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.
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 ...
being the most important white pigment, as probably carcinogenic by inhalation affects many of the companies represented by the VdMi. The association therefore accompanies the entire process and informs about the consequences for industry and consumers.more »
particularly high demands are placed. The same applies to the pigments and fillers used in these applications. In Germany, national regulations for printing inks in contact with food are currently being discussed.more »