The Future of Preservatives in Paints, Coatings and Inks

Time: 09:30 - 09:50

Date: 8 June 2022

Theatre: Seminar Room C

8-june-2022 09:30 8-june-2022 09:50 Europe/London The Future of Preservatives in Paints, Coatings and Inks

Ciara will explain the importance of shelf life for many consumer products, including paint, sharing the results of a MORI poll carried out by BCF and other trade associations.  This work demonstrates that here is a compelling case for preservatives and preserving water based products such as paints and coatings. Now the UK has left… Read more »

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Ciara will explain the importance of shelf life for many consumer products, including paint, sharing the results of a MORI poll carried out by BCF and other trade associations.  This work demonstrates that here is a compelling case for preservatives and preserving water based products such as paints and coatings.

Now the UK has left the EU, the UK has the freedom to make its own laws in areas such as biocides.  In the past the European Union has been criticised by industry for restricting the number of available preservatives for water based products to a point where there are almost no options left.   What will the trends be in the future for the UK? Will we follow decisions in Europe or might different biocides still be available here?

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