Position papers & Publications

  • Legal measures against the classification of titanium dioxide
    August 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi information sheet on CICPs in the production of which titanium dioxide is used as a raw material
    May 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • FAQ Brochure on Consequences of the Classification of Titanium Dioxide Powders
    March 2020
    GermanEnglish
  • Evaluation and Classification EFSA Report E171
    August 2019
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi Information on Requirements regarding Pigments and Fillers detailed in Guidelines and Laws for Food Contact Materials
    July 2019
    GermanEnglish
  • Results Titanium Dioxide in Plastics
    March 2019
    GermanEnglish
  • Position on the EU Commission’s Plastics Strategy
    October 2018
    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
  • Position paper regarding the release of titanium dioxide from photocatalytic building materials
    September 2018 (German only)
    German
  • Report from the Photocatalysis Colloquium 2018
    September 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
  • Technical instructions on how to report substance identity information for CICPs in IUCLID 6
    April 2018
    English
  • VdMi summary of research project on can interior coatings
    April 2018 (German only)
    German
  • Eurocolour Guidance document for the Registration of Complex Inorganic Coloured Pigments
    September 2017
    English
  • Fact Sheet and Current Situation: Classification of Azo Pigments in Water Hazard
    3rd Version, status: August 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • Position Paper of the Pigment and Filler Industry in the Nano Discussion
    August 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • Facts on the Nano Discussion in the Pigment and Filler Industry
    August 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • Information leaflet on the FAP Voluntary commitment
    February 2017
    German
  • VdMi - Information circular from FG EGK regarding the use of low-melting glass colours
    2nd updated version, Status: Juni 2015, reviewed May 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • FAP Voluntary Commitment
    February 2017
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi-VKI-Position Paper on plans for a new European regulation on ceramics in contact with foodstuffs
    September 2016
    GermanEnglish
  • VdMi statement on the proposal for a harmonized classification of Titanium dioxide
    July 2016
    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
  • Small particles hit the big time. All Things nano under the sun?
    Extract from chemie report special 09/2012: Nanotechnology
    GermanEnglish
  • "Farbe und Lack" article on FAP 10/2011 (German only)
    October 2011
    German
  • Questions and Answers on Masterbatches in Bioplatics
    December 2010
    GermanEnglish
  • Information letter: Chlorine-containing colourants/pigments in masterbatches/colour concentrates
    June 2010
    GermanEnglish
  • REACH - manufacturers and processors are jointly challenged - Extract from the flyer of the Masterbatch Association (German only)
    September 2008
    German
  • Opinion on the so-called Southampton study on azo dyes e.g. in food (German only)
    April 2008
    German
  • Inorganic Pigments under REACH (German only)
    February 2008
    German
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