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Date 12 December 2018
Title CHCS Training “Risk Characterisation and the Chemical Safety Report” (Module 53)
Organiser Chemical Hazards Communication Society (CHCS)
Location Manchester, United Kingdom

Under good practice for Product Stewardship and to meet requirements under REACH, it is necessary to assess the risk from the known uses of the materials you supply.

So that you know if a particular use has an acceptable level of risk, an assessment is needed in which scenarios for exposure are compared with known hazardous properties. This process of comparison between hazard and exposure is known as risk characterisation and is needed for REACH registration of substances and presented as the ‘Chemical Safety Report’ (CSR).

The findings of the CSR are summarised in the extended SDS of a substance, and if supplying a mixture, the substances present in the mixture that contribute to any hazard must all be considered.

This one-day course aims to cover the basic science and principles of chemical safety assessment and the CSR, dealing mainly with the technical concepts including the DNEL / DMEL and PNEC and the science behind exposure estimates.

The module also considers how the Chemical Safety Report is to be used as a basis of preparing exposure scenarios to prepare the extended SDS for substances and mixtures. It provides a good foundation for Module 20 'The Extended SDS - Understanding Exposure Scenarios'.

Exercises and illustrations of real CSR will be held throughout the day to assist in the understanding of the concepts introduced.

Location is Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel.

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