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Solvents & the environment

By | Fact Sheets, Publications

This fact sheet shows how the solvents industry has implemented measures to address concerns about environmental performance and has worked with industry partners, scientists and legislators to further explore the need and the means to improve air quality in a cost-effective manner.

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Solvents & Ozone

By | Fact Sheets, Publications

This fact sheet  shows what part the solvents industry plays in reducing ozone peaks and how it has substantially reduced its emissions to contribute to air quality in Europe.

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The solvents family

By | Posters brochures, Publications

For many products to perform effectively, solvents are simply essential. Everyday, we benefit from the diverse range of available solvents and their unique properties. Read this brochure to learn more about solvents.

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Calculating the vapour pressure of hydrocarbon Solvents from simple physico-chemical properties

By | Publications, Scientific papers

Determining the vapour pressures for solvents with low volatility can be difficult and time-consuming. This 2002 paper by Erik Olsen explains how to use a simple calculation tool to determine whether solvents are VOCs under the definition of the EU Solvent Emissions (NEC) Directive.

Solvents and the safe use of gloves

By | -Videos, Product Stewardship, Solvents@Work, Videos

ESIG in collaboration with the UK Solvents Industry Association (SIA) and the European Safety Federation (ESF) has updated the « Solvents and the safe use of gloves » film. (English version only) This video shows how to select the appropriate gloves for a particular solvent, and how to use gloves for maximum protection.

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Solvents and IBCs

By | -Videos, Product Stewardship, Solvents@Work, Videos

Using Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) to handle solvent products presents unique hazards. This short video contains valuable guidance on IBC selection, and best practice for storage and handling as well as information about relevant legislation.