Copper Antifouling Environmental Programme
The Copper Antifouling Environmental Programme (CAEP) is sponsored by five companies who manufacture copper and copper compounds for use as active ingredients in antifouling paints.
Copper is an essential component of effective antifouling products, necessary to maintain safe and economic shipping.
This programme is intended to facilitate:
- the generation and gathering of scientific data on environmental and human exposure associated with the use of copper-based antifouling products
- the participation in industry and public debate regarding the use of copper-based antifouling products
- communication and dissemination of balanced, scientifically accurate information
This site will be updated as new material becomes available and the programme welcomes comments and enquiries. Click here for contact details.