WHAT ARE PLASTICISERS?
Plasticisers (US: plasticizers) are colourless and odourless liquids used primarily to soften plastic. Over 85% of all plasticisers consumed in Europe are employed in durable flexible PVC applications, largely for the construction, automotive and wire & cable sectors. Some plasticisers are used in non-PVC applications such as coatings, rubber products, adhesives and sealants.
16 July 2019
European Plasticisers comments on ECHA’s recommendation to amend authorisation list for DEHP, BBP, DBP and DIBP
ECHA has recommended that the European Commission should amend the REACH authorisation list to include endocrine disrupting properties for four phthalates: DEHP, BBP, DBP, and DIBP. If these changes...
10 April 2019
10 April 2019: European Plasticisers attended this year’s PVC Formulation Conference that took place in Cologne between the 1st and 3rd of April. As conference partners we contributed to the themati...
19 November 2018
European Plasticisers Comments On Recent Publications By Radke Et Al (2018) And Bornehag Et Al (2018)
In the past weeks, two publications by Radke et al (2018) “Phthalate exposure and male reproductive outcomes: A systematic review of the human epidemiologic evidence”, and by Bornehag et al (2018)...