ACPA – Activated Carbon Producers Association


Activated carbons are produced from carbon of vegetable origin (peat, lignite, coal or nutshells). The activation process creates an extensive pore structure that allows considerable adsorption. They are produced and marketed as a black or dark grey solid, in granulate, powder, cloth or pellet form, without odour.

Activated carbon can be put to a range of uses, including the purification, concentration and separation of gases from liquids, purifying drinking water, waste water and sewage treatment as well as controlling emissions. They also have further applications in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

 

CHAIR
Reinier Keijzer (Chemviron Carbon)

 

SUBSTANCES
Activated carbon

 

MEMBERSHIP
9 Members:
Eurocarb (UK), Chemviron Carbon (BE), Cabot Norit Activated Carbon (NL),), Donau Carbon (DE), CarboTech (DE), Desotec (BE), SICAV (IT), PICA (FR), Silcarbon Aktivkohle (DE)

 

OBJECTIVES
To monitor developments on REACH, CLP along with water and air issues
To follow closely on anti-dumping developments

 

For more information:
acpa.cefic.org

TEAM

Sector Group Manager

Alain Bouvy
+32.2.676.72.79
aby@cefic.be

Assistant

Sophie Liebersens
+32.2.676.73.46
sle@cefic.be