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Product Regulation: The Regulatory Structure of Products

November 13, 2013

Co-sponsored by ALI CLE

This four-part webinar series will enhance your understanding of the complex range of legal, regulatory, product stewardship, standard setting, and private retailer initiatives influencing the marketing, distribution, and sale of products with significant chemical components. Participants will also develop a greater understanding of chemical regulation in the U.S. and abroad and future policy and directional changes.

Webinar #1: The Regulatory Structure of Products (Wednesday, November 13; 3 - 4:30 PM)

The first webinar equipped participants with an understanding of the regulatory infrastructure that underpins products regulation in the U.S. Panelists addressed the legal structure of regulation at both the federal and state levels, discussing the Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), and associated reform bills, California green chemistry laws, and related regulatory measures.

Faculty:

Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (moderator)

David Q. Andrews, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Environmental Working Group

Charles L. Franklin, Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Lynn G. Goldman, Staff Counsel, California Department of Toxic Substances Group