Member companies of the Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association (TDMA) as a part of a wider group of titanium dioxide (TiO2) producers and users submitted an action in annulment to the General Court of the European Union against the harmonized classification of TiO2 as a suspected carcinogen (cat 2.) by inhalation under the EU's Classification and Labelling Regulation.
The European Union published a delegated regulation classifying titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a category 2 suspected carcinogen by inhalation, and the British Coatings Federation (BCF) has weighed in on this classification.
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.
Exigence Technologies microbial control product a step closer to European market
May 14, 2017
Breakthrough microbial-control technology that was developed at a Canadian university and commercialized by material science/chemistry startup Exigence Technologies has received a major funding award from the European Commission for further product development and commercialization in Europe.
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.
Our April issue features three articles on pigments and color technology, as well as an article on water-based epoxy technologies for metal coating applications, new research on an innovative coating additive made from amphiphilic Janus particles that can alter the surface properties of a waterborne coating system, and much more.