European Plasticisers

We are a trade association representing chemical companies
producing around 85% of the plasticisers manufactured in Europe.

As the voice of the European plasticisers industry, we provide evidence-based information on plasticisers and promote their use and benefits in everyday life. With decades of experience and a focus on science and safety, European Plasticisers provides valuable input to regulatory authorities, non-government organisations and consumer groups and is proactive in contributing and encouraging dialogue between these stakeholders. Our vision is to make plasticisers be recognised and appreciated for their sustainable and innovative contributions to everyday wellbeing in a responsible manner. European Plasticisers is a sector group of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council, which represents the interests of the European chemical industry.



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). Based on a scientific assessment of all the available data, RAC concluded that “no classification for DINP for either effects on sexual function and fertility, or for developmental toxicity is warranted”.... Read more


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 title “Plasticisers and Science – State of the Art”, representatives from Japan, the United States, and several European countries presented their research and insights.   Indoor air risk assessment, physiologically-based... Read more


Michela Mastrantonio

Perry Walters
Technical Manager

Francesca Ianni

European Plasticisers responds

European Plasticisers comments on recent publications by Radke et al (2018) and Bornehag et al (2018)

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European Plasticisers is one of the four founding members of VinylPlus, which has been promoting the sustainable use of PVC throughout the entire value chain since 2000.


Comprehensive and up-to date information about the many plasticisers applications which improve our everyday life in a  safe and sustainable way.


The voice of the European plasticisers industry