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.

The latest science

Development of a physiologically based pharmacokinetic model of diisononyl phthalate (DiNP) in pregnant rat and human

ABSTRACT   A physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) model for di-isononyl phthalate (DiNP) was developed by adapting the existing models for di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and di-but...

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Plasticisers chapter in Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of industrial chemistry

Discover the main used plasticisers and their applications in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of industrial chemistry.   Read more about the contribution of European Plasticisers to the Encyclopedia h...

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FACTSHEET – A Quantitative Weight of Evidence Methodology (QWoE)

Learn more about the methodology developed by Professors W. Dekant and J.Bridges to make scientific evaluations more consistent when testing a hypothesis, using predefined criteria. Our factsheet allo...

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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




European Plasticisers
Rue Belliard 40, bte 15
1040 Brussels, Belgium

Tel: + 32 2 436 9464

Michela Mastrantonio


Oscar Vandevelde
Technical Manager

Francesca Ianni