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Wed May 27
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UL to host conference: Turkish Legislation for Textile, Apparel & Footwear Products – How Does It Affect Your Business?

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Announcement 29236 as per January 14, 2015

With pleasure we invite you to attend the UL Conference in Istanbul, on May 27, 2015.

UL´s subject matter experts, and a representative from the Turkish Ministry of Customs and Trade, will introduce up-to-date information regarding the new rules and regulations for Announcement 29236 as per January 14, 2015. A highlight of the conference includes a workshop session on test proposals in accordance with the Turkish legislation. In this open discussion forum, our attendees will be given the opportunity to participate interactively by asking questions about the impact of the new legislation on their daily business.

The textile sector in Turkey is expected to expand, creating new challenges for the industry. As a leading organization in product testing, verification, , inspections & audits, UL partners with textile, apparel and footwear companies throughout the production cycle to help ensure the right fit for modern market demands, and the legal requirements and regulations of consumer products.

Since 1894, UL has been a respected leader in safety science. Today, our network of more than 159 laboratory testing and certification facilities in 44 countries helps drive the integrity of global supply chains, optimize product performance and protect brands.

UL's Istanbul Chemical Centre of Excellence is accredited to provide testing solutions that help assess textile and toy industries in meeting all regulatory requirements.

Join us for this informative conference and gain a deep understand of Announcement 29236 through informative presentations, a dynamic workshop, and insightful research.

We look forward to seeing you at the “WOW Conference Center” in Istanbul, Turkey.

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

08:30 – 09:00 TEA AND COFFEE BREAK & INTRODUCTION / WELCOMEIREM TATLIDEDE – UL TURKEY SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER
09:00 - 10:30 TURKISH LEGISLATION ON THE CONTROL OF CONSUMER GOODS TRADED IN THE TURKISH MARKET vs. EU REACH REQUIREMENTSDR. ANNE BONHOFF – GLOBAL HEAD OF CHEMISTRY, UL CONSUMER PRODUCTS
  • Turkish Market Surveillance
  • Expanded List of Restricted Substances in Certain Consumer Products
  • Subject to Market Surveillance in Turkey
  • Comparison of Turkish Legislation 29326 with EU REACH Annex XVII
  • Testing What, Why, How
  • European Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Non-Food Products (RAPEX)
10:30 – 10:45 TEA & COFFEE BREAK
10:45 – 11:15 STANDARDIZATION & AUTOMATION OF YOUR TEST REPORTSINTRODUCTION OF IT SOLUTIONSARON B.PICKERING – UL TURKEY GENERAL MANAGER
11:15 – 11:45 WORKSHOP FOR CONSUMER PRODUCT TEST PROPOSALSPROCEDURES IN ACCORDANCE WITH TURKISH LEGISLATION MURAT ARSLAN – UL TURKEY SENIOR SALES EXECUTIVE
11:45 – 12:15 GENERAL OVERVIEW & UPDATE OF THE LEGISLATION AS PER JANUARY 14, 2015CONSIDERED APPROACH & CONTROLS FROM THE MINISTRYMERAL KARAASLAN - MINISTRY OF CUSTOMS AND TRADE

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION AND MARKET OBSERVATION GENERAL MANAGEMENT.

12:15 – 12:45 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS – OPEN DISCUSSION FORUM
12:45 – 13:30 LUNCH

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