The goal to look from all angles at upcoming regulatory requirements and possible solutions for the notification of products (including the notification to the SCIP database) was achieved for sure at the opesus Product and Poison Centres Notification Virtual Conference 2020 on May 18th and 19th. Attendees got informative contents, interesting presentations and enjoyed the relaxed course of the whole event. Since almost all the 140 participants stayed online until the very end of the Q&A and collaboration sessions, a large part of the current questions on the topic could be collected and answered. Read more
The revised Waste Framework Directive (WFD) requires the establishment of a database for information on substances of concern in articles as such or in complex objects (products) (SCIP). The goal of this database is to improve the transparency on hazardous substances in articles for waste operators, authorities and consumers. Read more
The coronavirus has forced most of us to spend our lives inside and online to stop the spread and flatten the curve. In light of the global pandemic, our upcoming conference will not be held in Frankfurt, but as an online conference! Read more
ChemCon Americas was held in Philadelphia from March 2nd-March 6th. The five-day event was well-attended, bringing together experts from companies, authorities, and organizations. Read more
At a working group meeting of the working group “legally compliant environmental management”, Andreas Müller presented on the ECHA SCIP Database. As the opesus expert on the upcoming SCIP requirements, Andreas covered the regulatory requirements and included tips on how companies can start preparing for the upcoming deadline. Read more
Since 2013 opesus has been attending the Federal Institute of Risk (BfR) annual user conferences. This year Markus Pogrzeba and Mark Pfister attended the 10th BfR user conference in Berlin. Being the 10th event, it had one of the largest turnouts with about 350 attendees. The focus was the implementation of the harmonized notification obligations according to Annex VIII of the CLP regulation. Read more
opesus was on the road again last week. On Nov 11th, at the meeting of the of the German SAP User Group (DSAG), and the next day, on Nov 12th, at the EHS IT workgroup of the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI). Markus Pogrzeba is the deputy speaker of the DSAG EH&S workgroup. Additionally, he spoke on the latest updates on CLP Art. 45 at the VCI EHS IT workgroup. Read more
The SAP EHS and Product Compliance Conference at the SAP HQ in Newtown Square was a highlight this autumn. With around 200 people from all areas of the industry and very well attended presentations and lively discussions, we couldn’t have hoped for more.