Event: Flame Retardant Dilemma Symposium: How can scientific research impact policy?
Date & Time: Friday, April 12, 2013 – 08:30 – 16:00
Location: San Antonio, TX
01Arlene Blum, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Flame retardants: how can scientific research impact policy?
02Martin Scheringer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
The International Panel on Chemical Pollution (IPCP)
03Joe DiGani, Senior Science and Technical Advisor, International POPs Elimination Network, Alternatives and Policy
Stockholm Convention guidance document on alternatives and substitutes
04Linda Birnbaum, Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program
New information on human health impacts, policy and regulations