is the formaldehyde sector group of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) uniting key European producers of formaldehyde, aminoplast glues and polyols.

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  • space elements, interstellar environment
    26 June 2024
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    New: Video on the groundbreaking discovery of interstellar formaldehyde and the birth of astrochemistry
    In collaboration with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), we are thrilled to announce the release of a new video that delves into the history-altering discovery of interstellar formaldehyde in the 1960s. This finding was...
  • 7 December 2023
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    Occupational safety and formaldehyde in Europe – a regulatory success story
    The question of occupational safety when formaldehyde is involved is a question of constant preoccupation in Europe. The European producers of formaldehyde gathered in the Cefic sector group, Formacare, would like to reinstate that the...
  • Formacare press statement
    14 November 2023
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    Formacare reaction to ANSES opinion on formaldehyde
    ANSES’ conclusions challenge EU’s formaldehyde risk assessment: Formacare responds, citing no new evidence  Representing Europe’s formaldehyde industry, Formacare, a sector group of Cefic underlines the absence of new scientific evidence in ANSES’ report linking formaldehyde exposure...
  • 21 September 2023
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    Formaldehyde’s role in wood construction and a cleaner future
    Formaldehyde-based adhesives are key partners of the wood construction industry. In our new video, discover how it contributes to sustainability, durability, and the EU Green Deal’s climate neutrality goals for 2050. 
  • 14 July 2023
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    Formacare press release on the adoption of the restriction in products and vehicles
    Formaldehyde producers support new EU emissions restrictions and call for clear guidelines to support its implementation Formacare, a sector group of Cefic, welcomes the EU’s recent adoption of a formaldehyde emissions restriction. Representing Europe’s formaldehyde industry,...

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