November 21, 2022

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Mark Heaney and Travis Kline to Present on Emerging Chemicals and Pathogens at XPAND2022

Mark Heaney (New York) and Travis Kline, MEM, BCES, (Washington, D.C.) will present "Emerging Chemicals and Pathogens of Concern - Product Testing, Development, Pathway to Uncomplicate Market Challenges" during a panel session at XPAND2022, the annual meeting of the Household & Commercial Products Association in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, December 4 through 7, 2022.

Mark will moderate the session and Travis Kline will present as part of the panel. They will be available at the Geosyntec exhibitor's table for questions and networking.

Mark is a Senior Principal Consultant based in New York with more than 30 years of experience supporting clients in environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulatory compliance as well as on other complex environmental site investigation, remediation, and liability management projects.

Travis Kline is a Senior Principal Toxicologist based in Washington, D.C., with more than 25 years of experience focused on human health risk assessment and applied toxicology.

HCPA's annual meeting, XPAND2022, offers an opportunity for attendees to learn about and engage on the public policy issues that impact the household and commercial products industry. Thought leaders will discuss legislative and regulatory issues and share information related to product registrations, sustainability, and industry trends.

HCPA is the premier trade association representing companies that make and sell products used for cleaning, protecting, maintaining, and disinfecting homes and commercial environments.


Key Takeaways for Audience:

  • Overview of current uses and functions of orthophthlates within the formulated products industry and challenges/opportunities for alternatives to orthophthalates.
  • Understand linkages among regulatory/legal landscape, product development, and laboratory testing capabilities and methods for novel and emerging product types and pathogen claims.
  • Insight on future potential risk of a product reliant on plasticizers in commerce
  • Evaluation and liabilities of emerging chemicals of concern as they relate to cleaning products and pesticides, test methods for detection, and risk implications associated with adult versus child exposures
  • Focus on laboratory planning and consultation with innovative cleaning and pesticide products
  • Lessons learned from recent experience with administrative authorities on development, testing, and registration focused on innovative product formulations, configurations, and pathogens.
  • Emerging needs for the analysis of finished packaging materials for the reasonable exposure potential to ingredients of concern, their leachability and bioavailability.

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