Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson will speak, Saturday, October 23, 2010, on 'Understanding the EU REACH Regulation' at the Saint Joseph's University Global Chemical Regulations and Compliance Management Seminar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This seminar is open to the public. Environmental, health, and safety (EHS) professionals; product safety managers; technical and research and development professionals; and regulatory professionals are encouraged to attend. Additional information on the seminar is available online.
Ms. Bergeson, and other B&C, Acta, and Acta EU professionals, assist clients with health, safety, science policy, and related legal and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology and emerging transformative technologies, and on more traditional global chemical product approval matters. B&C, Acta, and Acta EU professionals offer expertise on a full range of global chemical program consulting services, which include, but are not limited to, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Screening Information Data Sets (SIDS), and the European Union's (EU) Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation.
Ms. Bergeson serves on a number of domestic and international nanotechnology standard setting and governance committees. She is a member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 229 on Nanotechnologies and works on several OECD Working Party on Manufactured Nanomaterials projects. B&C's European affiliate, Acta EU, maintains an extensive REACH practice, which is busy preparing for the November 2010 registration deadline.
Other topics addressed during the five-week seminar include: 'Overview of U.S. Federal and Canadian National Chemical Safety' (session held October 16); and 'Basics of the New U.N. Global Harmonized Systems for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals' (session held November 6).
About Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. -- Located in Washington, D.C., B&C is a law firm focusing on conventional and nanoscale industrial, agricultural, and specialty chemical and medical devices, product approval and regulation, product defense, and associated business issues. Clients are involved in many businesses, including conventional and nanoscale basic, specialty, and agricultural and antimicrobial chemicals; biotechnology, nanotechnology, and emerging transformative technologies; pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostic products; fibers; paints and coatings; printing and publishing; and plastic products. Additional information is available online.
About The Acta Group, L.L.C. and The Acta Group EU, Ltd -- Acta and Acta EU are consulting affiliates of B&C, established to control the spiraling costs and inefficiencies encountered by clients seeking approvals to market agricultural and industrial chemicals, products of biotechnology and nanotechnology, and Food and Drug Administration-regulated products. Acta and Acta EU manage products from concept to approval, utilizing the skills and experience of professionals who have worked in the specific product areas in government and industry. Additional information is available online.