About ACA Webinars
ACA offers corporate members complimentary webinars that address key regulatory topics. Two webinars are scheduled each month. Although the webinars are free, member login is required for registration.
All webinars are held from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time.
2020 Webinar Schedule
January 15 | FIFRA Overview
This webinar will provide an overview of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the federal statute that governs the registration, distribution, sale, and use of pesticides in the United States. Given recent biocide mandates in Canada and Europe, this webinar will provide address FIFRA’s pesticide registration, treated articles, and labeling ramifications as they relate to coatings and adhesives.
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January 29 | "Made in USA" Labeling
Presenters: Philip Moffat, Principal, Verdant Law, PLLC
Danielle Schreiber, Counsel, Verdant Law, PLLC
If your company promotes its products as “Made in the USA,” you should be aware that there are Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines, as well as state regulations that apply to “Made in the USA” claims. This webinar will provide an overview of the current FTC guidelines, potential future changes to those guidelines, and also address state regulations.
February 4 | Europe's Classification of Titanium Dioxide
Presenter: Michael H. Ober,Global Product Stewardship and Regulatory Manager at The Chemours Company, and Chair of the Titanium Dioxide Stewardship Council
The European Chemical Agency’s (ECHA) Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has proposed that titanium dioxide (TiO2) be classified as a Category 2 carcinogen through inhalation under REACH Regulation. This webinar will provide an overview of the classification, possible future actions, and compliance considerations.
February 20 | Canada and Europe’s Biocide Restrictions
Presenter: Riaz Zaman, counsel, ACA Government Affairs
This webinar will provide an overview of the Canadian and European bans and restrictions on certain biocides and preservatives used in the coatings and adhesives industry.
March 12 | Challenges of Recruitment, Development and Retention of Talent in the Coatings Industry
Presenter: Mike Muczyk, managing partner at CONNOR|CAITLIN Talent Solutions
This webinar will address the particular challenges of employee recruitment, development and retention in the coatings industry. The webinar will also address industry talent management
March 26 | PCBTF under Proposition 65 and Possible Future VOC Exemption Status Changes in California
Presenter: David Darling, vice president, ACA Health, Safety, and Environmental Affairs
This webinar will provide an overview of regulatory developments around PCBTF — also known as Oxsol 100, Parachlorobenzotrifluoride and p-Chloro-a,a,a-trifluorotoluene — the most widely used “VOC exempt” solvent in the coatings and adhesives industry. The webinar will address the recent California Office of Environmental Health and Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Proposition 65 listing, as well as a possible timeline of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and other California air districts possible removal of the PCBTF VOC exemption.