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Ton van der Kaaij, Reach specialist at Quaker Chemical, presents the company's Reach experiences at the REACH USA 2010 conference in Chicago, US in April

Ton van der Kaaij, Reach specialist at Quaker Chemical, presents the company's Reach experiences at the REACH USA 2010 conference in Chicago, US in April

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Quaker Chemical  discusses Europe's new Reach regulations Quaker Chemical discusses Europe's new Reach regulations Presentation Transcript

  • REACH USA 2010 8 th International Conference 13 – 14 April, Chicago SIEF EXPERIENCES organized by i S mithers
    • Quaker as an organization, products
    • Quaker and REACH
    • Pre-registrations and SIEF* formation
    • Consortium and SIEF*
    • How to organize a SIEF*
    • Quaker active as LR**
    • Expectations and bottle necks
    • Time plan 2010
    • * Substance Information Exchange Forum
    • ** Lead Registrant
    Agenda
  • Quaker as an Organization
    • Founded in 1918 in Philadelphia
    • 27 locations in 21 countries
    • Manufacturer of process liquids
    • Quoted on the NYSE (KWR)
    • Turnover of $581.6 in 2008
    • Employees: 1,252
    • ISO 9001 and 14001 certified
    Quaker Chemical Conshohocken, PA Est. 1918
  • Global Reach Non Manufacturing Manufacturing R & D
  • Industries Served by Quaker
    • Environmental
    • Heavy Duty Equipment
    • Marine
    • Mining
    • Primary Metals
    • Steel
    • Tube & Pipe
    • Aerospace
    • Aluminum
    • Automotive
    • Bearing
    • Coatings
    • Construction Materials
    • Decorative Concrete
    • Started in 2005 with the Quaker REACH Team
    • Senior Management as sponsor
    • EU Substance investigations inside and outside the EU
    • Create awareness inside and outside the EU
    • Manufacturer and importer
    • Middle of the supply chain
    Quaker and REACH
    • Communicate internally (sales, laboratories, purchasing, operations)
    • Updates on a regular bases (costs)
    • External communication to suppliers and customers
    • Presentations to the Dutch Chemical Association (VNCI)
    • Roundtable discussions at Chemical Week
    • Project with TNO*, ES workshops at customers
    • * T oegepast N atuurwetenschappelijk O nderzoek
    • Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research
    Quaker and REACH
    • Approximately 100 substances pre-registered
    • By volume band: 5 substances > 1000 ton 5 substances < 1000 - > 100 ton rest < 100 ton
    • Yearly check on correctness of the tonnage band
    • Late pre-registrations
    Pre-Registrations
    • Cefic-defined 4 roles:
    • Lead registrant
    • Active
    • Passive
    • Dormant
    Roles of Pre-Registrants in a SIEF
    • Consortium is more legally binding, more agreements are needed
    • SIEF needs discipline - Active participation for roles 1 & 2 (LR or LC) - Roles 3 and 4, passive / dormant
    Consortium and SIEF
    • Information on the ECHA site, REACH-IT
    • SIEF Formation Facilitator, who takes the lead
    • Several IT systems available: Reach link, Reach suite
    • Feedback of pre-registrants is poor
    • Set up communication plan
    How to Organize a SIEF
    • 5 times LR for high volumes
    • All now organized in consortium
    • Trustee is needed
    • Very time consuming
    Quaker Active as LR
    • Expectations
    • To have data available in time
    • To be able to submit the file
    • Bottlenecks
    • IT system will be overloaded
    • Discussion with ECHA
    Expectations and Bottlenecks
    • Compiling LR files
    • July/August: submissions of LR files
    • September/October: submission of joint files
    Time Schedule 2010
    • Thank you for
    • your attention!
    Presentation prepared by; Ton van der Kaaij Sr. Co-ordinator Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality REACh specialist [email_address] +31-297-544422