Formacare – Formaldehyde sector group

Formacare is the formaldehyde sector group of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) representing key European producers of formaldehyde, aminoplast glues and polyols. Made up of representatives from large chemical and manufacturing companies across Europe, Formacare promotes the safe use and manufacturing of formaldehyde in accordance with the strictest health, safety and environmental regulations.



L. E. Johansson (Perstorp AB)



Substances of interest: formaldehyde and derivatives, polyols, urea-, and melamine-formaldehyde glues and resins, polyoxymethylene



26 Full Members:

Advachem (BE), AkzoNobel Casco Adhesives (SE), Alder (IT), Ashland (UK), BASF (DE), Caldic (NL), Celanese (DE), ChemCom (NL), Chimica Pomponesco (IT), DuPont (NL), Dynea AS (NO), Ercros (SP), EuroResinas (PT), Fantoni (IT), Foresa (SP), Hexion (UK), Ineos Melamines (DE), Ineos Paraform (DE), Kronochem (DE), LERG (PL), MetaDynea (AT), Metafrax (RU), Perstorp (SE), Sadepan (IT), Silekol (PL), Synthite/BIP (UK)


5 Associated Members:

Chemisol (IT), EMPA (BE), Johnson Matthey Formox (SE), Methanex (BE), Michelin (FR)



Formacare has an active interest in REACH, the CLP Regulation, and national regulation dealing with occupational exposure levels and indoor air quality.


For more information:


Sector Group Manager

Jonathan Crozier
+32 2 792 75 60


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