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Webinar: U.S. Regulatory Compliance in the Rubber Industry

March 26, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Webinar Overview: This webinar is designed for managers or technical personnel working in the rubber industry. Geared specifically towards U.S. regulatory compliance, this webinar outlines the various U.S. regulations in effect that a rubber manufacturer should be aware of and be able to certify their compliance. This is the perfect course for both the technical and non-technical individual. The following topics will be covered:
– Food Contact
– Transportation
– Conflict Minerals
– SARA Title III
– California Prop 65
– Other State Right-to-Know Laws

Price: Free for Members / $49 Non-member


Instructor: Denise Kotz, Strategic Realm Consulting, LLC
Bio: Denise Kotz is founder and principal consultant at Strategic Realm Consulting, LLC, a consulting company providing guidance in product regulatory and product stewardship. She is a subject matter expert (SME) on a wide range of global product regulatory requirements and product stewardship processes / management systems. She uses a risk-based approach to regulatory compliance with team collaboration, customer focus, and strong attention to detail. Denise worked for DuPont for 31 years. She started as Technical Services and Development Engineer, supporting the Elastomers businesses. During this time, she was active with thecompli American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and in 2001 received the Distinguished Service Award. She later moved into various product regulatory and product stewardship roles, supporting all the DuPont businesses globally. In these roles, she implemented Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals in all regions for over 10K products and streamlined global HazCom processes through risk-based approaches. Denise coordinated and streamlined the processes for product stewardship reviews for the Polymers business. She acted as SME for regulations, such as REACH, RoHS, IMDS, Conflict Minerals, food contact, global chemical inventories, and customer regulatory lists, providing daily advice to internal and external customers. Denise has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Akron. She also has a Green Belt Certification in Six Sigma. Denise is active with the Ohio Rubber Group and serves as the Web Master and Alternate Councilor on its Board of Directors. She is also a member of Rubber Division, ACS and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC). Denise is married with two grown sons. Her hobbies include reading, golf and bowling. She also enjoys spoiling her dog Lucy and cat Linus, both rescues.


March 26, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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