07 August 2019

Plasticiser sector marked by innovation and regulation

The PVC plasticiser industry has changed dramatically over the past decade as it has adapted to fast moving regulatory and consumer concerns and that process continues. Read the latest article b...

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16 July 2019

Media Field Trip / The Netherlands

From production to recycling: Bringing the PVC value chain to life Specialised trade media from across Europe gathered in The Netherlands to attend European Plasticisers’ annual press visit sponsor...

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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...

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10 April 2019

PVC Formulation Conference: A journey into the latest market trends and innovations

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...

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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)...

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12 November 2018

ChemSec’s Decision To Keep DINP On Its SIN List Contradicts ECHA RAC Conclusion

ChemSec has recently communicated its decision to maintain DINP in their SIN list, which does not reflect the conclusions published earlier this year by ECHA’s Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) . Bas...

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08 October 2018

International scientists discuss latest research methods on plasticisers

Speyer, 20 September 2018: Over 40 global experts, scientists and industry professionals gathered in Speyer, Germany, to discuss some of the latest development in the world of plasticisers. Under the...

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21 August 2018

Plasticisers – Science & Regulation

The plasticiser industry – and its customers – continue to face regulatory pressure. It is responding with better science and an array of new plasticiser options. Read the latest article by Pet...

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14 June 2018

DINP – ECHA’s RAC final opinion: no classification warranted

Brussels, 13 June 2018 – ECHA has published the RAC opinion on the assessment of DINP under the CLP regulation stating that, “Overall, RAC concluded that no classification for DINP for either effe...

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11 June 2018

Public consultation on the future update of Annex XIV entries of 4 LMW phthalates

The European plasticiser market has already adapted to the regulatory and market pressures with an important major shift from the use of these classified LMW phthalates to the use of non-classified HM...

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19 April 2018

PVC FORMULATION CONFERENCE: PLUNGING INTO THE WORLD OF PVC AND ITS INNOVATIONS

19 April 2018: European Plasticisers could not miss the 10th edition of the PVC Formulation Conference that took place in Cologne from 10 to 12 April. We sponsored the event with a booth and the agen...

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16 March 2018

DINP – ECHA RAC concludes no classification required

Brussels, 16 March 2018 – ECHA’s Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) has concluded, on March 7, that Di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) does not warrant classification for reprotoxic effects under the EU’...

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30 October 2017

La sostenibilidad, una máxima de la industria del PVC en España

Más de una docena de medios de comunicación especializados de toda Europa se unieron a la visita de prensa organizada por la asociación European Plasticisers y patrocinada por VinylPlus los pasados...

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11 October 2017

Media Field Trip 2017: experiencing the sustainability of the PVC value chain in Spain

Barcelona, September 2017 - Over a dozen of specialised trade media from all over Europe joined the press visit organised by European Plasticisers and sponsored by VinylPlus. They had the chance to vi...

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02 October 2017

Viaje de prensa de European Plasticisers a España

European Plasticisers, la asociación que agrupa a los productores de plastificantes europeos, celebró la semana pasada un viaje de prensa a Barcelona, para mostrar el ciclo completo del PVC. Read...

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01 September 2017

The changing face of plasticisers

The move away from low molecular weight ortho-phthalate PVC plasticisers continues. As regulations tighten - in Europe at least - and consumer attitudes harden, increasing development activity being d...

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29 June 2017

Final SEAC and RAC opinions support the restriction of DEHP, DBP, BBP and DiBP

Brussels, 29 June - On 20 June, ECHA announced that the Socio-Economic Assessment Committee (SEAC) adopted a final opinion on the restriction of four low molecular weight phthalates. Based on socio-ec...

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31 May 2017

European Plasticisers contributes to the public consultation on the Danish CLH dossier on DINP

31 May 2017, Brussels - Further to the publication by ECHA of the CLH dossier submitted by Denmark proposing the classification as toxic to reproduction Category 1B, a public consultation was held dur...

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16 July 2019

Media Field Trip / The Netherlands

From production to recycling: Bringing the PVC value chain to life Specialised trade media from across Europe gathered in The Netherlands to attend European Plasticisers’ annual press visit sponsor...

Read more

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...

Read more

10 April 2019

PVC Formulation Conference: A journey into the latest market trends and innovations

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...

Read more

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)...

Read more

12 November 2018

ChemSec’s Decision To Keep DINP On Its SIN List Contradicts ECHA RAC Conclusion

ChemSec has recently communicated its decision to maintain DINP in their SIN list, which does not reflect the conclusions published earlier this year by ECHA’s Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) . Bas...

Read more

08 October 2018

International scientists discuss latest research methods on plasticisers

Speyer, 20 September 2018: Over 40 global experts, scientists and industry professionals gathered in Speyer, Germany, to discuss some of the latest development in the world of plasticisers. Under the...

Read more

14 June 2018

DINP – ECHA’s RAC final opinion: no classification warranted

Brussels, 13 June 2018 – ECHA has published the RAC opinion on the assessment of DINP under the CLP regulation stating that, “Overall, RAC concluded that no classification for DINP for either effe...

Read more

11 June 2018

Public consultation on the future update of Annex XIV entries of 4 LMW phthalates

The European plasticiser market has already adapted to the regulatory and market pressures with an important major shift from the use of these classified LMW phthalates to the use of non-classified HM...

Read more

19 April 2018

PVC FORMULATION CONFERENCE: PLUNGING INTO THE WORLD OF PVC AND ITS INNOVATIONS

19 April 2018: European Plasticisers could not miss the 10th edition of the PVC Formulation Conference that took place in Cologne from 10 to 12 April. We sponsored the event with a booth and the agen...

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07 August 2019

Plasticiser sector marked by innovation and regulation

The PVC plasticiser industry has changed dramatically over the past decade as it has adapted to fast moving regulatory and consumer concerns and that process continues. Read the latest article b...

Read more

21 August 2018

Plasticisers – Science & Regulation

The plasticiser industry – and its customers – continue to face regulatory pressure. It is responding with better science and an array of new plasticiser options. Read the latest article by Pet...

Read more

30 October 2017

La sostenibilidad, una máxima de la industria del PVC en España

Más de una docena de medios de comunicación especializados de toda Europa se unieron a la visita de prensa organizada por la asociación European Plasticisers y patrocinada por VinylPlus los pasados...

Read more

02 October 2017

Viaje de prensa de European Plasticisers a España

European Plasticisers, la asociación que agrupa a los productores de plastificantes europeos, celebró la semana pasada un viaje de prensa a Barcelona, para mostrar el ciclo completo del PVC. Read...

Read more

01 September 2017

The changing face of plasticisers

The move away from low molecular weight ortho-phthalate PVC plasticisers continues. As regulations tighten - in Europe at least - and consumer attitudes harden, increasing development activity being d...

Read more

14 December 2016

Wiring the world

Wire and cable have become the largest application for flexible PVC in Europe. It resists water, heat, extreme cold and is considered by many to be the most suitable material for many electrical appli...

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05 May 2015

Plasticizers – Benefits, Trends, Health, and Environmental Issues

Stéphane Content, ECPI’s Manager, interviewed by Dr. Vera Koester for Chemistry Magazine about industrial and consumption trends....

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11 November 2014

Facciamo il punto su PVC e ftalati

In a note sent to Polimerica Carlo Ciotti, President of PVC Forum Italia, makes the point of the situation about the safety of PVC and phthalates. In a note sent to Polimerica Carlo Ciotti, Pre...

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27 October 2014

Sesso e ftalati

Polimerica shares ECPI's review of the study by Dr. Emily Barrett on the potential effect of phthalates on women’s libido pointing out some of its scientific flaws and once again, reminding the publ...

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