Media 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:

  • Information Flyer German Federation for applied Photocatalysis
    October 2018
    GermanEnglish
  • FAP Brochure „Clean cities by means of photocataysis“
    January 2018
    GermanEnglish
  • Information leaflet on the FAP Voluntary commitment
    February 2017
    German
  • VdMi Brochure "Life in Colour - The World of Pigments and Fillers"
    2015
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi brochure "Nano - The Measure of all Things"
    March 2012
    GermanEnglish
  • Flyer "Product Carbon Footprint - Pigments & Fillers" (short, EN)
    March 2012
    GermanEnglish
  • Product Carbon Footprint of Pigments & Fillers
    June 2012
    GermanEnglish
  • Colours, psyche and pigments (German only)
    1997
    German
  • Photoactive roofs ensure clean air
    Press release November 2012
    GermanEnglish
  • "Farbe und Lack" article on FAP 10/2011 (German only)
    October 2011
    German
  • Aktuelles aus der Welt der kleinen Granulate – der Masterbatch Verband wird 20 Jahre
    Press release - Fakuma in October 2018 (German only)
    German
  • Eurocolour Guidance document for the Registration of Complex Inorganic Coloured Pigments
    September 2017
    English
  • Evaluation and Classification EFSA Report E171
    August 2019
    GermanEnglish
  • Fact Sheet and Current Situation: Classification of Azo Pigments in Water Hazard
    3rd Version, status: August 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • Facts on the Nano Discussion in the Pigment and Filler Industry
    August 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • FAP BASt Colloquium 2015 - NOx reduction for building in
    Press release October 2015 (German only)
    German
  • FAP Photocatalysis Colloquium 2013
    Press release November 2013 (German only)
    German
  • FAP Voluntary Commitment
    February 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • FAP Voluntary commitment - New standard for better air by construction products
    Press release February 2017 (German only)
    German
  • FAQ Brochure on Consequences of the Classification of Titanium Dioxide Powders
    March 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • German Federation for applied Photocatalysis (FAP) launched
    Press release May 2011
    GermanEnglish
  • German translation of the Eurocolour Statement on the publication „Literature study on the uses and risks of nanomaterials as pigments in the European Union“
    October 2018
    German
  • German translation of the Eurocolour Statement regarding Amendments to the REACH Annexes to address nanoforms of substances and impacts on the pigment and filler industry
    October 2018
    German
  • Information letter: Chlorine-containing colourants/pigments in masterbatches/colour concentrates
    June 2010
    GermanEnglish
  • Inorganic Pigments under REACH (German only)
    February 2008
    German
  • Joachim von Schlenk-Barnsdorf is the new VdMi president
    Press release September 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • Kick-off event for the anniversary year - 20 years Masterbatch association
    Press release March 2018 (German only)
    German
  • Legal measures against the classification of titanium dioxide
    August 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • Masterbatch Association - Focus on market development and supply chain communication
    Press release February 2015 (German only)
    German
  • Masterbatch Association: Elections to the board - With new manning into the anniversary year
    Press release February 2018 (German only)
    German
  • New study to titanium dioxide in plastics
    Press release March 2019
    GermanEnglish
  • Opinion on the so-called Southampton study on azo dyes e.g. in food (German only)
    April 2008
    German
  • Photocatalysis Colloquium 2016 - Photocatalytic facets presented
    Press release October 2016 (German only)
    German
  • Photocatalytically active house paints and paving stones improve the air quality of cities
    Press release August 2012
    GermanEnglish
  • Pigment Association criticizes recommendation for hazard classification of titanium dioxide
    Press release June 2017 (German only)
    German
  • Position on the EU Commission’s Plastics Strategy
    October 2018
    GermanEnglish
  • Position Paper of the Pigment and Filler Industry in the Nano Discussion
    August 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • Position paper regarding the release of titanium dioxide from photocatalytic building materials
    September 2018 (German only)
    German
  • Questions and Answers on Masterbatches in Bioplatics
    December 2010
    GermanEnglish
  • Raw material shortage of soluble dyes for masterbatches
    Press release August 2018 (German only)
    German
  • REACH - manufacturers and processors are jointly challenged - Extract from the flyer of the Masterbatch Association (German only)
    September 2008
    German
  • Report from the Photocatalysis Colloquium 2018
    September 2018 (German only)
    German
  • Results Titanium Dioxide in Plastics
    March 2019
    GermanEnglish
  • Safer and more economic street lighting by photocatalysis
    Press release May 2012
    GermanEnglish
  • Small particles hit the big time. All Things nano under the sun?
    Extract from chemie report special 09/2012: Nanotechnology
    GermanEnglish
  • Status Document / Position Paper on the ECHA restriction proposal „Intentionally Added Microplastics”
    September 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • Technical instructions on how to report substance identity information for CICPs in IUCLID 6
    April 2018
    English
  • VdMi - Information circular from FG EGK regarding the use of low-melting glass colours
    2nd updated version, Status: Juni 2015, reviewed May 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi Information on Requirements regarding Pigments and Fillers detailed in Guidelines and Laws for Food Contact Materials
    July 2019
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi information sheet on CICPs in the production of which titanium dioxide is used as a raw material
    May 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi Position Paper on the Revised Version of BfR Recommendation IX
    October 2015
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi Position Paper on the Toys Directive
    January 2015
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi statement on the proposal for a harmonized classification of Titanium dioxide
    July 2016
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi summary of research project on can interior coatings
    April 2018 (German only)
    German
  • VdMi VCI Assessment of the results of the NanoDefine project with regard to the concrete use of (real life) pigments and fillers and other comparable particulate substances
    July 2018
    English
  • VdMi-VKI-Position Paper on plans for a new European regulation on ceramics in contact with foodstuffs
    September 2016
    GermanEnglish
  • What to do about nitrogen oxides polluting our cities?
    Press release November 2014
    GermanEnglish
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