The report’s introduction looks at the issues relating to the search for water-based paints. It then explains the problems associated with the use of solvent-based paints and reviews the possible alternatives. It gives details of the problems involved in switching to water-based paints, before giving an update on the current situation.

The final section of the report gives a detailed report on each of the major suppliers of container paint, together with comments and information submitted by paint producers and container manufacturers.

Members may download the updated report by clicking on the link above.