Footwear and leather safety conference

20 May 2008

The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) and BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd are organising a two-day Footwear and Leather Product Safety and Environment conference on September 17-18, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Long Beach, California.
The conference is aimed at staff involved in sourcing, quality control, product development, as well as company leaders.

Topics include: US Product Safety Legislation; product safety testing for leather, paint, pvc, vinyl, and metals; Understanding restricted substance risks in leather and footwear production; Improving environmental stewardship and alternative materials; ‘Green' synthetic materials; Product failures due to storage and shipping. Are you ready to deal with your customers' demands on restricted substances, sustainability, eco-friendly materials and packaging? Are you prepared for the new US Law on product safety standards, testing, and labelling? Do you understand the new risks to your bottom line and reputation?
To help you answer these questions and provide yourself with the tools you need to address them, visit or to download a registration form. For further information contact Sue Ivett on [email protected]

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