EUROTALC is the talc industry’s representative body for all regulatory and scientific matters.

It is also a forum where people with an interest in talc can find information and support, and exchange views. The association has an established tradition of research and information in its main areas of interest: health and safety, environment and standardisation. EUROTALC’s membership extends to over nine EU producing countries and covers more than 95% of EU talc production. EUROTALC is a member of IMA-Europe, the European industrial minerals association. EUROTALC is a comprehensive source of information for all health and safety and environmental questions related to talc.

DR CHRISTIAN KATHER

PRESIDENT
Elementis Specialties Inc.

MS FLORENCE LUMEN

SECRETARY GENERAL

KEY FACTS

9 EU Member States plus Norway and Switzerland
95% of production in Europe

EUROTALC MEMBERS

Talc

Talc is a hydrated magnesium silicate. It is the world's softest mineral.

More information on Talc

Main Applications

  • Paint
  • Rubber
  • Animal feed
  • Paper
  • Agriculture & food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Ceramics
  • Personal care
  • Sealants & adhesives
  • Plastics
  • Roofing
EUROTALC Secreteriat
Rue des Deux Eglises 26, box 2
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
+32 (0)2 210 44 10