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to Verband der
Mineralfarbenindustrie e.V.
Pigments and Fillers
Food Colourants
Ceramic Colours
Artists‘ Colours

Welcome

Verband der Mineralfarbenindustrie e.V.

Verband der Mineralfarbenindustrie e.V.

has been founded in 1877 as a sector group of the then founded interest group of the German chemical industry, now called "Verband der chemischen Industrie e.V.". At that time our association represented mainly colours made from mineral sources. Today the range is much wider, from inorganic and organic pigments to masterbatches and artists colours. The complete list is contained in products.

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Video: The German Federation for applied Photocatalysis (FAP) explains photocatalysis.

Video: The German Federation for applied Photocatalysis (FAP) explains photocatalysis.

How does photocatalysis work and how can I use it? Find the answer here!

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  • Safety of Toys

    The members of the VdMi are integrated at different levels in the manufacturing of toy articles. Toy safety has not merely become a topic since the introduction of the new “Toys Safety directive" 2009/48/EU, but has always been a much discussed topic ...

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  • Food Contact Materials

    Our member companies supply pigments, fillers and mixtures (masterbatches, colour and additive preparations) for uses in commodities from various materials, e.g. plastics or ceramics or printing inks for printing onto materials and articles in food contact ...

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  • The manifold topicsThe manifold topics

    and issues relevant to the VdMi are usually taken up and discussed by the VdMi’s departments and technical committees. Here some key issues are described in more detail ...

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  • Media libraryMedia library

    In the following sections of our media library you will find more information such as position papers, brochures, press releases and videos on the main topics of our association and its individual departments ...

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  • Nano discussionNano discussion

    What do we mean, when we’re speaking of nanomaterials?
    On October 18th 2011 the EU commission published a recommendation for a very broad definition of the term “nanomaterial” (2011/696/EU) ...

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