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FOCUS: Solvents and VOCs

By | Fact Sheets, News, Publications

This factsheet published in April 2020 gives an overview of which solvents can be found in indoor air and explains why VOC solvents are still present in dedicated applications. A technical paper published at the same time shows the industry’s commitment to reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and improving indoor air quality.

Solutions Newsletter – Winter 2019

By | News, Newsletters

Topics: ESIG Award, Solvents’ Contribution TO UN SDGs, safe handling of solvents film, solvents training courses, STS BREF, REACH dossier quality, VOC solvents inventories, Generic Exposure Scenarios, Human exposure database for solvents

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Overview “Solvents at Work”

By | News, Posters brochures, Publications

The Solvents@Work campaign is part of our continuous effort to encourage responsible and safe handling of solvents. This document gives you an overview of all the tools (videos, posters, guidelines etc.) that we have developed to help downstream users comply with the highest level of health, safety and environmental standards.

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Solvents trainings

By | Events, News, Newsletters

ESIG is organising in cooperation with the Solvents Industry Association (SIA), the UK based solvents industry association, trainings sessions for its members as well as non-members. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, ESIG has decided to cancel all the trainings scheduled in 2020. They will resume as soon as the sanitary situation allows it.

Solutions Newsletter – Summer 2019

By | News, Newsletters

Topics: Solvents Award, relaunch of the downstream user platform, measuring solvent vapour concentrations, good practices in OSH, training course, air quality, and specific release categories

Safe handling of solvents

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

ESIG in collaboration with the UK Solvents Industry Association (SIA) have updated their Safe Handling of Solvents safety film (in English), replacing the one first released in 2006. This video enables users to identify health, safety and environmental hazards and to implement best practice to ensure safe handling.