2019
11:00 - 13:30 EET, GMT +2
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What’s new in IUCLID 6.4?
8 November 2019
11:00 - 12:00 EET, GMT +2

 

Description

A new IUCLID will be available on 30 October.

Version 6.4.0 takes into account changes to the REACH Regulation, including new data fields for reporting nanoforms as well as the latest amendments (ATPs) to the CLP Regulation.

It also contains new features for the upcoming database on substances of very high concern in articles (SCIP) and supports the needs of several regulatory authorities, in particular the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and the authorities managing chemicals in Australia and New Zealand.

The web user interface has also been improved with direct navigation to referenced documents in dossiers, advanced printing options and a more compact document view.

Join the webinar to learn more about the new features and use the opportunity to ask questions from our experts.

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Date
8 November 2019
11:00 - 12:00 EET, GMT +2
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GreenScreen – an effective tool and methodology to compare chemical hazards and identify safer alternatives
28 October 2019
16:00 - 18:00 EET, GMT +2

 

Description

This webinar introduces how the GreenScreen methodology and tool enable you to compare substances on multiple hazard endpoints and rank them according to four benchmarks. You will hear examples of how companies and authorities use it to find safer alternatives to substances of concern.

You will also have the chance to ask questions from the presenters.

 

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Title

Speaker

16:00

Introduction

Adam Elwan, ECHA

16:10 – 16.35

Introduction to GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals

Shari Franjevic, Clean Production Action

16.35 – 16:50

GreenScreen in Government – the case of Washington State Department of Ecology

Brian Penttila, Washington State Department of Ecology

16:50 – 17:05

The business case for alternatives assessment – How HP uses GreenScreen

Cory Robertson, Hewlett Packard

17:05 – 17:25

Applying GreenScreen in the European context

Paul Ashford, Anthesis Group

17:25 – 17:35

Conclusions

Adam Elwan, ECHA

17:35 – 18:15

Webinar open for questions

 

Date
28 October 2019
16:00 - 18:00 EET, GMT +2
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New features of EUSES 2.2.0
17 October 2019
11:00 - 13:00 EET, GMT +2

 

Description

EUSES is a tool that enables you to carry out chemical risk assessments.

Join our webinar to learn about the new features of EUSES version 2.2.0. We will cover the new and updated environmental emission scenarios for biocides, the new emission pathway of direct releases to the environment and the new version of the SimpleTreat model (4.0).

If you are a company working on environmental risk assessment of biocides, this webinar will be particularly useful for you.

You will have the chance to ask questions from our expert panel.

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Timing

Title

Speaker

11:00

Introduction

Heike SCHIMMELPFENNIG, ECHA

11:10

Live demo: how to use EUSES 2.2.0

Eugénia NOGUEIRO, ECHA

11.50

Conclusions

Heike SCHIMMELPFENNIG, ECHA

12:00 – 13:00

Q&A

Heike SCHIMMELPFENNIG, Eugénia NOGUEIRO, and Adriana LIPKOVA - ECHA

Date
17 October 2019
11:00 - 13:00 EET, GMT +2
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Call for evidence on a possible restriction on the placing on the market and use of lead in ammunition (shot and bullets) and fishing tackle
10 October 2019
11:00 - 12:30 EET, GMT +2

 

Description

As a follow-up to the proposed restriction on the use of lead in shot in wetlands, ECHA has been requested by the commission to prepare a restriction proposal on the placing on the market and use of lead in ammunition (shot and bullets) and fishing tackle.

This information session is intended to clarify the scope of ECHA’s investigation and answer your questions related to the call for evidence.

The session is intended for stakeholders planning to provide relevant information for the preparation of the restriction proposal. The call for evidence is open until 15 December 2019.

The session is open to all. The maximum capacity is 1 000 participants.

Media are invited to send their enquiries to press [at] echa.europa.eu.

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Timing

Title

Speaker

11:00

Introduction

Mark Blainey, ECHA

11:05

Presentation 1: Scope of the investigation

Christiaan Logtmeijer, ECHA

11:25

Q&A

Christiaan Logtmeijer, Peter Simpson and Ida Lehtimäki - ECHA

Moderator: Mark Blainey, ECHA

12:25

Concluding remarks and next steps

Mark Blainey, ECHA

12:30

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Date
10 October 2019
11:00 - 12:30 EET, GMT +2
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Using the IUCLID web interface for biocides submissions
15 May 2019
11:00 - 12:00 EEST

 

Description

This webinar will introduce you to the latest IUCLID web interface improvements and functionalities for biocides submissions. The webinar presents features such as the creation and navigation of a BPR dossier, the comparison tool, and the report generator.

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Date
15 May 2019
11:00 - 12:00 EEST
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IUCLID 6 update
29 April 2019
13:00 - 14:30 EEST

 

Description

A new service release of IUCLID 6 will feature an enhanced and improved web user interface, including the management of reference substances, an improved comparison and validation report, clearer navigation through your dataset’s information, the full report generator, as well as advanced dossier creation and import settings. It also includes a guided dossier approach for Poison Centre Notification (PCN) which allows you to prepare notifications for hazardous mixtures. The guided dossier approach provides a simplified, task-based, approach to dossier creation.

Join this webinar to find out about the changes and use the opportunity to ask questions from our experts.

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Date
29 April 2019
13:00 - 14:30 EEST
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Information session: public consultation on microplastics restriction
3 April 2019
11:00 - 13:00 EET, GMT +2

 

Description

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.

Agenda

Timing

Title

Speaker

11:00

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

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