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Solvents and air quality: updated EMEP/EEA Air Pollutant Emission Inventory Guidebook includes a chapter on the use of ESIG Solvent VOC inventories

European Environment Agency (EEA) and European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme (EMEP) have updated their joint guidance to NFR 2D3 Solvent and Product Use, featuring, amongst others, the solvents Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) inventories from European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG). The guidance explains the methodology and how to use ESIG’s data.

24/05/2022 - Read more

European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG) updates its Solvents Human Exposure Database, the largest open source of solvent exposure data available

ESIG updates its Solvents Human Exposure Database with data from 2020 and 2021. The database contains detailed information on oxygenated and hydrocarbon solvents exposure published over the past 22 years, making it the largest open source of solvent exposure data available.

24/05/2022 - Read more

Environmental Footprint Compliant Secondary Dataset

ESIG has been collecting industry average data to develop cradle-to-gate life-cycle inventories for several solvents which are part of consumer products to facilitate the calculation of Product or Organisation Environmental Footprints (PEFs/OEFs) and assure that a solid Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) data base for solvent is available.

22/12/2021 - Read more

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Safe transport of acrylic monomers

Carriers and drivers play a key role in safe transport of dangerous goods whether this is done by road or rail, strict regulations and proper training apply. This video was created for professionals involved in the handling, loading, unloading and carriage of acrylic acid and acrylic esters by road or rail. It offers guidance throughout the entire process, helping them to comply with best practices and regulations and to minimise risks and hazards.