Asociaţia Producătorilor şi Distribuitorilor de Chimicale din România
Consiliul European al Industriei Chimice

Seminar on REACH, CLP and Responsible Care

Sponsored by CEFIC

Date: November 4th, 2014
Location: Hotel Grand Phoenicia, Bucharest Conference Room Bucharest

Romanian Chemical Producers and Distributors Association - APDCR organized on November 4, 2014 in Bucharest, the seminar "REACH, CLP and Responsible Care Initiative".

The seminar was organized in cooperation with the National Environmental Protection Agency-NEPA and sponsored by the European Chemical Industry Council, CEFIC

In the opening speech Mr. Claudiu Tuncu, APDCR President, made a presentation about the mission, vision and objectives of the association in the current conjuncture of the chemical industry in Romania. Ms. Mariana Mihalcea, Head of Chemicals Department, National Environmental Protection Agency spoke about Romanian authorities involved in implementing the chemicals legislation, and Mr. Dr. Erwin Annys, Policy Director at Cefic REACH department has reviewed CEFIC preoccupations concerning the topics addressed in this event.

The next presentations topics were as follows:

Mr. Dr. Erwin Annys, Cefic Director, Department REACH / Chemicals policy

  • REACH registration roadmap 2018
  • Directors Contact Group
  • Safety Data Sheet , exposure scenarios
  • Dead line for mixtures-CLP 2015

Mrs. Ofelia Bercaru, Head evaluation unit to ECHA

  • Evaluate as a cornerstone in REACH
  • The interaction between ECHA and companies with questions on REACH and CLP

Mr. Sjoerd Looijs, Cefic ManagerResponsible Care

  • The "Responsible Care" Initiative

The event was attended by over 110 people, academics, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Society of Romania, representatives from the chemical industry, manufacturers and importers from fields like cosmetics, detergents, lubricants, petrochemicals, materials construction, cement, paints, crop protection products, representatives of the Romanian Paint Industry Association, Romanian Crop Protection Association, Romanian Union of Cosmetics and Detergents Manufacturers, Patronage of the Producers and Importers of Lubricants, Chemicals and Automotive Accessories, Romanian Patronage of the Cement Industry and other Mineral Products for Constructions, Association of the Constructions Materials Producers from Romania, representatives from National Environmental Protection Agency, Labour Inspectorate, Defense Ministry, National Environmental Guard, National Authority for Consumer Protection.

APDCR Contact:

Str. Mihai Eminescu, nr. 105-107, 1st floor, apt.6
sector 2, Bucharest
Tel / Fax: +40371428080

09:00-09:30Participants registration 
09:30-10:00Welcome and introductionMr. Claudiu Tuncu, President
Association of Producers and
Distributor of Chemicals in Romania

Mrs. Mariana Mihalcea,
Head of Chemicals
Department, National
Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. Erwin Annys, Cefic Director
REACH/ Chemicals policy

10:00-11:15Reach Registration 2018
2018 registration roadmap
Director's Contact Group
Dr. Erwin Annys, Cefic Director REACH Chemicals policy
11:15-11:30Coffee break 
11:30-13.00Extended Safety Data Sheet
Exposure Scenario
CLP 2015-Deadline for mixtures
Dr. Erwin Annys, Cefic Director REACH Chemicals policy
14:00-15:00The evaluation as a corner stone in REACH
The interaction between ECHA and
companies having questions on REACH and CLP
Mrs. Ofelia Bercaru, ECHA Head of Evaluation Unit
15:00-15:15Coffee break 
15:15-15:45„Responsible Care” InitiativeMr. Sjoerd Looijs, Cefic RC Manager
15.45:16.00Q and A