Cleaning Products Regulations & Product Stewardship Tactics

Exponent Presents at HCPA and ISSA Hot Topics: The Cleaning Products Workshop

November 13, 2023
Woman choosing domestic cleaning product by the supermarket shelf

The cleaning products industry is facing an evolving regulatory landscape for microplastics, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), 1,4-dixoane, and other chemicals of concern across various product categories. What are the latest insights and tactics manufacturers need to adapt to current cleaning products regulations and stay ahead of future actions while achieving compliance and product stewardship goals? 

In her sessions at the joint HCPA and ISSA Hot Topics: The Cleaning Products Workshop, Exponent Chemical Regulation & Food Safety Senior Scientist Madeleine Bee, Ph.D., will provide an overview of relevant chemistry relating to recent regulations, optimal cleaning product testing strategies, and approaches manufacturers can take to mitigate risk and environmental impact. Learn more below.

Various bottles containing cleaner and detergents


MONDAY, NOV. 13 | 10:00-10:30 A.M. PST

Speaker: Madeleine Bee, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Chemical Regulation & Food Safety

Whether you're a sustainability advocate or represent a cleaning product company, regulatory agency, or research institution, this presentation will offer a unique platform to increase your understanding of microplastics regulations and stay informed about ongoing regulatory activity. This session will provide a thorough exploration of the evolving landscape for cleaning products regulations, shedding light on efforts to mitigate the environmental impact of microplastics in household and commercial product formulations.

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Top down view of various cleaning supplies and a mop

"Regulations of Chemicals of Concern"

MONDAY, NOV. 13 | 3:15-4:00 P.M. PST

Speaker: Madeleine Bee, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Chemical Regulation & Food Safety

Explore the intricate landscape of chemicals of concern in this presentation where Exponent's Dr. Bee will share unparalleled insights into identifying, evaluating, and managing potentially hazardous chemicals across various cleaning product categories. Learn about the methodologies and tools employed to assess the risks associated with these chemicals, review best practices for ensuring safety and compliance, and discover strategies for achieving product stewardship goals and mitigating the impacts of chemicals of concern on health, the environment, and business operations.

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