The American Coatings Association (ACA) issued a statement today regarding the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) issuing an advisory opinion to the European Commission to classify titanium dioxide as a Category 2 (Animal Evidence) carcinogen.
The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) reports that Europe’s Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) has issued an “advisory opinion” that titanium dioxide (TiO2) be classified as a Category 2 carcinogen under the EU’s Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.
At the 2017 General Assembly held on February 15, 2017, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) welcomed 16 new Full members and 22 new Associate members, signaling strong European cooperation on the bio-economy.
Green Biologics Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Green Biologics Ltd., a U.K. industrial biotechnology and renewable chemicals company, announced a distribution agreement with Caldic B.V., a global distributor headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Jotun, a global leader in marine antifouling coatings, believes the European Union’s decision to approve the use of copper in marine antifoulings will ensure continued delivery of powerful benefits for both the shipping industry and environment.
Ferro, Mayfield Heights, OH, and Omya have extended their current distribution partnership in Austria and Switzerland for pigments used in coatings, construction, plastics, cosmetics and other industrial markets.