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ISSA slates Antimicrobial Workshop for November

The International Sanitary Supply Association, American Chemistry Council and Consumer Specialty Products Association are cosponsoring the 5th annual Antimicrobial Workshop.

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. -- The International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) is sponsoring a three-day Antimicrobial Workshop, Nov. 6-8 in Arlington, Va. The workshop will feature 25 speakers from ISSA, as well as the American Chemistry Council ( and the Consumer Specialty Products Association (

The 5th annual Antimicrobial Workshop will feature leading antimicrobial registration experts from the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the legal community and private industry.

The first day of the program will focus on the various registration requirements for disinfectants, sanitizers and other antimicrobial products. Day two provides an in depth review of major agency policies regarding labeling, efficacy testing, data requirements and treatment of confidential business information. The final days will be a review of antimicrobial regulation at the state level. Time will also be given toward exploring the European Union Biocidal Products Directive, which will have a significant impact on the sale of antimicrobial products in Europe.

For more information on registering for the program contact Tracy Novak, ISSA, at, or phone (800) 225-4772. If you'd like to download a copy of the agenda, go to

ISSA is the leading international trade association for the cleaning and maintenance industry. Now, almost 80 years old, it has more than 4,600 distributor, wholesaler, manufacturer, manufacturer representative, publisher, and associate member companies.

The American Chemistry Council represents the chemical industry on public policy issues, coordinates the industry's research and testing programs, and administers the industry's environmental, health, and safety performance improvement initiative, known as Responsible Care. The American Chemistry Council is located in Arlington, Va., and can be reached by phone at (703) 741-5000.

The Consumer Specialty Products Association is a trade association representing the interests of the consumer specialty products industry. Its members total more than 220, and include companies engaged in the manufacture, formulation, distribution and sale of consumer specialty products for household, institutional and industrial use.

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