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19 September 2017

FEA releases the first edition of its FEA Guide on Faulty Aerosol Recall / Withdrawal

The purpose of this document is to provide practical safety recommendations on how to handle identified or potentially faulty aerosols along the supply chain and to the final users. This guidance do......

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18 September 2017

The 2016 FEA data about aerosol production in Europe is now available

The 2016 FEA data offer an annual update of the European aerosol production by country and by product category. Data on the worldwide market is also included. To download this report, please clickÂ......

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07 June 2017

Revised standard FEA 603 is now available

FEA 603 – Filled aerosol packs – Guidelines to test long-term preservation and to measure the loss of weight The mechanical resistance of the aerosol dispenser must not be impaired by the actio......

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18 October 2016

FEA releases second edition of two of its guidlines Read More

Guide on Hot Water Bath Testing and Its Alternatives - 2nd edition Over several years the FEA has investigated possible alternatives to the traditional water bath. This Guide is recommended by FEA......

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01 September 2016

The 2015 FEA Statistics Report about aerosol production in Europe is now available

The 2015 FEA Statistics Report offers an update of the European aerosol production figures. It gives production figures for each European country by product category and compares it with previous year......

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28 October 2015

FEA releases the third edition of its FEA Guidelines on Basic Safety Requirements in Aerosol Storage

FEA releases the third edition of its FEA Guidelines on Basic Safety Requirements in Aerosol Storage which has been developed by dedicated experts from the aerosol industry. Still, a very large por......

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28 October 2015

Revised standard FEA 216 and new standard FEA 651 are now available

Revised standard FEA 216 and new standard FEA 651 are now available. FEA 216 – Metal aerosol containers – Dimensions of the bearing surfaces of clinching jaws Clinch collets are the main to......

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30 September 2015

Dr. Rolf Bayersdörfer has been re-elected as FEA President

Dr. Rolf Bayersdörfer has been re-elected as FEA President for a second mandate of two years. He will then also continue to represent IGA, the German aerosol association, within the FEA Board of Dire......

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28 May 2015

BAMA appoints new Chief Executive

The British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association (BAMA) has announced the appointment of Mr Patrick Heskins as its new Chief Executive. He will take up post in the late summer 2015. He succeeds Dr......

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14 February 2015

Nigel Jackson has been awarded the Rotheim Medal

Nigel Jackson from Precision Valve Corp. has been awarded the coveted Rotheim Medal during the Indian Aerosols Expo 2015 on 13-14 February 2015. Named after the inventor of the aerosol, Erik Rothe......

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02 February 2015

New FEA standard 225 is now available

FEA 225 – Aluminium aerosol containers – Dimensions of rimmed aluminium aerosol containers Aerosol fillers look at the possibility to adapt spraycaps and actuators initially designed for three-......

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07 May 2014

FEA updates its Code of Practice on HFC Use in Aerosols

Firstly adopted in 2002, FEA has again updated its Code of Practice on HFC Use in Aerosols. In supplement of the existing legislation, HFCs should only be used in the aerosol industry in applicatio......

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25 April 2014

DUCC and CONCAWE share their realistic assumptions for consumer exposure assessments

Some DUCC members (including FEA) and Concawe initiated the SCEDs (Specific Consumer Exposure Determinants) Project in 2012. Later this activity has also been integrated in the ECHA "CSR/ES Roadmap"......

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12 March 2014

Standards FEA 646 and FEA 648 are now available

FEA 646 Filled aerosol packs – Resistance to a top load force During product pack development, sample aerosols can be subjected to a top loading test to check that the calculated maximum theoreti......

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18 November 2013

Winners of the 2nd edition of FEA International Aerosol Awards

The FEA International Aerosol Awards 2013 celebrated  the genius, creativity and technical excellence of the aerosol industry. The winners were announced at the prestigious Gala Dinner during the re......

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