Vinyl Plus comments on the ECHA investigation report on PVC and PVC additives

VinylPlus has published its comments on the ECHA investigation report on PVC and PVC additives. As founding members of VinylPlus®,... Read more


The European Chemicals Agency published its report on PVC and its additives.

As founding members of VinylPlus®, we support their position in light of the publication of ECHA’s... Read more


Students of today, experts of tomorrow: Call for papers on Plasticisers and / or flexible PVC applications

Are you a university student interested in innovative solutions and the vinyl value chain? Do... Read more


“Plasticiser producers take a bio approach” – Article in Compounding world

"Many of the latest developments in PVC plasticisers are focused on bio-based solutions that meet... Read more


Women in the plasticiser industry

    Last March 8th was International Women's day, which got us thinking about all... Read more


Call for papers on Plasticisers and / or flexible PVC applications

Hands on vinyl: students of today experts of tomorrow 2nd edition Are you dealing with... Read more


“Green moves in plasticisers” – Article in Compounding world

Compounding world has published a comprehensive report in its August 2021 edition on the latest... Read more


“Spermageddon” allegations by Dr Swan unfounded

Brussels, 7 July 2021 - European Plasticisers notes that the scientific grounds of the statements... Read more


Press release – European Plasticisers stressed the importance of science-based policy making during PVC 2021

European Plasticisers stressed the importance of science-based policy making during PVC2021   Brussels, 17 May... Read more


International Day of Girls and Women In Science

  The 11th of February is the United Nations International Day of Girls & Women... Read more


New Chairmanship structure for European Plasticisers

European Plasticisers' General Assembly of 4 November decided to split the Advocacy and Communications Working... Read more


“Plasticiser developments follow sustainable path” – Article in Compounding World

Compounding World has published a comprehensive report in its August 2020 edition on how "Plasticisers... Read more


Interview of our call for papers’ winners by B News – the newsletter of the University of Milano-Bicocca

B-News (the newsletter of the University of Milano-Bicocca) interviewed Andrea Pasquale and Federico Acciaretti, the... Read more


Call for papers – Winning paper announcement

Hands on vinyl: students of today experts of tomorrow   European Plasticisers is committed to... Read more


VinylPlus®: Steering the PVC Industry Towards the Circular Economy

VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, recycled 771,313 tonnes... Read more


European Plasticisers contributed to the update of the Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

The Enzyklopädie der Technischen Chemie, also known as the Ullmann Encyclopedia, is the undisputed reference... Read more


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... Read more


Media Field Trip / The Netherlands

From production to recycling: Bringing the PVC value chain to life   Specialised trade media... Read more


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... Read more


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... Read more


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... Read more


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... 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,... Read more


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

Brussels, 13 June 2018 – ECHA has published the RAC opinion on the assessment of DINP... Read more


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... Read more


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... Read more


Response to stories about increased levels of phthalates linked to eating out

A recent US study claiming that eating out may lead to increased levels of phthalates... Read more


DINP – ECHA RAC concludes no classification required

Brussels, 16 March 2018 – ECHA’s Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) has concluded, on March 7,... Read more


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... Read more


European Plasticisers attends VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017

Brussels, 18 May 2017: The PVC industry is making real progress towards sustainability and a... Read more


European plasticisers industry joins forces to meet challenges ahead

United in diversity and speaking with one voice, European Plasticisers was presented at the PVC... Read more


ECPI’s scientific letter on DINP published

A letter to the editor of the peer-reviewed journal Reproductive Toxicology was published online on... Read more


Public consultation on DINP classification

A dossier for classification of DINP was published on 4th April 2017. The Danish competent... Read more


Response to stories about chemicals released into water from washing machines

Articles published on 11 August 2016 in The Sun, Daily Mail and Telegraph reported about... Read more


The plasticisers industry calls for regulatory predictability to enable protection of consumer health as well as competitiveness and growth

The European Council for plasticisers and Intermediates (ECPI) is pleased to learn that the REACH... Read more


Response to EurActiv’s article on endocrine disruptors linked to infertility

On 11 April 2016, EurActiv published the article “Endocrine disruptors’ link to infertility confirmed”.  ... Read more


Science and politics: Plasticisers industry calls for a ‘robust science based -approach’ to regulation at the PVC Formulation Conference

Cologne – At the PVC Formulation Conference in Cologne this week, ECPI sponsored two thematic... Read more


No further regulatory risk management action needed for DEHTP and DINCH, ANSES confirms

ECPI, the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates is pleased to learn that the French... Read more


Response to articles on plastic microbeads used in cosmetics

The Guardian has recently published articles about the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics mentioning... Read more


Science does not support association between phthalates exposure and obesity

ECPI, the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates is following closely the unsubstantiated claims that... Read more


Plasticisers industry comes a step closer to a bright, united future

The workshop United in Diversity, organized by ECPI, the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates,... Read more


The European plasticiser industry regrets the European Parliament objection to the Authorisation of recycled soft PVC containing DEHP

The European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates – ECPI - is disappointed by the European... Read more


ECPI introduces journalists to a sustainable model for the flexible PVC value chain

The third edition of the annual Media Field Trip, organised by the European Council for... Read more


European plasticisers industry meets to find stronger, united voice

Representatives from all the major plasticisers producers in Europe met in Brussels to discuss how... Read more


“More Vinyl, Less Carbon” – Plasticiser producers reinforce the PVC value chain’s commitment to sustainability

Cannes, 30 April – On 30 April, the European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates (ECPI)... Read more


ECPI concludes LCA study on DINP

The European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates (ECPI) commissioned PE International to conduct an LCA... Read more


ECPI questions scientific basis of surprising proposal by Denmark for harmonised classification and labelling of DINP

Brussels 16, February - Denmark has recently communicated to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) its... Read more


European Plasticisers runs an epidemiology project with the University of Maastricht

There are an increasing number of publications describing associations of clinical symptoms like reduced sperm... Read more


Plasticisers industry calls for streamlined chemical regulation

Brussels, 10 December 2014: Representatives from the entire flexible PVC value chain met this week... Read more


Plasticisers producers discuss latest regulatory and sustainability developments with Czech regulators and leading companies

Prague, 26 November 2014 – The European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates (ECPI) recently held... Read more


European media get a first – hand look at the flexible PVC value chain

Ravenna and Ferrara, 6-7 October: The European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates (ECPI) organised in... Read more


ECPI welcomes ECHA’s opinion proposing Authorisation to three companies to supply DEHP for the continued use in PVC applications, and one company to supply DBP for continued use in specific applications

Brussels 19 September 2014: ECHA's Committees for Risk Assessment (RAC) and Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) have... Read more


Strong PVC value-chain key to ensure bright future for plasticisers industry

The European Council for Plasticisers and Intermediates (ECPI) teamed up with Crain Communications and European... Read more


ECPI Welcomes Denmark’s Decision to withdraw ban on DEHP, DBP, DIBP AND BBP

Europe’s plasticisers association welcomed the Danish Environment Ministry decision to withdraw its proposed ban on... Read more


ECPI’s statement following ECHA’s final report on high phthalates DINP and DIDP: Safe for use in all current consumer applications – no further restrictions needed

On 28 August 2013, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published its final report on the... Read more


Plasticisers industry discusses how to effectively communicate science information to all stakeholders

Over 80 international experts gathered on 4th and 5th December in Brussels at the annual... Read more