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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.

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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.

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Solutions Newsletter – Winter 2016

By | Newsletters

Topics: OSPA and HSPA general assemblies – ESIG new logo and website – GES, smarter and simpler – Solvents@work videos on free USBs – CEFIC update on industry competitiveness – Europe’s air quality challenge – NEC Directive update

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Solutions Newsletter – Summer 2016

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Topics: ‘Real-life’ exposure to solvents – Hydrocarbon solvents: cracking the code – Controlling solvent vapour emissions – The importance of sustainability – The air quality challenge

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Solutions Newsletter – Winter 2015

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Topics: Fresh ideas for a sustainable future – GES and EGRET updates – Launch of best practice guide, ‘Managing the Health Risks
of Solvent Exposure’ – HSPA analysis on Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) – European Parliament commits to improve air quality

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Solutions Newsletter – Summer 2015

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Topics: New VOC Solvent Emissions Inventory – Building the bridge between academia and industry – ESIG rewards commitment and excellence – ESIG on the new OECD guidance – ESIG and SIA partnership – ESIG recognised for supporting healthy workplaces

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Solutions Newsletter – Winter 2014

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Topics: Dr Robert Oades appointed new ESIG chairman – ESIG Product Stewardship Award – Reviewing the classification of three white spirits – CEFIC sustainability report: teaming up for a sustainable Europe

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Solutions Newsletter – Summer 2014

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Topics: REACH, an opportunity for engagement with ECHA – Milestone reached in EU standardisation of bio-based solvents – EU’s new air quality package – Flammability guide – First international congress for safety and health at work