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Position Paper 01/02

Joint Industry letter to the European Commission on Ecodesign prevailing over existing legislation

On 1 February 2019, Flame Retardants Europe and several industry associations submitted a letter to the European Commission to highlight concerns over Ecodesign prevailing over Community legislation f...

Position Paper 23/05

Joint letter to Commissioner Carlos Moedas on the need for EU fire safety research in Horizon Europe

On 23 May, a wide range of stakeholders, including Flame Retardants Europe, addressed a letter to Commissioner Carlos Moedas asking for fire safety science to be considered within Horizon Europe, the...

Articles 29/07

Why is Fire Safety so important? The example of furniture regulations

Despite overwhelming efforts and technological developments in protecting human lives, fires remain an important cause of deaths worldwide. In the European Union, around 8,000 deaths related to fires...

News 05/08

CBI warns against no-deal Brexit

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the UK's top business organization, has warned of the impact of a 'no deal' Brexit on the chemicals industry and called for UK and EU authorities to arrang...

News 16/09

European Commission launches public consultation on RoHS restrictions

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the RoHS Directive, which lays down the rules restricting certain uses of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (EEE...

News 10/10

EU policymakers and stakeholders exchange views on fire safety in buildings

On Tuesday 8 October, Flame Retardants Europe participated in a roundtable discussion in the European Parliament on fire safety in buildings, organized by the Modern Building Alliance (alliance of tra...

Event 08/11

EU Forum on Endocrine Disruptors

The European Commission's DG Environment is organising the first annual Forum on Endocrine Disruptors on 8 November at the EC Conference Centre Albert Borschette. This is one of the actions in the Com...

Event 18/11 - 21/11

EU Fire Safety Week

The week will bring together the fire safety community and its regulators through a 4-day programme to take stock on technology, regulation and programmes and propose an EU action plan to reduce fires...

Event 03/12 - 05/12

Fire Resistance in Plastics

Get your annual update on the global ​FR industry at the 14th Fire Resistance in Plastics Conference. Increasingly stringent fire safety requirements combined with a greater focus on health and envi...