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Cefic Chemicals Trends Report (December 2012)
December 19 -- EU chemicals sector year-to-date output drops 2.2 per cent through October
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report - October 2012
8 October 2012 -- EU Chemicals sector year-to-date ouput drops 2.4 per cent through July
Cefic Chemicals Trend Report August 2012
August 9, 2012 -- EU chemicals sector output drops by 2.1 per cent through the first five months of 2012.
Late pre-registration of substances to be registered in 2013 closing soon
ECHA 25 May 2012 - All substances with phase-in status that are produced or imported into the EU in quantities above 100 tonnes per year must be registered on 31 May 2013 the latest.
Cefic Chemicals Trends Report June 2012
5 June 2012 - Second quarter 2012 output growth falls 2% but production improves from 4th quarter 2011.
What are Glycol Ethers ?
Glycol ethers form a varied family of more than 30 solvents. All these glycol ethers have different properties - and are therefore fit for different uses.Read more
Role of solvents
Solvents are an essential part of everyday life. They are an invaluable solution for industries that range from pharmaceuticals and micro-electronics to domestic cleaning, personal care and printing.Read more
Glycol Ethers Facts and Figures
A glycol ether is a liquid substance derived from organic chemistry. Properties, such as being soluble in water, mean that it is used as a solvent in a variety of domestic and industrial applications.Read more
Glycol Ethers Charter
A recollection of the commitments and actions OSPA members are undertaking in order to avoid the risks linked to glycol ethers classified toxic for reproduction.Read more