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.

LATEST NEWS

18.12.2019

EFSA updated risk assessment concludes that current exposure to five phthalates from food is not a concern for public health

On 10 December 2019, EFSA issued an update of the risk assessment of the phthalates DBP, BBP, DEHP, DINP and DIDP for use in food contact materials. Based on the limited scope of the mandate, the limited time for the evaluation and the uncertainties identified, the CEP Panel considered that the opinion and the TDI  derived for the five phthalates,... Read more

16.07.2019

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 sponsored by VinylPlus. Journalists were hosted at Shin Etsu (Pernis), Kras Recycling (Volendam) and Draka Polymer Films (Enkhuizen) – a producer, recycler and converter.   The first stop was at Shin... Read more

SECRETARIAT

Michela Mastrantonio
Manager

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Oscar Vandevelde
Technical Manager

Francesca Ianni
Assistant

European Plasticisers responds

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

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VINYLPLUS

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.

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