Provide a sound knowledge of HTIWs for users, re-processors, distributors, regulators and workers.
Communicate the benefits of and the enabling technologies associated with HTIWs.
Initiate independent scientific research to further the understanding of the environmental and health effects of HTIWs.
Develop safe working practices and good occupational health and safety standards in the production and use of HTIWs.
Actively engage with EU authorities and government agencies with regard to practical regulatory controls for HTIWs.
What does ECFIA hope to achieve?
Rational and qualified communication on the possibilities and benefits assoiated with the inherent characteristics of HTIW.
Contribute to the environmental goals set for the industry by the EU by providing advanced and sophisticated insulation solutions.
Establish and promote the best available techniques for the safe handling and use of HTIW.
A long-lasting cooperation with EU authorities and national regulatory agencies.
By recognizing and supporting the efforts made to study and control the use of our products we aim to encourage regulators to treat our current and developing products appropriately and classify them accordingly.
Spotlight: New paper on Alkaline Earth Silicate Wools - by Paul Harrison and Bob Brown
“Alkaline earth silicate wools – a new generation of high temperature insulation.” – a paper by Paul Harrison and Bob Brown, advisors to ECFIA – was recently published in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.