The Eurofins | BLC team of chemical experts have a wide range of experience in chemical risk management in the materials supply chain for the footwear and apparel sectors. Their specialist knowledge includes conducting chemical management audits and risk assessments, reviewing chemical handling procedures, raw material processing (leather, textiles and synthetics), chemical testing, MRSL testing of formulations, RSL testing and chemical compliance.
No matter where you are in the world, you can contact the Chem-MAP Team to discuss your chemical management needs.
Victoria is a partner at Eurofins | BLC and Technical Director. She is responsible for the operational aspects of Eurofins | BLC’s technical business, including research, innovation, and testing services. Victoria also specialises in chemical compliance and supply chain regulatory support.
As Programme Manager, Deva is responsible for managing the Chem-MAP family in an operational and technical support role. Deva supports customers throughout the supply chain to find the most appropriate Chem-MAP programme suited for their chemical management needs.
Georgina is responsible for the chemical and regulatory compliance activities at BLC; providing customer support on all areas of regulatory affairs and product safety relating to the production of leather through to manufacturing and retail of product. This includes managing restricted chemical testing.
Alarna is responsible for all marketing and communications activities for Chem-MAP and is responsible for assisting as a Graduate Marketing Executive for Eurofins | BLC. With assistance from the Chem-MAP team, Alarna can deliver the latest news in the best possible way to our extended Chem-MAP family.
Sam is responsible for assisting with the supply chain chemical management projects including updating key documents. Sam also supports the Chem-MAP team with researching topical articles for distribution for the Chem-MAP family.
Peter has spent over 45 years working for chemical manufacturers around the world. He is currently consulting to brands and BLC based on his passionate commitment to improving the management of chemicals within the whole supply chain and thus reducing impacts to both human health and the environment.
Chris has spent over 30 years in the worldwide leather industry. The majority of that time was spent running speciality chemical businesses across the Asia Pacific region and working with major chemical companies in both wet end and finishing market segments.
Connell supports customers and BLC Members with chemical testing and compliance. A significant portion of Connell’s role is advising customers on the chemical restrictions and requirements associated with REACH, as well as REACH testing services.
Gabriel is responsible for MRSL testing which also features in the c-MAP Programme. Gabriel has a background in method development and chemical analysis in the environmental, food and pharmaceutical sectors as well as in the leather and textile industry.
Jennifer is responsible for all marketing activities at BLC, including branding, websites and email communications. With technical input from colleagues, she delivers the latest chemical news to BLC customers.
BLC are looking to recruit experienced chemical management professionals to the Chem-MAP Team.
Currently, BLC have vacancies for:
For further information on the role and to apply, send your CV and information on your professional background to Victoria Addy, Technical Director via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch the Chem-MAP video to see how this new ZDHC approved MRSL verification programme is engaging all organisations in the leather, textile and synthetic materials supply chains to drive the use of responsible chemistry in the manufacture of consumer products.
Chem-MAP is a preventative system that protects businesses, workers, consumers and the environment, and rewards businesses that engage through certification, approved status, training and technical support. Chem-MAP offers three programmes which are specifically designed for chemical companies (c-MAP Programme), manufacturers (m-MAP Programme) and brands and retailers (b-MAP Programme).