Reach

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) added four substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the candidate list for authorisation on 17 January 2022.
The candidate list for authorisation now contains 223 chemical substances.

Funded by the European Commission, the REACH4Textiles project aims at exploring solutions for fair and effective market surveillance on textile products.

The BitumClean project aims to develop an industrial process to separate the bituminous tar fraction from end-of-life roofing membranes at low cost and without environmental consequences.

Certain CMR substances that are present in clothing, accessories and other textiles coming into close contact with the human skin will be further restricted on the European market as of November 1, 2020. This may impact your business. How can Centexbel help you?

As recycling is key in the transition to a circular economy, Centexbel expands its lab equipment to characterize recyclates or to assess the recyclability of materials.

DARK WATERS tells the shocking and heroic story of attorney Robert Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) inspired by a true story. He risked his career and his family to fight one of the world’s largest corporations and help a community that was exposed to dangerous PFAS chemicals.

In the supercritical CO2 phase, the CO2 exhibits both the properties of a gas (high diffusivity and low viscosity) and the properties of a liquid (high density), making scCO2 a very interesting extraction medium.

scCO2 extraction brochure

The scC02 Extractor supports our research in the extraction of undesirable chemicals from recyclates. Supercritical CO2 can also be used as a green solvent for textile dyeing.

Because PFASs are often used in textile finishing, the European Commission launches a comprehensive study on the use of all types of PFAS in the textile sector.

This pre-standard study aims at developing an analytic test method to determine perfluorinated compounds including the required extraction and purification methods.