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New members strengthen the association

In 2020, figawa was able to gain additional member companies. The trend will continue in 2021.

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EU Parliament adopts new Drinking Water Directive

In the new EU Drinking Water Directive, uniform requirements are set for the first time for materials in contact with drinking water.

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Figawa joins European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

Figawa also positions itself on the European level as a stakeholder in the hydrogen sector.

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Biocides committee recommends approving active substance "Active chlorine generated from sodium chloride by electrolysis"

BPC Opinions on the in-situ generated active substance "Active chlorine produced from sodium chloride by electrolysis" for product types 1 - 5 ...

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Extended transitional arrangement until 21 March 2023 for the conformity attestation of the hygienic suitability of products in contact with drinking water relieves manufacturers in the light of the COVID 19 pandemic

Good news for manufacturers of products in contact with drinking water.

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IFAT 2020 to be canceled

IFAT 2020 has now been officially cancelled due to the corona pandemic.

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Transition period for the evaluation criteria for plastics and other organic materials in contact with drinking water must be extended

The transitional period until the entry into force of the evaluation criteria should be extended until 31.12.2022.

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IFAT 2020: New date in September

IFAT is postponed and will take place from 7. - 11. September 2020. This was officially communicated by the organisers on March 12, 2020.

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SHK ESSEN 2020 postponed

SHK ESSEN 2020 is postponed due to an official decree and is to take place from 1 - 4 September 2020.

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ECHA to compile and manage positive list for materials in contact with drinking water

ECHA to compile and manage an EU positive list of chemicals that can be safely used in materials that come into contact with drinking water.

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