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.
Last month, the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee published the results of its inquiry into the future of chemicals regulation after Brexit, to which the British Coatings Federation (BCF) submitted a response.
For over 30 years, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) has been training the global coatings community with its comprehensive distance-learning program, the Coatings Training Institute (CTI), and has now announced a wide range of classroom-based learning courses to supplement its training offering.
The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has become an affiliate partner of EEF, the manufacturers’ organization, in a bid to secure a competitive future for the industry and to ensure that the voice of the coatings sector is heard by senior policy makers and key decision makers in government.
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.
Cerium dioxide nanoparticles block communication between bacteria and prevent the formation of biofilms.
February 12, 2017
Chemists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), Mainz, Germany, have developed a method that reliably hinders hazardous seawater fouling and is effective, affordable and easy on the environment.
Our June issue is our annual Additives Directory, featuring additive product, supplier and distributor listings. The issue also contains several feature articles on the latest advancements in additive technology.