PANEL SESSION

A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants - Hosted by BASA

Time & Location

Wednesday: 14.00 to 15.00, Stage 3

Caroline RaineNCEC & BASA Consultant

About this Session

A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants

FEATURE PANEL SESSION: Hosted by BASA (British Adhesives & Sealants Association)

60 min feature panel session on Day 1, hosted by BASA (British Adhesives and Sealants Association)

The panel will look at aspects of sustainability (packaging, VOC emissions and energy demands) relating to the Net Zero pledges, the issue of dismantlability and the need for innovative design and how regulation and standards have a role to play in the development of innovative solutions to enable circularity and sustainability. Representatives from the sector and standards and Regulation makers will discuss how adhesives and sealants can be enablers for a sustainable future.

Session Host – Jim Palmer J P Consultancy Ltd – BASA Technical Officer

Bio: Caroline Raine is a regulatory expert in both supply and transport legislation with experience of interpreting and implementing EU legislation relating to hazardous chemical substances. Her knowledge and expertise are wide ranging and has been developed whilst working directly in the chemical industry. Caroline is a qualified Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor (DGSA) for the transport of hazardous goods by road and rail and holds a post graduate certificate in REACH management. Her depth of expertise means Caroline can help others understand, interpret, and manage their regulatory obligations. Caroline is working closely with ECHA on the new poison centres legislation.