Course Catalog

Principles of Toxicology and Predictive Toxicology’s Emerging Role in Sustainable Chemistry/Product Development: A Chemical Company’s Perspective and Case Studies

Find out the role and impact of predictive toxicology on sustainability and product development in the chemical industry. Through case studies, learn what sustainability and green chemistry mean to one of the leading chemical companies in the world

Course Details

Key Topics

  • Sustainability – What it means to the public and chemical companies
  • Green Chemistry – Challenges/Opportunities
  • Role for Predictive Toxicology
  • Case studies

Information

Find out the role and impact of predictive toxicology on sustainability and product development in the chemical industry. Through case studies, learn what sustainability and green chemistry mean to one of the leading chemical companies in the world

Who Should Attend

Chemists/engineers/researchers who are designing new chemistries, products and processes

Benefits

  • Identify and advance low hazard candidates quickly & cost effectively
  • Identify opportunities to refine production processes to eliminate potential contaminates of concern
  • Build knowledge bases to couple with in vivo mechanistic data to understand toxicity pathways

Agenda

  • Course Introduction
  • Hazard Reduction – Why?
  • Introduction to toxicology
  • Factors Effecting Toxicity
    • Exposure
    • Local effects and/or Absorption into the organism
    • Interact with Endogenous processes leading to toxicity
  • What makes Chemicals toxic?
  • Designing out toxicity
  • Sustainability – What it means public/Dow
  • Green Chemistry – Challenges/Opportunities
  • Role for Predictive Toxicology
  • Case studies
  • Historical example
  • Lessoned learned – current success story
  • Predictive Toxicology’s role in new product development
  • Q&A

Course Locations

Date

TBA

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Register Via Mail

Venue

The course fee includes a course binder and a continental breakfast.

Five for Four! Register five people for one course, one person for five courses, or any combination in between and your fifth registration is free. Note: This discount is only available if you register by fax or mail and mention this discount. May not be combined with any other offer.


Pricing
  Member Non-Member
Advanced $395 $495
Standard $595 $695

About the Instructor

  • Pam Spencer

    is an Associate Director of TERC Product Sustainability Consulting. She also serves as a toxicology consultant to Dow businesses, providing guidance on the health and safety of new and existing products.