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RRMA Certificate Course: Basics in Chemical Safety Assessment 

About the course 

BCSA24: Basics of Chemical Safety Assessment is a fully digital Certificate Course designed for those would like to understand, assess, and manage environmental risks associated with exposure to pollutants and industrial chemicals. The course is open to students and working professionals.

This course provides a basic understanding and practical knowledge of chemical safety assessment. It introduces key terms and concepts and explains the basic understanding of the Chemical safety assessment, enabling them to contribute to a safer working and living environment. The lecturers of the course are experts in the field of compliance with rich industrial experiences, as well as academics from the respective fields.

Topics of this course include: 

  • What are the physical and chemical properties of the substances and practicalities of it? 
  • What are the methods to determine the environmental risks of chemicals? 
  • How to assess and interpret potential hazards of chemicals? 
  • How to conduct risk assessments for chemicals in the environment? 
  • How to apply the risk assessment principles to develop practical solutions and manage environmental risks? 
  • How is the scientific data and exposure estimation used in Chemical Safety Reports and Extended-SDS? 
  • What is the linkage between the physicochemical data, toxicity, and environmental fate concepts to the risk assessment of chemicals for human health and the environment?

The course is developed and taught by Regulatory Representatives and Managers Association (RRMA), Global Product Compliance (GPC) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad.  

The course start is March 20, 2024 (changes in schedules may occur), and the course runs for about 3 months. The teaching mode of the course is 100% online. 

Course Modules 

The course consists of 4 fully digital modules with maximum 10 hours of work effort each:  

1) Physical Chemistry 
2) Environmental Fate 
3) Environmental and human health risk assessment of chemicals 
4) Ecotoxicology 

Target Audience 

Working Executives: This course is open to individuals who are working in the chemical and allied industries. 

Student: This course is open to students who are currently enrolled in Higher Education Studies, and postgraduates having Science discipline or Chemical engineering background.  

Course Fee  

The fee for this online course is 50,000 INR (approx. 615 USD) for non-RRMA members. For RRMA members, there is a 20% discount, which is 40,000 INR (approx. 490 USD). The fee is charged prior to the start of the course. The payment covers access to E-learning courses, exam, and administration. 

Other discount can be also applied if you meet the requirements below. If you are eligible for the discount, please feel free to contact us

32% discount (34,000 INR (approx. 415 USD)) for: 

  • Students 
  • NGOs 
  • Government employees 
  • Micro and small size companies 
  • IIT Hyderabad Alumni 
  • Medium and large companies: Groups of up to 50 people 

20% discount (40,000 INR (approx. 490 USD)) for: 

With the completion of online modules, exercises and exams, participants will receive a course certification.  Contact Us 

  • RRMA Members 
  • Medium and large companies: Groups of people 50 or more 

Certificate 

With the completion of online modules, exercises and exams, participants will receive a course certification.  

Contact Us 

Email: info@rrma-global.org (Please indicate E-learning course in the email subject) 

For more information, download the course brochure

Registration 

The registration for the Spring Course 2024 is now open. To register for the course, click the following button. For further inquiries, please contact us through our contact form. Thank you.  

RRMA Event Series: “Global Chemical Regulatory Outlook 2024”

RRMA Event Series: “Global Chemical Regulatory Outlook 2024”

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Free Events – 7 Indian cities – 7 associations – 42 panelists – 4 states – 300 attendees (2023)

We cordially invite you to attend the “Global Chemicals Regulatory Outlook 2024” events, which will be held from February 19th to 27th 2024 in 7 different cities in the western and southern regions of India. This event will offer you a unique opportunity to gain a global perspective of effective chemical regulations across Southern, Eastern & Western Asia, Northern & Western Europe, Latin America and Europe.

Using an interactive format, we will engage in discussions on how businesses can effectively handle and prepare for upcoming chemical regulatory deadlines. Our partnerships with local associations allow us to offer the best expertise in chemical compliance, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the regulations that govern the chemical industry.

PRESENTATION TOPICS

The event series will focus on:

  • EU Evaluation
  • Indian Compliances (BIS & QCO Certification, ChemIndia Portal)
  • K REACH
  • KKDIK
  • Latest Updates about Global Regulations
  • SDS+PCN

DATE & LOCATION

All events start at 14:30 IST with registration and 15:00 IST with the program, and run until 18:00 – IST.

1. Vapi, Gujarat: February 19

Hosted in collaboration with Vapi Industries Assocation

Address: VIA House, Plot No. 135, GIDC, Vapi – 396195

2. Ankleshwar, Gujarat: February 20

Hosted in collaboration with Ankleshwar Industries Association

Address: AIA Complex, Plot No.618-619, GIDC Indl. Estate, Ankleshwar

3. Ahmedabad, Gujarat: February 21

The detailed locations of each event will be published soon, and will be sent to all registrants via email.

4. Chennai, Tamil Nadu: February 22

The detailed locations of each event will be published soon, and will be sent to all registrants via email.

5. Bengaluru, Karnataka: February 23

Hosted in collaboration with Peenya Industries Assocation

Address: No.18/B, 1st Stage, 1st Cross, Peenya Industrial Estate, Bangalore

6. Pune, Maharashtra: February 26

Address: Fairfield by Marriott Pune Kharadi

7. Mumbai, Maharashtra: February 27

Address: Ira By Orchid Hotels | T2 International Airport, Andheri Kurla Road, International Airport Zone, Andheri (East)| Mumbai 400 059

HOW TO REGISTER

All events in this series are free! Simply sign up through the following link by selecting the city of your choice: https://rrma-global.org/registration-form-global-chemical-regulatory-outlook-2024/ 

MORE INFORMATION

Download the event brochure here:  https://bitly.ws/3augG

Download the Event Report from 2023: https://bitly.ws/3aAaI

To the RRMA Website: https://rrma-global.org/

WHY ATTEND THIS EVENT?

This event will offer you a unique opportunity to gain a global perspective on effective chemical regulations across Asia and Europe. Using an interactive format, we will engage in discussions on how businesses can effectively handle and prepare for upcoming chemical regulatory deadlines. Our partnerships with local associations allow us to offer the best expertise in chemical compliance, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the regulations that govern the chemical industry.

We look forward to meeting you at the event and engaging in discussions on this relevant topic!

OUR SPEAKERS

LEARN FROM THE BEST IN THE FIELD

Mr. Anil Jauhri
Co-Chair
RRMA

Mr. Anupam Kaul
Member Secretary
at GPC Group

Mr. Shisher Kumra
Founder of GPC Group

Dr. Jayachandran Nair
Chief Executive Officer
At GPC India

Mr. Mangesh Barbate
Chief Operating Officer
At GPC India

Ms. Ketki Kulkarni
Senior Manager
At GPC India

Ms. Shweta Deoskar
Senior Chemist
At GPC India

Ms. Deepti Nagpal
Senior Regulatory Manager
At GPC India

Dr. Shilpa Narang
Regulatory Affairs Manager
At GPC India

Dr. Manisha Karale
Research Program Manager
At GPC India

Ms. Drashti Patel
Regulatory Manager
At GPC India


EVENT SCHEDULE

FROM FEBRUARY 19 TO 27, 2024
IN 7PLACES!

[RRMA Event] Why Regulatory Expo India

THE ACF 2023 Conference and the RRMA 2023 Event provide a diverse forum for regulatory experts from different stakeholder organizations that follow regulatory developments on chemicals. Alongside these events, there will be exhibition stands available for the service providers of these stakeholders and in particular members of the industry who must comply with the regulatory requirements of the different regulatory systems of many countries worldwide. Exhibiting at these events will give you the opportunity to discuss with delegates coming from a variety of sectors and industry backgrounds, which enables you to expand your local and global network.

This exhibition will be particularly interesting for the following sectors:

  • Toxicology
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Regulatory environmental and sustainability consulting
  • Regulatory software services
  • Certifications and approvals
  • Associations
  • Academia

The exhibition opportunities are highly exclusive, and the spaces are limited. If you want to secure your spot, make sure to contact us promptly.

Are you interested in exhibiting, or would you like to become a sponsor? Learn more about our exhibition and sponsorship packages by contacting us at secretariat@asianchemicalsforum.com

Exhibitor List

Ramdev Pigments

We take immense pride in our two state-of-the-art manufacturing plants strategically located in India. Our flagship plant is nestled in Ankleshwar, situated approximately 325 km north of Mumbai. The second facility is conveniently located in Dahej, just 60 km from our Ankleshwar plant. Both plants are equipped with cutting-edge technology, allowing us to consistently deliver high-quality products that meet global standards.

Bioneeds

Bioneeds is a Leading Preclinical Contract Research Organization (CRO) providing Integrated Discovery, Development & Regulatory Services to Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Agrochemical, Industrial Chemical, Herbal, Nutraceutical & Medical Device companies. Bioneeds has a state of the art facility with 200,000 sq ft built-up area in 5 acre campus in the serene outskirts of Bangalore.

ESSEM Compliance Solutions

ESSEM Compliance has an end-to-end performance and process management of all OECD & GLP guidelines. We offer comprehensive nonclinical GLP research services and analytical consulting for worldwide regulatory submissions.With a track record of successfully delivering 5000+ regulatory compliant studies, we have been the go-to partner for over a decade, trusted by more than 1000 companies worldwide.

GPC

Global Product Compliance (GPC) Group specializes in Regulatory Compliance Solutions across sectors globally. In 2008, we started regulatory compliance services with EU REACH, but our mutual growth ideology and client needs have motivated us to venture into most of the new regulation emerged over the past few years in India, Korea, Turkey, Eurasia, UK, China, Vietnam, Thailand, South America, Australia, Taiwan, Japan, USA, and Canada.

RRMA

The Regulatory Representatives and Managers Association (“RRMA”) represents service providers and supports industries and businesses in complying with the regulatory requirements, which helps them meet global expectations efficiently.

Auxilife

Auxilife provides agriculture regulatory compliance support to the global agrochemical industry. Our expert knowledge and vast experience in regulatory support for agrochemicals/plant protection product PPP, biocides, consumer products, cosmetics, medical devices, food and feed additives in countries such as India, Kenya , France, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, Italy, Singapore, Sweden, Russia, China, United States and other European, Asian, and African region match industry’s aspirations to enter these attractive markets.

Vipragen

Vipragen is an agile and nimble preclinical Contract Research Organization (CRO) with an impeccable Toxicology track record with a 100% regulatory acceptability. We take immense pride in offering top-notch Regulatory Toxicology, DART, Genetic Toxicology and Physicochemical studies tailored for the needs of Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and other sectors.

ROSS

Ross Lifescience (RLS) established in 2008, specializes in development and evaluation of products, utilized in pest management and household insecticides.Armed with conviction, passion and confidence, the business grew exponentially, and in 2010, the team shifted into a larger premise in Wakad, on the outskirts of Pune.

Note: Original Content is published on https://asianchemicalsforum.com/exhibit

[RRMA Event] RRMA General Assembly 2023

ABOUT THE EVENT

The Regulatory Representatives & Managers Association (RRMA) cordially invites you to participate in the RRMA Annual General Assembly 2023. Join us for a day of discussions centered around the global regulatory landscape and the increasingly influential role of Regulatory Representatives and Managers (RRMA).

Why Attend the RRMA General Assembly 2023?

This exclusive gathering for RRMA members presents an opportunity to:

  • Enrich your professional network: This event provides an opportunity for exposure to an international audience as it will be held as part of the Asian Chemicals Forum 2023.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of RRMA.
  • Participate in invaluable regulatory knowledge sharing.
  • Actively contribute to shaping the future events of RRMA.
  • Date & Time: 5 September 2023 (15:00- 16:00)
  • Place: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India

Exclusive for RRMA members, this event offers FREE admission and is a significant component of the prestigious Asian Chemicals Forum 2023 programme.

If you are a Corporate Entity Member, you are welcome to nominate up to three employees from your corporation who can participate in this event.

[e-Learning Course] Fundamentals in Regulatory Management (Chemicals)

The registration for the Spring Course 2024 (May) is now open!

About the course

Fundamentals in Regulatory Management (Chemicals)  is an online E-learning course aimed for those who would like to know more about product compliance and its related chemical regulatory requirements. The course is open to students and working professionals. The course is developed by Regulatory Representatives and Manager Association (RRMA), IIM Mumbai (Indian Institute of Management Mumbai), former name as ‘NITIE’ and Global product compliance (GPC)

This course is an introduction to product compliance and its related chemical regulatory requirements and developments. It introduces key terms and concepts and explains the general approach from a global perspective. Topics addressed include:

  • What are product related technical regulations?  
  • What are the international conventions on use of chemicals?  
  • How to regulate chemicals via technical regulations?  
  • Where can information about hazards and risks of a chemical be found? 
  • How are chemicals managed on a national, regional and global level? 
  • What are the linkages between product sustainability and ESG and climate strategies?  

Course modules 

  • Module 1: Sustainable Development Frameworks 
  • Module 2: Introduction to Product compliance 
  • Module 3: Governance of Chemicals Compliance 
  • Module 4: Introduction to GHS, Chemical Classification and Labelling 
  • Module 5: Introduction to National Chemical Regulations 
  • Module 6: Compliance Management 
  • Module 7: Sustainable Supply Chain Management 

Target Audience 

  • Working Executives: individuals who are working in relevant field with product/chemical compliance 
  • Student: students who are currently enrolled in Higher Education Studies, post-graduates 

Course Fee 

The fee for this online course is 50,000 INR (approx. 615 USD) for non-RRMA members. For RRMA members, there is a 20% discount, which is 40,000 INR (approx. 490 USD). The fee is charged prior to the start of the course. The payment covers access to E-learning courses, exam, and administration.

Other discount can be also applied if you meet the requirements below. If you are eligible for the discount, please feel free to contact us.

32% discount (34,000 INR (approx. 415 USD)) for:

  • Students
  • NGOs
  • Micro and small size companies
  • IIM Mumbai (Indian Institute of Management Mumbai) Alumni – NITIE Alumni
  • Medium and large companies: Groups of up to 50 people
  • Government Employees

20% discount (40,000 INR (approx. 490 USD)) for:

  • RRMA Members
  • Medium and large companies: Groups of people 50 or more

Certificate

Upon successful completion of all the assignments and quizzes, participants will receive an official Certificate issued by RRMA, GPC and IIM Mumbai. Based on grades, the highest performing participants will alongside receive a Certificate of Excellence, a valuable asset to use for job applications and similar purposes.

Contact Us

Email: info@rrma-global.org (Please indicate E-learning course in the email subject)

Registration

The registration for the Spring Course 2024 is now open. To register for the course, click the following button. For further inquiries, please contact us through our contact form. Thank you. 

[e-Learning Course] ​PREPARING FOR INDIA’S BIS CERTIFICATION​ ​

Introduction

Learn about India’s Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) – the National Standards Body of India and its related certification requirements. The list of chemical and chemical related products that requires BIS certification is constantly being extended and updated. The course’s three in-depth modules present all aspects of the BIS certification requirements for chemical substances and chemical related products. ​

THE COURSE COVERS FOLLOWING TOPIC

  • What is BIS and who is affected by BIS schemes? ​
  • Chemicals and chemical related products that are regulated under BIS ​
  • Registration process of Chemicals under BIS for Indian Manufacturers and Oversea companies ​
  • Document preparation and timeline for compliance ​
  • Requirements for factory Inspections ​
  • Recent updates of BIS and future development 

THE COURSE CONSISTS 3 MODULES

Module 1: Introduction of BIS ​

  • What is BIS and who is affected by BIS schemes? ​
  • Objectives of BIS and similar standards in other countries
  • Linkages between BIS and Quality Control Orders
  • Role of Authorized Indian Representatives (AIR)
  • Fee and Timeline for BIS Registration 
  • Validity of certificate and samples 

Module 2: Registration Process and Timeline ​

  • Process of Chemical Registration under BIS for Indian Manufacturers ​
  • Process of Chemical Registration under BIS for Oversea companies 
  • Component of registration and timelines 
  • Document requirements for BIS

Module 3: Compliance Strategies 

  • ​Successful cases of BIS licenses ​
  • Requirements of Factory inspection of Indian manufacturer and overseas companies 
  • Chemicals that are under BIS schemes and those in planning  
  • Compliance advice for both Indian and Oversea Manufacturers 

*Course Date and Registration URL are currently not available. We will update them shortly.

[RRMA Event] Introduction to Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Rules [CSAR] in China

Event on Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Rules [CSAR] in China


In 2022, China enforced its overarching regulation “Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Rules” (CSAR). Under this regulation, all manufactures of cosmetic ingredients and products need to notify NMPA before manufacturing, importing, and exporting services.

 

During this webinar, we will introduce you the following points: 

  1. Brief introduction of CSAR regulation 
  2. Compliance requirements for substances listed in inventories of IECIC and IECSC 
  3. Cosmetic safety and technical guidelines 
  4. Transition period 
  5. Post-registration obligations 

[RRMA Event] Exporting cosmetic ingredients to China: Knowing your obligations

[Event] Exporting cosmetic ingredients to China


In China, cosmetic raw ingredients are classified into two categories under the Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR): Existing cosmetic ingredients and New cosmetic ingredients. For existing cosmetic ingredients, companies have the notification obligation which includes the submission of an ingredient code. For classifying new cosmetic ingredients, companies must comply via registration or record filling procedure.


In our webinar, we inform you on what both of these obligations imply for businesses, and how you can prepare yourself in the best way!

Our webinar agenda: 


1. Categories of cosmetic ingredients  
2. Submission platform
3. Compliance obligations for existing cosmetic ingredients 
4. Compliance obligations for new cosmetic ingredients 
5. Submission procedure and timeline 

[RRMA Event] CII B20 Conference on Chemicals and Petrochemicals

Sustainable Transitions through Greentech and Digitalization (Safety & Sustainability)

Event Description

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC), Government of India and under the aegis of B20 India is organising conference on chemical and petrochemical with the theme “Sustainable Transitions through Greentech & Digitalization” scheduled to be held on 24 May’2023, in New Delhi, India.

The conference brings together experts, researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders from the chemical and petrochemical industry to discuss the latest trends, technologies, and strategies for achieving sustainability in the industry. It will also focus on exploring collective action at both the bilateral and multilateral levels to facilitate negotiations among G20 members, foster decision making, and promote international agreements to boost sustainable chemistry for global economic growth.

Your office may confirm the participation by using the Registration Link – https://forms.office.com/r/8SCv19pvLi

The conference will focus on,

  • Sustainability in the Chemical Industry
  • Pathways to Achieving Net Zero / Sustainability
  • R&D, Technology, and Digital Transformation
  • Inclusive & adaptive skill for sustainable ecosystem

Date and Venue

  • Start Date:May 24, 2023
  • Venue: New-Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India


Regulatory Representatives and Managers Association

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*For more information, please check the link.

[RRMA Event] Cosmetic Product Series

Cosmetic Product Series (5 Webinars)

As different cosmetic products are rapidly developing across the world, industries have witnessed an increasing need for compliance support, as well as trend updates. RRMA, together with Chemexcil and Global Product Compliance (GPC) is honored to present the Cosmetic Product Webinar Series on different topics to cosmetic product manufacturers in India. These webinars will enable you and your companies to stay updated on compliance strategies and stay competitive in the market. This series includes 5 webinars on various topics on cosmetic product compliance.


Event details


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Cosmetic Product Webinar Series

Webinar 1. Certifications for cosmetic products

This is the first webinar on “Certifications for cosmetic products”.
The webinar is divided into two sections:

  • Different types of certificates for cosmetic products
  • Certifying agencies and requirements


Register for the event

Webinar 2. Packaging of cosmetic product requirements in China

This is the second webinar on “Packaging of cosmetic product requirements in China”.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • labelling requirements
  • packaging requirements
  • Certification
  • special children cosmetic labelling and packaging requirements


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Webinar 3. Shelf life and Stability Study of Cosmetic Products

This is the third webinar on “Shelf life and Stability Study of Cosmetic Products”.

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • When and why is stability testing necessary?
  • Microbiological stability
  • Physical and chemical integrity
  • Packaging compatibility
  • What is considered a significant change?
  • Shelf life of cosmetic products


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Webinar 4. Formulating and manufacturing of new generation cosmetics

This is the fourth webinar on “Formulating and manufacturing of new generation cosmetics”. Cosmetic claims are important for marketing a product but need to be considered carefully. In Europe, claims are strictly regulated.

Following a very strong trend of “free” claims, the authorities had to take regulatory measures to ban them and better supervise them. From this new regulation, a new trend “clean beauty” emerged. In this webinar, we decipher the claims in Europe with a focus on environmental claims in France.

We cover the following topics:

  • Regulatory framework of claims in Europe – “Free from” claims and Clean Beauty
  • French specificities regarding environmental claims


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Webinar 5. Formulating Organic and Natural cosmetic products

This is the fifth webinar on “Formulating Organic and Natural cosmetic products”. We cover the following topics:

  • What is organic, what is natural?
  • Organic/natural preservatives, natural perfumes / colours
  • Natural Cosmetics ingredients VS Synthetic Cosmetics Ingredients: Advantages & Disadvantages
  • Sourcing organic ingredients
  • Different certifications available for organic products and available certifying agencies along with procedure for such certifications
  • What is organic, what is natural?
  • Organic/natural preservatives, natural perfumes / colours
  • Natural Cosmetics ingredients VS Synthetic Cosmetics Ingredients: Advantages & Disadvantages
  • Different certifications available for organic products and available certifying agencies along with procedure for such certifications.


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Check our New Certificate course, 'Basics in Chemical Safety Assessment' by IIT Hyderabad (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad) and GPC (Global Product Compliance)