Webinar: OIA Chemicals Management Community: Why Solvents Matter & What You Should Know

Speakers: Jessie Curry, Sustainable Business Innovation Manager, OIA and John Frazier, Senior Technical Director, Hohenstein

Durable Water Repellents (DWR) may not be the biggest chemical challenge the outdoor industry faces. So, what is? The use of chemical solvents pose a challenge and risk to a number of industries, including the outdoor industry. Predominantly used during manufacturing, solvents can negatively impact health by exposing workers, the environment, and sometimes even consumers to unacceptable risk. Join this webinar to learn why solvents matter and discover how you can reduce their use and impacts in your products and supply chain.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • What solvents are & where they’re used
  • Why they’re critical to address for your supply chain
  • Potential regulatory impact to your products
  • Opportunities to reduce use, impacts, and costs associated with solvents


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