General Introduction nVWA

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General Introduction nVWA

  1. 1. Chemical & Microbiological Product Safety Groningen, The Netherlands Market Enforcement and Surveillance in the Netherlands
  2. 2. February 2010 Contents • Introduction • Mission • Key Tasks • Activities • Expertise • (Inter)national activities • Laboratory • Instruments
  3. 3. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands Introduction 3 The Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (VWA) is part of the central government Under full responsibility of the Ministry of Economics, Agriculture & Innovation and the Ministry of Health, Welfare & Sports Independent agency
  4. 4. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands Mission 4 To work towards a visible risk production in food and consumer products with regard to public health, veterinary health and animal welfare
  5. 5. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands Key Tasks 5 Inspection Risk assessment Risk communication
  6. 6. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands Activities 6 Market Surveillance and enforcement of legislation Advice to responsible minister and policy makers Exchange of information with European Commission Exchange of information with (inter)national authorities Contacts with branch organisations Contacts with consumer and consumer organisations Contacts with health professionals Consumer complaints Handling of incidents, including “Rapid Alerts”
  7. 7. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands Expertise 7 Cosmetics Tattoo inks & Piercing Toys Textiles Food Contact Materials (National Reference Laboratory) Household Chemicals Biocides & Detergents Organizer Proficiency Studies (CHEK)
  8. 8. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands (Inter)national activities 8 ISO/TC217 Cosmetics o WG 1 Microbiology o WG 3 Analytical methods o WG 4 Terminology o WG 6 GMP o WG 7 Sun Protection CEN/TC 347 allergens (Convenor) o WG 1 Nickel migration o WG 4 Perfumes
  9. 9. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands (Inter)national activities 9 CEN/TC 392 Cosmetics o WG 1 Chemical Analytical Methods o WG 2 Microbiology CEN/TC 52/WG 5 Toys & Childcare articles o TG 1 Chemical Toys o TG 2 Migration of certain elements o TG 3 N-Nitrosamines and N-Nitrosatable substances
  10. 10. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands (Inter)national activities 10 CEN/TC 248 WG26 Textiles – Analytical Methods CEN/TC 52/WG5 Toys & Childcare articles National Reference Lab for Food Contact Materials PEMSAC Council of Europe National Mirror Committee Textiles National Mirror Committee Cosmetics National Mirror Committee Toys National Mirror Committee Disinfectants National Mirror Committee Precious Metals Training other European Member States
  11. 11. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands Laboratory 11 Accreditation ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for quality system Fixed scope accreditation for 7 methods Chemical and Microbiological team (22 FTE) 2008: 3900 analyses 2009: 4400 analyses 2010: 3700 analyses Anoxomat Pathogen laboratory and own preparation of culture media HPLC, GC, GC-MS, LC-MS, UPLC-MS-MS, ICP-MS, FTIR, NIR, XRF and SPF instrument
  12. 12. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands12 Instruments Liquid Chromatography – HPLC-DAD (7) – HPLC-RID (2) – HPLC-FLD (2) – HPLC-VWD (1) – HPLC-ECD (1) – HPLC-DAD-MS (1) – UPLC-MS-MS (1)
  13. 13. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands13 Instruments Gas Chromatography – GC-FID (4) – GC-FPD (1) – GC-MS (4)
  14. 14. C&M Product Safety - Groningen, The Netherlands14 Instruments Spectroscopy – XRF (1) – ICP-MS (1) – FTIR (1) – NIR (1) – UVA/UVB analyser(1)

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