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WEBINAR: Analysis of Microplastics – Small Particles, Big Effort

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Definition, Pathways and Analysis of Microplastics in Food and Other Matrices

Jan 2020. Microplastics is a topic that has recently made the headlines on a regular basis. You may be wondering what microplastics is, how it gets into the environment, into our food and into products such as detergents and cosmetics. In our current webinar, speaker Robert Brockmeyer gives answers to these questions and presents techniques with which the presence of microplastics in the mentioned products can be detected.

Webinar Content

  • Definition of microplastics
  • Use and occurrence of microplastics
  • Legal regulations, standardisation activities
  • Techniques for the analysis of microplastics in different matrices

At the end of the webinar there will be time for your individual questions.

Your Speaker

Robert Brockmeyer, Eurofins SOFIA GmbH

Robert Brockmeyer
Head of Special Analytics Microplastics
Eurofins SOFIA GmbH
Robert Brockmeyer is a state-certified food chemist. For more than 15 years he has held various positions at Eurofins SOFIA GmbH, most recently as head of environmental analysis and head of research and development. For more than a year, he has focused on establishing the first methods for the analysis of microplastics in a German Eurofins laboratory. He is a member of the project group "Microplastics" of the German Association of Independent Testing Laboratories (Deutscher Verband Unabhängiger Prüflaboratorien e.V.) as well as of the working committee "Determination of Microplastics in Food " of the DIN e.V.

Your Benefit

With this webinar, you will expand your knowledge of microplastics and the analytics necessary to detect it in different matrices. This will help you to make a risk assessment of your own products with regard to microplastics.

Data at a Glance

Webinar: Analysis of Microplastics – Small Particles, Big Effort
Level: Beginner
When: 23 June 2020, 04:00 h – 05:00 h p.m. CEST
Language: English
Price: 95,00 Euro plus statutory VAT

The number of participants is limited. Register today!