- Media & Publications
Brussels, 22 April 2016 - The European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediaries (ECPI) would like to reassure consumers of the safety of all phthalates used in current applications in response to a report published in Environmental Health Perspectives. The article “Recent Fast Food Consumption and Bisphenol A and Phthalates Exposure Among the US Population in NHANES, 2003-2010” claims there is a link between fast food ingestion and the levels of two specific phthalate metabolites present in urine.
Cologne – At the PVC Formulation Conference in Cologne this week, ECPI sponsored two thematic sessions on plasticisers and flexible PVC, as well as the welcome cocktail. Over 260 people including industry representatives and renowned academics gathered to exchange on the latest R&D updates, innovations and opportunities in the vinyl landscape.
ECPI, the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates is pleased to learn that the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has issued its final conclusion on the evaluation of two plasticisers:
Brussels, 29 January 2016 - ECPI, the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates is following closely the unsubstantiated claims that exposure to certain phthalates may contribute to obesity, fed by a number of articles which have appeared in several European media outlets in the past few days. Media reported about a study conducted by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Germany which asserts that some phthalate plasticisers can affect human hormones with a potential increase of the body weight.
Brussels, 13 January 2016 – The workshop United in Diversity, organized by ECPI, the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates, has brought together, for the second time, the representatives of major European plasticisers producers to build the basis for a stronger and united plasticisers industry and define crucial principles of collaboration.