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  • 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...
  • 4 May 2022
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    Tackling antimicrobial resistance with formaldehyde: A potential solution to treatment of urinary tract infections
    Antimicrobial resistance has been increasingly identified as a growing societal and global concern. The main cause is linked to the increased use of antibiotics. How can we balance the approach between these medical solutions...
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    9 December 2021
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    Formacare closes 2021 with the launch of a revamped newsletter
    2019 was the start of a new era, with the launch of the EU Green Deal. Since then the European Commission has followed suit by publishing its Circular Economy Action Plan and Climate Strategy....
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    24 November 2021
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    Formacare welcomes Egger as new member
    Brussels, 24 November 2021 - The General Assembly of Formacare has formally approved the membership of EGGER to the sector group. The support from the group was unanimous. Lars Eric Johansson, Chairman of Formacare: "We...
  • 13 February 2020
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    Formacare Voluntary Agreement :Results of the 2019 Campaign are now available
    Formacare Voluntary Agreement :Results of the 2019 Campaign are now available : The first full results from the Formacare Voluntary Agreement ...
  • 21 October 2019
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    The formaldehyde sector welcomes the progress in ensuring the best conditions for workers
    Formacare welcomes strong uptake of its voluntary agreement protecting workers ...
  • 21 May 2019
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    Formacare Members sign a Voluntary Agreement to protect workers
    In a unique partnership with trade unions, the formaldehyde sector moves to limit exposure to formaldehyde for 30,000 EU workers. On 16 May, Formacare’s General Assembly approved a Voluntary Agreement to implement occupational exposure limit...
  • 29 March 2019
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    The Formaldehyde Value Chain Alliance promoting worker safety receives the European Association’s Silver Collaboration Award
    The alliance has been praised...
  • 29 March 2019
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    Acquisition of INEOS Melamines & Paraform
    Acquisition of INEOS Melamines & Paraform sees Silverfleet Capital’s portfolio company Prefere Resins take a key step to becoming a leading global resin producer
  • 28 March 2019
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    CMD 3: European Parliament plenary voted the third amendment to CMD, covering formaldehyde
    European Parliament plenary just voted in favor of the report prepared by MEP Laura Agea regarding...
  • 10 March 2019
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    Formaldehyde sources, formaldehyde concentrations and air exchange rates in European housings - a study by Salthammer
    A literature study was carried out with respect to...
  • 8 March 2019
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    Report from ANSES founds no suitable alternative to formalin for medical use
    In 2014, a study was commissioned by French agency ANSES to study the available substitution products to formaldehyde in...