Introduction to solvents

This introductory course (training) to the solvents industry is designed for newcomers in the solvents sector and other professionals looking to ‘refresh’ their knowledge about solvents. This course is useful to those in commercial or administrative areas, and is given together with the UK-based Solvents Industry Association (SIA). The course is purposely kept small to encourage interaction and ensure dynamic discussions. Register now to secure your place.


  • The history of solvents
  • An introduction to petrochemicals and solvents
  • Where solvents come from
  • Types of solvents
  • Choosing the right solvent
  • Solvent end-uses and applications
  • Regulations related to solvents
  • Transport and packaging
  • Product stewardship across the supply chain

Contact person

For more information, please contact:
Véronique Schoune, ESIG
Tel: +32 2 436 9488

Practical information

Please note that the next session will take place in November either in Brussels or in Rotterdam.  If you want to be kept informed, just fill in the below contact form.

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