Intertek Experts Present Proposition 65 Responsibilities for Food Contact Materials at Food Packaging Summit 2018

June 06, 2018

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, will be sponsoring and presenting at the Food Packaging Summit, taking place in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, from June 11-13, 2018.

The Food Packaging Summit is a forum for regulatory affairs specialists to exchange knowledge and learn from seasoned experts in government and industry. Intertek experts will be co-presenting with representatives from Keller & Heckman on Proposition 65 compliance considerations for manufacturers of food packaging, including how to determine if products fall within the safe harbor or require labeling. The presentation will be taking place on June 11 from 12:00 - 15:00 in the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore.

The second day of the program will focus on presentations delivered by speakers from U.S. FDA, covering developments on the use of in silico tools for risk assessment and the other research, which is taking place with the Department of Food Contact Notifications. This will be followed by an examination of carcinogenicity assays and efforts to reform the IARC Monographs Program delivered by experts from academia and industry.  Additionally, there will be practical sessions on meeting compliance responsibilities in China and on demonstrating the safety of impurities in food contact materials.  Finally, the day will conclude with a consultation amongst scientists, policy and communications experts regarding plastic packaging and overcoming state and local initiatives to ban these products.

Several of Intertek's scientific and regulatory experts will exhibiting and are available to discuss food contact materials, throughout the duration of the event.  To learn more about the food contact and Prop 65 services offered by our experts and within the larger Intertek organization, please visit: intertek.com/regulatory/food-contact/.

 

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Tracy Veale
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Naeem Mady
Vice President, Regulatory Market Access, HERS
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