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Economic Analysis of the Impacts of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability – Phase 1 Report

Economic Analysis of the Impacts of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability

Economic Analysis of the Impacts of the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability – Phase I – Q&A

Animal testing and the chemicals strategy for sustainability (A Joint letter from members of the European Parliament, civil society and Industry)

Cefic position on the Commission proposal amending the Energy Taxation Directive (ETD)

Cefic Position on RED III

Cefic Position on EED

Cefic Position on LULUCF

Cefic Position on ESR proposal

Cefic Position on ETS review

ACC AND CEFIC WELCOME RESOLUTION OF U.S. SECTION 232 TARIFFS AND EU RETALIATORY TARIFFS

American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO, Chris Jahn, and Cefic Director General, Marco Mensink, issued the statement in response to the U.S. and EU agreement to end the harmful tariffs impacting the transatlantic chemical industry.

List of Cefic Business Members companies (ABM)

Sectoral businesses with a production base in Europe and a worldwide turnover in chemicals of less than euro 1 billion.

List of Cefic Corporate Members (ACOM)

Corporations with a production base in Europe and a worldwide turnover in chemicals of more than euro 1 billion.

List of Cefic Associated Companies

Companies engaged in the production of chemicals in countries outside Europe in which Cefic has neither a Member Federation, nor an Associate Federation.

List of Cefic Partner Companies

European companies, not being engaged in the production of chemicals and with the activities closely linked to the European chemical industry

List of signatories to the REACH Dossier Improvement Action Plan

Cefic umbrella position on the ‘Fit For 55’ package | Cefic position

2021 Cefic Sustainable Progress Report

Our 2021 Sustainability Progress Report highlights how we scaled up our sustainability actions to work towards the ambitions of the EU Green Deal: sharing views on Safe and Sustainable-By-Design, measuring performance, and driving the Circular Economy.

Deadlines for updating REACH registration dossier | Guidelines

SULID – site unloaded information document Bulk liquid (IT)

How to get the interface between the REACH & OSH in motion? | Cefic position

Safe and Sustainable-by-Design Report: Boosting innovation and growth within the European chemical industry

Cefic Quarterly Chemicals Report – September 2021

Chemical growth returning closer to pre-COVID19 levels but challenging times remain for industry

List of Cefic Member Federations (AFEM) and Associate National Federations

National non-governmental federations representing the chemical industry in European countries

Best practice guidelines for safe Un-Loading of road freight vehicles

Calculating GHG transport and logistics emissions for the European Chemical Industry | Guidance

Cefic Quarterly Chemicals Report – July 2021

EU27 chemical output returns to pre-pandemic level but large differences across countries remain

Joint Statement NGO and industry call on the European Commission to include animal testing in REACH Impact Assessment and to do more to support non-animal methods

Cefic Response to the Consultation on the Taxonomy-Related Disclosures Delegated Act

Cefic analysis of 2020 cases of non-compliance with the EU chemical legislation:

data confirms an urgent need to step up enforcement of chemicals legislation for imported goods and online sales

The essential role of chemicals: Life Cycle Assessment of circular systems

Report from the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) is committed to playing a key role in the systemic transition to circular economy as a key component of sustainability.

Cefic view on One Substance One Assessment (OSOA)

Cefic views on the Open Data Platform for chemicals

Cefic Quarterly Chemicals Report – May 2021

Industry data confirms green shoots of recovery but reveals highly challenging times remain for industry

How to introduce the ‘Essential Uses’ Concept under REACH (Concept Paper)

Summary report of the Digital Dialogue: “Accelerating investments in breakthrough Green Deal technologies – Can Carbon Contracts make a difference? “

Download the summary report of the 5th May 2021 Digital Dialogue on “Can Carbon Contracts make a difference?”

Presentation of the Digital Dialogue: “Accelerating investments in breakthrough Green Deal technologies – Can Carbon Contracts make a difference?”

Download the presentation of the 5th May 2021 Digital Dialogue on “Can Carbon Contracts make a difference?”

EU Soil Strategy | Cefic view

Soil and groundwater contamination prevention remains one of the chemical industry’s highest priorities, along with prompt remediation measures in case of accidental spills or long-lasting contamination. The industry applies the latest technologies and procedures to comply with the broad European2 and national legislation frameworks.

Cefic Supports Green Deal and Climate Neutrality

The Green Deal recognises that energy-intensive industries, such as chemicals, are indispensable for Europe’s transition, as solution providers to multiple value chains. Climate neutrality by 2050 means going through a deep transformation within just one or two investment cycles. The EU chemical industry intends to grasp the opportunities arising from the transition to a climate…

Cefic views on grouping of substances

Treatment of GHG emissions under the IED | Cefic position

Cefic view paper on how to boost the Bioeconomy sector

Bio-Based Products (BBPs) developed by the chemical industry are key to support the European Green Deal and Europe’s ambition to become climate neutral by 2050, yet actions need to be taken to bring the bio-based production at scale.

Review of the Environmental Crime Directive | Cefic views

Cefic 2020 progress report on REACH Dossier Improvement Action Plan

EU Taxonomy and transition financing | Cefic views

Cefic welcomes European Commission efforts to bring clarity and transparency on environmental sustainability to investors, companies and issuers. The chemical industry strives to continuously improve its production processes, to lower its carbon footprint and to enable further emissions reductions along the various value chains, while pioneering breakthrough and disruptive technologies. The EU Taxonomy must be…

Digital Dialogue :” Beyond European Economic recovery”

Download the presentations of the Digital Dialogue on economic recovery (11th March 2021)

Cefic ideas for an updated EU Industrial Strategy | Cefic position

Cefic welcomed the publication, in March 2020, of the EU Industrial Strategy. One year later, we support an update of the strategy to bring it more in line with the objectives of the EU Green Deal and the aftermath of the Covid crisis.

Methane emissions in the chemical industry | Cefic position

EC request to Cefic: the European Commission’s (EC) energy department (DG ENER) reached out to Cefic in January to get more information on methane emissions in the value chains of the chemical industry. The main idea of Cefic response is to show the EC that methane emissions from refineries and chemical plants represent only a…

List of Cefic Sector groups and industry sector

List of Cefic sector groups

Data files (xls) – 2021 Cefic Facts and Figures

2021 Facts and Figures leaflet

The European Chemical Industry a vital part of Europe’s Future

Declaration of support for the ICCA Responsible Care Global Charter

Powerpoint – 2021 Cefic Facts and Figures

Sustainable Plastics Strategy – SusChem

A report by SusChem, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry and its partners – Cefic, PlasticsEurope, European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and the European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing Platform (ECP4). December 2020 As an industry, we believe plastic waste in the environment is unacceptable and represents a massive loss of a valuable resource. One of the keys to…

Responsible Care Management Framework

Release Notes ESCom V5.2

ESCom Phrase Catalogue V5.2 (chr3). (internet explorer user)

ESCom Phrase Catalogue V5.2

ESCom Phrase Catalogue EuPhraC Exposure Scenario

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability | Cefic position

Cefic supports the public health and environmental goals of the strategy and shares the vision outlined by the European Commission in the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.

Cefic Response to the Consultation on the First Taxonomy Delegated Act

Chemical Convention 2020 – Album

Interplay between REACH & OSH legislation | Cefic view

Cefic sees OSH and REACH legislations as complementary to each other in the context of workers protection that must be risk-based and supported by a strong engagement of Social Partners in enhanced Social Dialogs. Cefic also recognises the need for clarification on the interface between these two legislative frameworks to avoid overlapping conclusions to help micro and SMEs assessing their risks and taking the appropriate level of protection for their Workers.

2030 target plans | Cefic position

Cefic position on the Commission proposal to step up Europe’s 2030 climate ambition

Responsible Care webtool: User manual for headquarters

Cefic Quarterly Chemical Trends Report – November 2020

Cefic Response to the European Commission call for contributions Competition Policy supporting the Green Deal

EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2021-2027 | Cefic views

Cefic supports the revision of the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work for 2021-2027 to promote the higher Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) standards in Europe and elsewhere, to focus on better implementation of OSH acquis, and to ensure a science, data and risk-based policy involving Social Partners.

Commission’s legislative proposal to amend the Aarhus Regulation | Cefic views

Cefic acknowledges the efforts made by the Commission to address concerns raised by the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee while preserving consistency with the EU Treaty system of legal remedies to ensure judicial review of EU acts – but remains concerned as to the consequences of the proposed legislative changes.

Revision of lists of pollutants affecting surface and groundwaters | Cefic views

Cefic supports the revision of lists of pollutants affecting surface and groundwaters based on new scientific developments and on a thorough data collection involving a proper consultation of relevant stakeholders.

Responsible Care Self-Assessment Web-Tool

The tool aims at strengthening support for companies towards improving the safe production, handling and use of chemicals across supply chains. The revised Responsible Care management framework and self-assessment questionnaire were launched in 2019 to support companies with their Responsible Care implementation. The self-assessment tool has now been enhanced and transformed into a digital webtool….

Responsible Care webtool: User manual for national associations

Responsible Care webtool: User manual for sites

Responsible Care Management Framework and Self-Assessment Tool Q&A

EU Action Plan Towards a Zero Pollution Ambition for air, water and soil | Cefic views

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) Joint letter (reply) from Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioner Sinkevičius, confirming that there would be no ‘regulatory overhaul’ and only a very ‘targeted revision’, as the strategy itself says

2020 Sustainability progress report of the European Chemical Industry Council Update

The 2020 Sustainability Progress Update gives an update on Cefic’s Sustainable Development programme and highlights a portfolio of indicators that Cefic has started to identify in 2020. The Sustainable Development Indicators (SDIs) will assess and drive the contribution of the EU chemical industry towards sustainability, aligned with the main areas of the Green Deal.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Enforcement and enforceability

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemical Recycling: Greenhouse gas emission reduction potential of an emerging waste management route Commissioned by Study review

Chemical Recycling technologies have the potential to avoid greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that can occur in both the feedstock production and from incineration of plastic waste. This positive environmental impact is confirmed by the new Quantis report “Chemical Recycling: Greenhouse gas emission reduction potential of an emerging waste management route”, which was commissioned by the…

Brexit: Preparing for a future «UK out of REACH scenario»

What you need to know – Practical considerations to maintain trade post Brexit

Consultation on a renewed trade policy for a stronger Europe | Cefic contribution

Implementation of the harmonised Risk Management Framework (RMF) | Cefic position

Safety in handling and transport of all chemicals is at the heart of the Transport and Logistics activities of Cefic’s members. Through the long-lasting Responsible Care programme, the European chemical industry has adopted a sustainable strategy aiming for “zero accidents” in chemicals logistics based on a coordinated continuous improvement approach.

Cefic Quarterly Chemical Trends Report – September 2020

EU chemical output shows signs of fragile recovery, but remains 9% below the pre-crisis level

Human biomonitoring (HBM) | Cefic position

Cefic response to the Inception Impact Assessment on Taxonomy-related disclosures

Cefic supports the objectives of the European Green Deal and EU ambition to become climate neutral by 2050.1 As a sector “indispensable to Europe’s economy”2 and supplier of many key value chains, climate neutrality requires a deep transformation within limited investment cycles.

Good practice for ship vetting

2011 version 2011 – revised 2020

Potential Aarhus Regulation revision foreseen to broaden rules on Access to Justice | Cefic view

Following the legislative initiative announced in the Commission Roadmap on ‘better access to justice in environmental matters’, Cefic shares its views on the upcoming proposal to revise the Aarhus regulation which may lead to a privileged access to justice by environmental NGOs.

Recommendations to tackle the impact of driver shortage in the European chemical transport

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability | The Chemical industry and its contribution to the strategic industrial ecosystems for the Recovery (CSS)

“It is impossible to build a better future for Europe without a successful European chemical industry” We serve society with products that people value and that support people’s natural desires for better lives, a healthy planet, peace and prosperity. We are a €650 billion industry that produces everything from soaps to solvents and sealants and…

Circular economy action plan | Cefic answer to the Public consultation for Inception impact assessment regarding the upcoming initiative in the area of Consumer policy – strengthening the role of consumers in the green transition

Cefic welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the initiative undertaken by the European Commission about a new legislative proposal on strengthening the role of consumers in the green transition in line with Better regulation principles and criteria (effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence, EU-added value).

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability | Cefic’s response to the Roadmap on the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS)

Cefic calls for a Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) that recognises the essential role of chemicals to deliver climate ambitions, ensures a high level of safety and integrates holistically the multiple dimensions of the Green Deal – climate neutrality, materials circularity and resource efficiency – while boosting competitiveness and innovation to serve Europe’s strategic interests….

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability | Input Paper on the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS)

This paper outlines the preliminary views and proposals of the European chemical industry, as represented by Cefic, on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability proposed by the European Commission under the EU Green Deal. Its content may evolve at the light of future developments. It is organised in two part: 1. an overview outlining the…

Circular economy action plan | Cefic answer to the Public consultation for Inception impact assessment regarding the upcoming initiative in the area of environmental performance of products & businesses – substantiating claims

Cefic welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the initiative undertaken by the European Commission about a new regulatory initiative on substantiating green claims regarding Environmental performance of products & businesses in line with Better regulation principles and criteria (effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence, EU-added value)

Waste Shipments Regulation WSR | Cefic Contribution to Publication Consultation on Waste Shipment Regulation

Waste Shipments Regulation WSR | Explanatory note based on Cefic position paper to support public consultation

Cefic Letter to President von der Leyen Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability

Cefic calls for a multi-stakeholder dialogue to discuss changes to REACH in the context of the upcoming Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability

Cefic statement on the EU Economic Recovery Plan

Ahead of the European Council meeting on 17 July the EU chemical industry calls on the EU member states to urgently agree an EU Recovery Plan to restart Europe’s economy and kick off investments towards a green and digital transition. 

Cefic Quarterly Chemical Trends Report July 2020

The chemical industry shows some resilience amid economic recession, but decrease in total output is inevitable

EU Commission’s “Strategy for a Sustainable and Smart Mobility” Roadmap | Cefic position

Cefic supports the Green Deal and Europe’s ambition to become climate neutral by 2050. The Green Deal also recognizes the crucial role that the chemical industry plays in Europe’s transition, as a key solution provider to multiple value chains and as a contributor to low emission mobility. The EU chemical industry intends to grasp the…

Hydrogen | Cefic position

Cefic expects hydrogen to play a pivotal role in reducing the GHG footprint of Europe’s energy and feedstock supply within the transition to climate neutrality.
The future of the European chemical industry will be closely intertwined with the development of a hydrogen economy, as it is both a major producer and consumer of hydrogen.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Strategic chemicals

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Strategic chemicals

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemical for the green deal Brochure

Cefic supports the European Green Deal and Europe’s ambition to become climate neutral by 2050. Reaching Europe’s climate neutrality goal will only be possible with the help of chemicals. Take, for example, insulation panels and coatings which reduce energy consumption in buildings, composite materials for wind turbine blades, electric batteries extending the range of electric…

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Supporting Global chemicals management

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Track and trace of Declarable substances for recycling June 2020

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: a level-playing field for the EU chemical industry

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Climate policy and carbon leakage | Cefic position

The chemical industry’s initial thoughts on possible EU Border Adjustment Measures –

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) | Cefic position

Cefic welcomes the Commission’s focus on ensuring industry competitiveness for a climate-friendly transition, namely to become climate-neutral by 2050 while ensuring that European companies can globally compete on a level-playing field.

Accelerating Wind Turbine Blade Circularity

Accelerating Wind Turbine Blade Circularity

The future relationship negotiations between the EU and the UK (Brexit) | Cefic – CIA position

Cefic – CIA position on REACH related issues in the future relationship between the EU-27 and the UK (Brexit)

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Safe and Sustainable by design

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Simplification chemicals legislation

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Combined exposure and way forward

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability (CSS) | Discussion paper: Endocrine Disruptors

This paper was developed in the context of a stakeholder dialogue that followed our submission to the EU Commission’s Roadmap consultation on the future Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability. It is meant to trigger an exchange of policy ideas or suggestions to inform the dialogue but does not constitute the agreed position of Cefic or its Members.

European Climate Law | Cefic position

Best Available Techniques (BREF) | Cefic position paper Cefic additional remarks and comments to the Art. 13 Forum Workshop on the next BREF review cycle

As suggested by DG ENV in the Art 13 Forum workshop on June 12, 2020, Cefic would like to use the opportunity for a submission of more detailed comments and arguments.

Single Wagonload Transport (SWT) | Cefic position

Cefic letter to Commissioner Vălean and Breton freight transport COVID 19

Cefic recommendations for a successful COVID19 recovery strategy for European freight transport

Cefic response to Inception Impact Assessment on the first two Taxonomy Delegated Acts

Revision of Waste Shipments Regulation WSR | Cefic view

Winning in a Circular Economy: Practical steps for the European chemical industry

An Accenture report with support from Cefic.

Cefic 2019 progress report on REACH Dossier Improvement Action Plan

Cefic Letter to President von der Leyen Disinfectants COVID-19

Chemical Recycling | Cefic position

The Green Deal is at the heart of the EU’s ambitions of becoming climate neutral. To meet the ambitious European objectives, much more waste plastic needs to be recycled and a broader range of markets need to be served with plastic products containing recycled content. In this respect Cefic highlights the potential of chemical recycling…

Circular Economy 2.0 | Cefic position

In Cefic’s Mid-Century Vision, the European chemical industry sees itself at the centre of Europe’s circular economy. From the design phase of products to their end-of-life, the chemical industry can offer innovative solutions to the benefit of the sector itself and throughout the value chain, enabling downstream industries to become more circular. By transforming waste…

PowerPoint and Data Files | 2021 Cefic Facts and Figures

Download the 2021 Facts and Figures of the European Chemical Industry powerpoint presentation and the data files (xls).

Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA)

The new SusChem Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA) focuses on technology priorities towards 2030, across advanced materials, advanced processes as well as the implementation and co-development of enabling digital technologies. Horizontal topics are equally addressed, including sustainability assessment innovation, safe-by-design for chemicals and materials, as well as building on education and skills capacity in Europe. The SIRA is the result…

Overview of the implementation of the UN Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) 2019

Joint statement by European business on the recast of the EU Regulation on Dual-Use Export Controls

Cefic Quarterly Chemical Trends Report January 2020

Chemical valorisation of CO2 | Cefic position

Carbon is an essential element of most products needed by society, and carbon is part of the structure of most chemicals. Recycling carbon from CO2 (and CO from ‘industrial waste gases’) is one of the options that can be considered by the chemical industry to reduce the environmental footprint of chemicals and polymers, develop the…

The Alliance for a Competitive Industry (ACEI) Brochure

How to Handle Substances listed on the Candidate List

DUCC CEFIC pilot project on exposure scenarios and communication in the supply chain Pilot Project – Summary report

DUCC CEFIC pilot project on exposure scenarios and communication in the supply chain Pilot Project – Report on Registrants’ phase testing use maps

DUCC CEFIC pilot project on exposure scenarios and communication in the supply chain Pilot Project – Report on Formulators’ phase testing the SUMI selection approach

Cefic Quarterly Chemical Trends Report October 2019

Enabling the future: Chemistry innovations for a low carbon

When it comes to climate change, a business-as-usual approach is no longer an option. Robust transformation of entire sectors will be needed if we aim to maximise our impact on climate change. The study commissioned by ICCA ‘Enabling the future: chemistry innovations for a low-carbon society’, shows examples of innovations that could develop emissions reductions…

A Long-Term strategy for Europe’s industrial future – from words to action

This Joint Paper is the outcome of months of discussions and consensus-building between a wide range of industrial sectors, all willing to contribute to the preparation of this much-awaited “comprehensive long-term strategy for Europe’s industrial future”. At a key time where the EU is discussing the next Multiannual Financial Framework, we are ready, more than…

Mixtures under REACH – Exemplification of the LCID output in the SDS – Report

Mixtures under REACH – Exemplification of the LCID output in the SDS – Intro

Exemplification of the LCID output in the SDS – Annex A1 – A7 Examples

Level 1 chemical emergency reponse

2019 Sustainability progress report of the European Chemical Industry Council

The report captures initiatives taken by Cefic and its members as part of the chemical industry’s overall commitment to sustainable development.

Joint statement for an ambitious Horizon Europe Programme

Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – June 2019

Cefic Chemicals Trends Report (slides)– June 2019

Mid-Century Vision Report : Molecule Managers – Executive Summary

Responsible Care Guidance

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain: Insights and Actions for the Chemical Industry

Accenture report with support from Cefic

Mid-Century Vision Report : Molecule Managers

Cefic Chemicals Trends Report (slides)– May 2019

Downloadable slides

Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – May 2019

The chemicals output has slightly increased in Q1 2019

Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – April 2019

Chemicals output continues to decline as the global economy slows down.

European Rail Freight and Rail Freight Corridors | Cefic position

Risk management measures (RMM)

Cefic Chemicals Trends Report – February 2019

Output declines slightly amid global economic downturn

ESCOm standard phrase catalogue and XML standard: explanatory note

Why is a “no deal” Brexit a problem under REACH

WTO modernisation | Cefic views

SQAS website

Cefic chemicals trends report – November 2018

Slower growth for EU Chemicals Sector

Guidance on implementation of SOLAS Chapter VI

Guidelines for the security of the transport of dangerous goods by road

Guidelines on subcontracting of chemical road Transport

Cefic Sustainability Charter: teaming up for a sustainable Europe

This Charter marks a step change in the commitment of Cefic to enable a more sustainable society, building on the Responsible Care Programme and the 2012 Sustainable Development Vision.

Europe needs safe and innovative nanotechnologies and nanomaterials

Nanotechnologies involve manufacturing and using materials at the smallest scale – they are part of the enabling technologies and processes that span most industry sectors and scientific disciplines.

Guidance risks precautions considered for bulk liquid loading unloading operations in road transport

Guidelines for 16 hours operation

Joint ECTA, EPCA, Cefic

Guidelines for safety awareness and behaviour in the supply chain

Joint ECTA, EPCA, Cefic

Safety risk assessment for chemical transport operations guidance

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk liquid (FR)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk packed (FR)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk solid (IT)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk solid (EN)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk solid (ES)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk solid (FR)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk packed (IT)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk packed (ES)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk packed (EN)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk packed (DE)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk liquid (ES)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document Bulk Liquid (EN)

SULID – Site UnLoading information document Bulk Liquid (DE)

SULID – Guidelines on how to use the site-UnLoading information document

Check lists avoiding leaks filling discharging

SULID – Site UnLoading information document bulk solid (DE)

Monomers and Polymers Hazard communication under REACH

The need to provide the list of importers in the IUCLID5 registration dossier of an only representative

Specific exposure scenario (SES)

Practical guide on Exposure Assessment

Generic exposure scenario (GES) Solids

Lead component identification LCID tool (Cefic – VCI)

Quality requirements when testing for physical hazards

Guidelines on classification and labelling notification

How to handle substances listed on Annex XIV

Cefic Statutes

Cefic Chemicals Trends Report -January 2019

The second half of 2018 proved more severe than expected, with production posting no growth from January to October 2018 compared to the same period of 2017. Chemicals prices rose 3.7% during the same period, while chemicals sales reached 3.9% through September 2018. Chemicals exports were up 4.2%, while chemicals imports jumped 7.0% through September 2018.

Alliance to end plastic waste

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste is made up of nearly 30 companies that have committed more than $1 billion, with the goal of investing $1.5 billion over the next 5 years to help end plastic waste in the environment. The Alliance will develop, deploy and bring to scale solutions that will minimize and manage…

Phrase Submission using the Webtool: Guidance on how to submit new ESCom phrases

Guidance on how to submit new ESCom phrases.

Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda in a Circular Economy

Information on ESCom Package

ESCom Phrase Catalogue – Chesar

Euphrac ESCom phrase guidance on creation submission usage of EuPhraC ESCom Phrases 3.0

ESCom XML User Licence

Commission’s proposal establishing a Framework to Facilitate Sustainable Investment | Cefic views

Cefic considers that the “Taxonomy Proposal” may help mobilizing finance towards environmentally beneficial projects and foster cross-border investments by defining a common language for environmentally beneficial investments. This may promote retail and institutional investors’ interest for such investments.

Responsible Care Status Report 2018

Ambitious and comprehensive EU Industrial Strategy to enable industry’s contribution to the EU long-term GHG goals | Joint statement

Delphi study report The European Chemical Industry in a 2050 perspective

Study on the development of key areas withing Economy, Geopolitics, Society, Technology and Environment. Copenhagen Insitute for futures studies

The interface between chemical, product and waste legislation and identification of policy options | Cefic position

Cefic chemicals trends report – October 2018

Moderate growth in EU chemicals industry

EU Single Market | Cefic views

The Single Market is a major asset for a competitive chemical industry. Cefic encourages EU and Member State authorities to uphold and consolidate the Single Market.

Stocktaking of the Commission’s Better Regulation approach | Cefic views

Cefic welcomes progress under President Juncker’s Better Regulation Agenda and invites the incoming Commission to follow up on and deepen existing rules and practices.

Cefic chemicals trends report – September 2018

Chemicals growth remains positive, despite deteriorating world economic climate

A Bridge Towards a Carbon Neutral Europe

Industrial value chain. Europe’s Energy Intensive Industries contribution to the EU Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions

Cefic Manifesto for a competitive Europe

Why the EU needs an ambitious Industrial Strategy, and what it should contain

Combination effects of chemicals | Cefic position

Today, EU chemicals policy and risk management schemes predominantly focus on the safety of individual chemical substances. They protect public health and the environment by ensuring that no chemical substance is intentionally present in the environment at levels that might cause harm.

REACH Practical Guide on Safe Use Information for Mixtures under REACH | The LCID Methodology

Chemicals Trends Report – August 2018

EU chemicals still growing steadily

EU Research & Innovation Framework Programme: The Chemical Industry’s role in EU growth and competitiveness

Cefic welcomes the EC Horizon Europe proposal’s ambition to make Europe an unparalleled global innovation hub and recognition given to the innovative and enabling role of industry, by placing the pillar of the ‘Global Challenges & Industrial Competitiveness’ at the heart of the programme. In this role, industry provides productivity, progress, jobs and prosperity, and…

Chemicals Trends Report – 28 June 2018

EU Chemicals Sector continues to grow

Best practice guidelines for loading transport and unloading of flexitank

ECHA Cefic to Work on an Effective Implementation of REACH (MOU) | Joint statement

With the completion of the third registration deadline, REACH now regulates all chemicals on the EU market. Recognising that the 2018 Commission General Report on REACH calls on all actors to further improve REACH implementation and, in particular, on industry and ECHA to further improve the safety information and its communication in the supply chain,…

Transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model in the food chaine EFSA | Cefic position

Chemicals Trends Report – 07 June 2018

EU Chemical Sector Still growing but losing momentum

REACH Annexes amendments to address nanoforms of substances: Cefic’s perspective

Cefic welcomes the vote of the REACH Committee on REACH Annexes amendments for nanomaterials. The adaptation of the Annexes is a meaningful step to reduce existing legal uncertainties and provide more clarity for the registration of nanomaterials under REACH. The issue remains, however, complex and some of the amendments can even create further confusion.

Best practice guidelines cleaning dry bulk polymer transport tanks

Joint ECTA EFTCO, Cefic

Transport of dangerous goods identification of defects in rail tank cars

Chemicals Trends Report – April 2018

Positive growth continues in 2018 for EU Chemicals sector.

Chemicals Trends Report – March 2018

EU Chemicals output climbs above its pre-crisis level

Cefic, ECEG and industriAll European Trade Union statement on Brexit

The UK’s decision to leave the EU presents a political and economic challenge that creates significant uncertainty for companies and their employees. Cefic, ECEG and industriAll Europe are united in their concern about the adverse impact that Brexit could have on the viability, international competitiveness and employment within Europe’s chemical industry on either side of…

Chemistry for Climate: Acting on the need for speed

March 2018 A report by the Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry (VNCI)  VNCI’s 2050 roadmap points to the need for abundant and cheap renewable electricity and biomass as feedstock to chemicals. It outlines political and investments conditions to enable a lower carbon footprint of the Dutch chemicals industry.

Safe storage handling containers carrying dangerous goods hazardous substance