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Recovering Manufacturing from a Line Down or Transfer?

Six Key Contributing Factors to Successfully Bringing Up a Manufacturing Line

There are six key contributing factors to successfully bringing up a manufacturing line. These factors, when addressed properly, have helped manufacturers save millions of dollars. 

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US EPA Emerging Viral Pathogens Guidance Trigger

Though the threat level in the U.S. is currently low, the use of disinfectants is an important step toward limiting the spread of the disease. EPA issued this rapid response to provide pesticide registrants with a pathway toward communication to the public.

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Force Majeure or Supplier Defect/Contractor Obligation?

Product Supply Chains and Major Construction Projects are Significantly Affected by COVID-19 Outbreak

Reportedly more than 3,000 of force majeure certificates have been issued to Chinese firms since the beginning of February by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT).

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Strategies for Supply Management in China during Travel Restrictions

Leveraging Exponent's Local Presence

With China imposing quarantines on foreigners entering from high-risk countries, just as work at some factories is resuming, it may not be advisable to send domestic staff to manage supply-chain issues.

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FDA Temporary Policy for Preparation of Certain Alcohol-based Hand Sanitzers

On March 19, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a bulletin entitled “Preparation of Certain Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency (COVID-19) Guidance for Industry.”

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U.S. EPA Emerging Viral Pathogens Guidance Trigger

On January 29, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a bulletin regarding the emerging viral outbreak of the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, also known as COVID-19. 

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Hand Gel Regulatory Requirements

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Europe, there is a high demand for human hygiene products in the European market. Before exporting products to Europe, manufacturer should ensure the products are compliant with local regulations and notify/register the products properly.

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A Message from the CEO of Exponent

Catherine Ford Corrigan, Ph.D.
President & CEO

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WEBINAR: Trendspotting 2020

COVID-19 and other Late-Breaking Pesticide Developments

Join our experts as they present on March 30, 2020 at 10 AM PT.

This webinar will discuss regulatory developments in the environmental industry, including:

  • What you need to know about U.S. EPA's COVID-19 strategy if you are contracting for or seeking to commercialize products to fight COVID-19.
  • How different pesticides addressing COVID-19 are regulated by U.S. EPA. 
  • U.S. EPA's recent focus on pesticide devices such as ozone generators, UV lamps, irradiation unites, including importation of such devices. 
  • Trends in federal and state oversight and enforcement for e-commerce.
This webinar is hosted Sidley Austin LLP.

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WEBINAR: Hand Gel Sanitizing Products

Regulatory Requirements in the EU and UK

Join us on April 7, 2020 at 4:30 PM CST (Beijing time) as our experts discuss hand gel sanitizing product regulatory requirements in the EU and UK.

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe, there is a high demand for human hygiene products in the European market. Before exporting products to Europe, manufacturers should ensure that the products are complaint with local regulations and should notify/register those products properly. 

This webinar will provide information on the regulatory status for these products as new evaluation standards are applied across Europe. 

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Navigating Your Business Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Missed the live event? Click below to learn more about:

  • Public health recommendations and employee safety
  • Emergency response planning
  • Supply chain disruption
  • Reliability assurance during a shutdown
  • Manufacturing line recovery

This webinar was hosted by Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC)

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Why the Coronavirus Will Continue to Shock Global Markets

Risks That Will Need to Be Quickly Discovered and Corrected by Factories That Are Reopening

The microchip and battery industries have been hit particularly hard, and the effects will continue to delay and stall factories’ ability to resume operations.

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Are Travel Restrictions to China Delaying Your Product Launch Cycle?

In-Region OEM Support in the Era of the Coronavirus

On-the-ground OEM representatives can support design and manufacturing decisions, including the qualification of new suppliers, supplier audits, inventory management, quality control, and reliability test design.

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Ellen P Donovan, MPH
Director, Business Development
(650) 688-6940

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