22 Jan FRETWORK FORUM PROGRAMME
10.30 to 15:30 on WEDNESDAY 7th FEBRUARY 2018
Yew Lodge Hotel, Packington Hill, Kegworth, DE74 2DF
10:00 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10:30 – 10:50 FRETWORK
THE FRETWORK WEB SITE AND RELEVANT ISSUES FOR TODAY
This will include short descriptions of some of the factors involved in the day’s proceedings including data, statistics, the toxicity of chemicals and fires, clean and dirty burning behaviour, modern media, food, diet, health and anything else that makes the modern world so crazy.
10:50 – 11:10 CHEMICAL REGULATION
– HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT IS TOXIC AND WHAT IS NOT?
ADAM McCARTHY of ALBEMARLE will give an insight into how it is done.
11:20 – 11:40 INCINERATION
CAN FLAME RETARDANTS BE BURNT?
SANDER KROON, ICL-IP looks at another aspect of clean and dirty burning behaviour.
11:40 – 11:55 ANTIMONY TRIOXIDE
UPDATE FROM CAROLINE BRAIBANT OF i2a
What is going on in the World of chemical regulation?
11:55 – 12:10 ORGANOPHOSPHATES
ECHA has called for evidence on the use of 4 organophosphates that could have implications for the supply chain.
We shall have at least one and possibly more speakers to update us on what is happening on this important issue.
12:10 – 12:30 SPEAKER TO BE ANNOUNCED
12:30 – 13:30 LUNCH
….and time for networking and discussion.
THE AFTERNOON SESSION
13:30 – 13:50 CHEMICAL REGULATION
REGULATORY UPDATE ON CRITICAL CHEMICALS
ADAM McCARTHY, ALBEMARLE
14:00 – 1430 FFR – WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
The BFC have made proposals for the amendment of the FFR and FRETWORK has led a review and comment from one part of the supply chain in response. Some of the other elements of the day’s business also relate to this situation and we shall find time to discuss them all.
14:30 – 15:00 THE TOXICITY OF FIRE – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
Lots of people who don’t like flame retardants are getting very excited about the effect they may have on how fires burn. Another instance of clean and dirty burning? The paper was only published in December but we shall discuss some of the issues promoted by the paper.
15:00 – 15:10 SUBJECT FOR DISCUSSION TO BE ANNOUNCED
15:10 – 15:30 ROUNDUP DISCUSSION AND POSSIBILITIES?
15:30 END OF MEETING.
This programme may be subject to change as we remain flexible to adapt to events and any opportunities that may arise. The afternoon session in particular is still in the process of being finalised, as are some of the speakers. Some things we shall speak about are relatively new and we hope to bring an up-to-date overview of them all.