Law, International Regulations and Chemicals Management


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F10 Law, International Regulations and Chemicals Management
* Die Veranstaltung findet im Zeitraum 27.04.2024 bis 08.06.2024 statt. Die genauen Termine werden in Kürze bekanntgegeben.
Product information "Law, International Regulations and Chemicals Management"

Introduction to the basics and principles of chemicals regulation. The course will focus on substance specific regulations for different areas of use, like industrial chemicals, biocides as well as chemicals used in products like in cosmetics and occurrence or use in food. The students will get a closer look at that different regulatory areas and the procedures that have to be followed to bring chemicals / products on the market. This will include the data requirements, authority issues, borderline cases and some critical issues to be considered. Another field is persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and emerging contaminants with special emphasis on emission sources, regional and global distribution via different pathways and their fate in various environmental compartments. This will include international regulations such as the Stockholm Convention.

is restricted access: Yes
Requirements - university entrance qualification: Not required
Requirements - one year of work experience: Required
Requirements Language: English: TOEFL Internet (92 points); IELTS (Acad. Level 6.5 points); CAE/CPE (Level C1, Grade B); TOEIC (720 points listening/reading, 310 points speaking/writing); if necessary, individual examination.
Requirements Expertise: Knowledge of chemistry, biology & environment
Other requirements

1) Training as a chemical-technical assistant or pharmaceutical-technical assistant


2) B.Sc. in Chemistry, Pharmacy or similar

Topic: Engineering & Natural Sciences, Sustainability, Energy & Environment
Format of course: Online
Level: Master
Course language: English
Study programme: Sustainable Chemistry
Number of credit points / ECTS: 5
Workload Contact time (in hours): 8
Workload self-study time (in hours): 117
Exam format: Portfolio
Further exam format: No further Exam

You will acquire substantive knowledge about:

  • Basic understanding of the principles of different chemicals regulations in the EU
  • The authorisation procedures and data requirements for chemicals and chemical products
  • The role and responsibility of the key players: Agency, member states, applicants…
  • Achievements and problems of the current legislations
  • Special issues to be considered during the authorisation/notification procedure and prerequisites, to bring chemicals / products on the market
  • The (importance of the) interface of science and policy at the example of persistent organic pollutants and the Stockholm Convention