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Abstract : Proposition 65 – Betaines & Hydroxysultaines
2018 is a significant year for anyone affected by Prop 65. There are changes that will come into effect Au-
gust 30th. This presentation will provide a brief overview of Prop. 65 and the coming changes, with a focus
on Betaines and Hydroxysultaines. Included, will be a general comparison of these two chemistries for the
Personal Care formulator.

Bio: Gayle Fortin
Sales & Business Development Manager, StarChem Canada
For 30 years, Gayle has been involved in chemical manufacturing and supply to the Personal Care and
Household industries. She has held positions in R&D, QC, Manufacturing and Sales. At StarChem, Gayle
leads Business Development in North America for Specialty Chemicals into the Personal Care and House-
hold markets. Gayle lives with her family in Barrie Ontario. She loves to snowboard, travel and dabbles in
the fine arts.

Abstract: 2018 may have the most sweeping changes to regulations of cosmetics since the changes to the
EU Directive. Major changes are coming in the EU (both cosmetics and REACH), the US, especially in OT
drugs; while China is slowly moving to modernize their regulations.

Bio: DAVID C. STEINBERG founded Steinberg & Associates, Inc. in 1995 as a consulting company that
specializes in cosmetic regulations, labeling, preservation and sunscreens. He has over 45 years experi-
ence in the cosmetic industry. He founded the Masters Degree program in Cosmetic Sciences at Fairleigh
Dickinson University and taught there from 1982 to 2000. He is a member of the American Chemical
Society, Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Institute of Food Technologists, Regulatory Affairs Professional
Society- where he is the only member elevated to Fellow status who deals with the regulations of Cosmet-
ics and topical drugs; and is a Fellow member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. In 1991 he was the
President of the US Society of Cosmetic Chemists. From 1992-5 he served on the Presidium of the Inter-
national Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists. He has written 5 books including Preservatives for
Cosmetics (The third edition is now available), The Guide to European Cosmetic Regulations, and has
authored many papers and chapters in books.

Abstract: Canada update
The presentation will cover new and existing regulatory challenges facing our industry. Topics will include:
GHS Implementation, Cost Recovery Proposal for Drug Establishment Licensing, Health Canada’s Self
Care Products Framework, CEPA Review, In Commerce List Prioritization and useful resources for further

Bio: Teena Warrin is the Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs Manager at Croda Canada Ltd. She has a
background in Safety Engineering and has been involved in the chemical distribution industry in Canada for
over twenty-five years. Teena was the 13th recipient of the Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors
President’s Award. This award was presented in recognition of Teena’s many years of service to the
industry and particularly for the advocacy role she played on the Environmental Assessment Working
Group (EAWG) and its subcommittees.

Teena remains an active member of Responsible Distribution Canada (RDC) Regulatory Affairs Commit-
tee, Cosmetic Alliance Canada Ingredient Safety Risk Assessment Committee, and the Formulated
Products Industry Coalition (FPIC)

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