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An Introduction to Technical Equivalence under the BPR Regulation 528/2012

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Kerona Scientific Ltd
May 13th | 10:00 IST | Show in my timezone

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Here is What You'll Learn

An Introduction to Technical Equivalence under the BPR Regulation 528/2012

This webinar will provide a general introduction to the process for establishing technical equivalence for a new source of a chemical active substance at EU level as outlined in the ECHA guidance, including:

-  terminology and definitions

-  ECHA procedure for assessment of equivalence and timelines

-  available guidance – ECHA guidance

-  the two-tier approach to technical equivalence assessment

-  outline of the data requirements

To ensure the most effective training with optimal involvement from the attendees, and encourage attendees to ask questions during the training, places are strictly limited to 30 delegates per webinar.

All registrants to the training webinar will receive a copy of all slides and access to a recording of the webinar for your personal review.


Dr. Irene McGrath

Irene studied Analytical Science at Dublin City University before completing a Ph.D. in Chemistry.

She has spent over 26 years managing Regulatory Departments and working as a consultant for the regulation of plant protection products, biocides, plant biostimulants and fertilisers in the EU. Irene manages the regulatory team of consultants at Kerona Scientific in Ireland, working with clients worldwide.


Dr. Neus Rodriguez Sanchez

Neus obtained a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences and M.Sc. in Aquaculture from the University of Valencia in Spain, before completing her Ph.D. on the development of computational approaches (e.g. QSARs, structural alerts) and in vitro methods to assess the toxicity and bioaccumulation of organic chemicals in aquatic organisms at John Moores University in Liverpool (UK). Neus began working as a regulatory ecotoxicologist for the UK’s Chemicals Regulation Division, where she assessed the ecotoxicity of plant protection products and biocides. Neus is an expert in the risk assessments for the ecotoxicology section and the prediction of toxicity endpoints for use in a regulatory context.


Catherine Alhaddad

Catherine studied Analytical Chemistry and completed a Masters in Toxicology at Jordan University and has worked for over 12 years as a toxicology and chemistry consultant for the regulation of biocides, plant protection products and REACH in the EU and Middle East. Catherine is an expert in human health risk assessment, toxicology, classification and labelling and chemistry requirements for active substances and biocidal products, working with many different product types over the years. 

May 13th
10:00 IST