Our vision & mission
To be seen as the point of reference for the safe and sustainable use of solvents, enabling science-based decision-making for stakeholders and regulators alike.
Promote the safe and sustainable use of solvents
Advocate for the regulatory framework relevant to the manufacture, storage, distribution and application of solvents to be based on sound science and best practice
Provide advice and guidance across the value chain to comply with the latest legislation
Solvents in the scope of ESIG
ESIG only deals with ‘organic’ solvents, specifically oxygenated and hydrocarbon varieties. These two types are the most commonly used in Europe. Halogenated solvents consist of chlorinated hydrocarbon solvents, which fall outside of ESIG’s mission.