Emerging Health and Legislation Challenges for Rubber
This Rubber in Engineering Group Afternoon Technical Discussion Meeting, co-organised by the Materials KTN, will focus on the emerging health and legislation challenges for rubber.
The programme will appear here. The following provisional speakers have agreed to present:
- Gilles Moninot (Columbian Carbon Europa) "PAHs & CARBON BLACKS - technical issues and regulatory update”
- David Alvey (Kitenics Limited) "Managing the Stress and Strain of Validation"
Why, what and how can validation be used to meet regulatory requirements and add value to the company’s bottom line. Demonstrating that a well constructed validation master plan can significantly reduce the effort and expense required to meet the regulations whilst providing valuable data which will enable the business to manage more effectively the production process in the future.
- Paul Marchant - (ARTIS) Rubber in Food Contact Applications
Rubber finds use in a wide range of food contact applications, including seals, tubing, milk teats, soothers, containers and milking inflations. EU / USA legislation covering the use of rubber in food contact applications will be covered, including the rules and limitations of this. Challenges facing the future of rubber in food contact applications will also be discussed.