Fecc Working Committees

Leading Industry experts contribute to Fecc's work and to the promotion of best practices in the Chemical Distribution sector. Check the calendar to see when the next meetings take place.

LIFE SCIENCES

The Life Sciences Committee is focused on the development of best practices for the supply to the pharmaceutical, food, feed and cosmetics sector. Fecc assists Members to comply with WHO's Good Trade and Distribution Practice (GTDP) standards for pharmaceutical starting materials.

For more information, please contact Irantzu Garmendia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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International Trade

The International Trade Committee’s objective is to deal with issues related to trade with major emerging markets such as; Asia, South America, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe. The committee centres not only on exports and imports, but also on distribution in these economies.

For more information, please contact Elisa Setién at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Logistics (LOG)

The Logistics Committee focuses on European and international legislation concerning the safe transport and handling of chemicals as well as related security issues.

For more information, please contact Gerhard Ahlbrecht at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Responsible Care (RC)

Responsible Care is the voluntary commitment of the chemical industry to continous improvement in Health, Safety and Environmental performance. The Committee works to strengthen and promote the RC programme.

For more information, please contact Gerhard Ahlbrecht at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Safety, Health & Environment (SHE)

The SHE Committtee is the expert concerning the implementation of REACH. It also deals with other issues such as safety, occupational health, environmental protection, Seveso, GHS, etc.

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Precursors Committee

The Drug Precursors, CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear) and Explosives issues are dealt within an expert group who shares information and discusses on the latest European and global developments in the field.

For more information, please contact Gerhard Ahlbrecht at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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SQAS Distributor / European Single Assesment Document (ESAD)

The European Single Assessment Document (ESAD) is a third party assessment of chemical distributors' commitment to Responsible Care, and a single system to evaluate the quality, safety and environmental performance of chemical distributors.

For more information, please contact Gerhard Ahlbrecht at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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