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FEICA Briefing Papers, Member Guidances, Fact Sheets and other regulatory publications, including the FEICA Snapshot, are internal documents, available for FEICA members only. These documents, marked with a grey 'member' icon, are for internal use only, not for distribution.

There are 117 FEICA papers

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  • FEICA Fact Sheet on the classification and labelling of one-component moisture curing polyurethane foams containing MCCP For members

    Following the re-classification and thus re-labelling of medium-chained chlorinated paraffins (MCCP) according to the ‘Adaption to Technical Progress (ATP)’ of CLP Regulation, FEICA's OCF Technical Working Group has published a Fact Sheet on the classification and labelling of one-component moisture curing polyurethane foams containing MCCP. 


    This internal document describes the steps taken to re-classify the labelling of hazard symbols for OCF pressurised containers containing MCCP, as the FEICA OCF TWG commissioned two independent expert institutes that confirmed that no long-term aquatic hazards and chronic effects are to be expected. 

  • Sixteen associations sign letter to European Commission concerning TiO2 For members

    Sixteen associations sign letter to European Commission concerning TiO2. In it, the associations call on the Commission to take note of the reasons mentioned in evaluating the Annex VI entry of TiO2 during the Inter-Service Consultation.

  • Update on ECHA activities November 2018 For members

    FEICA reports on various ECHA activities through the usual channels. Sometimes an additional update such as this one is published for our members with a recap of recent and general news.

  • FEICA SNAPSHOT - November 2018, Issue 9 For members

    FEICA SNAPSHOT - November 2018, Issue 9 - FEICA’s Regulatory Affairs report 

    This biannual newsletter aims to give you a ‘snapshot’ of the main topics and achievements that our technical groups believe are the most pertinent to share with you.

  • FEICA Glossary - OCF acronyms

    This is the FEICA glossary of acronyms and abbreviations commonly used in the One-Component Foam (OCF) Test Methods.

  • FEICA 2018 Glossary of acronyms and abbreviations For members

    This glossary is intended for FEICA Members to enhance the common understanding of acronyms and abbreviations used at FEICA meetings.

  • FEICA Constitution and By-laws

    The FEICA Constitution (Statutes) and bylaws, first published in Belgium on 26 October 2006. The latest modification was approved at the General Assembly on 12 September 2018.


    In 1972 FEICA (Fédération Européenne des Industries de Colles et Adhésifs) was formally founded at the first General Assembly in Rome. Mr. Wilfried de Kesel, Fédération des Industries Chimiques de Belgique, was elected as first president of the new Association of  the European Adhesive and Sealants Industry. The German adhesives association in Düsseldorf provided the secretariat.


    Since its inception, FEICA has continued to grow and expand its areas of interest. Although for many years a federation of national adhesive and sealants associations, in 2007 FEICA expanded the membership structure to include direct company members and associate company members. 


    In January 2007 the FEICA secretariat and office was relocated near the premises of the European Chemical Council (CEFIC) in Brussels. This has enabled FEICA to become more closely involved with the European Commission and other EU institutions and to build relationships with the chemical producer and other chemical user associations and advance the interests of the adhesive and sealant industry.

  • FEICA Briefing paper & Call for Action - notification of information on hazardous chemical mixtures for emergency health response: workability study on the new requirements For members

    Call for action


    To address concerns raised by stakeholders on the workability of new requirements on the submission of information on hazardous chemical mixtures for emergency health response, the European Commission has launched a study; the appointed consultant is Wood Plc. 

    This Briefing paper & Call for action provides the background information on the workability regarding provisions of Annex VIII under the CLP regulation. Issues with the practical implementation were raised by industry, leading to the above mentioned study.

  • The European Adhesive and Sealant Industry: Growth by end-use markets 2017

    This is a handy pamphlet of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry's European growth rates by end-use market for 2017.

  • The circular economy: The role of adhesives and sealants

    Adhesives and sealants have been creating sustainable solutions for decades by enhancing the circularity of many products along their life cycles. The adhesive and sealant industry, committed to its sustainability vision, is therefore a key enabler in the development of the circular economy, collaborating across the value chains and with end customers to support societal change.