Smithers Rapra Announces Extractables & Leachables US 2018 Conference

Industry experts will gather in Bethesda, Maryland, May 7-9, 2018

AKRON, Ohio--()--Smithers Rapra is pleased to announce the agenda for Extractables & Leachables US 2018 conference taking place May 7-9, at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, with a pre-conference workshop focusing on An Introduction to Extractables and Leachables that will take place on May 7th.

This year’s program will feature a line-up of expert presenters representing major industry players such as Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Eurofins Lancaster Labs, Triad Scientific Solutions, FDA, Eli Lilly Pharma and more.

“Extractables & Leachables US 2018 will showcase some of the latest trends and challenges within the industry, while providing a platform for sharing ideas and collaborating with peers and colleagues to find the best paths forward for everyone,” said Ciaran Little, Conference Producer for Smithers Rapra. “This year’s program will feature sessions covering case studies, research findings as well as best practices and compliance with regulatory requirements.”

Additionally, this year’s agenda is filled with provocative discussions around important trends and issues such as:

  • Evolving the Compendial and Regulatory Landscape including a panel, Bridging the Gap and Leveling the Playing Field with: Novo Nordisk, Smithers Rapra, Aspen Research and more
  • Analytical Challenges with industry experts Eli Lilly Pharma, Intertek, Leo Pharma and more
  • Focus on Medical Devices including discussion of the requirements for testing medical devices and the potential impact on the drug product
  • Packaging and Containers in E&L featuring the different challenges of dealing with packaging and containers for pharmaceutical and medical device products

The E&L US 2018 conference will be co-located with the Global Food Contact US 2018 event, taking place May 9-11, 2018.

For more information about Extractables & Leachables US 2018 visit:

About Smithers Rapra

Smithers Rapra is the global leader in rubber, plastics, polymer and composites testing, consulting and information products and events, with key focuses including the tire, industrial, transportation, consumer and medical industries. For more information, visit


Smithers Rapra
Brittany Norton, +1 330-762-7441


Smithers Rapra
Brittany Norton, +1 330-762-7441