Fashion Face Masks & Compliance Considerations

Recorded On: 08/26/2020

Fashion face masks have become something that everyone can relate to considering the times that we are living in. This webinar will focus on the US market including the following: regulatory requirements, physical/performance requirements, chemical requirements and also touch on labeled claims and the ramifications of making claims for fashion masks. Industry practice for this very popular product category will be reviewed during this training session. This session qualifies as an elective course for the PPAI Product Safety Awareness initiative.

Matthew Nudell

Senior Regulatory and Product Compliance Consultant at TÜV Rheinland North America

Matthew Nudell is a Senior Regulatory and Product Compliance consultant that works with major
consumer products companies and retailers to develop custom-tailored approaches for complying with
chemical regulations for consumer products. Matthew has spent over a decade monitoring and
advising companies about US chemical regulations such as California Proposition 65, CPSIA, US
state reporting requirements for children’s products and various US state chemical restrictions. He is
currently, a member of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) restricted substances
list (RSL) task force, which developed and maintains a list of all global chemical regulatory restrictions
for apparel, apparel accessory, and footwear products. Matthew has also worked extensively with
companies in developing and maintaining chemical management and restricted substances (RS)
programs and related restricted substances lists (RSL) in order to ensure that products meet all global
chemical restrictions and can therefore be sold anywhere in the world.

Syed Zaman

Textile Test Engineer at TUV Rheinland North America Group

Syed Zaman works as the Textile Test Engineer at TUV Rheinland North American Group. Syed is a confident leader with exceptional team building skills and ability to create a culture of continuous improvement.

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