The International Diatomite Producers Association (IDPA) is a trade association representing major manufacturers of diatomaceous earth products worldwide.

Founded in 1987, IDPA is committed to the safe use of diatomaceous earth products and to advancing research and maintaining a dialogue with industry, legislators, regulatory agencies and the scientific community in support of the safety of our employees, our customers, and the communities we serve. IDPA is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) trade association managed by the Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) and IMA-Europe.

Official website: http://diatomite.org/

MR KENZO ISHIBASHI

PRESIDENT
SHOWA CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

MR MARK ELLIS

DIRECTOR
IMA-NA

KEY FACTS

1987 Year founded

IDPA MEMBERS

Chemviron
Chemviron
DICALITE
DICALITE
EAGLE-PICHER FILTRATION & MINERALS INC (EP MINERALS)
EAGLE-PICHER FILTRATION & MINERALS INC (EP MINERALS)
SHOWA
Imerys
Imerys

Diatomite

Diatomite is the naturally occurring fossilized remains of diatoms, and the mineral is found in thousands of products used everyday.

More information on Diatomite

Main Applications

  • Filter aids
  • Floor cleaners
  • Paint
  • paper & plastics
  • Hazardous waste absorbtion
  • Chemicals & solvents
  • Catalysts
  • Dental mouldings
  • Aggregates
  • Antibiotics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Carriers
  • Functional mineral additives
  • Sugar
  • beer & wine
  • Edible oils & fats
  • Insulating bricks
  • Pesticides
IDPA Secreteriat
Attn Ms Florence Lumen
Rue des Deux Eglises 26, box 2
B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
+32 (0)2 210 44 10