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

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  • 29 November 2022
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    Inspired by its natural versatility, discover where formaldehyde found its way into commercial applications
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  • 4 November 2022
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    Tackling plastic waste through biodegradability: does the solution lie in formaldehyde?
    It is no secret that we are currently going through a serious waste management crisis. Plastics in particular are stuck in the middle of this discussion: on the one hand, living without plastic is...
  • 26 October 2022
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    The European Commission’s draft legislative proposal for the restriction of formaldehyde balances safety and the Single Market.
    On 6 October 2022, the European Commission published a revised draft proposal for the restriction of formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers in articles and vehicles under REACH. “Formacare supports protecting consumers from unsafe products, tackling unfair...
  • 21 September 2022
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    Study reveals that the concept of TVOC may be misused
    Formacare co-sponsored a scientific review by the Fraunhofer WKI Institute to get a deeper understanding of how TVOC (Total volatile organic compounds) are defined and to what extent the parameter is used correctly. The concept...
  • 31 May 2022
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    Formacare press release on the restriction on formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasers in articles
    Formacare calls for a restriction that ensures the highest level of consumer safety while preserving the European Single Market for products using formaldehyde. Formacare, a sector group of Cefic, takes note of the draft...

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