FEICA is the European voice of the adhesive and sealant industry. It is a multinational association representing the adhesive and sealant industry at European level and works with all relevant stakeholders to create a mutually beneficial economic and legislative environment.

FEICA Conference and EXPO 2022

FEICA Conference and EXPO 2022

FEICA is proud to announce the 2022 European Adhesive and Sealant Conference & EXPO, set in the Grand Elysée Hotel, Hamburg, Germany, from 14-16 September 2022. REGISTER NOW!

Market Report

Market Report

The FEICA study 'European Adhesives and Sealants Market 2021-2026 Market' provides indispensable insights to help companies better position themselves for success in today’s challenging business environment.

  • Adhesives and sealants sustainability role in construction.pdf

    Uploaded June 28, 2022

    FEICA report 'Adhesives and sealants’ key sustainability role in the transition pathway for the construction ecosystem'

    Recent legislative initiatives, such as the EU Green Deal, cover the construction sector with specific provisions, addressing all levels, from entire buildings to construction elements, and to the materials used for their production and installation. The environmental performance of adhesives and sealants used in the construction sector is therefore of high interest.

    FEICA commissioned an extensive analysis on the sustainability performance of adhesives and sealants. The analysis provides an overview of key aspects of sustainability related to adhesives and sealants in the construction sector, with consideration being given to such matters as energy efficiency and material efficiency.

    The full report 'Adhesives and sealants’ key sustainability role in the transition pathway for the construction ecosystem' is now available for members. A summary of the report is also available on the FEICA public website via this link.

    Publication ref.: RAM-IN-L05-031


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  • FEICA guidance regarding food contact of MOHs in adhesives.pdf

    Uploaded June 22, 2022

    Updated FEICA guidance for evaluating the food contact status of adhesives containing mineral oil hydrocarbons

    FEICA recently updated its guidance for evaluating the food contact status of adhesives containing mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOHs).

    This guidance, provided by the FEICA Paper & Packaging Working Group, aims at supporting adhesive producers and adhesive users in ensuring that the adhesive is safe in the intended application. It provides clarifications regarding assessing the risk of mineral oil hydrocarbon migration from adhesives and, where testing is needed, performing the testing and evaluating the results. A decision tree is also included to help users evaluate adhesives for their intended application.

    Publication ref.: GUP-EX-L06-035

    #foodcontact #paper&packaging

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  • FEICA CONNECT 48 - June 2022.pdf

    Uploaded June 14, 2022

    FEICA CONNECT 48 - June 2022

    CONNECT is the quarterly newsletter for FEICA members and stakeholders of the adhesive and sealant industry.


    - Adhesives & sealants (A&S) in the transition pathway for the construction ecosystem

    - Meet this year's innovators at the European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and EXPO 2022 

    - The FEICA 2022 BreakOut sessions and business Seminar 

    - FEICA Model EPDs updated 

    - Business impact of the REACH revision on the A&S industry 

    - FEICA signs Joint Industry Letter on Single Market Distortions 

    - FEICA papers and information on the Registration of Polymers 

    - FEICA is hiring! 

    - FEICA presents at the WAC 2022 

    - Our 50th anniversary celebrations 

    - Member Portraits: IVK & IMCD

    - New Members: Isochem Kautschuk & Omya 

    Publication ref.: FNL-EX-L06-034

    #CONNECT #FEICA50 #events #FEICA2022

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We are hiring!

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Regulatory Affairs Manager for our offices in Brussels. View full description here.

Training Platform launched

As of 24 August 2023, training is required for all professional and industrial users of polyurethane adhesives & sealant products with a total monomeric diisocyanate concentration of > 0.1%.

European Green deal - FEICA Guiding Principles

FEICA has published some key features that are needed for more efficient, and impactful chemicals legislation in Five Guiding Principles in support of a successful European Green deal.

FEICA Use Maps

FEICA committed to the Chemical Safety Report/Exposure Scenarios Roadmap and developed use maps to support Chemical Safety Assessments under REACH. To read more about FEICA Use Maps, click here.

Good Practice Stories

FEICA promotes excellence in how our members run their business processes to improve sustainable operations and shares examples of good practice. To see all the contributions from our members, please see our Good Practice Stories page.