FEICA papers

  • Five Guiding Principles in support of a successful European Green Deal .pdf

    Uploaded August 12, 2021

    FEICA's five Guiding Principles in support of a successful European Green Deal  

    FEICA supports efforts to improve products sustainability, resource efficiency and circularity. Adhesives and sealants perform critical functions to transition towards a carbon neutral and circular economy in key applications such as those in renewables, electronics, construction, the automotive sector, and packaging. Adhesives and sealants enable durability, recycling, CO2 reduction, repairability, upgradability and material efficiency.
    The industry is committed to support the continuous improvement of the chemical and product policy frameworks to enable innovations and societal progress. This paper highlights some key features that are needed for more efficient, pragmatic, and impactful chemicals legislation.

    Publication ref.: FMI-EX-K07-040

    #circulareconomy #sustainabledevelopment


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  • FEICA Privacy Policy.pdf

    Uploaded August 12, 2021

    This policy describes the collection, use and processing of personal data by FEICA, as the data controller of this information as defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the EU.

    #association


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  • FEICA comments after fourth CASG polymers.pdf

    Uploaded July 26, 2021

    FEICA comments after fourth CASG polymers meeting

    The ‘Thought Starter on substance identification and joint submission obligations of Polymers Requiring Registration’, developed by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), was discussed during the fourth CARACAL subgroup (CASG) polymers meeting on 22 June (Agenda item 4: CASG-Polymers/05/2021).

    FEICA submitted some initial comments regarding the paper in advance of the CASG meeting. These are the additional comments on the paper, in line with the discussions held during the meeting. 

    #REACH


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  • Mixture Assessment Factor explained.pdf

    Uploaded July 05, 2021

    Mixture Assessment Factor explained

    Under the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability, the Commission plans to put a system in place that covers the combination effects of unintentional chemical mixtures. Because of the complexity linked to regulating an almost infinite number of possible combination of chemicals, the concept of a Mixture Assessment Factor (MAF) was launched. Find out more details about the MAF concept and the consequences in this FEICA leaflet.

    #sustainabledevelopment


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  • FEICA webinar on the upcoming registration of polymers.pdf

    Uploaded June 24, 2021

    Presentation slides of the FEICA webinar ‘The Upcoming Registration of Polymers under REACH’ – 23 June 2021

    Key takeaways:

    - The REACH Regulation will be amended to extend the registration requirements to polymers, among other things

    - The use of polymers within the adhesives and sealants industry is very widespread. Polymers are the chemicals which enable adhesives and sealants to work

    - Customisation of the polymers included in adhesives and sealants often results in a large number of new polymer species, often with a short life cycle

    - Customisation is required in order to fulfil technical feasibility and customer requirements as well as regulatory needs

    - Many companies customising polymers currently acting as downstream users (DUs) under REACH legislation may become potential polymer registrants

    - An easy and straightforward registration process should be ensured to allow the flexibility needed to adapt polymers to market needs on short notice

    - Exemptions, the possibility to group similar polymers, and volume cutoffs would help mitigate the impact of registration on downstream users

    For more information and FEICA papers related to Polymers Requiring Registration (PRR), please visit this page on the FEICA website.

    #REACH


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  • FEICA comments on ECHA Thought Starter on SID polymers.pdf

    Uploaded June 21, 2021

    FEICA comments on ECHA’s 'Thought Starter on SID polymers'

    FEICA welcomes the opportunity to comment and appreciates the comprehensive and pragmatic Thought Starter on substance identification and joint submission obligations of Polymers Requiring Registration developed by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

    In advance of the discussion during the CASG meeting on 22 June 2021 (Agenda item 4: CASG-Polymers/05/2021), we would like to share some initial comments regarding the paper.

    #REACH


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  • FEICA comments on EC proposed PRR flowchart and EU definition of PLC.pdf

    Uploaded June 21, 2021

    FEICA welcomes the opportunity to comment on the PRR-Identification flowchart - 8 June update - and the proposal for an EU-definition of polymer of low concern (PLC) shared in CIRCABC, in advance of the CASG meeting of 22 June 2021 (Agenda item 5: CASG-Polymers/07/2021).


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  • FEICA reaction to EuRIC on adhesives and sealants in electronics.pdf

    Uploaded June 08, 2021

    This document is intended to clarify FEICA’s position regarding EuRIC’s reaction to the Inception Impact Assessment of designing mobile phones and tablets to be sustainable initiative.


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  • FEICA reaction to FEAD on adhesives and sealants in electronics.pdf

    Uploaded June 08, 2021

    This document is intended to clarify FEICA’s position regarding the FEAD reaction to the Inception Impact Assessment of designing mobile phones and tablets to be a sustainable initiative.


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  • FEICA position on Inception Impact Assessment CLP Regulation.pdf

    Uploaded May 31, 2021

    FEICA provided feedback to the public consultations opened by the European Commission for the Inception Impact assessment for the amendment of the EU legislation on hazard Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) of chemicals. FEICA’s feedback as well as other stakeholders’ feedback is publicly available here.


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