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Foresite To Host Webinar Focusing On EU REACH Compliance And Changing Industry Disclosure Practices For 2013

Complimentary Webinar will offer Best Practices for Dealing with New Regulatory and Disclosure Obligations Coming Effective in 2013.

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Foresite Software Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a complimentary webinar, the latest in a series of educational seminars for the manufacturing industry. As of December 2012, the EU REACH regulation SVHC list was expanded to 138 substances that must now be declared to upstream customers and regulators, and the new substance and labeling requirements under the REACH regulation's substance and mixture provisions have now taken effect. These regulatory disclosure obligations will send ripple effects through industry, which will increase with the approach of the June 1, 2013, registration deadline for pre-registered substances being imported into the EU.

In an effort to continue to support industry in managing the ever expanding requirements of environmental regulation, the Foresite webinar will discuss the emerging REACH requirements and the best practices for managing the associated obligations including:

  • An outline and recap of the new obligations under the REACH and CLP regulatory framework.
  • A discussion and briefing concerning the pending impacts REACH will impose on industry in 2013.
  • A briefing concerning how to coordinate building an inventory of full material declarations that can satisfy the disclosure requirements of the REACH regulation.
  • A demonstration of what a functional system of record should look like and how it should be used for compliance purposes.

The webinar will be presented by Travis Miller, Vice President of Regulatory Services and Graham Margetson, President of Sales and Marketing for Foresite Compliance. Travis and Graham are recognized experts in environmental regulatory compliance business processes, and have advised many of the largest blue chip companies on how to develop sound, defensible regulatory compliance processes. Those interested in registering for the free Webinar may do so by visiting www.foresitecloud.com and clicking on the Webinar Tab.

Lance Allison, CEO of Foresite, stated "As this deadline approaches, the ability for manufacturers, distributors and retailers to identify, maintain and disclose the exact substance concentration within product and to maintain clear audit trails featuring source collateral documentation will be critical for compliance. Correspondingly, as the regulation matures, the resulting enforcement measures for non-compliance are anticipated to escalate."

About Foresite

Foresite Systems has over a decade of experience as the environmental regulatory compliance partner to global multinationals and there affiliated supply chains. Our principal areas of expertise reside in the electronics, medical device, distribution/retail, industrial/government, supply chain management, and manufacturing sectors. We provide the most comprehensive and unique range of compliance services and SAS tools including:

Software: The best in class Global Environmental Management System (GEMS) has pioneered the product stewardship and global regulatory compliance space.

Data Acquisition and Provision: Foresite's Global substance DataStore (GDS) is the most technically advanced supply chain compliance documentation repository in existence.

Professional Services: Our experienced cadre of Regulatory Compliance Experts provides practical and responsive support to help your company manage the most difficult compliance challenges.

Protecting the Environment through Product Stewardship

Foresite is a technology based company with a customer service oriented culture. We work with companies that share our belief in working to protect the planet's finite resources by minimizing the impacts from product manufacture and use to humans and the environment.

To assist our customers to achieve their regulatory and environmental goals, we offer a comprehensive suite of software and services that help major international companies manage their environmental footprint. We also believe firmly in our ability to support internal change. More information about Foresite can be found on the web at www.ForesiteCloud.com. Twitter users can get updates by following @ForesiteCloud.

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