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NAPIM Offering Food Packaging-Printing Inks Webinar on March 19


Free to NAPIM members - $25 for non-members

The National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) is offering Food Packaging/Printing Inks Webinar on March 19, 2013 from 2-4 p.m. to provide an overview of the regulation of printing inks in the U.S. and the European Union (EU). Presenters, Mitzi Ng Clark and Catherine R. Nielsen of Keller and Heckman LLP, will address the various forms of customer assurance, and how to respond to requests in this regard.

Participants will learn the “basics” of how printing inks are regulated in the U.S. and EU. Focus will be given to unique issues faced by the printing ink industry, and better understanding customer assurance questions as they relate to printing inks. This webinar should be of interest to ink formulators, research personnel, technical support personnel, sales people and regulatory compliance personnel.

After the webinar, participants should be able to identify various approaches to establishing regulatory compliance of printing ink components in the U.S. and Europe, including application of the functional barrier doctrine, identify legislation and guidance impacting the compliance and safety of printing inks used in the EU, and prepare letters of assurance regarding the regulatory status of printing inks. Overall, participants will better understand letters of assurance received from suppliers concerning the FDA and EU status of printing components.

Registration is required.