Cefic announces new product stewardship director

Chemical Watch | January 07, 2019

Cefic has appointed Sylvie Lemoine, senior government affairs manager with Dow, as its new executive director of product stewardship. She replaces Peter Smith, who has retired after seven years at the council. In her new role Ms Lemoine will be responsible for key areas of chemicals legislation, including REACH implementation, an EU framework for endocrine disruptors and the interface between chemicals, products and waste. She has over a decade of experience in EU government affairs. She was technical and regulatory affairs director at soap and detergents group Aise before joining Dow Corning in 2016. Ms Lemoine brings a "unique skill set" to the product stewardship team, Cefic's director general Marco Mensink said. "The combination of her advocacy experience in Brussels with an in-depth technical knowledge of EU chemicals legislation makes her a perfect fit for this role."

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Spotlight

While grab sampling in an industrial setting may represent a tiny fraction of a plant’s overall activities, its importance cannot be underestimated. Unfortunately, sometimes the focus on sampling improvements only becomes critical after an incident, an accident or equipment failure. Sampling is an integral part of the manufacturing process, and a safe and reliable sampling regime can improve:
Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Sample Quality, A plant’s bottom line. 

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